Based on 11 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
12 February 2020Solo travel
Cafe cart had minimal and not very appealing choices.
Bring a neck pillow, watch your belongings while on the Train.
22 November 2019Vacation
Staff were really friendly and sweet, observatory deck was awesome. Lack of wifi didn’t bother me
Was content with everything
Bring neck pillows and ear buds to make sleep easier.
12 September 2019Solo travel
The view and the beer.
The treatment of the passengers, the seats, the temperature of the car.
Don’t be noisy, take a shower before the trip, try to be discrete, don’t get drunk on board.
21 August 2019Visiting family
I had a great trip from DC to Chicago on The Capitol Amtrak . The staff at DC union was very helpful, one has to ask around a lot. Esp for a new traveller, every station is a new place esp Chicago union is very confusing. Getting off from intercity Amtrak and while tryi...More
The train was delayed at Toledo, Ohio for more than 1 1/2 hours as the train engineer who was supposed to embark and take us onwards was nowhere, for whatever reason. Hence I missed my connection at Chicago union and had to wait an extra 2 hours for the next Metra trai...More
If you want to see the sights, don’t take the night train... I changed to a fast train, which was very clean, fast and had a fantastic viewing coach etc, but I missed out on the the scenery, The Capitol Amtrak from Washington DC to Chicago is a night train!!! I’m from ...More
8 June 2019Visiting family
My husband and I were one of the 1st people on the train going from dc to chicago. They made us sit apart in seats 10 and 11. I told them I needed to sit with him because of a physical condition that I have and they refused to let us sit together. There were singles si...More
Don't listen to anyone and sit where you want to. There is no wifi on this line. Bathrooms are filthy.