fare options, rules and restrictions

Fares are grouped into different categories based on common refund, cancellation and discount policies. Value Fares are available on all trains and buses, while other fare options vary by route.

All Amtrak Fare options include:

Free WiFi

Free WiFi

2 Free Checked Bags

2 Free Checked Bags*

No Change Fee

No Change Fee

eVouchers Available

eVouchers Available

Earn Guest Rewards Points

Earn Guest Rewards Points

SAVER

Saver Fares are deeply discounted, lowest-cost available fares. Saver Fares availability is limited and require advance purchase, so book early.

VALUE

Available on all Amtrak routes, Value Fares are the regular rate for fares and offer several refund options. Value Fares availability is limited.

FLEXIBLE

Flexible Fares are fully refundable without cancellation fees and reservations are easily modified. Flexible Fares are ideal if your plans change.

BUSINESS

Business Class offers an affordable, enhanced travel experience with extras like more legroom and non-alcoholic drinks (features vary by train).

PREMIUM

Premium Services include Acela Express First Class: an upscale travel experience, and private rooms: available on most long-distance routes.

  • 100% refundable within 24 hours of purchase
  • After 24 hours:
  • Non-refundable
  • 25% cancellation fee
  • 75% credit on a non-refundable eVoucher
  • 100% refundable at least 8 days prior to departure
  • 25% cancellation fee within 7 days of departure
  • Unreserved: 25% cancellation fee 1 hour after purchase
  • Discounts & promos allowed*
  • 100% refundable
  • No cancellation fee
  • Discounts & promos allowed*
  • 100% refundable
  • No cancellation fee
  • Discounts & promos allowed*
  • Sleeping accommodations:
  • Refundable at least 15 days prior to departure
  • 25% cancellation fee
  • Acela Express First Class:
  • 100% refundable
  • No cancellation fee
  • Free meals included*
  • Discounts & promos allowed*