Amtrak Wi-Fi

Amtrak offers free onboard Wi-Fi in select trains and stations throughout the country. Learn how to connect to the Amtrak Wi-Fi to stay connected while traveling.

How to connect to Amtrak Wi-Fi?

  1. Open Settings and Turn on Wi-Fi ·
  2. Connect to the “Amtrak_WiFi” Wi-Fi network.
  3. Select Accept & Connect and you will be connected to the Amtrak Wi-Fi.

Note: On Capitol Corridor and San Joaquins trains, the Wi-Fi Network Name (SSID) is “YourTrainWiFi”.

Wi-Fi landing page not opening?

If you are not automatically redirected to the Amtrak Wi-Fi landing page, try one of the following methods:

  • Open a browser and type in your browser and it will redirect you to the Amtrak welcome screen.
  • Alternately, clear your browser cache and open or
  • Go to Wi-Fi settings and select Amtrak_WiFi and click Forget This Network and Turn Auto-Join off and try again.

While Amtrak does not provide technical support to customers experiencing network difficulties, you may reach out to the train conductor who may report the incident to an offsite monitoring service.

Trains and Stations with Wi-Fi

AcelaKeystoneBaltimore, MD - Penn Station
Adirondack (not available in Canada)Lake Shore LimitedBoston, MA - South Station (inside the lounge only)
Amtrak Cascades (not available in Canada)Lincoln ServiceChicago, IL - Union Station
Amtrak Hartford LineMaple Leaf (not available in Canada)Lorton, VA
Auto TrainMissouri River RunnerNew York, NY - Moynihan Station
Blue WaterNortheast RegionalNew York, NY - Penn Station (in gate areas and inside the lounge)
Capitol CorridorPacific SurflinerPhiladelphia, PA - William H Gray III 30th Street Station (in gate areas and inside the lounge)
CardinalPalmettoProvidence, RI
CarolinianPennsylvanianSanford, FL
CrescentPere MarquetteWashington, DC - Union Station (in gate areas and inside the lounge)
DowneasterSan JoaquinsWestwood, MA - Route 128
Empire ServiceSilver MeteorWilmington, DE - Wilmington Station
Ethan Allen ExpressSilver Star
Hiawatha ServiceValley Flyer
Illinois Zephyr/Carl SandburgWolverine Service

How fast is Amtrak Wi-Fi?

Amtrak does not support high-bandwidth internet browsing. It is ideal for checking emails and browsing the web and social media apps. Access to streaming music , streaming videos such as Spotify, Apple Music, Netflix and YouTube and downloading large file sizes and other high-bandwidth actions will be limited. It is recommended to download any necessary files before boarding the train to not solely rely on the Wi-Fi.

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