Amtrak makes it pretty easy to make changes to your trip, whether you booked your reservation in person or on the Amtrak app. If your plans have changed and you need to change the date of your Amtrak reservation, you should be able to do it quickly and easily.
Amtrak does not technically charge any fees to change your reservation. However, it may charge other fees during the reservation change process. Its policy regarding reservation changes and fees are subject to change, so it is best to contact Amtrak yourself if you want to learn what fees may apply.
If you have the Amtrak app, you can make the needed changes by following these instructions:
If you are not able to see an option to modify your reservation, this means that your trip cannot be changed with the app.
To make the changes online without using the app, follow these steps:
If you do not have an Amtrak account and made the reservation while online as a guest, replace step two with the following steps:
You can also change your reservation date by phone. However, depending on call volume, you may be on hold for a while.
You can contact an Amtrak customer service representative by email or on the company's help forum.
After thousands of Amtrak customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem (and many others), we decided it was time to publish instructions. So we put together How Do I Change the Date of My Amtrak Reservation? to try to help. It takes time to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting Amtrak if necessary. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with guidance from this page.
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