Amtrak Offers National 3-Day Sale for College Students

Book now to save 30 percent for nationwide travel

WASHINGTON – With school back in session at colleges across the country, customers who are between 17-24 years of age and traveling with a valid student ID can save 30 percent off their Amtrak travel on most trains throughout the country. The sale is valid for travel from Monday, Oct. 1 to Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, with no blackout dates. The sale runs exclusively on for booking between Tuesday, Sept. 11 and Thursday, Sept. 13, using the promo code “V112.”

Considered by students as the smarter way to travel, visiting family and friends, heading to the big game or planning a quick getaway has never been easier.

Students can sit in comfort, instead of traffic, by avoiding the additional costs of driving, parking, tolls and gas. They can also enjoy large spacious seats with electrical outlets to charge devices, no middle seats, the freedom to move around, Wi-Fi on most train services and a generous baggage policy.

Some of the cities where customers can experience a quick day trip, weekend getaway or a longer trip include:

Pairing Cities


Pairing Cities


Austin – Dallas


Los Angeles – Oakland


Seattle – Portland


Boston – New York


Ann Arbor – Chicago


Washington – Charlotte


Tuscaloosa – New Orleans


Richmond, VA – Miami


*Fares as low as this rate, depending on which train you take.

Space is limited, and prices are not available on all trains at all times. Reservations must be made within the valid booking dates between Sept. 11 and Sept. 13, 2018. Other restrictions apply.

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