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About Amtrak Thruway

Amtrak Thruway, also known as Amtrak Thruway Motorcoach, is a fleet of buses owned by Amtrak to connect train stations to areas without railroads or train service. With this service, passengers in these areas can access their nearest train station by taking a bus there. Likewise, Amtrak passengers can reach areas without train service by taking a connecting Thruway bus for the last leg of the trip. Amtrak Thruway buses can be found throughout the U.S., with 846 routes connecting 154 cities. Tickets are reasonably priced, starting at just DKK 21.37.

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Amtrak Thruway bus coverage

Daily Trips869
stations181
cities154
countries2

Amtrak Thruway bus amenities

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Amtrak Thruway reviews from Wanderu customers

Overall review score for Amtrak Thruway

(Based on 274 reviews)

4.6
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort

4.3

Timeliness

4.7

Staff

4.6

Value

4.1

Condition

4.7

Amtrak Thruway passenger reviews

4.0

Gerhard

28 May 2021 - Solo travel

Pros: It went good, we arrived after midnight, it was delayed 45 min. Tips: prepare for contingencys.

Pros: It went good, we arrived after midnight, it was delayed 45 min. Tips: prepare for contingencys.

5.0

Hayden

14 May 2021 - Vacation

Pros: driver was really nice, I liked that you could charge your phone on the bus as well! Cons: n/a. Tips: n/a.

Pros: driver was really nice, I liked that you could charge your phone on the bus as well! Cons: n/a. Tips: n/a.

5.0

Patricia F.

16 March 2021 - Visiting family

Pros: We were a Greeted as we boarded. Driver Explained rules:Keep mask on and No eating! Explained anticipated arrival time and was happy to direct us to boarding train to Denver Airport!!! Tips: Safe comfortable Ride... Arrived On Time!!

Pros: We were a Greeted as we boarded. Driver Explained rules:Keep mask on and No eating! Explained anticipated arrival time and was happy to direct us to boarding train to Denver Airport!!! Tips: Safe comfortable Ride... Arrived On Time!!

5.0

linda

15 March 2021 - Solo travel

Seats were blocked and masking was mandatory. I felt very safe!

Seats were blocked and masking was mandatory. I felt very safe!

5.0

Paulla

11 March 2021 - Solo travel

Pros: Someone else driving. Cons: It was all good. Tips: Bring water and food.

Pros: Someone else driving. Cons: It was all good. Tips: Bring water and food.

Amtrak Thruway Bus Guide & FAQs

Do Amtrak Thruway buses have WiFi?

No, unfortunately Amtrak Thruway does not offer WiFi aboard its buses at this time. However, we find that a good book makes the time fly by and streaming services like Netflix allow you download TV shows and movies that you can then watch during your trip. Plan ahead and you will stay entertained during the entire bus ride.

Are there power points or USB points on the bus?

Amtrak Thruway does not offer power points on their buses at this time. We suggest you charge up your laptop ahead of time and bring a power bank for your phone to extend its battery life for the duration of the trip. And remember - a good book doesn’t require any power.

What is Amtrak Thruway's schedule?

On a typical day, Amtrak Thruway has 869 scheduled bus 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 Thruway 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 bus?

Yes, Amtrak Thruway requires you to present an ID to an agent to be allowed to board the bus. 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 Thruway buses?

Yes, there are bathrooms on Amtrak Thruway buses. 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 Thruway does not offer meals or beverages onboard. We recommend you bring a drink and some snacks for your trip. We also suggest packing a reusable water bottle with you to reduce your impact on the environment. However, note that most buses do not allow you to bring your own alcoholic drinks.

Do you have to print your Amtrak Thruway ticket?

Yes, Amtrak Thruway requires that all passengers have printed tickets to board the bus. When you book with Wanderu and activate your account, you will be able to easily find and download your tickets for most buses.

Does Amtrak Thruway offer any premium features like extra legroom or movies?

Amtrak Thruway 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.

Cheap Amtrak Thruway tickets recently found on Wanderu

With 869 Amtrak Thruway trips per day, there are a lot of great deals to uncover for the bargain hunter and Amtrak Thruway tickets start at just DKK 21.37. Check out some of the latest and greatest deals snatched up by Wanderu users.

Los Angeles to San Jose
Travel DateMon 14 Jun
PriceDKK 305.26
Winona to St Paul
Travel DateMon 14 Jun
PriceDKK 128.21
Everett to Spokane
Travel DateMon 14 Jun
PriceDKK 158.74
Everett to Seattle
Travel DateMon 14 Jun
PriceDKK 67.16
Pullman to Spokane
Travel DateMon 14 Jun
PriceDKK 183.16