Amtrak, in conjunction with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) and New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT), is announcing tickets are now on sale for the Berkshire Flyer, the seasonal passenger rail service that operates between New York City and Pittsfield, Massachusetts. The service, which began as a successful pilot last summer, is scheduled to resume on Friday, May 26, and will operate on weekends through the summer and early fall until Columbus Day weekend.
Tickets are now on sale and are available for purchase on Amtrak.com, the Amtrak app, Amtrak ticket desks and kiosks, and through 1-800-USA-RAIL.
Berkshire Flyer customers can expect the same amenities onboard as they do on all other Amtrak trains including, free Wi-Fi, the freedom to use phones and electronic devices at all times (no “airplane mode”), the ability to travel with small pets, large spacious seats with ample leg room, no middle seat, and one of the most generous baggage policies in the travel industry, applicable for two personal items and two carry-on bags.
For MassDOT information, please visit: https://www.mass.gov/orgs/massachusetts-department-of-transportation.
To learn more about NYSDOT, please visit: https://www.dot.ny.gov/index.