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September 11, 2018 Amtrak Offers National 3-Day Sale for College Students

Book now to save 30 percent for nationwide travel

WASHINGTON – With school back in session at colleges across the country, customers who are between 17-24 years of age and traveling with a valid student ID can save 30 percent off their Amtrak travel on most trains throughout the country. The sale is valid for travel from Monday, Oct. 1 to Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, with no blackout dates. The sale runs exclusively on for booking between Tuesday, Sept. 11 and Thursday, Sept. 13, using the promo code “V112.”

Considered by students as the smarter way to travel, visiting family and friends, heading to the big game or planning a quick getaway has never been easier.
Students can sit in comfort, instead of traffic, by avoiding the additional costs of driving, parking, tolls and gas. They can also enjoy large spacious seats with electrical outlets to charge devices, no middle seats, the freedom to move around,

Wi-Fi on most train services and a generous baggage policy.
Some of the cities where customers can experience a quick day trip, weekend getaway or a longer trip include:

Pairing Cities Price Pairing Cities Price
Austin – Dallas $20.30 Los Angeles – Oakland $41.30*
Seattle – Portland $24.50 Boston – New York $55.30
Ann Arbor – Chicago $26.60 Washington – Charlotte $61.60
Tuscaloosa – New Orleans $32.20 Richmond, VA – Miami $101.50
*Fares as low as this rate, depending on which train you take.

Space is limited, and prices are not available on all trains at all times. Reservations must be made within the valid booking dates between Sept. 11 and Sept. 13, 2018. Other restrictions apply.

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Beth K. Toll

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. Book travel, check train status, access your eTicket and more through an Amtrak app. Learn more at