June 17, 2014 Amtrak Launches National Fare Sale

Kimberly Woods

Amtrak Contact

202 906.3860

Destinations in cities from coast-to-coast

WASHINGTON – Amtrak passengers can book a getaway by taking advantage of special savings on select routes. Passengers can make the most of a rail journey and ride America’s Railroad® for a unique train travel experience across the U.S., while avoiding clogged highways, traffic jams and airport hassles.

The special offer is valid for sale now to June 26 for travel from Aug. 18 to Nov. 3, 2014. During the trip, passengers will enjoy super-wide seats, expansive leg and headroom, electrical outlets at every seat and generous baggage allowance. Passengers are also able to get up and walk around, enjoy the scenery and connect with fellow travelers.

Seats and times are limited. Book now to take advantage of low, one-way coach fares. Tickets are non-refundable and some blackout dates apply. The discounted fare is only valid on coach seats and cannot be used on accommodation upgrades.

Below are just a few of the special one-way low fares available:

  • Chicago to New Orleans: $108
  • Miami to New York: $120
  • Seattle to Los Angeles: $98
  • Philadelphia to Orlando: $112
  • Los Angeles to New Orleans: $139
  • New York City to Atlanta: $120
  • San Francisco to Portland: $73
  • Washington, D.C. to Chicago: $80

Take a journey along the East Coast between Washington, D.C., and Florida on the Auto Train, a unique service that allows passengers to travel with their personal vehicles including cars, vans, SUVs, motorcycles, and even small boats or jet-skis.

Some other routes to consider include:

  • The Silver Star travels to Florida’s golden sands by connecting passengers from New York City and Miami with stops at dozens of destinations in between.
  • The Sunset Limited travels between Louisiana and California and allows travelers to settle back and watch the Bayou Country, Mexican border, southwestern deserts and California mountains pass by the window.
  • Amtrak goes deep in the Heart of Texas. Hop aboard the Texas Eagle, traveling daily between Chicago and San Antonio, traveling through major cities such as Austin and Dallas.
  • With service from New York City to New Orleans, the Crescent gives travelers a unique window to the beauty and heritage of the American South.
  • Experience the comfort and relaxation of the Coast Starlight while witnessing spectacular West Coast scenery 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.

Click here for a map or view the attached list of long-distance trains. 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.