Station Lounges

Looking for a place to relax while you're on your journey? Stop in and visit one of our private lounges in select stations across the country. Lounge access is subject to eligibility. Day passes may be available for purchase at some locations.

Metropolitan Lounges

Relax and enjoy comfortable, quiet lounge seating, complimentary non-alcoholic beverages, snacks and free WiFi.  Attendants are available to assist with reservations, ticketing and local information. Features and amenities may vary by location.

Lounge Locations

Boston, MA - South Station

Metropolitan Lounge

  • Between the ticket office and the information booth
  • Open 5:45 am - 9:30 pm daily

Chicago, IL- Union Station

Metropolitan Lounge

  • Between the ticket office and the Great Hall
  • Open 8:00 am - 9:30 pm daily

Los Angeles, CA - Union Station

Metropolitan Lounge

  • Second floor, above the ticket office
  • Open 5:30 am - 10:00 pm Monday - Friday;
    6:00 am - 10:00 pm Saturday & Sunday

Portland, OR - Union Station

Metropolitan Lounge

  • Inside the boarding area at gate 5
  • Open 7:00 am - 8:00 pm daily

New York, NY - Moynihan Train Hall

Metropolitan Lounge

  • Mezzanine level
  • Open 5:00 am - 10:00 pm Monday to Friday;
    7:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday & Sunday;
    full-service bar open 11:00 am - 7:00 pm daily

Philadelphia, PA - William H Gray III 30th Street Station

Metropolitan Lounge

  • End of the hall behind stairway 1, then up the stairs
  • Open 6:00 am - 9:00 pm daily

Washington, DC - Union Station


  • Behind the information booth, between gates D and E
  • Open 4:45 am - 8:00 pm Monday - Friday;
    5:00 am - 9:30 pm Saturday & Sunday

Purchasing Day Passes

Business Class passengers can buy day passes for the lounges at Chicago - Union Station, Philadelphia - William H Gray III 30th Street Station and Boston - South Station for $35 per day, or $50 per day at New York - Moynihan Train Hall. Speak with a uniformed employee at those stations for more information. Pacific Surfliner Business Class passengers may purchase a $25 day pass for the lounge at Los Angeles - Union Station.

Conference Rooms

We're pleased to offer our travelers access to complimentary conference rooms at select locations. Conference rooms are booked on a first-come, first-served basis and usage is limited to a two-hour time period. Customers reserving conference rooms may be accompanied by attendees. Meeting organizers must arrive before other participants are allowed to enter.

Reserve conference rooms in advance by calling the locations directly. Boston, MA - South Station: (617) 757-1520, Philadelphia - William H Gray III 30th Street Station: (215) 349-3090, Washington, DC - Union Station: (202) 906-3012.

Private Waiting Rooms

Separate, unstaffed waiting rooms are available in New Orleans, St. Louis, St. Paul/Minneapolis and Wilmington stations. Sleeping car passengers and Amtrak Guest Rewards Select Plus and Select Executive members are welcome at all Private Waiting Room locations. Business Class passengers may also use the Private Waiting Rooms in St. Louis and St. Paul/Minneapolis.

Who is Eligible for Lounge Access?

Lounge access is open to those with a same-day ticket and one of the following:

  • Amtrak Guest Rewards members with Select Plus or Select Executive status.
  • Amtrak Guest Rewards Station Lounge Pass.
  • First Class or private room ticket.
  • Business class passengers may use the Metropolitan Lounge in Portland as well as the Private Waiting Rooms in St. Paul/Minneapolis and St. Louis.
  • Business class passengers can purchase a day pass for lounge access in Chicago – Union Station, Philadelphia – William H Gray III 30th Street Station, Boston – South Station, New York – Moynihan Train Hall and Los Angeles - Union Station.
  • Private car owners/lessee and party between time of arrival and departure specified in the reservation. Provide your reservation number to the Amtrak representative upon entry.
    • Due to space restrictions, private car owners and their groups are not permitted in the Los Angeles - Union Station Metropolitan Lounge.
  • Pets are not allowed in any Amtrak station lounge or First Class waiting area.

Redeem Points for Lounge Passes

Enhance your next trip with a visit to an Amtrak lounge. Redeem for a Single-Visit Lounge Pass for only 1,500 points.

Redeem your points.


  • Customers traveling in First Class or sleeping car accommodations, Single-Day Pass holders, Select Plus and Select Executive members may bring immediate family members traveling together, or one, non-family guest. Unaccompanied guests are not permitted.
  • Other than those listed above, access is limited to the person whose name is printed on the Amtrak ticket. A ticket must be displayed each time a customer enters the lounge.
  • Amtrak reserves the right to restrict family and business associate access during peak periods.
  • Individuals must be at least 18 years of age. No one under 18 will be admitted without accompaniment by an adult lounge customer.
  • Attire and conduct of lounge customers and their guests must be in keeping with good taste and a dignified atmosphere.
  • Food and beverages may not be brought into the lounge for consumption. Advise the lounge attendant if special needs require consumption of personal food and beverages while in the lounge.
  • All lounge locations are non-smoking.