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About Amtrak Empire Service

Amtrak Empire Service is a popular train company offering very affordable ticket options to top travel destinations. You will always find the cheapest Amtrak Empire Service tickets by searching Wanderu.com. Overall, Amtrak Empire Service serves 138 routes, connecting 16 cities in one country. To cover all these routes Amtrak Empire Service runs an average of 155 trips per day and 4,339 trips per month. These train trips range in price from $18.98 to $115.21 based on a variety of factors.

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Amtrak Empire Service train Coverage

Daily Trips155
stations16
cities16
countries1

Amtrak Empire Service train amenities

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

Reviews from Wanderu Customers traveling with Amtrak Empire Service

Overall review score for Amtrak Empire Service
4.7
Based on 149 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.4
Timeliness
4.5
Staff
4.4
Value
3.8
Condition
4.6
Reviews from Wanderu Customers traveling with Amtrak Empire Service
Natalie
5.0
May 28, 2020Solo travel
Pros
The price
Cons
Nothing
Tips
Make sure to wear face mask
Jeff
5.0
May 22, 2020Visiting friends
Pros
Quick and efficent
Michela
4.0
May 10, 2020Visiting family
Pros
I like the fact that it was a smooth ride there and back
Cons
The seats could have been a lil bigger but other then that it was great
Tips
No
Robert
5.0
May 9, 2020Solo travel
Pros
I haven't been on a train ride in 23 years. I enjoyed it very much besides the tree that hindered us for about an hour
Tiangue
5.0
May 6, 2020Solo travel
Pros
It was fast and there was time stamps for every stop.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do Amtrak Empire Service trains have WiFi?

Yes, Amtrak Empire Service offers WiFi on their trains. Although most trips with Amtrak Empire Service 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 Empire Service 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 Empire Service 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 Empire Service 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 Empire Service's schedule?

On a typical day, Amtrak Empire Service has 155 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 Empire Service 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 Empire Service 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 Empire Service trains?

Yes, there are bathrooms on Amtrak Empire Service 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 Empire Service 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 Empire Service ticket?

Amtrak Empire Service 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 Empire Service offer any premium features like extra legroom or movies?

Amtrak Empire Service 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 Empire Service 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.

Amtrak Empire Service serves travelers in United States with train service to 16 destinations. These are the most popular Amtrak Empire Service schedules and routes.

Rochester to New York
Daily Trips1
Price$90.81
Buffalo to New York
Daily Trips1
Price$92.17
New York to Rhinebeck
Daily Trips6
Price$40.66
New York to Hudson
Daily Trips6
Price$52.86
Poughkeepsie to New York
Daily Trips5
Price$37.95

Cheap Amtrak Empire Service ticket deals users recently found on Wanderu.

With 155 Amtrak Empire Service trips per day, there are a lot of great deals to uncover for the bargain hunter and Amtrak Empire Service tickets start at just $18.98. Check out some of the latest and greatest deals snatched up by Wanderu users.

New York to Rhinebeck
Travel DateThu Jun 4
Price$40.66
Depew to Niagara Falls
Travel DateThu Jun 4
Price$18.98
Poughkeepsie to Rensselaer
Travel DateThu Jun 4
Price$37.95
Rensselaer to Croton-On-Hudson
Travel DateThu Jun 4
Price$55.57
Yonkers to New York
Travel DateThu Jun 4
Price$23.04