Amtrak Auto Train Experience: Sanford, FL to Lorton, VA – Roomette Sleeper Car

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Lorton, VA (Washington, DC) – Sanford, FL (Orlando): 17 hours 29 minutes Daily Departure

The Auto Train transports you and your car (or van, motorcycle, SUV, small boat, jet-ski or another recreational vehicle) nonstop from the Washington, DC area to Florida, just outside of Orlando (or vice versa) –

amtrak auto train experience

“Instead of being stuck in traffic on I-95, you and your vehicle could Get Carried Away 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.”

Amtrak Auto Train Experience Video

In this video, JOM of the Gravel Cyclist crew documents a November 2020 trip aboard Amtrak’s Auto Train from Sanford, Florida, to Lorton, Virginia. Vehicle loading, relaxing in an Amtrak Roomette, and vehicle unloading are all shown. This trip lead to some of the rides linked below.

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Inside the Amtrak Roomette

Continued from Above:

“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 with new low fares starting at $89 (plus the cost of your vehicle), it’s time to welcome the end of road trip hassles and enjoy a stress-free route by rail aboard the Auto Train.”

Additional Photos

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Vehicles loading in Sanford, Florida
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Pack your vehicle to the gills, no worries!
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Dinner Time
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Sleep Time
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Nearing Lorton, Virginia
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Amtrak Station, Lorton, Virginia
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G.C. former Prius unloaded at Lorton, Virginia

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