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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 162 routes, connecting 16 cities in one country. To cover all these routes Amtrak Empire Service runs an average of 374 trips per day and 5,243 trips per month. These train trips range in price from €10.27 to €139.51 based on a variety of factors.

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Amtrak Empire Service train coverage

Daily Trips374
stations16
cities16
countries1

Amtrak Empire Service train amenities

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

Amtrak Empire Service reviews from Wanderu customers

Overall review score for Amtrak Empire Service
4.6
Based on 158 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.4
Timeliness
4.5
Staff
4.4
Value
3.8
Condition
4.6
Amtrak Empire Service reviews from Wanderu customers
Regina
5.0
5 September 2020Visiting friends
Pros
not many people in my car which made me feel safe viv a vis coronavirus. bathroom was very clean, which was also a plus
Cons
less expensive seats
Elias
5.0
5 September 2020Visiting friends
Pros
Awesome
Cons
Nothing needed everything was great
Tips
No complaints as long as you wear your mask
Jake
4.0
20 August 2020Visiting family
Pros
Nice seats. Could use pads on the side of the headrest to lean against.
Cons
The price! Soooo expensive. The internet...
Tips
-Please no facetime without headphones
Pearly
5.0
4 July 2020Visiting family
Pros
Very fast.
Cons
Not so many ppl in one car.
Tips
Book in advance.
Maggie
5.0
19 June 2020Solo travel
Pros
On time
Cons
Add more schedule for departure fromNYC
Tips
Be there One hour. earlier than your time

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 points or USB points on the train?

Yes, there are power points 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 neighbour might want to charge up their devices as well. With the onboard power points, you can charge both a computer and USB devices with a power point USB converter 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 374 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 toilets 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 drinks offered during the trip?

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.

Cheap Amtrak Empire Service tickets recently found on Wanderu

With 374 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 €10.27. Check out some of the latest and greatest deals snatched up by Wanderu users.

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