Once you book your reservation on Amtrak’s Auto Train, you may want to know where your room is on the train. This article should answer the fundamental questions about your space within the Auto Train.
This article covers rooms in a sleeper car and the layout of Amtrak’s Auto Train, also known as the consist.
This page is a guide, and Amtrak may change things at its discretion. I do not work for Amtrak, so if there are changes, it may take me a little time to keep this page current, but I’ll do my best.
What rooms are available on Amtrak’s Auto Train?
There are four types of rooms on the Auto train. Numbers identify roomettes and the family room. Superliner bedrooms and accessible bedrooms use letters. The train could be set up in either direction, meaning the sleepers or coaches can be upfront, and if that is the case, read the lineup below backward.
What side of the train is in my room?
The only information I can not help with is letting you know what side of the train you will be on. Train cars can run in either direction, and you won’t know how until you board the train.
52 is the Southbound train, and 53 is the Northbound
|52 Northbound Car Number||Car Type||53 Southbound Car Number|
|XXXX||Trans-dorm Car (staff)||XXXX|
|5241||Superliner Delux Sleeper||5341|
|Cafe||Sightseer Lounge/Cafe Car||Cafe|
|Dining||Superliner Dining Car||Dining|
|Lounge||Coach Passengers Sightseer Lounge||Lounge|
|Cafe||Cross-country Cafe Car||Cafe|
|Auto Racks & Other Seasonal Cars|
Where are rooms located in Amtrak’s Auto Train sleeping cars?
Below are Amtrak Sleeper car layouts.
Be aware that the schedule for the Auto Train changes on May 2, 2022; for more info, go to my page on Amtrak’s Auto Train Schedule.