Plan Your Train Travel
A great trip starts with good planning, so start here for some helpful tips. Whether you're traveling alone, with your family or with a large group, you'll learn how to get the best price and book your reservation.
Tickets & Reservations
Start here to get general information about faresand tickets or details about booking your trip like using eTickets or how to modify your reservation.
Baggage Info & Service
Take a look at the baggage guidelines for details on carry-on items, checked baggage and special items so you'll have everything you need for your trip.
Hotels, Car Rentals, Travel Insurance and More
Booking Tips for Long-Distance Travel
No matter where you're going, we're here to help you get the most out of your long-distance rail journey.
Family Adventures by Train
If you're looking for a family vacation idea, look no further — explore America by train with Amtrak.
The Unique Amtrak Experience
Amtrak travel offers a richer travel experience and provides some surprisingly practical advantages too.
eTickets Available on All Train Routes
Boarding the train, booking a trip and making reservation changes are more convenient than ever with eTickets.
City Guides & Walking Tours
Start exploring everything waiting right outside the station doors with the our handy neighborhood guides.
Trails & Rails Program
Onboard select trains you can learn about the unique natural and cultural heritage sights along the route
Privately-Owned Rail Cars
Private owners can attach their rail cars to Amtrak trains between select locations to see America in a special way.
Authentic America — its cities, its forests, and its people — is waiting for you. Discover it aboard Amtrak.