Does AmTrak accept PayPal?

AmTrak is the largest train passenger transportation system in the United States, while they accept many ways to book your ticket, the question of AmTrak accepting PayPal is widely asked.

Does AmTrak accept PayPal? No, they don’t accept PayPal, but there is a way around it.

Let’s take a look at how you can buy an AmTrak train ticket using your PayPal balance.

Why would you choose PayPal to purchase AmTrak tickets?

This is a question that many people ask, while AmTrak accepts most of the credit cards, which are American Express, Discover®, Mastercard®, VISA, Universal Air Travel Plan, Diners Club, JCB or China Union Pay credit card, why would you check out with PayPal?

Well first of all, PayPal offers great scam protection, it is fast and … we got used with it. Most of the websites accept PayPal, it is convenient not having to input those 16 digits used by credit cards, the security code and all other information. That’s why.

There are other reasons why people would like AmTrak to accept PayPal, beside the convenience of using PayPal, many people have balances available, either from previous PayPal Gift Cards purchased months ago, or other sources, and they would like to use it.

How can I purchase an AmTrak train ticket with PayPal if they don’t accept it?

Well the only way to get around this would be to purchase a prepaid debit card or a gift card using your PayPal balance.

If you would like to purchase a AmTrak Gift Card from Amazon, you could use your PayPal Cash Card or PayPal Business Debit Mastercard (if have one), note: Amazon doesn’t directly accept PayPal.