Deal Alert: 30% off Amtrak Routes Along Northeast Corridor
Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here.
If you're sick of being pranked this April Fool's Day — look no further. Amtrak is on your side.
Travelers can purchase "Unprank" fares for the next three days, with discounts ranging up to 30 percent off. Passengers can book trips "anywhere between Boston and Virginia" — or along the Northeast Corridor — for travel from May 1 through August 28, 2019. Note that not all departure times will have the lowest advertised price.
One child (age 2-12) per adult can purchase a ticket for half the full, adult rail price — as long as they're on the same itinerary. Start your search for discounted tickets on the Amtrak website.
Routes: Northeast Corridor
Cost: From $19 one-way
Book by: April 1
Travel Dates: May 1 through August 28
Pay With: Chase Sapphire Reserve Card (3x on travel), Citi Premier® Card (3x on travel) or Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on travel)
Here a few examples of what you can book:
Richmond, VA to Washington, DC for $19 one-way:
Philadelphia, PA to Washington, DC for $29 one-way:
New York, NY to Philadelphia, PA for $29 one-way:
New York, NY to Boston, MA for $39 one-way:
Maximize Your Purchase
Don’t forget to use a credit card that earns additional points on train purchases, such as the Chase Sapphire Reserve Card (3x on all travel purchases), Citi Premier® Card (3x on travel purchases) or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on all travel purchases).