July 31, 2018 “Amtrak Across America” Flash Sale Offers Customers Up to 30 Percent Savings

WASHINGTON – Amtrak is announcing its new summer sale, “Amtrak Across America” to help customers visit many destinations across the country for up to 30 percent off a standard fare. This special fare is available on Amtrak.com from Tuesday, July 31 through Friday, August 3 and valid for travel from Wednesday, August 15, 2018 to Thursday, February 28, 2019.

The sale offers great opportunities to see the country on many trains, including following the City of New Orleans down the Mississippi from Chicago to The Big Easy, riding the Empire Builder from Chicago to Seattle through America’s great northern plains, or traveling on more regional trains, such as Downeaster, with access to exciting New England destinations all year long and Missouri River Runner, providing service to many charming communities filled with rich history and unique attractions in Missouri. Other trains included in the sale are the Auto Train, California Zephyr, Capitol Limited, Cardinal, Carolinian/Piedmont, Lake Shore Limited, Silver Service/Palmetto, and Vermonter.

Sample destinations and fares include:

Pairing Cities Train Price Pairing Cities Train Price
Chicago – St. Louis Lincoln Service $13 Seattle – Sacramento Coast Starlight $69
Seattle – Vancouver Amtrak Cascades $29 Chicago – Denver California Zephyr $79
Washington – Pittsburgh Capitol Limited $37 Los Angeles – Dallas Texas Eagle $79
Los Angeles – Oakland Coast Starlight $39 Washington – Atlanta Crescent $88

Customers can sit in comfort, instead of traffic, with large spacious seats, no middle seats, ample legroom, the freedom to move around, and Wi-Fi on many train services.

One child, age 2-12, may accompany each adult at half the regular adult fee. Other terms and conditions apply.

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Jason Abrams

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 Amtrak.com.