Amtrak Connects New York City to the Slopes

January 12, 2017

Daily shuttle connects the Ethan Allen Express to resorts in Killington, VT

RUTLAND, VT. – Let Amtrak do the driving with a less than six-hour trip from New York Penn Station to the ski slopes of Vermont. Amtrak Thruway Service offers convenient connecting transportation to the Killington resort area from the Ethan Allen Express. Amtrak takes care of booking and ticketing — just choose Killington, VT (KLT) as your destination. Passengers will depart the train at Rutland, VT (RUD) and board a connecting shuttle. The shuttle will transport your ski equipment so you can enjoy your entire trip car free and see more and do more on your trip.

This Amtrak Thruway Service is provided by Gramps Shuttle and the default stop is the Killington Grand Resort. Other hotels in the Killington area can be requested as stops. The shuttle operates year-round and the schedule is as follows:

  • Inbound to Rutland (RUD)
Train# Frequency Depart NYC Arrive RUD Connecting Shuttle Arrive KLT
291 Sa-Thu 3:15pm 8:48pm 8291 9:50pm
293 Fri 5:47pm 11:18pm 8293 12:20am
  • Outbound from Rutland
Shuttle#    Frequency Depart KLT Connecting Train# Depart RUD Arrive NYP
8290 M-F 6:55am 290 8:00am 1:45pm
8292 Sa 9:55am 292 11:10am 4:45pm
8296 Su 3:55pm 296 5:05pm 10:50pm


Passengers can book tickets at or via the Amtrak mobile apps available for iPhone and Android devices.

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Mike Tolbert

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