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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 263 routes, connecting 31 cities in one country. To cover all these routes Amtrak Cardinal runs an average of 51 trips per day and 721 trips per month. These train trips range in price from $15.58 to $306.02 based on a variety of factors.


Amtrak Cardinal train Coverage

Daily Trips51

Amtrak Cardinal train amenities

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

Reviews from Wanderu Customers traveling with Amtrak Cardinal

Overall review score for Amtrak Cardinal
Based on 39 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Reviews from Wanderu Customers traveling with Amtrak Cardinal
March 7, 2020Vacation
I enjoyed the relaxation all around.
I would advise them to arrive 30 mins before time to depart
February 26, 2020Solo travel
Comfortable as always
No complaints
I always enjoy traveling by train
February 22, 2020Visiting family
Convenient and comfortable
WiFi was not working
Enjoy the ride
January 18, 2020Couples trip
The train was very spacious!
I can't think of anything.
January 8, 2020Solo travel
The train was very clean and not crowded at all.
Book the ticket in advance to get a cheaper price.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there WiFi onboard Amtrak Cardinal?

Yes Amtrak Cardinal offers WiFi connection onboard their train trips. Though most trips with Amtrak Cardinal will have WiFi as advertised, some trips 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 on a Amtrak Cardinal train? Are there USB plugs?

Yes, there are power outlets onboard Amtrak Cardinal train trips. You can generally find one or two plugs per row of seats, so be a good traveler 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 power outlet USB converter that typically come with most phones and tablets. Since Amtrak Cardinal might sometimes use replacement train vehicles, not all trips are guaranteed to have power outlets. We recommend to bring a power bank to charge your phone for all trips over 2 hours, just in case.

Does Amtrak Cardinal offer will call tickets, that you pick up at the station?

No, currently 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 or stop.

Do you need an ID to get on a Amtrak Cardinal 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, like a college ID, won’t work.

Can you use your phone to board Amtrak Cardinal?

Yes, you can board Amtrak Cardinal by showing your E Ticket on your phone. The E Ticket is emailed to when you make your reservation. To save yourself the trouble of digging through your inbox to find your ticket, get the Wanderu app and pull up your ticket with one click.

Are there bathrooms on Amtrak Cardinal trains?

Yes, there are bathrooms on Amtrak Cardinal train trips. 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 offered onboard Amtrak Cardinal trips?

Amtrak Cardinal provides snacks to satisfy your hunger during your travels. Check with the carrier if snacks are for sale, and 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. An E Ticket is sent to you by email that you can load on most electronic devices. You will want to have your ticket ready to be displayed as you board for the agent to scan. We recommend you download the Wanderu app, as it gives you super easy access to E Tickets for your upcoming trips for most carriers. As back up, road warriors recommend taking a screenshot of your E Ticket. That way, you won’t be fumbling around in case your internet connection cuts out.

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

Amtrak Cardinal goes the extra distance to deliver up-class offerings 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 advertises that they offer extra legroom seating. Since there is no standard of what extra legroom is, the extra space you might get varies from carrier to carrier, but getting extra is always good.

Cheap Amtrak Cardinal ticket deals users recently found on Wanderu.

With 51 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 $15.58. Check out some of the latest and greatest deals snatched up by Wanderu users. As these bargains are in really high demand, they’re poised to sell out fast and may no longer be available. Chill. As mom used to say in middle school, there’s plenty of fish in the sea. We can help you catch them all!

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