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Your Next Adventure, Just an Amtrak Away

College is a time for adventure. But it also means working with a tight budget. That’s why Amtrak is offering students between ages 17-24 the chance to save 15% on purchases made one (1) day in advance with our national student discount – making it easier for those adventurous spirits to enjoy wherever it is they’re going and to stress less about getting there.

Whether it’s backpacking across America or finding some extra study or social time on the trip home, Amtrak helps students get the most out of their travels. With downtown-to-downtown service, spacious seating, complimentary Wi-Fi and more than 500 destinations nationwide, explore everywhere from small towns to big cities with comfort and ease.

To book your trip using our student discount, reserve your trip from this page or use discount code V814 via the Amtrak app.

Other terms and conditions apply.

  • This offer is valid for 15% off the regular (full) adult rail fare.
  • Please refer to discount code V814 if booking via the Amtrak app.
  • This offer is valid for students between ages 17-24
  • Valid student identification must be presented upon request.
  • Reservations are required a minimum of one (1) day prior to travel.
  • Seating is limited. 
  • Seats may not be available on all trains on all days.
  • This offer is valid for Acela Business class or Coach seats only. Upgrades to Acela First class, non-Acela Business class, and sleeping cars are not permitted.
  • Fares are subject to availability.
  • This offer is valid for travel on all Amtrak service except Missouri river runner, Hiawatha service, Wolverine, Blue Water, Pere Marquette, Lincoln service, Illini, Saluki, Illinois Zephyr, Carl Sandburg, Pacific Surfliner, San Joaquins, Capitol Corridor, Keystone, Pennsylvanian, and 7000-8999 thruway series.
  • In addition to the discount restrictions this offer is also subject to any restrictions, blackouts and refund rules that apply to the type of fare purchased.
  • Fares, routes and schedules are subject to change without notice.
  • Once travel has begun no changes to the itinerary are permitted. 
  • This offer is not combinable with any other discount offer.
  • Cancellation and other fees may apply.