First Class seating accommodations are exclusively available on Acela Express. First Class passengers enjoy premium amenities, complimentary onboard food and beverage services and receive privileged access to ClubAcela lounges in Boston South Station, New York Penn Station, Philadelphia 30th Street Station and Washington, DC Union Station.

Roomy, Comfortable Seating

While in First Class, you'll relax in spacious one-by-two seating. All of our seats have adjustable headrests, lumbar support and movable arm and footrests. There are also extra-large tray tables where you can spread out and handy AC outlets to power up your device.

Assigned Seating Exclusively Available on Select Acela Express Trains

You can now reserve your preferred seat in First Class on select Acela Express trains. Choose between a single or double seat, a window or an aisle, or a two- or four-person conference table. Have more peace of mind knowing your seat is waiting for you.

When you complete your reservation on one of these trains, a seat will automatically be assigned for you. You may change your seat assignment to choose a specific seat at any time after the reservation is complete. Just find your reservation in the Amtrak app or visit "Modify Trip" on There is no fee to choose or change your seat.