Traveling on Amtrak between New York City and Philadelphia? It's an easy train trip under 1.5 hours, and there multiple trains each day. Here's what you need to know. Train Routes The following regional Amtrak routes travel between the 30th Street Station and New York Penn Station: Acela Express, Northeast Regional, Keystone Service, Pennsylvanian and Vermonter. You'll … Continue reading Amtrak travel between 30th Street Station and Penn Station: Tips and things to know
Amtrak has several different types of train cars that have specific functions. These train cars are either one level (Viewliner) or two levels (Superliner), and are combined (or taken apart in some cases) based on the needs of specific Amtrak routes. To learn more, view the list of car types below and things to know … Continue reading 9 types of Amtrak train cars
New to traveling on Amtrak? The U.S. passenger rail service provides a variety of train routes that can be used for commuting or long-distance trips. Since funding for train travel hasn't been a priority in the United States, Amtrak has its pros and cons, but it still offers an old-fashioned, adventurous and sometimes easier way … Continue reading 5 things to know when traveling on Amtrak
Starting Oct. 1, 2019, Amtrak dining options are changing. Dining car service is ending for some overnight routes, but you can still enjoy the dining car experience on the Auto Train and long-distance trains that travel west of the Mississippi River. See below for the list of dining options on each Amtrak route to learn … Continue reading Amtrak dining options
Amtrak has several scenic west coast routes that travel along the Pacific Ocean, Puget Sound, Columbia River, as well as through or near mountain ranges. There's a trip for everyone, whether you love the mountains or the water. See the five top routes below to learn more. Pacific Surflinerhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=saIGP7-X11I Pacific Surfliner trains travel in Southern … Continue reading Most scenic Amtrak routes on the West Coast
Most Amtrak trains allow small cats and dogs that are 20 pounds or less, at least eight weeks old and traveling seven hours or less. Pets must remain in a soft or hard-case pet carrier, which counts as a carry-on bag, and you must book a coach seat (not first class, business class, roomette or … Continue reading Which Amtrak trains allow pets?
Traveling from Grand Rapids to Chicago via Amtrak? Trip time is about four hours and you can choose from a rail-only commute via the Pere Marquette route or board an Amtrak bus from Grand Rapids to reach the Wolverine route in Kalamazoo. See more details below to plan your trip. Schedule There is only one … Continue reading Amtrak travel from Grand Rapids to Chicago: Things to know
The Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI) is near the BWI Amtrak Station. A free shuttle is available between the two that operates 24 hours/day. The shuttle picks up passengers outside each designated airline check-in counter. Travel time is about 10 minutes. Once at the Amtrak station, you can connect with Northeast Regional, Acela Express, Vermonter and Palmetto Amtrak … Continue reading How do I get from BWI to Amtrak?
Dulles International Airport is one of Washington D.C.'s major airports. There are three Amtrak stations that are 30 to 40 minutes away by car: Manassas, Burke Centre (in Fairfax, Virginia) and Rockville (in Maryland). See what you need to know about each option below, and why you might want to use D.C.'s Union Station although … Continue reading Which Amtrak station is closest to Dulles airport?
Myrtle Beach is a popular vacation destination in South Carolina. If you are traveling there by train, the closest Amtrak station is Florence on the Silver Meteor and Palmetto routes. However, it is a 1.5 hour drive to reach Myrtle Beach once off the train, so you'll need to plan ahead. Things to Know Book … Continue reading Which Amtrak station is closest to Myrtle Beach?