Plan Your Train Travel

A great trip starts with good planning, so start here for some helpful tips. Whether you're traveling alone, with your family or with a large group, you'll learn how to get the best price and book your reservation.

Tickets & Reservations

Start here to get general information about faresand tickets or details about booking your trip like using eTickets or how to modify your reservation.

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Baggage Info & Service

Take a look at the baggage guidelines for details on carry-on items, checked baggage and special items so you'll have everything you need for your trip.

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Hotels, Car Rentals, Travel Insurance and More

Book a hotel stay or rent a car without the extra legwork. And don’t forget to protect your trip with travel protection insurance.

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Rail Passes & Traveling with a Group

See all the great destinations across America with the USA Rail Pass. Traveling with a crowd? Group travel may be right for you.

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Booking Tips for Long-Distance Travel

No matter where you're going, we're here to help you get the most out of your long-distance rail journey.

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Family Adventures by Train

If you're looking for a family vacation idea, look no further — explore America by train with Amtrak.

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The Unique Amtrak Experience

Amtrak travel offers a richer travel experience and provides some surprisingly practical advantages too.

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eTickets Available on All Train Routes

Boarding the train, booking a trip and making reservation changes are more convenient than ever with eTickets.

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City Guides & Walking Tours

Start exploring everything waiting right outside the station doors with the our handy neighborhood guides.

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Trails & Rails Program

Onboard select trains you can learn about the unique natural and cultural heritage sights along the route

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Privately-Owned Rail Cars

Private owners can attach their rail cars to Amtrak trains between select locations to see America in a special way.

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International Visitors

Authentic America — its cities, its forests, and its people — is waiting for you. Discover it aboard Amtrak.

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