Experience the Train from a Private Room

Experience the Train from a Private Room


For a truly unique experience when traveling in First Class, Amtrak offers private rooms on many routes across the country. 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.



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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.

Learn More About Dining Onboard

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

First Class Attendant

Your dedicated First Class 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 fare.

  • With the exception of Family Rooms and Bedroom Suites, all private 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. If you booked a Flex Fare in Coach and would like to upgrade to a private room, you can change your reservation up until the moment of departure by modifying your trip on Amtrak.com or the Amtrak app. Additionally, all qualifying Coach customers can place a bid to upgrade from Coach to a Roomette or Bedroom.

  • The Amtrak Sleeping Car fleet consists of two types of cars: Superliner and Viewliner. The primary difference: a Superliner features two levels of private rooms per car and a Viewliner features a single level of accommodations. For your trip, the type of car will depend on the route you select. Once you are onboard, your First Class 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