Here is the 2022 schedule (timetable) for Amtrak’s Cardinal.
This page gives you a quick look at Amtrak’s Cardinal Schedule. If you are looking for a printable timetable, there is one at the bottom. You can click on each station to see what amenities they offer.
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Accommodations Offerings for the Cardinal
Coach seating – 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 Chicago, New York, Philidelphia. 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 are located on the entry level of the train and provide ample space for a wheelchair, with a sofa for two by day and upper and lower berth by night.
Bikes, Pets, Wi-fi, and Luggage
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.
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. You can click the station links below to see if they offer checked baggage service.
Wi-fi -Amtrak offers Wi-fi free of charge that supports general web browsing activities. Due to limited
bandwidth onboard the trains, our wi-fi does not support high-bandwidth actions such as streaming music,
streaming video, or downloading large files.
Food offerings on the Cardinal
Cafe – offers a variety of meals, snacks, and beverages for sale, and it is available for all passengers from early morning until late at night. You can find the cafe between the coach cars and the sleeper lounge.
Flex Dining – is complimentary dining for sleeping passengers to enjoy in private rooms or the Sleeper Lounge. Flex dining meals are warmed prepared meals for breakfast and dinner, plus complimentary beverages.
Amtrak’s Cardinal Schedule 2022
|Communities Served||Miles||Train 50 |
|We-Fr-Su||This train runs three days a week.||–||We-Fr-Su|
|6:45a||New York, NY|
Moynihan Train Hall (NYP)
|R 7:00a | 7:05a||Newark, NJ – Penn Station (NWK)||10||D 10:03p|
|7:37a | 7:42a||Trenton, NJ (TRE)||58||D 9:27p|
|8:07a | 8:15a||Philadelphia, PA |
William H. Gray III 30th St. Station (PHL)
|8:44a.||Wilmington, DE (WIL)||116||D 8:30p|
|9:30a||Baltimore, MD – Penn Station (BAL)||185||D 7:41p|
|10:18a | 10:59a||Washington, DC – Union Station (WAS)||225||D 6:44p|
|11:19a||Alexandria, VA (ALX)||233||D 6:27p|
|11:52p||Manassas, VA (MSS)||258||5:35p|
|12:25p||Culpeper, VA (CLP)||293||5:00p|
|1:43p | 1:52p||Charlottesville, VA (CVS)||340||3:35p | 3:44p|
|2:54p||Staunton, VA (STA)||379||2:38a|
|4:13p||Clifton Forge, VA (CLF)||437||1:09a|
|5:05p||White Sulphur Springs, WV (WSS)||472||12:01a|
|5:36p||Alderson, WV (ALD)||496||11:18a|
|6:06p||Hinton, WV (HIN)||517||10:50a|
|6:43p||Prince, WV (PRC)||540||10:18a|
|6:59p||Thurmond, WV (THN)||551||9:56a|
|7:50p||Montgomery, WV (MNG)||592||9:02a|
|8:23p | 8:29p||Charleston, WV (CHW)||619||8:31a|
|9:44p | 9:51p||Huntington, WV (HUN)||668||7:19a | 7:26a|
|10:14p||Ashland, KY (AKY)||683||6:45a|
|10:57p||South Shore, KY|
Portsmouth, OH (SPM)
|11:52p||Maysville, KY (MAY)||766||5:02a|
|1:31a | 1:41a|
Union Terminal (CIN)
|828||3:27a | 3:37a|
|3:36a||Connersville, IN (COI)||893||Tu, Th FR|
|5:15a | 6:00a||Indianapolis, IN (IND)||951||We-Fr-Su|
11:49p | 12:15a
|3:36a||Crawfordsville, IN (CRF)||998||10:30p|
|7:36a||Lafayette, IN – Amtrak Station (LAF)||1025||9:56p|
|7:40a||Rensselaer, IN (REN)||1072||7:45p|
|8:29a||Dyer, IN (DYE)||1118||6:45p|
|10:00a||Chicago, IL – Union Station (CHI)||1147||5:55p|
The single numbered schedules are just for one direction and come from Amtrak. The other combined one comes from another source. Either can be printed or stored.
Su- Sunday; Mo-Monday; Tu-Tuesday; We-Wednesday; Th-Thursday; Fr-Friday; Sa-Saturday
R = Receive passengers only; this means you can board the train, but you cannot buy a ticket on this train to this station.
D = Depart only; you can buy a ticket to this station but not from this station. The train may leave early from this stop.
* = Stations with Amtrak Connecting Services.