Passenger Age Restrictions

Passenger Age Restrictions

Children 12 years old and under are required to be accompanied by an adult who is at least 18 years old. Children who are 13, 14, or 15 may travel unaccompanied in accordance with Amtrak’s Unaccompanied Minor Policy. This policy includes the conditions that travel must be between two staffed stations and may not include travel on connecting bus service. You can read the full policy at

Please see our article covering identification requirements for adult passengers.
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