List of busiest Amtrak stations

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This is a list of the train stations with the highest Amtrak ridership the United States in the fiscal year 2016 (October 2015 to September 2016). Ridership figures from 2014 and 2015 have been provided for comparative purposes.[1][2][3][4] The rankings exclude Amtrak stations located in Canada. Ridership numbers are for Amtrak only—commuter rail, subway, and other modes are not included.

Map of busiest stations, color-coded by ridership. Click for larger version.
Boston's South Station, built in 1899, is the northern terminus of the Northeast Corridor
Lancaster station serves the Keystone Service and Pennsylvanian routes
Rank Station City State Region 2014
Ridership
2015
Ridership
2016
Ridership
2015-2016
Change
1 Penn Station New York City New York Mid-Atlantic 10,024,474 10,189,521 10,436,909 +2.43%
2 Union Station Washington District of Columbia Mid-Atlantic 5,028,928 4,971,128 5,098,562 +2.56%
3 30th Street Station Philadelphia Pennsylvania Mid-Atlantic 4,083,704 4,138,777 4,328,718 +4.59%
4 Chicago Union Station Chicago Illinois Midwest 3,377,259 3,295,630 3,247,117 −1.47%
5 Union Station Los Angeles California Southwest 1,551,090 1,589,391 1,635,039 +2.87%
6 South Station Boston Massachusetts New England 1,491,095 1,544,169 1,574,450 +1.96%
7 Sacramento Valley Station Sacramento California Southwest 1,022,322 1,027,013 1,051,001 +2.34%
8 Penn Station Baltimore Maryland Mid-Atlantic 1,032,527 993,721 1,030,161 +3.67%
9 Albany–Rensselaer Rensselaer New York Mid-Atlantic 781,597 825,353 855,176 +3.61%
10 Santa Fe Depot (Union Station) San Diego California Southwest 686,953 773,497 777,352 +0.50%
11 Providence Station Providence Rhode Island New England 665,670 690,752 717,537 +3.88%
12 Wilmington Station Wilmington Delaware Mid-Atlantic 704,523 700,341 691,694 −1.23%
13 BWI Rail Station Linthicum Maryland Mid-Atlantic 692,268 669,609 689,042 +2.90%
14 Penn Station Newark New Jersey Mid-Atlantic 677,175 641,346 661,344 +3.12%
15 King Street Station Seattle Washington Pacific Northwest 626,623 604,832 649,491 +7.38%
16 Union Station New Haven Connecticut New England 714,146 698,656 642,471 −8.04%
17 Back Bay Boston Massachusetts New England 566,892 578,403 611,527 +5.73%
18 Milwaukee Intermodal Station Milwaukee Wisconsin Midwest 596,415 594,076 597,134 +0.51%
19 Union Station Portland Oregon Pacific Northwest 585,828 561,596 590,076 +5.07%
20 Emeryville Emeryville California Southwest 578,386 587,926 581,573 −1.08%
21 Lancaster Lancaster Pennsylvania Mid-Atlantic 529,409 541,252 560,257 +3.51%
22 Harrisburg Transportation Center Harrisburg Pennsylvania Mid-Atlantic 498,995 508,685 508,624 −0.01%
23 Bakersfield Bakersfield California Southwest 521,423 513,884 491,824 −4.29%
24 Irvine Transportation Center Irvine California Southwest 406,451 421,736 450,732 +6.88%
25 Route 128 Westwood Massachusetts New England 436,359 444,670 450,301 +1.27%

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Amtrak National Facts". Retrieved June 2, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Amtrak National Facts". Retrieved October 18, 2015. 
  3. ^ "National Fact Sheets: FY 2014" (PDF). Amtrak. September 2015. Retrieved October 18, 2015. 
  4. ^ "National Fact Sheet: FY 2015" (PDF). Amtrak. February 2016. Retrieved March 9, 2016.