List of Routes and Parks

The Northeast Corridor train rides on track with electric lines overhead.
The Northeast Corridor train travels over electrified track. Trails & Rails volunteers are onboard most of the year.

Ryan Stavely/NPS

Whether visiting iconic natural treasures such as the California coast, historic landmarks such as the Roosevelt mansion in Hyde Park or cultural attractions such as Gateway Arch National Park, Amtrak passengers can connect to public lands and engage in a better understanding of the need to preserve and protect these special natural and cultural resources.

Train # Dates Days of Week Start/Finish Cities Host Park
Adirondack 69 Jun 2 - Oct 28 Sat, Sun Croton-Harmon, NY - Hudson, NY Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historical Sites
238 Hudson, NY - Croton - Harmon, NY
69 Jun 2 - Oct 28 Sat, Sun Saratoga Springs, NY - Westport, NY Saratoga National Historical Park
68 Westport, NY - Saratoga Springs, NY
69 Jun 2 -Oct 28 Sat New York City - Albany/Rensselaer, NY National Parks of New York Harbor
238 Albany/Rensselaer - New York City
Empire Service 260 Jun 2 - Oct 28 Sat, Sun Albany/Rensselaer, NY - New York City Roosevelt - Vanderbilt National Historic Sites
233 New York City - Albany/Rensselaer
Capitol Limited 30 Apr 7 - Sep 29 Sat Cumberland, MD - Washington, DC Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park
29 Washington, DC - Cumberland, MD
NE Regional 152/164 Mar 17 - Dec 29 Sat Washington, D.C. - New York City National Mall and Memorial Parks
161/71 New York City - Washington, D.C.
155 Jan 2 - Dec 31 Sat New York City - Washington, D.C. National Parks of New York Harbor
168 Washington, D.C. - New York City
Crescent 19 May 22 - Sep 3 Tue, Wed, Thu Atlanta, GA - Birmingham, AL Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site
20 Birmingham, AL - Atlanta, GA
19 May 25 - Sep 3 Fri, Sat, Sun Atlanta, GA - Birmingham, AL
20 May 25 - Sep 4 Birmingham, AL - Atlanta, GA
Lincoln Service 302 May 26 - Sep 3 daily St. Louis, MO - Springfield, IL Gateway Arch National Park
301 Springfield, IL - St. Louis, MO
302 Sep, Oct, & Nov 1 - 15 Sat, Sun St. Louis, MO - Springfield, IL
301 Springfield, IL - St. Louis, MO
302 May 4 - Sep 3 Fri - Mon Springfield, IL - Chicago Lincoln Home National Historic Site
302 Sep 8 - Oct 28 Sat, Sun Springfield, IL - Chicago
Texas Eagle 21 May 4 - Sep 3 Fri - Mon Chicago - Springfield, IL Lincoln Home National Historic Site
21 Sep 8 - Oct 28 Sat, Sun Chicago - Springfield, IL
Wolverine 350 May 30 - Sep 1 Wed, Sat Chicago, IL - Niles, MI Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
Blue Water 365 May 30 - Sep 1 Wed, Sat Niles, MI - Chicago, IL Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
365 May 16, Jun 20, Jul 18, Aug 15, Sep 19, Oct 17 New Buffalo, MI - Chicago
264 May 16, Jun 20, Jul 18, Aug 15, Sep 19, Oct 17 Chicago - New Buffalo, MI
Empire Builder 8 May 27 - Sep 6 Sun, Tue, Thu Seattle, WA - Wenatchee, WA Klondike Gold Rush National Park
7 May 28 - Sep 7 Mon, Wed, Fri Wenatchee, WA - Seattle, WA
Coast Starlight 11 Apr 27 - Sep 23 Daily Seattle, WA - Portland, OR Klondike Goldrush National Historical Park
14 Portland, OR - Seattle, WA
14 Apr 5 - Sep 30 Thu, Fri Santa Barbara, CA - San Luis Obispo, CA Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail
11 San Luis Obispo, CA - Santa Barbara, CA
14 Apr 5 - Sep 30 Sat, Sun Santa Barbara, CA - San Jose, CA
11 San Jose, CA - Santa Barbara, CA
Pacific Surfliner 763 Apr 5 - Sep 30 Thu - Sun Santa Barbara, CA - San Luis Obispo, CA Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail
796 San Luis Obispo, CA - Santa Barbara, CA
769 Jun 2 - Aug 25 Sat San Diego - Los Angeles Cabrillo National Monument
580 Los Angeles - San Diego
Southwest Chief 3 May 12 - Sep 2 Sat, Sun La Junta, CO - Las Vegas, NM Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site
4 Las Vegas, NM - La Junta, CO
Heartland Flyer 821 May 25 - Sep 2 Fri, Sat, Sun Oklahoma City, OK - Fort Worth, TX Oklahoma City National Memorial
822 Fort Worth, TX - Oklahoma City, OK

Free Amtrak Route Podcasts on Select Train Routes

Free Amtrak Route Podcasts

Amtrak, the National Park Service's Trails and Rails Program, and the Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences at Texas A&M University have created audio podcasts to enhance your travel experience on the Sunset Limited (New Orleans - Los Angeles) and Texas Eagle trains (Chicago - San Antonio - Los Angeles). The podcasts, as your trip guide, will provide you with information on the travel experience, points of interest etc. to make your rail journey more enjoyable.