Silver Service / Palmetto

  • New York
  • Washington, DC
  • Charleston
  • Savannah
  • Jacksonville
  • Orlando
  • Tampa / Miami
Up to 28 + hours Daily Departure

Welcome aboard the Silver Meteor, Silver Star and Palmetto — a journey between exciting Northeast cityscapes, the Deep South’s Civil War history, and the sights and sounds of Florida’s beaches, cities and family attractions. Onboard, you will witness scenery not accessible by other modes of transportation while experiencing the unique comfort and relaxation of rail travel.

First Class Private Rooms on the Silver Meteor and Silver Star

Roomettes, Bedrooms and Accessible Bedrooms offer seating by day and comfortable berths by night. Each room offers linens, towels, pillows, temperature controls, electrical outlets and access to a private restroom and shower. Meal service is offered as a complimentary benefit for First Class customers on the Silver Meteor and Silver Star. Plus, your dedicated First Class attendant is on hand to assist with meals and luggage, provide turndown service, and share great stories of life on the rails.

Business Class on the Palmetto

Enjoy an enhanced travel experience in Business Class on the Palmetto and you'll get reserved seating and access to exclusive amenities such as a fully refundable ticket if canceled prior to departure, 25% point bonus for Amtrak Guest Rewards members, seating in a dedicated car, leather seats with extra legroom with footrests and complimentary non-alcoholic beverages.

Onboard Dining Options

Traditional dining is offered to all private room customers and a limited number of Coach customers on both the Silver Meteor and Silver Star, featuring seasonal menus with a variety of entree selections. Café service is also offered on the Silver Meteor, Silver Star and Palmetto — with a variety of meals, snacks and beverages for sale.

Enjoy a fantastic fusion of the old and new South, from antebellum homes and Civil War sites to bustling modern metroplexes. Dig your toes into sandy beaches, shade yourself under grand magnolias or gaze at gators in coastal mangroves. Catch the thrills in Orlando or kick up your heels in Little Havana. Experience the region’s quintessential charms and flavors to create your own blend of Southern comfort.

“We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.” — Anaïs Nin

Features & Amenities

Amenities vary by train.

Downloadable menus are updated regularly, but menu items and prices are subject to change and may be different from what is available onboard.

Take your small dog or cat along with you on the train. Before you go, learn more about the types of pets allowed, pet reservations and fares, approved pet carriers and additional details.

See the Complete Pet Program Guidelines