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Book Early and Save 20% Across Illinois

Whether you’re looking for a getaway or just heading out to visit friends and family, we have a deal for you.

Book two weeks in advance and travel across the state of Illinois with our 20% off fares. Take in a show, enjoy the nightlife and see the sights in Chicago, root for the home team in Champaign and Carbondale and explore the countless festivals and events popping up across the state. With free WiFi and power outlets at your seat, you can stay connected the whole way if you like. Enjoy savings, connectivity and legroom all in one trip.

Now is the perfect time to take advantage of this money-saving offer to roam the Midwest and enjoy connections to some of its greatest cities. 

  • This special offer features our best saver fares.
  • Advance purchase is required a minimum of seven (7) to fourteen (14) days prior to travel.
  • Blackouts apply on the following dates: November 24-25 and November 28-30, 2020.
  • Once purchased tickets are non-refundable; exchanges are permitted within the ticket validity period, a 25 percent cancellation fee applies.
  • Valid for travel on the following trains only: Southwest Chief, Empire Builder, Coast Starlight, Crescent, Cardinal, California Zephyr, City of New Orleans, Silver Star, Silver Meteor, Lake Shore Limited, Sunset Limited, Capitol Limited, Texas Eagle, Auto Train, Blue Water, Pere Marquette, Wolverine, Lincoln Service, Saluki, Illini, Carl Sandburg and Illinois Zephyr.
  • Seating is limited, seats may not be available on all trains, or all times.
  • Fares are subject to availability.
  • One child age 2-12 may accompany each adult at half fare.
  • Valid for coach seats only; no upgrades permitted. 
  • Not combinable with any other discount offer.
  • Routes and schedules are subject to change without notice.
  • Once travel has begun; no changes to the itinerary are permitted.
  • Other restrictions may apply. 

Save More: Up to 45% Off for a Group of Six

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Share and Save

Train travel is your all-access pass to adventure. American landscapes roll by just outside your window as you venture out into the world. 

Get carried away together with Share Fares. We make it easy to bring the whole crew by helping you save with each plus one. The more you bring, the more you save. 

Get up to 45% Off Six Tickets with Share Fares

Share and Save

Train travel is your all-access pass to adventure. American landscapes roll by just outside your window as you venture out into the world. 

Get carried away together with Share Fares. We make it easy to bring the whole crew by helping you save with each plus one. The more you bring, the more you save. 

Get up to 45% Off Six Tickets with Share Fares

Midwest Student Discount: Save 15%

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Save on Student Travel

With comfortable, spacious seating, outlets to keep you charged, and free WiFi, you can do just that. Relax, browse, stay connected and maybe even get some schoolwork done along the way.

Plus, Amtrak lets you bring up to two carry-on bags for free. So free laundry is just a train ride away.

Save 15% on Travel Through the Midwest

Save on Student Travel

With comfortable, spacious seating, outlets to keep you charged, and free WiFi, you can do just that. Relax, browse, stay connected and maybe even get some schoolwork done along the way.

Plus, Amtrak lets you bring up to two carry-on bags for free. So free laundry is just a train ride away.

Save 15% on Travel Through the Midwest