Silver Service / Palmetto

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

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.

Sleeping Accommodations on the Silver Meteor and Silver Star

Roomettes, Bedrooms and Accessible Bedrooms offer private seating by day and comfortable bedding by night. Meals are included for sleeping car customers on the Silver Meteor and, beginning May 1, 2020, aboard the Silver Star. Each room offers linens, towels, pillows, temperature controls, electrical outlets and access to a private restroom and shower. Plus, your dedicated sleeping car 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 have 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

As an exclusive, complimentary benefit for sleeping car customers, flexible dining service is offered aboard the Silver Meteor and Silver Star with hot, ready-to-service choices for breakfast, lunch and dinner. 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