Warm Up on Amtrak Instead of Your Car

January 29, 2016

Marc Magliari

Amtrak Contact

312 544.5390

Save 20% on winter train travel in Illinois, Michigan and Missouri

CHICAGO – Instead of waiting for your car to warm up and then wondering what this winter will throw at you, save a few dollars while avoiding the stress of driving or flying by riding comfortable Amtrak trains. Book now and save 20 percent on select Midwest routes.

Discounts are available on the three Amtrak lines between Chicago and downstate Illinois, including Lincoln Service, Illinois Zephyr/Carl Sandburg, and Illini/Saluki. You can also save on travel on Wolverine Service, Blue Water, and Pere Marquette, the three Amtrak trains routes in Michigan and Amtrak across Missouri on the Missouri River Runner trains between Kansas City and St. Louis.

Below are just a few of the special prices available (adult fares, each way, as low as):

Chicago to Springfield $16.80 Chicago to Detroit $28.00
Chicago to St. Louis $21.60 Chicago to Grand Rapids $24.80
Chicago to Carbondale $27.20 Chicago to Port Huron $24.80
Chicago to Quincy $22.40 Kansas City to  St. Louis $24.00

To receive discounts, apply Amtrak fare codes V426 for Illinois trains, V441 for Michigan trains and V871 for Missouri trains. The fare codes must be used to take advantage of these low fares. Tickets are non-refundable and some blackout dates apply. See the Deals tab on Amtrak.com for other applicable restrictions, including advance reservation and purchase requirements for discounts through March 31. Terms and conditions vary.

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