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BURLINGTON TO MIDDLEBURY
TRIP OVERVIEW
Rediscover the romance of the rails on board a relaxing three-hour round-trip dinner train from Burlington to Middlebury with historic narration and guidebook to follow along. On this unique dining journey, you will enjoy a three-course gourmet dinner created on board our kitchen car, and the beautiful Vermont landscape as it rolls by your window. Reconnect with friends and family and make memories to cherish forever. 

TICKET INCLUDES

  • 3-hour rail tour from Burlington to Middlebury and back
  • 3-Course gourmet dinner prepared on board our kitchen car

TICKET DO NOT INCLUDE

  • Beverages 
  • Gratuity
  • Appetizer Specials


PRICING

$89 ADULT (WITH MEAL)

MENU
ONBOARD CUISINE
Our seasonal menu is crafted by our Executive Chef, Paul Seal to ensure the highest quality of taste and service on board our dinner train. Each meal is prepared and cooked fresh on board our 80-foot kitchen car that rolls along with us to Middlebury. Chef Paul Seal has more than 25 years of experience as a chef and creates some of the most beautiful and tasty plates we have ever seen. 

SUMMER

May 10 - September 14
FRIDAY & SATURDAY EVENINGS ONLY

All Aboard: 4:30 pm
Depart Burlington: 5:30 pm

3 hour round trip arriving back in Burlington around 8:30 pm



FALL

September 21 - October 20
SATURDAY & SUNDAY EVENINGS ONLY

All Aboard: 3:00 pm
Depart Burlington: 4:00 pm

3 hour round trip arriving back in Burlington around 7:00

*Please note that our schedule & menu changes in the fall. All times are 1 1/2 hours earlier to give our guests the most daylight and we do not depart on Fridays. Fridays are available for private charters, please contact us to inquire.
CUSTOMIZE YOUR EXPERIENCE
  1. ROMANCE ON THE RAILS
    ROMANCE ON THE RAILS
    Upgrade for those looking for something a little extra special to help them celebrate. This upgrade includes fresh roses, a bottle of champagne, chocolate dipped strawberries and two souvenir champagne flutes. + $70/couple​​
  2. GOLD PACKAGE
    GOLD PACKAGE
    Upgrade for access into the lounge where you can enjoy one complimentary beverage, hors-d'oeuvres, live music and comfortable leather seating at your leisure. + $60/person (call to book).
  3. PRIVATE EVENTS
    PRIVATE EVENTS
    The Champlain Valley Dinner Train makes the perfect venue for events of all sizes. Whether you are looking to host a private event on the train or charter a car on the dinner train, we will help you plan an event that your guests will never forget. Call us for information.
LOCATION
All Dinner Trains will board on the platform behind Main Street Landing also known as One Main Station. It is located at One Main Street, Burlington, VT 05401. The Rail System does not own a parking lot in Burlington. Public parking is available; please see the parking map link below for specific pricing and details. 
One Main Street
Burlington, VT 05401
BURLINGTON PARKING MAP
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IMPORTANT INFORMATION
  1. TICKETS & RESERVATIONS
    - Payment is required upon reservation. - Reservations are not required in advance, but they are highly recommended. - A 20% Gratuity may be applied to parties exceeding eight guests; otherwise, it is not included in the ticket price. - All tickets include a three-course dinner on board our three-hour train ride to Middlebury. - Beverages & Gratuity are additional. Full bar service available on board.
  2. SEATING
    - Our tables are fixed in traditional rail dining style which seats four people to a table. - Parties of two will not be required to sit with another party of two - For parties booking through separate orders (ex. party of 2 joining another party of 2), please book together as one party. Our new booking system will now allow our guests to choose their seats upon reservation. Booking as one party will help eliminate the possibility of separated seating. Please call for assistance if needed. - Parties larger than four may seat back to back on one side of the train or across from one another separated by the aisle. The choice will be yours upon booking. Please call for assistance if needed.
  3. AGE POLICY
    - For safety reasons, and to ensure a relaxing experience for all patrons, our dinner trains are limited to passengers age 6 and older. We may consider passage for Children under the age of 6 on a case by case basis. - We do not allow infants.
  4. BOARDING
    - Boarding will begin one hour before your departure time. - Please consider leaving extra time for traffic, construction delays, parking, etc. - Please have your tickets ready upon boarding.
  5. ATTIRE
    - We ask our guests to please follow our “Business Casual” dress code. - Slacks, collared shirt, skirts, nice jeans or shorts are all welcome. - Ripped clothing and tank-tops are discouraged. - Open toe & heeled shoes are discouraged for safety reasons while the train is in motion.
  6. CANCELLATIONS
    - Tickets may be refunded up to one week before your event date within office hours (M-F, 8am-4pm). - Seat upgrades (dinner train) & last minute joining of parties may be accommodated, but are dependent on availability. - We do not allow refunds for the following: Missed Train, No Call/No Show, Seat changes due to weather. - A non-refundable, one-time exchange for a different date may be processed depending on availability. - Please see our Rules of the Rails for more information and details.