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Amtrak Stations In Iowa

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There are 6 Amtrak Stations in Iowa. They serve two of the most scenic routes, the Southwest Chief and the California Zephyr. Taking the train west will lead you to California and east will take you to Chicago. The most scenic views on these trains are to the west from Iowa.

Amtrak Stations In Iowa

CityStation CodeRoutes
BurlingtonBRLCalifornia Zephyr
CrestonCRNCalifornia Zephyr
Fort MadisonFMDSouthwest Chief
Mt. PleasantMTPCalifornia Zephyr
OsceolaOSCCalifornia Zephyr
OttumwaOTMCalifornia Zephyr

Amtrak Trains In Iowa

Amtrak Stations In Iowa
Amtrak Stations In Iowa

To see all of the possible connections from Iowa see our Amtrak Maps page.

Amtrak Ticket Prices From Iowa

Train RouteBeginEndCoach Price
California ZephyrBurlingtonChicago$30
California ZephyrCrestonEmeryville, CA$127
Southwest ChiefFort MadisonLos Angeles$142

The Southwest Chief and California Zephyr have tickets available in coach and sleeper cars. They also feature an observation car that is open to all passengers.

Booking Amtrak Tickets From Iowa

To book a ticket for any Amtrak Station in Iowa, use our Amtrak ticket booking guide. It will help you to purchase tickets at the lowest price in any class. Amtrak also runs sales and discounts on most routes.

Heading to Emeryville, CA on the California Zephyr will put you near San Francisco. From Emeryville you can take a connecting bus into the city of San Francisco.

For more information on Amtrak trains check out our Amtrak Tips page and for videos check out our YouTube Channel.

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