Amtrak Offering Extra Discounts for Members of the Military

June 10, 2016
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Kimberly Woods

Amtrak Contact

202 906.3860

Travel coast-to-coast this summer

WASHINGTON – Amtrak is honoring the dedication of the nation’s military by offering active-duty U.S. personnel, their spouses and dependents an extra 10 percent discount on travel on most Amtrak trains. Three days advance purchase is required.

This special offer is in addition to the everyday 10 percent military discount, and is valid now to June 30 for travel from June 13 to July 16. The extra discount is available on coach seats on all routes except the Acela Express and Thruway Bus connections.

With this extra discount up to two children ages 2 to 12 travel at half price when accompanied by an adult, making Amtrak a great way for families to travel.

A current active duty U.S. armed forces identification card is required to receive the discount.

Amtrak travels to more than 500 stations in 46 states, America’s Railroad® offers service to a number of cities that are home to military bases including Albuquerque, N.M.; El Paso, Texas; Fayetteville, N.C.; Tampa, Fla.; and Oklahoma City, San Diego, and Washington, D.C.

To take advantage of discount, use promo code V638. Fares are subject to availability. Others restrictions may apply. To book travel, visit or call 800-USA-RAIL.

About Amtrak®

Amtrak – America’s Railroad® – is dedicated to safe and reliable mobility as the nation’s intercity passenger rail service provider and its high-speed rail operator. With our state and commuter partners, we move people, the economy and the nation forward, carrying more than 30 million Amtrak passengers for each of the past five years. 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. Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily – at speeds up to 150 mph (241 kph) – connecting more than 500 destinations in 46 states, the District of Columbia and three Canadian Provinces. Learn more at or call 800-USA-RAIL for schedules, fares and other information. Check us out at, Like us on and Follow us on Twitter @Amtrak.


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