USA Rail Pass : Details

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USA Rail Pass Information

General information:

  • The Amtrak USA Rail Pass is for international visitors only. US and Canadian citizens are not eligible to purchase an Amtrak USA Rail Pass, unless their permanent residence is outside the US or Canada (proof of residency will be required).
  • The Amtrak Rail Pass comes in Economy Class only. Upgrades to Sleepers are at an extra cost.
  • Seat reservations can be made locally free of charge.
  • One segment equals one City-to-City pair. For example New York to Washington would be considered one segment.
  • Thruway bus services between cities also equal one segment. Example: Los Angeles to Bakersfield on a thruway bus will be considered one segment on the Amtrak pass.
  • Please note that seat reservations should be made as far in advance as possible as seats for USA Rail Pass passengers are limited on each train.
  • One infant (under the age of 2) can travel free of charge when accompanied by an adult
  • The pass price includes travel in Coach class on Amtrak trains.
  • The Amtrak USA Rail Pass is valid for travel on all Amtrak Rail services except Acela Express, Metroliners, Auto trains, some thruway services and select VIA Rail Canadian portions of trains jointly operated with Amtrak. Select cites operated by Amtrak & VIA rail are Montreal, Toronto & Vancouver.

Main Amtrak Train Stations and Addresses:

Atlanta, GA (ATL)

1688 Peachtree Street, NW
Atlanta, GA 30309

Boston - South Station, MA (BOS)

2 South Station
Summer Street & Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA 02110

Boston - Back Bay, MA (BBY)

145 Dartmouth Street
Boston, MA 02116

Chicago, IL (CHI)

225 South Canal Street
Chicago, IL 60606

Denver - Union Station, CO (DEN)

1701 Wynkoop Street
Union Station
Denver, CO 80202

Houston, TX (HOS)

902 Washington Avenue
Houston, TX 77002

Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

800 North Alameda Street
Los Angeles Union Passenger Terminal
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Miami, FL (MIA)

8303 NW 37th Avenue
Miami, FL 33147

New Orleans, LA (NOL)

1001 Loyola Avenue
New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
New Orleans, LA 70113

New York - Penn Station, NY (NYP)

8th Ave 31st Street / 8th Ave 33rd Street
Pennsylvania Station
New York, NY 10001

Philadelphia, PA (PHL)

2955 Market Street
30th Street Station
Philadelphia, PA 19104

San Diego, CA (SAN)

1050 Kettner Blvd
San Diego, CA 92101

San Francisco - Ferry Building Bus Station, CA (SFC)

101 The Embarcadero
at Mission St. and The Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA 94105

Seattle, WA (SEA)

303 South Jackson Street
King St. Station
Seattle, WA 98104

Washington - Union Station, DC (WAS)

50 Massachusetts Avenue NE
Union Station
Washington, DC 20002