Most Amtrak trains allow small cats and dogs that are 20 pounds or less and are at least eight weeks old. Additionally, you can only bring a pet if your travel time is seven hours or less. Pets must remain in a soft or hard-case pet carrier, which counts as a carry-on bag, and you … Continue reading Which Amtrak trains allow pets?
How do I get from BWI Airport to Amtrak?
Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI)BWI Amtrak/MARC Rail Station (BWI) The Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI) is a 10-minute drive away from the BWI Amtrak Station. A free shuttle is available between the two that operates 24 hours/day and about every 10 minutes. The shuttle picks up passengers outside of baggage claim on the lower level of … Continue reading How do I get from BWI Airport to Amtrak?
Which Amtrak station is closest to Dulles airport?
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?
Which Amtrak station is closest to Myrtle Beach?
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.
Which Amtrak station is closest to Fenway Park?
If you are going to a baseball game at Fenway Park, the closest Amtrak station is Boston's Back Bay Station. Walking time is 25 minutes or connect with the green subway line at the Copley Station for a 17-minute commute (view directions). However, if you are traveling on the Downeaster, trains stop at Boston's North … Continue reading Which Amtrak station is closest to Fenway Park?
Amtrak routes with WiFi
WiFi is typically available on Amtrak routes that travel regionally (such as within one or two states) or that travel through highly-populated areas. Many long-distance Amtrak trains do not have WiFi, so be sure to plan ahead to bring other forms of entertainment while traveling across the country. See below for the current list of Amtrak … Continue reading Amtrak routes with WiFi
Which Penn Station entrance should I use for Amtrak in New York City?
While you can technically use any entrance to reach the Amtrak trains, it is easiest to enter the station off of 8th Avenue.
Are Amtrak tickets refundable?
Amtrak tickets are refundable, but in some cases only in a limited time period based on the type of ticket you purchased. See below for the deadlines to get a full refund on your original form of payment. In all cases, you must cancel before the train departure to get either a refund or a … Continue reading Are Amtrak tickets refundable?
Amtrak routes with sleeper cars
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. See the list below to view … Continue reading Amtrak routes with sleeper cars
Amtrak roomette vs bedroom
Long-distance Amtrak routes have two types of sleeping accommodations: roomettes and bedrooms. Learn about each.
Does Amtrak travel near Pensacola?
Unfortunately, Amtrak trains do not travel in the Florida panhandle. The closest Amtrak station to Pensacola is in Louisiana, the Slidell Station on the Crescent route. It is about 2.5 hours away via car. You can choose from several rental car companies in Slidell, but you'll need to call ahead and see if the car … Continue reading Does Amtrak travel near Pensacola?
Does Amtrak travel between Chicago and Florida?
Amtrak does not travel directly between Chicago and Florida. Because Florida trains only travel along the East Coast, you'll need to ride multiple trains or combine a rail trip with a rental car or bus to complete the journey.
Which Amtrak station is closest to Yale?
Yale University is in New Haven, Connecticut. The closest Amtrak station is the New Haven State Street Amtrak Station on the Northeast Regional Amtrak route. It's about a 10-minute walk to the Yale Visitor Center, with the campus just beyond. You can also take an Acela Express, Vermonter or Northeast Regional train to the New … Continue reading Which Amtrak station is closest to Yale?
What Amtrak station is closest to San Francisco Airport?
There are two Amtrak stations near the San Francisco International Airport (SFO): Hayward and Emeryville. Both are about a 30-minute drive away from the airport, and the best station for your trip will depend on your Amtrak route and preferred mode of travel.
What Amtrak station is closest to LAX?
The Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is not very close to any Amtrak station, but the nearest is Union Station in downtown L.A. Via car, the station is about 30 minutes away from the airport, or choose the LAX Flyaway Bus for direct bus service between Union Station and LAX in about 35 minutes without … Continue reading What Amtrak station is closest to LAX?
Which Amtrak station is closest to the San Diego airport?
The San Diego International Airport is only a 10-minute car ride away from the Old Town Amtrak Station. Pacific Surfliner trains stop at this station, with service to cities including Carlsbad, Anaheim, Los Angeles, Burbank and Santa Barbara. Choose from a taxi, Lyft or Uber ride from the airport to the station. Tip: Coaster commuter … Continue reading Which Amtrak station is closest to the San Diego airport?
Amtrak routes with observation cars
Amtrak's observation cars, called sightseer lounges, provide an amazing way to see the country on long-distance trains. There are currently only seven Superliner routes that have these lounges with floor to ceiling windows.
What Amtrak station is closest to Cambridge and Harvard?
Cambridge, Massachusetts and Harvard are near the three downtown Boston Amtrak stations: North Station, South Station and Back Bay. The best station to use depends on your Amtrak route and other factors.
7 essential things to pack for your Amtrak trip
Planning ahead for your Amtrak trip and packing the right items can greatly increase your comfort and enjoyment. Here are the items we highly recommend bringing on the train for short and long trips.
Can Amtrak take my car?
Yes, Amtrak can transport your car, but only on the Auto Train route that travels direct between Lorton, Virginia and Sanford, Florida. You can even bring a boat or jet ski, motorcycle, van and other vehicles depending on space. View the Auto Train vehicle requirements and boarding information to learn more.