Fares as Low as 13 Dollars One Way During Amtrak Four-Day Sale

If you have always wanted to see the country comfortably and take the time to relax and admire the scenery as it passes by you, now may be your opportunity to do so: you can save 30 percent on your travel via train within the United States from Tuesday, November 27, 2018 through Wednesday, May 22, 2019 — which means fares as low as $13.00 one way — with the Amtrak Across America sale…

Fares as Low as 13 Dollars One Way During Amtrak Four-Day Sale 2018

…but you must book your tickets by Friday, October 12, 2018.

This sale is valid for travel on the:

  • Auto Train
  • California Zephyr
  • Capitol Limited
  • Cardinal
  • City of New Orleans
  • Coast Starlight
  • Crescent
  • Empire Builder
  • Lake Shore Limited
  • Palmetto
  • Silver Meteor
  • Silver Star
  • Southwest Chief
  • Sunset Limited
  • Texas Eagle
  • Adirondack
  • Ethan Allen Express
  • Vermonter
  • Amtrak Downeaster
  • Empire Service
  • Maple Leaf
  • Pennsylvanian
  • Carolinian
  • Piedmont
  • Wolverine
  • Blue Water
  • Pere Marquette
  • Lincoln Service
  • Saluki
  • Illini
  • Carl Sandburg
  • Illinois Zephyr
  • Missouri River Runner
  • Heartland Flyer
  • Cascades
  • Hoosier State

Select Terms and Conditions

Seating is limited. Seats may not be available on all trains at all times. Fares are subject to availability. The discounted one-way fares are valid for all adult passengers; no additional discounts apply. Valid for discounted one-way coach rail fares based on the regular (full) adult rail fare. Valid for coach seats only; no accommodation upgrades permitted. Once purchased tickets are non-refundable. Exchanges are permitted within the ticket validity period, a 25 percent cancellation fee applies. In addition to the discount restrictions, this offer is also subject to any restrictions, blackouts, cancellation and refund rules that apply to the type of fare purchased. Not combinable with any other discount offer. Fares, routes and schedules are subject to change without notice. Once travel has begun, no changes to the itinerary are permitted.

Other terms and restrictions apply.


Saving 30 percent on train travel throughout much of the United States can be difficult to resist — especially when you are not required to go through a security checkpoint similar to that at an airport or driving in traffic through construction zones or sitting on a bus for days at a time — but if you are interested, you must act fast, as you only have four days to book your tickets.

Photograph ©2017 by Brian Cohen.

4 thoughts on “Fares as Low as 13 Dollars One Way During Amtrak Four-Day Sale”

  1. Matthew says:

    “Valid for coach seats only; no accommodation upgrades permitted”


    1. Brian Cohen says:

      Yeah, well — I guess we cannot always have it all, Matthew

  2. Max says:

    Thanks for posting, but would be nice to know which fares are $13 … ??

    1. Brian Cohen says:

      It is there through the link, Max: Chicago to Saint Louis; and there may be more, as the fares displayed are merely sample fares.

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