List of busiest Amtrak stations

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30th Street Station in Philadelphia, Amtrak's third busiest train station in the nation, July 2016

This is a list of the train stations with the highest Amtrak ridership the United States in the fiscal year 2020 (October 2019 to September 2020). Ridership figures from 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019 have been provided for comparative purposes. In the fiscal year 2020, ridership was down significantly across the board due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The rankings exclude Amtrak stations located in Canada. Ridership numbers are for Amtrak only—commuter rail, subway, and other modes are not included.

Rank Station City State Region Ridership
FY 2015[1] FY 2016[2] FY 2017[3] FY 2018 FY 2019[4] FY 2020[5] 2019–2020
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1 Penn Station New York City New York Mid-Atlantic 10,189,521 10,436,909 10,397,729 10,132,025[6] 10,811,323 5,432,851 Decrease 49.75%
2 Washington Union Station Washington District of Columbia Mid-Atlantic 4,971,128 5,098,562 5,225,460 5,197,237[7] 5,207,223 2,606,059 Decrease 49.95%
3 30th Street Station Philadelphia Pennsylvania Mid-Atlantic 4,138,777 4,328,718 4,411,662 4,471,992[8] 4,503,055 2,261,194 Decrease 49.79%
4 Chicago Union Station Chicago Illinois Midwest 3,295,630 3,247,117 3,388,051 3,388,307[9] 3,331,527 1,688,452 Decrease 49.32%
5 South Station Boston Massachusetts New England 1,544,169 1,574,450 1,567,627 1,553,953[10] 1,585,216 793,113 Decrease 49.97%
6 Union Station Los Angeles California Southwest 1,589,391 1,635,039 1,716,392 1,717,405[11] 1,413,006 708,925 Decrease 50.46%
7 Sacramento Valley Station Sacramento California Southwest 1,027,013 1,051,001 1,073,584 1,089,223[11] 1,100,550 565,196 Decrease 48.64%
8 Penn Station Baltimore Maryland Mid-Atlantic 993,721 1,030,161 1,063,628 1,041,232[12] 1,043,542 538,330 Decrease 48.41%
9 Albany–Rensselaer Rensselaer New York Mid-Atlantic 825,353 885,176 803,348 800,368[6] 806,960 450,965 Decrease 44.12%
10 Union Station New Haven Connecticut New England 698,656 642,471 627,065 697,603[13] 778,534 425,723 Decrease 45.32%

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  1. ^ "National Fact Sheet, FY 2015" (PDF). Amtrak. July 2016. Archived from the original (PDF) on August 20, 2016. Retrieved November 24, 2019.
  2. ^ "National Fact Sheet FY 2016" (PDF). Amtrak. July 2017. Retrieved January 28, 2018.
  3. ^ "Amtrak Company Profile (FY 2017)" (PDF). Amtrak. March 2018. p. 2. Retrieved June 1, 2020.
  4. ^ "Amtrak Company Profile (FY 2019)" (PDF). Amtrak. March 31, 2019. p. 2. Retrieved June 1, 2020.
  5. ^ "Amtrak Company Profile (FY2020)" (PDF). Amtrak. April 19, 2021. p. 3. Retrieved May 5, 2021.
  6. ^ a b "Amtrak Fact Sheet, Fiscal Year 2018, State of New York" (PDF). Amtrak. June 2019. Retrieved November 23, 2019.
  7. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, Fiscal Year 2018, District of Columbia" (PDF). Amtrak. June 2019. Retrieved November 23, 2019.
  8. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, Fiscal Year 2018, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania" (PDF). Amtrak. June 2019. Retrieved November 23, 2019.
  9. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, Fiscal Year 2018, State of Illinois" (PDF). Amtrak. June 2019. Retrieved November 23, 2019.
  10. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, Fiscal Year 2018, Commonwealth of Massachusetts" (PDF). Amtrak. June 2019. Retrieved November 24, 2019.
  11. ^ a b "Amtrak Fact Sheet, Fiscal Year 2018, State of California" (PDF). Amtrak. June 2019. Retrieved November 24, 2019.
  12. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, Fiscal Year 2018, State of Maryland" (PDF). Amtrak. June 2019. Retrieved November 24, 2019.
  13. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, Fiscal Year 2018, State of Connecticut" (PDF). Amtrak. June 2019. Retrieved November 24, 2019.