Auto Train Priority Vehicle Offloading

Upgrade to Make Your Vehicle One of the First 30 to Exit the Train

Being on the road faster gets you to your destination sooner. Speed up your journey with a time-saving upgrade option for the Auto Train. Reserve Priority Vehicle Offloading when you book your Auto Train trip and you'll ensure your vehicle is one of the first 30 offloaded from the train.

Key Details

  • Priority Vehicle Offloading is available for cars, vans, SUVs and trailers but not for motorcycles.
  • The charge for Priority Vehicle Offloading is in addition to the accommodation charge for the vehicle.
  • The priority vehicle must be checked in by 2:30 pm. If this cutoff time is missed, the Priority Vehicle Offloading charge will not be refunded.
  • Priority Vehicle Offloading must be reserved for each vehicle. For example, if you have a vehicle and a trailer or your traveling party has two vehicles and Priority Vehicle Offloading is desired, you will be charged for two offloading upgrades.
  • Priority Vehicle Offloading may be reserved on Amtrak.com, at a ticket office or by calling 1-877-SKIP-I-95.