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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 208 routes, connecting 16 cities in one country. To cover all these routes Amtrak Empire Service runs an average of 375 trips per day and 5,248 trips per month. These train trips range in price from PLN 40.30 to PLN 472.58 based on a variety of factors.

Contact Amtrak Empire Service

Phone number: US: 1 (800) 872-7245

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Amtrak Empire Service train coverage

Daily Trips375
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

(Based on 184 reviews)

4.6
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort

4.3

Timeliness

4.6

Staff

4.4

Value

3.8

Condition

4.6

Amtrak Empire Service passenger reviews

5.0

Nasib

June 6, 2021 - Couples trip

Pros: Good. Cons: Not really just wifi can’t use I don’t know why :(. Tips: Good.

Pros: Good. Cons: Not really just wifi can’t use I don’t know why :(. Tips: Good.

5.0

Frank

June 5, 2021 - Vacation

On time and efficieny

On time and efficieny

5.0

Deborah

June 3, 2021 - Solo travel

Everything

Everything

5.0

Debra Irene

May 27, 2021 - Visiting family

Pros: It was about 1.45 hours from NYC Penn's Station to Poughkeepsie, NY. Amtrak is a mask zone everywhere. That means, one must wear a mask, whether inoculated with the vaccine or not, at all times. Cons: Wifi was sketchy due to dead zones. It worked...sometimes. Tip...

Pros: It was about 1.45 hours from NYC Penn's Station to Poughkeepsie, NY. Amtrak is a mask zone everywhere. That means, one must wear a mask, whether inoculated with the vaccine or not, at all times. Cons: Wifi was sketchy due to dead zones. It worked...sometimes. Tips: For bedrooms, do not expect two full grown adults to sleep on sofa. Unless you can get up on top bunk easily, you need to get 2 bedrooms that adjoin or 2 separate roomettes. Fyi...everything on the train is designed for small to medium build and height people.

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1.0

Md a

May 26, 2021 - Visiting family

Pros: The seats are very congested. There's barely any space for the legs. Cons: Needs more leg space.

Pros: The seats are very congested. There's barely any space for the legs. Cons: Needs more leg space.

Most popular Amtrak Empire Service routes

The train from New York to Buffalo is Amtrak Empire Service’s most popular route. Trips from New York to Rensselaer and New York to Niagara Falls are also highly popular.

Top Amtrak Empire Service routes

RouteDaily TripsDurationPrice
New York to Buffalo216h 30mPLN 249
New York to Rensselaer75h 9mPLN 132
New York to Niagara Falls218h 0mPLN 249
Poughkeepsie to New York720h 1mPLN 81
New York to Rhinebeck72h 42mPLN 84
Utica to New York16h 0mPLN 194
New York to Syracuse220h 0mPLN 194
New York to Rochester20h 30mPLN 194
New York to Hudson70h 3mPLN 114

Amtrak Empire Service Train Guide & FAQs

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 375 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.

Cheap Amtrak Empire Service tickets recently found on Wanderu

With 375 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 PLN 40.30. Check out some of the latest and greatest deals snatched up by Wanderu users.