October 9, 2018 “Amtrak Across America” Flash Sale Promotes 30 Percent Savings for Customers

WASHINGTON – Amtrak is announcing its new fall 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, Oct. 9 through Friday, Oct. 12 and valid for travel from Tues, Nov. 27, 2018 to Wednesday, May 22, 2019 with no blackout dates, as it can be used for Christmas, New Years and other federal and local holidays.

The sale offers great opportunities to see the country for any vacation itinerary, including long-distance travel, day trips and weekend getaways during the fall, winter, and spring. The sale is valid on most Amtrak trains, including the Auto Train, City of New Orleans, Southwest Chief, Adirondack, and more. All prices will be automatically discounted from the standard fare price. No discount code is needed; prices are as shown and can’t be combined with other discounts.

Amtrak offers Wi-Fi on most trains, the freedom to use phones and electronic devices at all times (no “airplane mode”), the ability to travel with small pets on many trains, large spacious seats with ample leg room, and no middle seat. On Amtrak, customers also benefit from one of the most generous baggage policies in the travel industry with up to four free bags (two carry-ons and two personal bags).

Sample destinations and fares include:

Pairing Cities Train Price Pairing Cities Train Price
Chicago – St. Louis Texas Eagle $13 Washington, D.C. – Charlotte Crescent $62
Seattle – Portland Amtrak Cascades $25 Washington, D.C. – Charleston Silver Service/Palmetto $74
Los Angeles – Oakland Coast Starlight $39 Seattle – Los Angeles Coast Starlight $79
Los Angeles – Albuquerque Southwest Chief $49 Chicago – Denver California Zephyr $79

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