Passenger Services

Champlain Valley Dinner Train

Rediscover the romance of the rails on board a relaxing three-hour round-trip dinner train from Burlington to Vergennes. Enjoy a three-course gourmet dinner created on board our kitchen car while the beautiful Vermont landscape rolls by your window. Reconnect with friends and family and make memories to cherish forever!


  • Three-hour round-trip train ride
  • Three-course gourmet dinner
  • Gratuity


SUMMER 2024 (June 23rd – September 22nd) Saturday & Sunday

  • Boarding Begins*: 4:00 p.m. – Depart Burlington: 5:00 p.m. – Arrive Burlington: 8:00 p.m.

FALL 2024 (September 27th – October 27th) Friday, Saturday & Sunday

  • Boarding Begins*: 3:00 p.m. – Depart Burlington: 4:00 p.m. – Arrive Burlington: 7:00 p.m.

*Boarding is located on the Amtrak Platform in Burlington. One Main Street, Burlington, VT. 05401


  • Reservations are booked by the table.
  • We offer traditional rail-style seating with four guests at a table. Parties of two will be seated with other parties of two, and tickets will include seats that are side by side (each couple will receive one aisle seat and one window seat)
  • Private tables for two are available at the cost of one additional ticket due to limited capacity on board the train
  • Our ticket system automatically generates seats upon booking on a first come, first serve basis and are subject to change.
  • Parties of more than four guests will automatically be seated together (separated by the aisle) when booked under the same order.


Charter Services

The Champlain Valley Dinner Train is available for charters and we have hosted events for corporate functions, weddings, anniversaries, family reunions, birthday celebrations, and other special events. Examples of chartered trains include Santa Trains and the Polar Express. Companies/groups can either rent individual coaches on one of our scheduled trips or charter an entire train, depending on their needs. Vermont Rail System personnel and equipment is also available for movie and commercial productions. Our equipment covers all time periods from modern-day to steam-era. Major motion pictures filmed on the Vermont Rail System include Cider House Rules, Me, Myself, and Irene, Moonlight & Mistletoe, and Ethan Frome.

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