Amtrak Discount for Children

Children Ages 2-15 Save 50%

Up to two children ages 2-15 are eligible to receive a 50% discount on the lowest available adult rail fare on most Amtrak trains with each fare-paying adult (age 18+). If any additional child per adult will be traveling, reservations must be made for that child as an “Adult” and the full adult fare will be charged.

Infants (under Age 2) Ride Free

One child (classified as an “infant”) under the age of two may ride free with each fare-paying adult (age 18+). Infants are not entitled to a seat. Additional children under age two are permitted with each adult traveler under the 50% discount policy.

Discount Limitations
  • Passengers 15 years of age and younger must travel with an adult passenger who is at least 18 years old.
  • Children traveling alone are not entitled to a children’s discount.
  • The children’s discount is not valid on weekday Acela Express trains.
  • The children’s discount does not apply to Business class, First class or sleeping accommodation charges. These upgrades are permitted upon payment of the full accommodation charges.
  • The children’s discount is not valid for travel on certain Amtrak Thruway connecting services.
  • Additional restrictions may apply.

Smart Fares – save 25% this week

Looking for a smart way to save on Amtrak fares? You can save 25% off one-way coach fares with Amtrak SmartFares – new rail deals every week, available only on Amtrak.com each Tuesday through Friday.

  • Save 25% on select routes this week
  • Available for purchase every Tuesday – Friday
  • Available for travel 1-2 weeks after purchase
  • Good on select routes across the country
  • New destinations every week

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Amtrak California

Amtrak California

Capitol Corridor – Save 25%
Amtrak Discount Code: No Code (online) Expiration: Book through September 16 and travel Aug 1 – Sept 16 Notes: Limited seating

Events:

  • August 15 – 19 Oracle Arena in Oakland
  • August 21 – 26 SAP Center at San Jose
  • September 13 – 16 Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento

Oakland Athletics Home Game – Save 25%

Expiration: November 1, 2013 Blackout Dates: August 30, September 2, October 11 Notes: Coach Seats Only; Limited

Seattle and California Travel – Save $75/Couple

Details: 10-day/9-night Northwest and California travel package Expiration: Book by August 31, 2013 Notes: Must purchase tickets three days in advance

 

Amtrak Military Discount and Promotion

Amtrak Military Discount and Promotion

Military Personnel Save 10% and Get Ahead of the Ticket Line with Amtrak Military Discount

With valid active-duty United States Armed Forces identification cards, active-duty US military personnel, their spouses and their dependents are eligible to receive a 10% discount on the lowest available rail fare on most Amtrak trains, including for travel on the Auto Train.

Additionally, Amtrak supports and thanks our troops by welcoming the uniformed military personnel to the head of the ticket line.

Discount Limitations

  • The military discount is not valid on weekday Acela Express trains.
  • The military discount does not apply to Business class, First class or sleeping accommodation. These upgrades are permitted upon payment of the full accommodation charges.
  • The military discount is not valid for travel on certain Amtrak Thruway connecting services.
  • The military discount is not valid on the Canadian portion of services operated jointly by Amtrak and VIA Rail Canada.
  • The military discount may not be combinable with other discount offers; refer to the terms and conditions for each offer.

Additional restrictions may apply.