Experience a new way to take the train with Amtrak. Get simple and intuitive access to all the travel information you need, book your trip on the go, and stay up-to-date as trains arrive. Do it all without the hassle of your laptop, making calls or extra trips to the office.
With the free Amtrak mobile applications, you can:
You can access Amtrak.com on your iPhone®, Android™ smartphone, Windows Phone®, BlackBerry®, Kindle Fire® or other web-enabled mobile device by visiting m.amtrak.com.
Use the Amtrak mobile site to:
Easy to view. Easy to book. It's the nation's railway system in a convenient, handheld package, accessible anywhere, anytime and from any web-enabled device.
Amtrak doesn't charge for access to m.amtrak.com, but depending on your service plan, you may be charged by your wireless provider. Contact your provider for more information about fees associated with accessing the Internet from your mobile device.
Access your Amtrak Guest Rewards account wherever you go on your mobile phone. It's the fastest way to earn free Amtrak travel, and you can now manage it all on the go.
Visit AmtrakGuestRewards.com from any Internet-enabled mobile device.
The Amtrak applications are free to download and use.
You can provide us feedback through the About Amtrak screen in the application, on the Amtrak mobile website or on Amtrak.com. Please select Mobile Web & Apps when submitting the feedback so we can route it to the correct team.
Amtrak recommends customers use location tracking applications to help in these situations. These applications can remotely lock your phone and assist in recovery. If another person is able to access the Amtrak application he or she will not be able to make any changes without additional information.
In order to maintain the most accurate information a cellular or wi-fi network connection is required for many functions.
You will not be able to continue without a network connection. If you are not sure if your transaction completed please check your e-mail and My Trips list. If your purchase did complete before you lost the connection you will receive an e-mail and the changes will appear in the My Trips section of the application.
Amtrak continues to evaluate support for multiple types of mobile devices. In the meantime please visit http://m.amtrak.com.
The application is available in Apple's App Store®.
The application is only for Apple products running iOS4 or higher. Amtrak is committed to supporting multiple types of mobile devices. In the meantime please visit m.amtrak.com.
The application is only for Apple products running iOS4 or higher. iTunes will not allow you to install the application on a device running an earlier version. If you have an older device, check in iTunes to see if you are able to upgrade to iOS4.
The application is for Android products running Android v2.2 or higher.
You can purchase one-way and roundtrip tickets. Multi City and Auto Train are not supported. Please visit Amtrak.com to purchase these types of tickets.
If you scroll down on the screen you will see an orange button to proceed.
Yes. You are required to provide an e-mail address as part of the booking and you will receive an e-mail confirmation. If eTickets are available for your trip the eTicket will be attached to the e-mail.
Customers who book reservations through the application can receive their ticket directly in the app as an eTicket. They can also have the ticket printed at a Quik-Trak machine or by a station agent.
When making a reservation we request passenger information. On the passenger information screen is the passenger type which can be changed from Adult to AAA Adult, Military, Senior, NARP, Veterans Advantage, Student Advantage or ISIC. While other information is populated from a customer's Amtrak.com profile the passenger type needs to be manually selected.
Amtrak is aware of this situation and we are working on a solution.
Amtrak is aware of this situation and we are working on a solution.
The eTicket barcode can be scanned at many Quik-Trak machines.
Tickets purchased through the application are the same cost as those purchased through other methods such as Amtrak.com.
Please call us at 1-800-USA-RAIL (1-800-872-7245) or TDD/TTY (1-800-523-6590).
Viewing the details of a station will provide a list of amenities, location, a link to maps and the hours of operation.
In the Android application there are two ways to flag a station as a favorite.
In the iPhone application there are three ways to flag a station as a favorite.
Amtrak applications currently only accepts credit cards for purchases. To purchase tickets using Amtrak Guest Rewards points please visit Amtrak.com.
Tapping on the Amtrak Guest Rewards image on the homepage will take you to the mobile Guest Rewards website where you can view your point balance, transactions and promotions.
If you provide your Amtrak Guest Rewards number during the purchase process you will receive credit for your trip.
Passport is currently only available as part of the iPhone application.
Passport introduces a new way to experience Amtrak travel. In Passport you can check-in to stations and then share those check-ins on Facebook and/or Twitter. Passport also knows when you purchase tickets using the iPhone application. These can also be shared on Facebook and/or Twitter.
In the bottom right of the Passport section is an icon labeled Social. This takes you to a screen where you can link to your Facebook and/or Twitter account.
In the bottom right of the Passport section is an icon labeled Social. After you have setup Facebook and/or Twitter there will be links to settings for each service. This is where you indicate what you would like to share.
Stamps are a way of indicating how much you love Amtrak. Every time you check-in at a station or purchase a ticket you earn stamps.
Passport has a list of the users who have the most stamps. Amtrak will periodically surprise random Passport users with special rewards.
You are required to login to Passport using your Amtrak.com account. Once in this area go to the stamps page and click on the button in the upper right.
The application detects your location and performs a check-in to the nearest station. You must be within one mile of a station to check in.
Citizen status is an indicator of how much you have used Passport based on your number of stamps.
Yes. Passport does not check you in for travel. You will still need a ticket and present that ticket to the conductor on board the train or bus.
Just type www.amtrak.com or m.amtrak.com from your web-enabled mobile device.
You need a phone or other device with data access capabilities and a web browser. When you visit Amtrak.com from your mobile device, we'll automatically format the site for your device.
All you need is a mobile browser which is standard on all web enabled mobile devices.
As long as you can access the internet from your mobile device you can access Amtrak.com. Contact your provider for more information about fees associated with accessing the Internet from your mobile device.
You can check train status, book reservations, get station information, cancel/review reservations, view content in Spanish, access your user profile, manage your Amtrak Guest Rewards account, or send Amtrak feedback.
Select 'Train Status', enter the train number and either the departure or arrival city. If you don't know the train number, simply enter both the departure AND arrival stations.
Select 'Buy Tickets', enter your departure and arrival cities, the date and time of travel. You can log into your Amtrak.com profile to pre-populate many of the fields, or fill in the fields as you go.
Yes, you can upgrade from Coach class to Business class seats or from Business class to First class seats on Acela Express. However, booking Sleeping Car rooms must be completed through the full Amtrak.com site, using the iPhone application or with a reservation specialist on the phone.
Yes, log in to your Amtrak.com account and select 'My Trips' to see your current reservations. If you do not have an Amtrak.com account, select 'My Trips', enter your reservation number and the e-mail address or phone number used when making the reservation.
Select the 'Login' button in the header to access your Amtrak.com profile to speed up the booking process. When purchasing a ticket while logged on Amtrak.com, your information will be automatically filled in for you when you reach the payment section. Information saved in your profile includes: favorite origin and destination, preferred passenger type, Amtrak Guest Rewards number, first and last name, billing and mailing address and some basic contact information (preferred phone number and e-mail address). Your credit card information is not stored.
Once you have logged in to the site you can access your account from the 'My Account' link in the home page footer. From there you will be able to review and edit your account.
Yes, click on the 'Full HTML' link in the home page footer.
This link will take you to the full HTML version of Amtrak.com. The mobile version of Amtrak.com is optimized for greater ease and quicker access on mobile devices. However, if you prefer to view the full HTML version of Amtrak.com, you may do so by selecting this link.
Mobile devices have evolved since Amtrak launched the mobile website in 2006. Since there are so many mobile apps and websites delivering this functionality we decided to remove it from our mobile website.