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Amtrak Auto Train

Don't leave your car behind when you travel - bring your car with you while on the Amtrak Auto Train. The Auto Train transports you and your car (or your van, motorcycle, SUV, small boat, jet-ski, or other recreational vehicles) nonstop from the Washington, DC area to sunny Florida, just outside of Orlando.

Save hundreds of miles of driving, gasoline, and wear and tear on your car

North to South? South to North? Whichever way you are going, save the wear and tear on your car with the Auto Train! Sit back and relax as you avoid the 900-mile drive and instead opt into a hands-off, stress-free, relaxing journey on the Auto Train. Simply pack your car with everything you need for your trip between Lorton, Virginia (near Washington DC), and Sanford, Florida (near Orlando) and leave the driving behind. Once you’re onboard you can break out the cards, enjoy a meal and binge-watch your favorite series. Comfortable seats mean you can stretch out with miles of legroom or experience the ride from the privacy of your own sleeper. And please inquire about priority on-board and off-boarding for a simpler transit.

The best way to drive I-95

The Auto Train is easily accessible from its two stations in Lorton, Virginia (approximately 30 minutes from Washington, DC) and Sanford, Florida (approximately 30 minutes from Orlando) and departs daily from each station at 4 PM with an arrival of 9 AM the following morning.

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