Amtrak Crescent Schedule
Amtrak Crescent Schedule

2023 Amtrak Crescent Schedule & More

Amtrak Crescent Schedule and printable timetables are below. Additionally, you can click on each station to see what amenities they offer.

This page displays best on mobile devices if you hold your phone horizontally. These are also guides, and Amtrak can change times at any time.

Service Alerts and Notices

The gray button below leads you to Amtrak’s official schedule changes relating to hurricanes and other tropical storms.

Accommodations Offerings for the Crescent

Coach Seating

Coach seating – features comfortable reclining seats with ample legroom and a fold-down tray, individual reading lights, and 120v electric outlets.

Amtrak Viewliner II Roomette
A view of an Amtrak Viewliner II Roomette

Sleeper Car (Rooms)

All rooms include:

  • Fresh linens and towels
  • Complimentary meals
  • Lounge access in New Orleans, Philidelphia, New York Penn, and Washington DC
  • Dedicated car attendant

Bedroom – these rooms give you twice the space of a Roomette with seating by day, upper and lower berths by night, and an in-room restroom and shower.

Roomette – these accommodations offer passengers seating by day that turns into upper and lower berths at night. Additionally, you have access to a shower in your car.

Accessible Room – these rooms offer accommodations for passengers with a disability; accessible Bedrooms with a restroom in the room. The room provides ample space for a wheelchair, with a sofa for two by day and an upper and lower berth for the night.


Bicycle – Space is available for standard, full-size bicycles (up to 50 lbs, 70 inches x 41 inches x 8.5 inches). Amtrak stores bikes in designated bike racks/areas inside Coach passenger cars or the baggage car (if available).


Pet – Amtrak allows dogs and cats up to 20 pounds (combined weight of pet and carrier) for trips up to seven hours. You cannot bring your pet if the trip lasts seven hours.


Checked Baggage – Two bags up to 50 lbs. and 75 linear inches are allowed per person for free. Charges
apply for additional and oversized luggage. Not all locations can handle checked baggage. Click the station links below to see if they offer checked baggage service.


Wheelchair Ramp Or Lift – is available to assist passengers in boarding and detraining with a wheeled mobility device.

Food Offerings On The Crescent

Cafe – offers a variety of meals, snacks, and beverages for sale, and it is available for all customers from early morning until late at night. You can find the cafe between the coach cars and the sleeper lounge.

Flex Dining – complimentary meals for customers in private rooms or the Sleeper Lounge. Flex dining meals are prepared and warmed on the train. They include breakfast, with the menu for lunch and dinner, plus complimentary beverages.

Amtrak Crescent Schedule

Use this information as a guide; check with Amtrak or eticket for exact times.

Train 19
Communities ServedTrain 20
Read DownDaily trainMilesRead up
2:15pNew York, NY
Moynihan Train Hall (NYP)
5:56p +
2:32p | 2:37pNewark, NJ
Penn Station (NWK)
5:34p +
N/AMetropark, NJ (MET)245:32p
5:16p | 5:18p+
N/ANew Brunswick, NJ (NBK)325:22p
5:06p | 5:08p+
N/APrinceton Junction, NJ (PJC)485:04p
4:52p | 4:54p+
3:14p | 3:18pTrenton, NJ (TRE)584:51p | 4:51p
4:42p | 4:44p+
3:47p | 3:54pPhiladelphia, PA
William H. Gray III 30th St. Station (PHL)
914:16p | 4:21p
4:06p | 4:14p+
4:16p | 4:19pWilmington, DE (WIL)1163:46p | 3:50p
3:40p | 3:43p+
5:13p | 5:17pBaltimore, MD
Penn Station (BAL)
1852:55p | 2:58p
2:51p | 2:54p+
Baltimore, MD
BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI)
1962:40p | 2:41p
2:35p | 2:36p+
6:05p | 6:30pWashington, DC
Union Station (WAS)
2261:45p | 2:15p
1:45p | 2:10p+
6:46p | 6:49pAlexandria, VA (ALX)2341:22p
7:20p | 7:22pManassas, VA (MSS)25912:18p | 12:20p
7:54p | 7:55pCulpeper, VA (CP)29411:45a | 11:46a
8:47p | 8:52pCharlottesville, VA (CVS)33810:49a | 10:54a
10:00p | 10:16pLynchburg, VA (LYH)3999:37a | 9:41a
11:22p | 11:24pDanville, VA (DAN)4628:26a | 8:28a
12:25a | 12:32aGreensboro, NC (GRO)5137:22a | 7:29a
12:49aHigh Point, NC (HPT)5297:01a
1:25aSalisbury, NC (SAL)5636:15a | 6:17a
2:30a | 2:55aCharlotte, NC (CLT)6055:06a | 5:31a
3:22aGastonia, NC (GAS)6274:04a
4:21a | 4:24aSpartanburg, SC (SPB)6823:01a | 3:04a
5:24a | 5:31aGreenville, SC (GRV)7132:18a | 2:23a
6:07a | 6:09aClemson, SC (CSN)7431:40a | 1:41a
6:45aToccoa, GA (TCA)7771:03a | 1:05a
7:25a | 7:28aGainesville, GA (GNS)81412:21a | 12:24a
8:43a | 9:08aAtlanta, GA (ATL)86311:00p | 11:29p
10:28a | 10:30aAnniston, AL (ATN)9636:57p | 6:59p
12:45p | 1:03pBirmingham, AL (BHM)10275:15p | 5:24p
1:58p | 2:02pTuscaloosa, AL (TCL)10823:11p | 3:14p
4:13p | 4:19pMeridian, MS
Union Station (MEI)
11791:32p | 1:37p
5:14p | 5:16pLaurel, MS (LAU)123512:18p | 12:20p
5:49p | 5:53pHattiesburg, MS (HBG)126411:41a | 11:45a
6:55p | 6:57pPicayune, MS (PIC)132810:35a | 10:37a
7:19p | 7:22pSlidell, LA (SDL)134610:10a | 10:12a
9:02pNew Orleans, LA
Union Passenger Terminal (NOL)
Final StopStationsMilesRead Up
This schedule is a guide; check with Amtrak for current times. ‘

Abbreviations For Amtrak Crescent Schedule

R = Receive passengers only; you can board the train but not buy a ticket to this station using this train.

D = Depart only; you can buy a ticket to this station, but you cannot leave this station on this train. Early departures are possible.

* = Stations with Amtrak Connecting Services.

+ = These times apply if you arrive or depart stations between Washington, DC, and New York on Saturday or Sunday.

Printable Amtrak Crescent Schedule

Here is a PDF for you to download or print.

A few other links

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