Help! I tried making a online Amt. Reservation from Lacross WI to Chicago to Albany NY to Rutland VT and it wont quote me a thru price

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Help! I tried making a online Amt. Reservation from Lacross WI to Chicago to Albany NY to Rutland VT and it wont quote me a thru price
Posted by divebardave on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 2:47 PM

So when you make a trip that has 3 or more transfers the computer cant figure that out??

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Posted by PJS1 on Thursday, December 19, 2019 10:00 PM

Here is what I got when I put in La Cross to Rutland in Amtrak’s online reservation system for January 15, 2020.

Depart La Cross at 10:47 am on Train Number 8, the Empire Builder.  Arrive Chicago at 3:55 pm.  Depart Chicago at 9:30 pm on Train Number 48, the Lake Shore Limited.  Arrive Schenectady, NY at 1:53 pm January 16th.  Depart Schenectady at 5:28 pm on Train Number 291, the Ethan Allen Express.  Arrive Rutland at 7:52 pm.

The value coach fare would be $184; the flexible coach fare would be $354.  A roomette and/or business class seat would be $768.

The recommended connection from the Lake Shore Limited to the Ethen Allen is at Schenectady.  If you need to stop over in Albany, I suspect you would have to book La Cross to Albany and then Albany to Rutland.  However, you could try the multi-city function to see if it would allow you to book it online.  Otherwise, call Amtrak.  They can help you with a stopover booking.    

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Posted by NorthWest on Thursday, December 19, 2019 11:28 PM

Welcome back, Raymond?

Amtrak's reservation system is working for me, too.

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Posted by Deggesty on Friday, December 20, 2019 8:09 AM

Try calling Amtrak to make your reservation; you may have to wait a while to talk with someone, but you will be able to reserve accommodations on severeal trains.

Johnny

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