Passengers can book the Auto Train by visiting a local Amtrak station, by purchasing a ticket on Amtrak.com or by calling the Amtrak reservation number. Passengers may also call the special Auto Train number, 877-SKIP-I-95 (877-754-7495), as of 2015. The train serves two stations: Lorton, Virginia, and Sanford, Florida.
Customers wishing to purchase roomette or bedroom accommodations should book their trip as far in advance as possible to guarantee availability. All fares include meals. Cars begin loading at 11:30 a.m. daily and passengers may begin boarding at 2:30 p.m. for the 4 p.m. departure. Trucks, motorcycles, SUVs and a limited number of enclosed trailers, boats and jet skis may be transported. Passengers cannot access vehicles for the duration of the journey.