April 24, 2014 Amtrak Offers Fare Sales for Summer Travel

Kimberly Woods

Amtrak Contact

202 906.3860

America’s Railroad® serves popular destinations

WASHINGTON – Amtrak is expecting heavy ridership as the summer season approaches and travelers head to the rails for vacations. Make the best out of your rail vacation and ride Amtrak routes for a complete experience of train travel across the U.S.

Book by this Sunday, April 27, for travel May 19 – June 30 to take advantage of special savings and soon watch the spectacular views unfold before you. This offer is valid online only at Amtrak.com and is valid for coach travel only. Fares are subject to availability. Other restrictions apply.

Here are a few samples of available one-way low rail fares:

  • Washington, D.C. To Atlanta $103
  • New York To Miami $127
  • Seattle To Los Angeles $104
  • Philadelphia To Charleston $97
  • Los Angeles To New Orleans $147
  • Orlando, Fla. To Philadelphia $119
  • San Francisco To Portland $77
  • Auto Train (Lorton, Va., to Sanford, Fla.) $89

Passengers can follow the storied path of the City of New Orleans down the Mississippi from Chicago to The Crescent City, stopping in Memphis to experience the history of the civil rights movement — and music.

Take the easy way along the East Coast from Washington, D.C., to Florida on the Auto Train, a unique service that allows passengers to travel Amtrak and take along their personal vehicles including cars, vans, SUVs, motorcycles, and even small watercraft.

Experience the comfort and relaxation of the Coast Starlight while witnessing spectacular West Coast scenery as you travel between Los Angeles and Seattle. From the snow-covered peaks of the majestic Cascade Mountains to shimmering Pacific Ocean vistas, this is one of the most majestic rail journeys available.

Discover the natural beauty of the American West when you travel across the mighty Mississippi through eight states on the Southwest Chief between Chicago and Los Angeles. Keep your camera handy to capture the spectacular sunsets and pristine vistas you can only see from the train.

Experienced travelers say the California Zephyr is one of the most beautiful train trips in all of North America. As you climb through the heart of the Rockies, and further west through the snow-capped Sierra Nevadas on your way between Chicago and San Francisco, you may find it hard to disagree.

Enjoy an all-American journey on the Capitol Limited between America’s picturesque heartland and the majestic monuments nation’s capital as you travel in style between Chicago and Washington, D.C. Come aboard and enjoy this unique view of Americana from your own picture window.

Click here for a map of trains for day or overnight trips. Purchase tickets using Amtrak eTicketing, at a staffed station or an Amtrak Quik-TrakSM kiosk. Passengers can also book online, call 800-USA-RAIL or use a mobile device.

About Amtrak®

Amtrak is America’s Railroad®, the nation’s intercity passenger rail service and its high-speed rail operator. Amtrak and its state and commuter partners move people, the economy and the nation forward. Formally known as the National Railroad Passenger Corporation, Amtrak is governed by a nine member board of directors appointed by the President of the United States and confirmed by the U.S. Senate. Anthony R. Coscia is board chairman and Jeffrey R. Moreland is vice chairman. In FY 2014, nearly 31 million passengers traveled on Amtrak on more than 300 daily trains – at speeds up to 150 mph (241 kph) – that connect 46 states, the District of Columbia and three Canadian Provinces. Enjoy the journey® at Amtrak.com or call 800-USA-RAIL for schedules, fares and more information. Like us on Facebook, Follow us on Twitter (@Amtrak) and check out our blog at blog.amtrak.com.