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January 7, 2019

Amtrak Announces Buy One, Get 50 Percent Off Companion Fare

Travel throughout the Northeast

WASHINGTON – Customers can take advantage of a special offer with the latest four-day sale starting Monday, Jan. 7, through Thursday, Jan. 10. Buy one adult fare and get 50 percent off companion fare for travel from Feb. 5 through April 17. The special one-way fare is perfect for customers looking to visit the popular cities in the Northeast to celebrate Valentine’s Day, travel with the family for Spring break, or to simply explore a new city.

Amtrak Guest Reward members can take three roundtrips on Northeast Regional this winter and earn a free roundtrip this summer. Register at

The sale is valid on all Northeast Regional and several other trains operating in the Northeast, including the Keystone and Pennsylvanian between New York and Philadelphia, and the Vermonter, between New Haven and Washington, D.C., and in Virginia as far south as Norfolk and Virginia Beach. The sale is also available for travel on Amtrak trains the Cardinal, Carolinian, Crescent, Silver Star, Silver Meteor and Palmetto.

Use promo code C234. There are no blackout dates. The sale is not valid on the Acela Express. The companion must travel with the full adult fare. Other terms and conditions apply. Visit for more information.

Some of the special prices available for two adults, in either direction, during the sale include:

Pairing Cities Price Pairing Cities Price
Washington, D.C. – Richmond $57 New York City – Philadelphia $90
Washington, D.C. – Charlottesville $55.50 Boston – Providence $24
Baltimore – Philadelphia $79.50 Baltimore – New York City $129
Boston – New York City $121.50 New York City – Washington, D.C. $144

Amtrak has upgraded its free Wi-Fi on Northeast Corridor trains, and at select stations, has recently refreshed its train interiors, and offers customers 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.

For More Information

Kimberly Woods
Amtrak Contact
202 906.3860

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