Kids Ride for $5 in North Carolina

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Plan a trip with your kids on the Carolinian and Piedmont and experience the Tar Heel State. With more than 400 golf courses and exciting restaurants both exquisite and quaint in cities such as Charlotte, Raleigh and Greensboro, there are plenty of reasons to visit North Carolina.

Make memories and save money when you take the kids on a journey within North Carolina that they’ll never forget. They'll experience the wonder of the train, while you enjoy a trip without baggage fees or traffic. One child age 2-12 can travel for $5 each way when accompanied by a full fare paying adult (18+).

There's no shortage of great destinations, and taking the train is the perfect way to get there. During the ride, you'll be able to relax in our spacious, comfortable seats. Along with plenty of legroom, there's extra space for your luggage as well. Your laptop, phone and other devices can stay fully charged and ready for your trip thanks to our onboard electrical outlets.

Valid for Sale and Travel through August 31, 2022.

Booking tip:  Fare discount will automatically apply when booking from this page or applying code V256 on the Amtrak app.

  • Valid for sale and travel between June 1, 2022- August 31, 2022. 
  • Not valid for travel on the following dates:
    • June 17, 2022
    • June 22, 2022
    • July 1, 2022
    • July 4, 2022 
  • Valid for a $5.00 rail fare for one (1) child age 2-12 accompanied by a paid regular (full) fare adult. 
  • Valid for travel on the Piedmont and Carolinian to/from all cities within the state of North Carolina only.
  • Seating is limited; seats may not be available on all days. 
  • Fares are subject to availability. 
  • Adult and child must travel together at all times. 
  • Valid for Coach seats only; no business class upgrades permitted. 
  • Child is subject to the same restrictions and conditions as the full fare passenger. 
  • 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. 
  • Not combinable with any other discount offer.
  • Cancellation fees may apply.
  • Fare discount will automatically apply when booking from this page or applying code V256 on the Amtrak app
  • Other restrictions may apply.