The Berkshire Flyer provides rail service from New York City to Pittsfield in the Berkshires each weekend from May 26 – October 9, 2023. Tickets on sale now! Book early to guarantee yourself a seat and come discover summer #intheberkshires.
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Economy tickets start at $45, and will not exceed $105 one way. Book early to guarantee yourself a seat! The Flyer typically sells. Book your ticket now.
- As of last summer, the federal mileage rate was raised to 65.5 cents per mile. If a visitor were to drive to the Berkshires from NYC it would cost over $100 each way. Take the train and save!
- Memorial Day weekend and Labor day weekend Flyer services are the only weekends where passengers get to spend two full days and three nights in the Berkshires.
Service runs May 26th through October 9th, 2023. The train departs from New York Penn Station at 3:16 p.m. on Fridays, and arrives at Joseph Scelsi Intermodal Transportation Center in Pittsfield at 7:12 p.m. Departure from Pittsfield is about 3:00 p.m. on Sunday and arrival in New York City is 7:05 p.m.
After you arrive in the Berkshires, you will need a way to get from the train station to where you are staying. We highly recommend you make advance plans to travel from the train station to your final destination and make similar plans to return to the station on Sunday. A variety of transportation options are listed below. Hopefully one will be the perfect fit for you and your Berkshire vacation!
- Berkshire Regional Transit Authority provides public bus services throughout the Berkshires. Contact the BRTA at (413) 499-2782 for routes, schedules, and more information.
Taxi & Limo Services
These are independent service providers that cannot be booked in advance. Providing the below contact information is not an endorsement of their services.
- County Rainbow Taxi – (413) 499-4300
- Transport The People – (800) 639-9605
- Abbott’s Limousine – (413) 243-1645
- Bianco’s Limousine – (413) 729-8294
Uber & Lyft
These services are extremely limited in Pittsfield and throughout the Berkshires. Unless you have made arrangements directly with a driver, we do not recommend using these services as a means of reaching your final destination or returning to the train station.
The Berkshire Flyer does not offer food service, so be sure to pack a tasty treat and even a bottle of vino (alcohol is allowed) to enjoy on the ride. Don’t forget to bring a bit of the Berkshires home with you for your return service!
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1/2 Price Admission
Berkshire Flyer patrons will receive 1/2 price off general admission at Frelinghuysen Morris House & Studio! Just present your Berkshire Flyer train ticket at the door to receive your discount. Remember! Tickets sell out fast so don’t be last!
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