Northampton station

This page provides detailed information for Amtrak’s station stop in Northampton, Massachusetts.

An image of Northampton station in Northampton, Massachusetts,
Northampton station | looking east | March 11, 2022


Station and rail service overview


Local and regional bus Connections

Taxi and rental car information

Bike share station

Visitor information

Station and rail service overview

Northampton station
170 Pleasant St
Northampton, MA

GPS Address | 100 Railroad Ave, Northampton, MA

Amtrak Customer Service
1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245)

• Covered high–level platform ♿

• No ticket office

• No restrooms

Train status for Northampton

Amtrak service

Valley Flyer
• Greenfield – Northampton – Springfield – Hartford – New Haven1

• Vermont – Northampton – New York – Washington

1 With scheduled connections with Amtrak and Metro-North in New Haven

Special note

The Deck Bar — a seasonal outdoor cabana-style restaurant and bar — is located steps away from the boarding platform.

The historic Union Station building which in years past was the main station in Northampton is currently privately owned.


Option 1

Union Station parking lot
170 Pleasant St (adjacent to the station platform)

Hours of operation | 24 hours a day

Please note | The parking control gate at this lot is not being used at the moment. If there is no gate attendant this means that you can park for free.

If there is a gate attendant follow the instructions of the attendant to access the lot. There should be no charge to enter the lot if you are simply picking someone up or dropping someone off at the station.

Option 2

E. John Gare Parking Garage
85 Hampton Ave
$0.75 / hour

Hours of operation | 24 hours a day

Directions for walking from the garage to the station
Google Maps

Local and regional bus Connections

The Pioneer Valley Transit Authority (PVTA) provides service within Northampton and the surrounding area.

Click on one of the links below to view the options for travel between the station and,

Amherst  |  UMass Amherst

All other points

Note | these links will take you to transit information on Google Maps. You will need to select the appropriate departure time/date on the site. You may also wish to change the starting point or destination.

PVTA Northampton routes

G73EBrennan Express Springfield Northampton via Holyoke Mall
39ESmith / Mount Holyoke Express
R41Northampton / Easthampton / HCC / Holyoke Mall
R42Northampton / Williamsburg / VA Hospital
B43Northampton / Hadley / Amherst
R44Florence Heights via King St and Bridge St
B48Northampton / Holyoke via Route 5
39Smith / Hampshire
NENashawannuck Express

PVTA website

Bike share station

An image of the bike sharing station at the Northampton train station in Northampton, Massachusetts,
ValleyBike Share dock at Northampton Station | September 2018

ValleyBike Share’s dock at the Northampton station is located on the bike path, near Pleasant Street.

For information visit the ValleyBike Share website.

Taxi and rental car information

A listing of services can be found on the link below.

Taxi and rideshare services list | Trains In The Valley

Rental cars

Enterprise Rent-a-Car in Northampton
24 North King St
Northampton, MA

Hours | Mon-Fri 8 AM – 6 PM and Sat 9 AM – 1 PM

Enterprise offers a free pickup and drop off service during business hours.

To schedule your pick-up time we recommend that you call the local Enterprise office the day before your scheduled arrival in Northampton.

Visitor information

Explore Northampton on Tripadvisor

The Weekender — Northampton
Tripadvisor | March 2022

See also

Amtrak travel options in the region

Amtrak’s East-West Rail Service in Massachusetts

Hartford Line (Springfield – Hartford – New Haven)

Infrastructure – Northampton

A footnote

The station platform in Northampton is owned by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT). If you have any concerns regarding the platform please contact MassDOT Rail & Transit Division by calling 857-368-4636.

Page last updated: January 15, 2023
Page last reviewed: April 13, 2022