May 9, 2018 Students Can Save on Amtrak MidwestSM Travel

Includes most services in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri and Wisconsin

CHICAGO – In need of some home cooking? Have to make some college choices for this fall? Want to hang out with old friends at another school? With comfortable, spacious seating, outlets to keep you charged, and free Wi-Fi, you can do just that. Relax, browse, stay connected and maybe even get some schoolwork done. Plus, Amtrak lets you bring up to 150 pounds of carry-on bags at no charge. So free laundry is just an Amtrak ride away.

Students ages 13-25 with a valid student ID are eligible for 15 percent off the lowest Value or Flexible Fare when you book your travel through the Amtrak website at or by entering Promo Code V307 at time of purchase.

This discount is valid for travel on the following trains: Illini/Saluki, Illinois Zephyr/Carl Sandburg and Lincoln Service, sponsored by the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT); Hoosier State, sponsored by the Indiana Department of Transportation; Wolverine Service, Blue Water and Pere Marquette, sponsored by the Michigan Department of Transportation; Missouri River Runner, sponsored by the Missouri Department of Transportation and Hiawatha Service, sponsored by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation with IDOT. It is also valid on most Amtrak Thruway Buses associated with these trains. Terms and conditions are on

Together known as Amtrak MidwestSM, these trains are primarily powered by new, low-emissions locomotives with a Midwest-made diesel engine. They carried more than 3 million passengers in the 12 months ending Sept. 30, 2017, an increase of more than four percent from the previous year. Services such as these are fastest growing Amtrak business sector.

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Marc Magliari

About Amtrak®

Amtrak offers a more comfortable and convenient travel experience with free Wi-Fi on most trains, plenty of leg room and no middle seat. With our state and commuter partners, we move people, the economy and the nation forward, carrying more than 30 million Amtrak customers for each of the past seven years. Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily, connecting more than 500 destinations in 46 states, the District of Columbia and three Canadian Provinces, and reaches 400 additional destinations via connecting bus routes. Learn more at