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Nice way to save driving 855 miles

We arrived and boarded on time. Note there is a Sunoco gas station 1/2 mile from the station as gas... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
IslandzGirl
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Gainesville, Florida
via mobile
Car Train from Sanford, FL to Washington DC

Have used the Amtrak Car Train twice and both times has been late for 5 hours. The first time from... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Maria M
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York, Pennsylvania
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1 week ago
“Nice way to save driving 855 miles”
3 weeks ago
“Car Train from Sanford, FL to Washington DC”
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Sanford, FL 32771-2385
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived and boarded on time. Note there is a Sunoco gas station 1/2 mile from the station as gas is cheaper in FL. We also ate at the Willow Tree Cafe before boarding as lunch is not served aboard. (Great German food.) The roomette...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have used the Amtrak Car Train twice and both times has been late for 5 hours. The first time from Lorton, VA to Sanford,FL it was late 5 hrs. Second time from Sanford, FL to Lorton, VA and it was also 5 hrs late. The...More

Thank Maria M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time rider on the auto train North; Sanford-Lorton. Very pleasant experience; auto was video before loading to ensure a record of vehicle condition in case anything unfortunate happens enroute. We paid extra to be one of the first 30 vehicles off loaded and it...More

Thank Edward K
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Reviewed 15 July 2018

Our July 2018 auto train trip was safe and stress-less. All Amtrak personnel were informative and helpful; the off-loading of the cars was fast and efficient; and the dining was very nice. We’re glad we had the experience. We’re not sure we’d do it again,...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

So decided to try the auto train from DC to Orlando. Not bad, price was fair. Served two meals a dinner and breakfast with the ticket. They were ok and about what you would expect. It was nice not having to drive and wish I...More

Thank Don C
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

From Sanford to Lorton Va. the Auto-train is our preferred method of travel. Your car comes along in secure enclose carriers and arrives clean and without damage so common on truck carriers. Train serves a decent dinner and breakfast. Beats the hassle of airports and...More

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ndlssmiles
23 June 2018|
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Response from IslandzGirl |
There are restrooms in each sleeper passenger car-upper and lower. None in the sleeper dining car. Sorry I don’t know about coach cars as I did not go in them.
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