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CrossCountry is a popular train company offering very affordable ticket options to top travel destinations. You will always find the cheapest CrossCountry tickets by searching Wanderu.com. Overall, CrossCountry serves 4 routes, connecting 2 cities in one country. To cover all these routes CrossCountry runs an average of 6 trips per day and 18 trips per month. These train trips range in price from $29.14 to $104.34 based on a variety of factors.
Do CrossCountry trains have WiFi?
Yes, CrossCountry offers WiFi on their trains. Although most trips with CrossCountry 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. CrossCountry 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 CrossCountry 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 CrossCountry 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 CrossCountry's schedule?
On a typical day, CrossCountry has 6 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?
Yes, CrossCountry offers the option to purchase will call tickets. Will call tickets are an option that allows you to book the tickets ahead of time online, then pick up the tickets from an agent or kiosk once you arrive at the station. Note that you will need to bring the confirmation information you received when you made your ticket purchase. If you choose to use the will call ticket option with CrossCountry, please make sure to bring the same credit card you used to purchase the tickets with you when you pick them up.
Do you need an ID to get on the train?
No, CrossCountry does not require an ID to board its trains at this time. Of course, it is always a good idea to carry a government-issued ID whenever you hit the road.
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Are there bathrooms on CrossCountry trains?
No, there are no bathrooms available on CrossCountry trains. Though there are no bathrooms onboard, typically breaks are scheduled in the itinerary to allow passengers to use bathroom facilities along the way.
Are meals or beverages available?
CrossCountry provides snacks to satisfy your hunger during your travels. Be sure to pack a credit card and some cash in case you get hungry. Don’t worry about being parched while traveling with CrossCountry as they offer a beverage service to make sure you stay hydrated. Though we always recommend bringing a reusable water bottle with you to make sure you have water within easy reach and help reduce unnecessary plastic waste.
Do you have to print your CrossCountry ticket?
Yes, CrossCountry requires that all passengers have printed tickets to board the train. When you book with Wanderu and activate your account, you will be able to easily find and download your tickets for most trains.
Does CrossCountry offer any premium features like extra legroom or movies?
CrossCountry focuses on delivering a great travel experience at a low price and currently does not offer premium features like extra legroom or onboard entertainment. But these days, between your laptop, tablet, smartphone and e-reader, you’re the master of your own entertainment even on longer journeys.