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Temporary Lake Shore Limited Schedule Changes, Service Alerts, And Notices
Accommodations Offerings for Amtrak’s Lake Shore Limited
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, Boston South, and New York.
- 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 disabled passengers; accessible Bedrooms provide ample space for a wheelchair, with a sofa for two by day and upper and lower berths for the night.
Bikes, pets, 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. You cannot bring your fluffy friend if you are traveling end to end.
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.
Food offerings on the Lake Shore Limited
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 – is Amtrak’s meal program for passengers in private rooms or the Sleeper Lounge. Flex dining meals are warmed-prepared meals for breakfast and dinner, plus complimentary beverages.
2023-2024 Amtrak Lake Shore Limited Schedule
This schedule is a guide; check with Amtrak or eticket for exact times.
|Communities Served||–||Train 49/449|
|Read Down||This train runs daily.||Miles||Read up|
Union Station (CHI)
|11:59p||South Bend, IN (SOB)||84||9:04a | 9:07a|
|12:24a | 12:27a||Elkhart, IN (EKH)||101||8:43a|
|1:15a | 1:20a||Waterloo, IN (WTI)||156||7:51a|
|1:15a | 1:20a||Bryan, OH (BYN)||181||7:23a|
|2:55a | 3:15a||Toledo, OH (TOL)||234||6:13a | 6:33a|
|4:03a | 4:07a||Sandusky, OH (SKY)||281||5:09a | 5:13a|
|7:18a | 7:24a||Elyria, OH (ELY)||316||4:32a | 4:36a|
|5:38a | 5:50a||Cleveland, OH (CLE)||341||3:53a | 4:03a|
|7:18a | 7:24a||Erie, PA (ERI)||436||2:10a | 2:16a|
|8:53a | 9:05a||Buffalo, NY|
Depew Station (BUF)
|528||12:29a | 12:39a|
|10:00a | 10:06a||Rochester, NY|
Louise M. Slaughter Station (ROC)
|589||11:23p | 11:29p|
|11:28a | 11:42a||Syracuse, NY|
Regional Transportation Center (SYR)
|668||9:51p | 10:05p|
|12:37p | 12:42p||Utica, NY (UCA)||722||8:45p | 8:50p|
|2:15p | 2:21p||Schenectady, NY (SDY)||800||7:27p | 7:33p|
|2:53p||Albany-Rensselaer, NY (ALB)||818||7:05p|
|448||Train to/from Boston |
Train 48/49 below
|2:53p | 3:27p||Albany-Rensselaer, NY (ALB)||818||6:10p | 7:05p|
|4:30p||Pittsfield, MA (PIT)||867||4:42p|
|5:49p | 6:04p||Springfield, MA (SPG)||920||3:21p | 3:26p|
|7:30p | 7:32p||Worcester, MA|
Union Station (WOR)
|7:58p | 8:00p||Framingham, MA (FRA)||997||1:25p|
|8:24p | 8:26p||Boston, MA|
Back Bay Station (BBY)
South Station (BOS)
|48||Trains to/from New York||49|
|2:53p | 4:10p||Albany-Rensselaer, NY (ALB)||818||6:20p | 7:05p|
|4:55p||Rhinecliff, NY (RHI)||871||5:24p | 5:27p|
|5:13p||Poughkeepsie, NY (POU)||886||5:07p | 5:10p|
|5:53p||Croton-Harmon, NY (CRT)||927||4:23p | 4:26p|
|6:42p||New York, NY|
Moynihan Train Hall (NYP)
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Printable Amtrak Lake Shore Limited Schedule
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Lake Shore Limited Schedule Abbreviations
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.
+ = Saturday and Sunday times