The Amtrak Crescent Schedule and printable timetables are below. Additionally, you can click on each station to see what amenities they offer.
Service Alerts and Notices
To avoid last-minute surprises, click the button below to keep up with any changes to your trip. From time to time, schedules need to change, or stations have upgrades, and this link fills you in. This link also helps keep you alert during hurricane and winter storms.
Accommodations Offerings For The Crescent
You can reserve a coach seating on the Crescent that features comfortable reclining seats with ample legroom and a fold-down tray, individual reading lights, and 120v electric outlets.
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
A Viewliner bedroom gives you twice the space of a Roomette with seating by day, upper and lower berths by night, and an in-room restroom and shower.
The Crescent roomette offers passengers seating by day that turns into upper and lower berths at night. Additionally, you have access to a shower in your car.
Or get an accessible room that offers disabled passengers an accessible bedroom with a restroom. They provide 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.
Each passenger may carry on:
- One personal item, 25 lbs. (12 kg) and 14 x 11 x 7 inches, and
- Two carry-on pieces of luggage, 50 lbs. (23 kg) and 28 x 22 x 14 inches each
- If you transfer to the Pacific Surfliner at some point along your journey, the baggage size for that train is up to 28 x 22 x 11 inches each.
Charges apply for additional and oversized luggage; check out Amtrak’s carry-on bag policy for more information.
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. 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.
|Communities Served||–||Train 20|
|Read Down||Daily train||Miles||Last Stop|
|2:15p||New York, NY|
Moynihan Train Hall (NYP)
Penn Station (NWK)
|N/A||Metropark, NJ (MET)||24||5:21p|
|3:18p||Trenton, NJ (TRE)||58||4:51p|
|3:48p | 3:55p||Philadelphia, PA|
William H. Gray III 30th St. Station (PHL)
|91||4:16p | 4:21p|
4:08p | 4:14p+
|4:19p||Wilmington, DE (WIL)||116||3:50p|
|5:08p | 5:15p||Baltimore, MD|
Penn Station (BAL)
BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI)
|6:03p | 6:30p||Washington, DC|
Union Station (WAS)
|226||1:47p | 2:15p|
|6:49p||Alexandria, VA (ALX)||234||1:19p|
|7:22p||Manassas, VA (MSS)||259||12:25p|
|7:55p||Culpeper, VA (CP)||294||11:51a|
|8:52p||Charlottesville, VA (CVS)||338||10:59a|
|10:00p | 10:16p||Lynchburg, VA (LYH)||399||9:37a | 9:41a|
|11:24p||Danville, VA (DAN)||462||8:28a|
|12:25a | 12:32a||Greensboro, NC (GRO)||513||7:22a | 7:29a|
|12:49a||High Point, NC (HPT)||529||7:01a|
|1:27a||Salisbury, NC (SAL)||563||6:17a|
|2:30a | 2:55a||Charlotte, NC (CLT)||605||5:06a | 5:31a|
|3:22a||Gastonia, NC (GAS)||627||4:04a|
|4:24a||Spartanburg, SC (SPB)||682||3:04a|
|5:24a | 5:31a||Greenville, SC (GRV)||713||2:23a|
|6:09a||Clemson, SC (CSN)||743||1:41a|
|6:45a||Toccoa, GA (TCA)||777||1:05a|
|7:28a||Gainesville, GA (GNS)||814||12:24a|
|8:43a | 9:08a||Atlanta, GA (ATL)||863||11:00p | 11:29p|
|10:30a||Anniston, AL (ATN)||963||6:59p|
|12:45p | 1:03p||Birmingham, AL (BHM)|
|1027||5:15p | 5:24p|
|2:02p||Tuscaloosa, AL (TCL)||1082||3:14p|
Union Station (MEI)
|5:16p||Laurel, MS (LAU)||1235||12:20p|
|5:49p | 5:53p||Hattiesburg, MS (HBG)||1264||11:45a|
|6:57p||Picayune, MS (PIC)||1328||10:37a|
|7:22p||Slidell, LA (SDL)||1346||10:12a|
|9:02p||New Orleans, LA|
Union Passenger Terminal (NOL)
|Final Stop||Stations||Miles||Read Up|
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 Friday and Saturday.
Printable Amtrak Crescent Schedule
Here is a PDF for you to download or print. Feel free to print out only the pages you need.