Which seats to take with us?


Senior Community Member
In just under a month we are going on our very first Amtrak trip! We're super excited, but I think our 4 year old is the most excited!

Now, suggestions. Which seats should we bring? I've all ready did some research, so I know the seats won't be used on the train due to no seat belts, so that isn't the case.

We are going to visit my parents in Missouri, and they will be picking us up from St Louis, then it's a 3 hour drive to their house. They drive a 2002 Kia Sportage. I have a Graco Nautilus 3-in-1, SKJP/Diono RadianXTSL and an Evenflo Symphony 65 e3. Oh, and I'm thinking about maybe bringing our KeyFit30, if my 14 month old still fits in it.

I'm leaning towards bringing the Radian and the Evenflo/KeyFit. The Radian because of travel friendly it is, and the Evenflo because my options for the little man are limited.

I'm guessing that I'll put the Radian outboard and the RF seat in the middle, then whoever sits in back with them will take the other outboard seat.

Crazy how little I have to use our car seats for this, but that's almost all I can think of right now! LOL Thanks for all the advice!


Admin - CPST Instructor
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I'd take the Radian for foldability (so it can go overhead), and the Keyfit for portability.

Have fun!


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