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About Amtrak Cardinal

Amtrak Cardinal is a popular train company offering very affordable ticket options to top travel destinations. You will always find the cheapest Amtrak Cardinal tickets by searching Overall, Amtrak Cardinal serves 221 routes, connecting 29 cities in one country. To cover all these routes Amtrak Cardinal runs an average of 63 trips per day and 882 trips per month. These train trips range in price from $7.34 to $261.74 based on a variety of factors.


Amtrak Cardinal train coverage

Daily Trips63

Amtrak Cardinal train amenities

Amtrak Cardinal
Air conditioningAir conditioning
Extra legroomExtra legroom
Loyalty rewardsLoyalty rewards
Power outletPower outlet

Amtrak Cardinal reviews from Wanderu customers

Overall review score for Amtrak Cardinal
Based on 42 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Amtrak Cardinal reviews from Wanderu customers
September 3, 2020Visiting family
It was clean, and little comfortable. It was clean, and little comfortable.
August 26, 2020Visiting friends
Feeling very safeFeeling very safe
July 2, 2020Solo travel
It was clean and comfortable. It was clean and comfortable.
It was great. I am not sure why it takes amtrack 5 hours to get to Indy from Chicago when it’s 3 hours drive. I think it takes longer is the only issue It was great. I am not sure why it takes amtrack 5 hours to get to Indy from Chicago when it’s 3 hours drive. I think it takes longer is the only issue
March 7, 2020Vacation
I enjoyed the relaxation all around. I enjoyed the relaxation all around.
Nothing Nothing
I would advise them to arrive 30 mins before time to depart I would advise them to arrive 30 mins before time to depart
February 26, 2020Solo travel
Comfortable as alwaysComfortable as always
No complaintsNo complaints
I always enjoy traveling by trainI always enjoy traveling by train

Frequently Asked Questions

Do Amtrak Cardinal trains have WiFi?

Yes, Amtrak Cardinal offers WiFi on their trains. Although most trips with Amtrak Cardinal will have WiFi as advertised, some trains might not come equipped with WiFi and onboard WiFi can lose its connection in rural areas. We recommend you bring a book or download a movie just to play it safe. Amtrak Cardinal WiFi is generally best used for surfing the web, checking emails and chatting with friends; you shouldn’t count on the WiFi to binge watch your favorite show.

Are there power outlets or USB plugs on the train?

Yes, there are power outlets onboard Amtrak Cardinal trains. You can generally find one or two sockets per row of seats, so be a good traveller and check if your seat neighbor might want to charge up their devices as well. With the onboard power outlets, you can charge both a computer and USB devices with a USB power adapter that typically comes with most phones and tablets.

Since Amtrak Cardinal might sometimes use replacement train vehicles, not all trips are guaranteed to have power points. We recommend to bring a power bank to charge your phone for all trips over 2 hours, just in case.

What is Amtrak Cardinal's schedule?

On a typical day, Amtrak Cardinal has 63 scheduled train trips in total. However, the exact departure and arrival times vary depending on the day and route. The best way to find the exact schedule for your trip is to use the search tool on this page.

Can you pick up will call tickets at the station?

No, Amtrak Cardinal does not offer will call tickets. You should purchase your tickets online and make sure you have everything you need to board before you arrive at the station.

Do you need an ID to get on the train?

Yes, Amtrak Cardinal requires you to present an ID to an agent to be allowed to board the train. Make sure you have identification issued by a government agency that meets the carrier’s requirements. Alternative IDs, such as a college ID, won’t work.

Are there bathrooms on Amtrak Cardinal trains?

Yes, there are bathrooms on Amtrak Cardinal trains. The bathrooms are pretty basic and include a toilet, toilet paper and hand sanitizer. Most bathrooms don’t have running water. As you will be using a bathroom on a moving vehicle, please use caution and hold on to a rail at all times.

Are meals or beverages available?

Amtrak Cardinal provides snacks to satisfy your hunger during your travels. Be sure to pack a credit card and some cash in case you get hungry.

Do you have to print your Amtrak Cardinal ticket?

Amtrak Cardinal does not require a printed ticket to board the train. Instead, an eTicket is sent to you by email when you make your reservation. You can use your smartphone to show this eTicket to the ticketing agent as you board.

Does Amtrak Cardinal offer any premium features like extra legroom or movies?

Amtrak Cardinal goes the extra distance to deliver premium features to its customers.

Do you find yourself squished in a regular seat or just love having extra room to sprawl out? Well you’re in luck as Amtrak Cardinal offers extra legroom seating. Since there is no standard of what extra legroom is, the extra space you get may vary between train lines, but getting extra is always good.

Cheap Amtrak Cardinal tickets recently found on Wanderu

With 63 Amtrak Cardinal trips per day, there are a lot of great deals to uncover for the bargain hunter and Amtrak Cardinal tickets start at just $7.34. Check out some of the latest and greatest deals snatched up by Wanderu users.

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