Amtrak vs Flying: Pros and Cons

Southwest airplane wing

There are pros and cons to Amtrak travel and pros and cons to getting on a plane. Your interest in seeing the country, need for on-time arrival or quick travel time are some of the top deciding factors when choosing between these transportation options. See below to learn more about Amtrak vs. flying. Pros of … Continue reading Amtrak vs Flying: Pros and Cons

Posted in FAQ

How long does it take to travel across the U.S. by train?

Southwest Chief route in Colorado

To travel across the United States by rail, you'll have to ride more than one Amtrak train. The shortest trip time without any delays is approximately 61 hours (between two and three days) , plus a four hour layover. You can also choose from multiple start and end cities based on your preferences, which are … Continue reading How long does it take to travel across the U.S. by train?

Posted in FAQ

Which Amtrak station is closest to Boston Logan Airport?

Boston Logan Airport

Two Amtrak stations are less than a 10-minute drive from Boston Logan Airport: North Station and South Station. North Station trains head north only with a final destination in Maine. South Station trains travel along the coast to Virginia. See below for more information about each station and tips for traveling to and from the … Continue reading Which Amtrak station is closest to Boston Logan Airport?

Posted in FAQ

How do I get from BWI to Amtrak?

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?

Posted in FAQ