Amtrak Increases Daily Service to Norfolk

Flexible options to travel from Virginia to the Northeast

WASHINGTON – Amtrak Northeast Regional service will soon offer a third daily departure from Norfolk, Va., giving customers more flexibility and convenience for travel within Virginia, to Washington, D.C., and to cities in the Northeast and a five total daily Amtrak services to the Hampton Roads region Service on the additional frequency to and from the waterfront city begins on July 11. Tickets are now available for purchase.

In addition to existing early and mid-morning departures, the new daily service will depart Norfolk in the early afternoon. July 11 is also the restoration of a second daily roundtrip service to and from Newport News.

The Norfolk station at 280 Park Ave. is also a stop for the Amtrak Thruway Bus Connection for service to the Amtrak station in Newport News, Va.

The Virginia Passenger Rail Authority supports Amtrak Northeast Regional service that serve Norfolk, Richmond, Newport News, Lynchburg, Roanoke and other points within Virginia, providing same-seat trips and thru service to and from the Northeast Corridor.

Customers experience a comfortable and enjoyable way to travel on a national network serving more than 500 destinations, and benefits such as a free and generous baggage policy, free Wi-Fi, no middle seat and an easy, streamlined boarding process.

Amtrak Northeast Regional Service offers Coach and Business Class seating with power outlets for charging laptops and mobile devices. The Café Car offers sandwiches, salads, snacks and hot and cold beverages, including a variety of wine, beer and soda.

Ticketing and reservations can be done on Amtrak.comAmtrak mobile apps, or by calling 800-USA-Rail. Boarding documents can be self-printed, or customers using a smartphone or mobile device can present the eTicket to the conductor by opening a document in their email.

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