Charter Your Own Private Train

For a truly unique personalized train travel experience, charter a private train for your organization? Let Amtrak customize a private charter train for meetings, retreats, events or conventions based on the size of your group and your group's individual needs. We can arrange a charter train for any kind of group, including corporate meetings, incentive trips, sports teams or rail fan excursions.

Why Charter?

  • Customized trip planning — catering, decorating and special activities.
  • Flexible itinerary — depart according to your schedule.
  • Opportunity to mingle and visit with your group — have meetings onboard or just socialize.

Equipment & Accommodations

Choose from a fleet of First Class, Business Class and Bistro cars or an exclusive club-conference car. With a range of options, we can configure a charter train to meet the needs of your group, whether it be basic transportation or an onboard cocktail party.

Special Services

To personalize your experience, we offer guidance and assistance in planning the decorating and catering of your charter train. Let us work take care of the details and work with your advertising or event management firm to set up onboard entertainment or in-station events. Security requirements can easily be arranged for VIP clients or celebrities, including special boarding processes to ensure privacy.

Food & Beverages

Customized menus are available, with choices ranging from light snacks and non-alcoholic beverages to full meals and a full bar selection. We work with a variety of preferred caterers that can arrange boxed meals, hors d'oeuvres or entrees.


Each charter train is a unique experience, and as such, is priced on a case-by-case basis. Variables include the type of equipment used, the origin and destination, onboard services and food and beverage choices.