North Carolina State Employees Receive A 15% Discount on Rail Tickets Within North Carolina

Riding the train is a great way to save gas and with free WiFi service, you can be productive while traveling between Raleigh and Charlotte. Book now to save 15% on travel on the Carolinian and Piedmont trains.

State employees are encouraged to utilize the state supported passenger rail system whenever possible for business and personal activities. With six daily passenger trains that serve nine cities in the Piedmont I-85/40 corridor between Raleigh and Charlotte, there's no better way to travel.

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.

If this fare doesn't meet your travel needs, be sure to check out our Saver Fares.

Valid for Sale Through December 31, 2020

Valid for Travel Through December 31, 2020

  • Exclusively available at Amtrak.com via NC Government Agencies internal intranet sites and is only available to North Carolina State Employees. 
  • Valid for 15% off the regular (full) adult rail fare. 
  • Valid for sale January 29, 2019 - December 31, 2020. 
  • Valid for travel January 29, 2019 - December 31, 2020. 
  • Blackout dates:  February 15 and 18, 2019,  April 19 and 22, 2019, May 24, 2019, August 30, 2019, September 2, 2019, November 26 - 27 and 30, 2019, December 1-2, 20-22 and 28-29, 2019, January 3-5, 2020, February 14 and 17, 2020, April 10 and 13, 2020, May 22, 2020, July 3, 2020, September 4-7, 2020, November 24-25 and 28-30, 2020, December 23-24, 28 and 31, 2020.
  • Valid for North Carolina Intrastate travel on the Carolinian and Piedmont only. 
  • Seating is limited; seats may not be available on all days. 
  • Up to one (1) child (ages 2 - 12) may accompany each adult at half the regular full adult rail fare. 
  • Children and infants must be accompanied by an adult 18 years or older. 
  • Valid for Coach seats. 
  • Upgrades to Business Class accommodations are available upon full payment of accommodation charges. 
  • Fares are subject to availability. 
  • Not combinable with any other discount offer. 
  • 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. 
  • Other restrictions may apply.
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