Amtrak routes with sleeper cars

Amtrak Viewliner Bedroom

An Amtrak sleeper car is a train car that contains restrooms, shower rooms and sleeping accommodations (not coach seats). Only the overnight and long-distance trains have sleeper cars, which contain roomettes and bedrooms. Meals, free coffee and water are included when you purchase one of these overnight sleeping option.

Note that the Northeast Regional will have sleeper cars starting April 5, 2021 on trains departing late at night. Continental breakfast is included. Choose between a roomette, bedroom or accessible bedroom.

See the list below to view the Amtrak routes with sleeper cars and the type of sleeping accommodations you can book. Note that there are two types of sleeper cars: Superliner (two-level train car) and Viewliner (one-level train car), with the main difference being that the Viewliner roomettes and bedrooms have toilets, sinks and higher ceilings. Learn more about occupancy and amenities of roomettes and bedrooms to plan your trip.

Auto Train

The Auto Train travels direct between Virginia and Florida. You must take a vehicle with you in order to book a ticket. 

  • Superliner Roomette
  • Superliner Bedroom
  • Superliner Bedroom Suite
  • Superliner Family Bedroom
  • Superliner Accessible Bedroom

California Zephyr

The California Zephyr travels between Northern California and Chicago via the Rocky Mountains.

  • Superliner Roomette
  • Superliner Bedroom
  • Superliner Bedroom Suite
  • Superliner Family Bedroom
  • Superliner Accessible Bedroom

Capitol Limited

The Capitol Limited travels between Washington D.C. and Chicago.

  • Superliner Roomette
  • Superliner Bedroom
  • Superliner Bedroom Suite
  • Superliner Family Bedroom
  • Superliner Accessible Bedroom

Cardinal

The Cardinal travels between New York City and Chicago through Washington D.C.

  • Viewliner Roomette
  • Viewliner Bedroom
  • Viewliner Bedroom Suite
  • Viewliner Accessible Bedroom

Coast Starlight

The Coast Starlight is a scenic route on the West Coast that travels between Los Angeles and Seattle.

  • Superliner Roomette
  • Superliner Bedroom
  • Superliner Bedroom Suite
  • Superliner Family Bedroom
  • Superliner Accessible Bedroom

Crescent

The Crescent travels between New Orleans and New York City through Atlanta and North Carolina.

  • Viewliner Roomette
  • Viewliner Bedroom
  • Viewliner Bedroom Suite
  • Viewliner Accessible Bedroom

Empire Builder

One of the great West routes, the Empire Builder travels between Chicago and either Seattle or Portland with a stop at Glacier National Park.

  • Superliner Roomette
  • Superliner Bedroom
  • Superliner Bedroom Suite
  • Superliner Family Bedroom
  • Superliner Accessible Bedroom

Lake Shore Limited

Travel near the Great Lakes on the Lake Shore Limited, with service between Chicago and either Boston or New York City.

  • Viewliner Roomette
  • Viewliner Bedroom
  • Viewliner Bedroom Suite
  • Viewliner Accessible Bedroom

Palmetto

The Palmetto travels between New York City and Savannah, Georgia on the East Coast.

  • Viewliner Roomette
  • Viewliner Bedroom
  • Viewliner Bedroom Suite
  • Viewliner Accessible Bedroom

Silver Meteor/Silver Star

The Silver Meteor and Silver Star are the Florida trains that travel between New York City and Miami. 

  • Viewliner Roomette
  • Viewliner Bedroom
  • Viewliner Bedroom Suite
  • Viewliner Accessible Bedroom

Southwest Chief

Explore beautiful scenery on the Southwest Chief, with service between Chicago and Los Angeles via New Mexico and Arizona.

  • Superliner Roomette
  • Superliner Bedroom
  • Superliner Bedroom Suite
  • Superliner Family Bedroom
  • Superliner Accessible Bedroom

Sunset Limited

The Sunset Limited trains travel between Los Angeles and New Orleans three times per week in each direction.

  • Superliner Roomette
  • Superliner Bedroom
  • Superliner Bedroom Suite
  • Superliner Family Bedroom
  • Superliner Accessible Bedroom

Texas Eagle

The Texas Eagle trains travel between Chicago and Los Angeles via Texas.

  • Superliner Roomette
  • Superliner Bedroom
  • Superliner Bedroom Suite
  • Superliner Family Bedroom
  • Superliner Accessible Bedroom

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