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USA Rail Pass - No Discount Available

15 Days  8 segments  Adult  $389.00
15 Days  8 segments  Child  $194.50
30 Days  12 segments  Adult  $579.00
30 Days  12 segments  Child  $289.50
45 Days  18 segments  Adult  $749.00
45 Days  18 segments  Child  $374.50

Amtrak Ticket Prices - Save 50%, 15% or 10%

Washington, DC New York, NY Adult $213.00
Philadelphia, PA Miami, FL Adult $127.00
Seattle, WA Los Angeles, CA Adult $131.00
Chicago, IL Denver, CO Adult $255.00
Memphis, TN New Orleans, LA Adult $79.50
Albuquerque, NM Chicago, IL Adult $189.00
Dallas, TX San Antonio, TX Adult $48.00
Charleston, SC Orlando, FL Adult $88.50

Childrens' Discounts (Save 50%)

Children Ages 2-15

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.

Infants (Under Age 2) Ride Free

One child (classified as an "infant") under the age of two may ride free with each adult ticket purchased. Infants are not entitled to a seat. Additional children under age two are permitted with each adult traveler under the 50% discount policy.

Getting The Cheapest AmtrakĀ® Train Tickets

Tips and advice on how to get cheap Amtrak train tickets. By using one of the tips below you should be able to save on the purchase of  train tickets. There are not a great many ways to get a discount on Amtrak trains however there are a few which could get you up to 15% off. However there are no discounts available for the Amtrak 'USA Rail Pass', the price simply is what it is.

NARP Membership (Save 10%)

NARP stands for the National Association of Railroad Passengers which is an American body but is open to everyone around the world but will only accept credit cards with addresses in the US, Canada, United Kingdom and Australia. You have to mail a cheque if your outwith these countries. With membership of this organisation you are entitled to 10% off your Amtrak tickets. The fee for joining is $35. Therefore any fare above $385 you will make a saving. This is particularly useful should you be choosing one of the great cross country routes.

To get your membership number, simply visit the NARP sign up page. Once you have your membership number you are ready to claim your 10% off.

To take advantage of this discount

In Step 2 of the reservation booking process, select 'NARP' as your preferred passenger discount type. Then, in Step 4 of the booking process, enter your NARP membership number on the 'Passenger Info' page.

Conductors may ask to see your NARP card during your trip. Please carry your NARP card with you onboard.

International Student Identity Card (Save 15%)

If you are a student then this is the answer for you. With the 'International Student Identity Card' you are entitled to 15% off. The card cost $22 so any fare over $242 your making savings.

Visit the International Student Identity Card web site to purchase a card and to learn more about the program. More than 5 million students around the world will purchase an ISIC card this year.

To qualify for your International Student ID card, you must be age 12 or older and currently enrolled as a degree seeking student at an accredited institution (who are these 12 year olds on a degree course!). Continuing education, language school, and non-degree seeking students are not eligible
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To take advantage of this discount

On 'Passenger Discounts' step of the reservation booking process, select 'ISIC' as your passenger discount type. Then, on the 'Passenger Info' step of the booking process, enter your ISIC membership number.

Conductors may ask to see your ISIC card during your trip. Please carry your ISIC card with you onboard.

Over 62 Years of Age (Save 15%)

Amtrak travelers 62 years of age and over will receive a 15% discount on the lowest available rail fare on most Amtrak trains. On cross-border services operated jointly by Amtrak and VIA Rail Canada, a 10% Senior discount is applicable to travelers aged 60 and over.