Save 900 Miles of Driving, Gasoline and Wear and Tear on Your Car
But bring it with you. Leave the worries of long-distance driving behind. Onboard the Auto Train, you'll enjoy a stress-free journey by rail, skipping the traffic congestion on I-95. Put your feet up. Read a book or enjoy free Wi-Fi. Take in the scenery. While you and your family travel in comfort, your vehicle rides along in an enclosed auto carrier. And now, our auto carriers offer even greater capacity to better accommodate your SUV or van.
Check-In, Baggage, Boarding & Vehicle Requirements, Priority Vehicle Offloading
- eTicketing Check-In Made Easy: Auto Train customers have the option to check in without physical tickets. Learn more about how Auto Train ticketless check-in enhances your travel experience.
- Boarding, Baggage & Vehicle: Looking for boarding times, procedures, vehicle rules and restrictions on Auto Train? Visit Auto Train Boarding and Vehicle Requirements
- Priority Vehicle Offloading: Speed up your journey with a time-saving upgrade option for Auto Train. Reserve Priority Vehicle Offloading and your vehicle will be one of the first offloaded from the train.
Choose Your Accommodations
Sit back and relax in your roomy coach seat or reserve a private Bedroom or Roomette.
- Bedrooms: Our Bedrooms feature comfortable seating by day, with a private restroom and shower. In the evening, an attendant will convert the seats into sleeping berths.
- Roomettes: Our Roomettes are designed for one or two people, with a restroom and shower facilities nearby.
- Special Accommodations: We also offer special accommodations for families with small children and for customers with special needs.
All Meals are Included
Meals are included in the price of all Auto Train tickets, no matter which class you travel in. As evening arrives, enjoy a delicious dinner in the Dining Car. Our expert chef will serve up a delicious dinner including vegetarian dishes and special meals for the kids. Afterward, there's time for mingling with fellow passengers in the Lounge Car. In the morning, you'll awaken to a tasty continental breakfast.
Business Class on the Auto Train
Enjoy an enhanced travel experience in Business Class on the Auto Train and you'll have access to exclusive amenities such as:
- Fully refundable ticket if canceled prior to departure
- 25% point bonus for Amtrak Guest Rewards members
- Priority boarding
- Seating in dedicated car
- Complimentary comfort kit
- Two bottles of water
- Meals in sleeping passenger Dining Car
Features & Amenities
Washington, DCWashington, DC - Union Staton
Arrive in D.C.’s magnificent Union Station and set off to discover the city by foot, bike or Metro. Tour the monuments and museums of the National Mall, including the new National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Enjoy the organic beauty of the National Botanic Gardens or bike the towpaths of the old C&O Canal or miles of trails along the Potomac River. Marvel at the magnificent architecture of the Library of Congress, the Supreme Court and of course, the U.S. Capitol.
From the Magic Kingdom to the global tastes of Epcot to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Orlando is a playground for young and old alike. Laugh with the dolphins at Sea World or safari among the giraffes in the Animal Kingdom.
For truly out-of-this-world exploration, hop in your car for an hour’s drive to Cape Canaveral and the Kennedy Space Center.