Experience the Train from a Private Room

For a truly unique experience when traveling by train, Amtrak offers private room accommodations on many routes across the country. Located in the Sleeping Car, a private room is the perfect option for customers seeking privacy and space on a short trip and added comfort and amenities when traveling overnight. Several room options are available to best fit your needs and budget — and all include a variety of amenities aimed to enhance your trip. As you get ready to book, here is all information you will need on private rooms.

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Perks of a Private Room

When you book travel in a sleeping car, you'll be entitled to a range of amenities and extras.

Complimentary Meals


Meals are included when traveling in a private room. Our onboard dining services provide a menu with a wide variety of options for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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Lounge Access


Available at major stations, lounges offer comfortable seating, refreshments and access to a dedicated agent before your trip, when making connections and upon arrival.

Learn More About Station Lounges

Car Attendant


Your dedicated Sleeping Car attendant will greet you during boarding and provide turndown service, assist with meals, help with luggage and share great stories of life on the rails.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Much like your ticket in Coach, the fare for a private room is based on when you're traveling, where you are traveling and how many people are traveling with you. It's often best to book early to secure the best price.

  • With the exception of Family Bedrooms and Bedroom Suites, all Sleeping Car rooms accommodate one or two travelers per room.

  • Yes. Complimentary meals are one of several amenities you'll enjoy when traveling in a private room. Learn more about your onboard dining options.

  • Yes. All rooms have access to restrooms and showers. Check out the room descriptions for more information about the room type you are considering.

  • Yes. Upgrades from Coach to Sleeping Car accommodations are available up until the moment of your departure by modifying your trip on Amtrak.com or the Amtrak app. While you will pay the difference in fare, no change fee applies when upgrading to a room.

  • The Amtrak Sleeping Car fleet consists of two types of cars: Superliner and Viewliner. The primary difference: a Superliner features two levels of private accommodations per car and Viewliner features a single level. For your trip, the type of car will depend on the route you select. Once you are onboard, your Sleeping Car attendant can provide more information about both your room and your car.

  • For all rail vacation packages on Amtrak Vacations, visit AmtrakVacations.com or call 1-800-AMTRAK-2 (1-800-268-7252).

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Private Rooms – A Unique Way to Travel Aboard Amtrak