How To Book Amtrak Train Tickets

How can I purchase Amtrak train tickets?

We now offer direct Amtrak bookings at Rome2rio. It’s easy!

Step 1: Visit our home page and simply enter your USA origin and destination, then click search.

Rome2rio search


Step 2: Using the interactive menu, select ‘Train’ as your method of transport.

Step2 - routing


Step 3: Select either ‘One way’ or ‘Return Trip’, and choose your preferred travel dates and times, and the number of passengers. Then select ‘Find tickets’.

step3 - ticket selection


Step 4: Find your preferred train by sorting the results by time/price. If you would like to travel in more comfort, for example first class/roomette/bedroom, simply click on the ‘modify’ button on your preferred train and choose from the dropdown menu. Click ‘Select’ on your chosen train to proceed.



Step 5: Choose a ticket delivery option: eTicket or collect from an Amtrak station (we recommend eTicket when this option is offered!).



Step 6: Enter the passenger details.



Step 7: Enter your billing address and payment information. We accept payment by Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover Card, and UATP.



Step 8: If you agree with the terms and conditions, click ‘Buy Ticket’.



Step 9: If your payment is processed successfully, you will immediately receive an on-screen 6-character Amtrak booking reference, and you will shortly receive an email from Amtrak with your purchase receipt and e-ticket PDF. Occasionally these emails might get placed in your Junk Mail or Spam folder by your mail system. Please check those folders for just in case.



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