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Travel to Washington

Dubai
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Travel to Washington

Hello,

We're planning to go to Washington DC from Mount Laurel. Wanted to take the train but they have "no checked baggage" for every train on that route. We will ofcourse have baggage. The only other option seems to be bus. But am concerned about the reviews of Greyhound that I've been reading. Any suggestions?

Loch Arbour, New...
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1. Re: Travel to Washington

How much luggage will you have? You can take your suitcases on the train, it just means that they won't stow it for you.

Bucks County...
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2. Re: Travel to Washington

How much baggage will you have?

Dubai
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3. Re: Travel to Washington

About 7 bags between the 4 of us as we're flying back from DC.

Bucks County...
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4. Re: Travel to Washington

You should have no problem with the luggage on the train. And don't worry about AMTRAK's luggage size and number regulations. They are not enforced between Boston and Washington. This is a common route for students and others, all bringing any manner and size of objects on the train. Large musical instruments, sporting equipment, and large laundry bags are common. I've even seen architectural models brought on board. Your items may be subject to TSA and/or dog searching.

Edited: 11:24 am, June 08, 2013
Dubai
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5. Re: Travel to Washington

Thank you for your help.

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