What major cities does Amtrak serve (and not serve)?

Chicago River Skyline

Amtrak travels to most major cities in the United States. Some of the busiest stations before the coronavirus pandemic were all in large cities, including:

  • New York
  • Washington D.C.
  • Philadelphia
  • Chicago (pictured above)
  • Boston
  • Los Angeles
  • Sacramento
  • Baltimore
  • Seattle
  • Portland (Oregon)
  • San Diego

Other medium to large cities with stations include:

  • San Jose
  • Oakland
  • Fresno
  • Bakersfield
  • Anaheim
  • Orlando
  • Tampa
  • Miami
  • Jacksonville
  • Atlanta
  • Birmingham
  • Charlotte
  • Raleigh
  • Dallas
  • Fort Worth
  • Austin
  • San Antonio
  • Houston
  • El Paso
  • Tuscon
  • Albuquerque
  • New Orleans
  • St. Louis
  • Memphis
  • Kansas City
  • Oklahoma City
  • Indianapolis
  • Cleveland
  • Cincinnati
  • Detroit
  • Pittsburgh
  • Milwaukee
  • Minneapolis-St. Paul
  • Denver
  • Omaha
  • St. Lake City

The better questions is, what major cities do not have Amtrak rail service?

Here are the major cities that you can’t reach by passenger rail:

  • Columbus, OH
  • Green Bay, WI
  • Louisville, KY
  • Nashville, TN
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Chattanooga, TN
  • Asheville, NC
  • Baton Rouge, LA
  • Tallahassee, FL
  • Sarasota, FL
  • Ft. Myers, FL
  • Venice, FL
  • Daytona Beach, FL
  • St. Petersburg, FL
  • Mobile, AL
  • Montgomery, AL
  • Tulsa, OK
  • Wichita, KS
  • Rapid City, SD
  • Boise, ID
  • Las Vegas, NV
  • San Francisco (rail service terminates in Emeryville)
  • Phoenix (closest station is Maricopa)

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