Passenger Types and Discounts

Discounts are not combinable unless otherwise indicated. Other restrictions may apply.

Adult

Age: 13+

Discount: Full Standard Fare

Restrictions: None

Senior

Age: 65+ (Amtrak) / 60+ (VIA Rail Canada)

Discount: 10%

Restrictions

  • Available only with Value Fares.
  • Not valid on Auto Train or Acela Express.
  • Not valid on some connecting Amtrak Thruway services.
  • Does not apply to non-Acela Business Class, First Class or sleeper accommodation charges.

Child

Age: 2 - 12

Discount: 50%

Restrictions

  • One child per paying adult.
  • Children must travel with adult who is at least 18 years old.
  • Not valid for weekday Acela Express travel.
  • Not valid on some connecting Amtrak Thruway services.
  • Does not apply to non-Acela Business Class, First Class or sleeper accommodation charges.

Infant

Age: Under 2

Discount: Free

Restrictions

  • One infant per paying adult.
  • Infants must ride on adult's lap and must travel with an adult who is at least 18 years old.

Military

Age: 18+

Discount: 10%

Restrictions

Active duty US military personnel and spouses.

  • Not valid with Saver Fares.
  • Not valid for weekday Acela Express travel.
  • Not valid on some connecting Amtrak Thruway services.
  • Not valid on the Canadian portion of services operated jointly by Amtrak and VIA Rail Canada.
  • Does not apply to non-Acela Business Class, First Class or sleeper accommodation charges.

Military Child

Age: 2 - 12

Discount: 10% in addition to child 50% discount

Restrictions

Dependent of active duty US military personnel.

  • Not valid with Saver Fares.
  • Not valid for weekday Acela Express travel.
  • Not valid on some connecting Amtrak Thruway services.
  • Not valid on the Canadian portion of services operated jointly by Amtrak and VIA Rail Canada.
  • Does not apply to non-Acela Business Class, First Class or sleeper accommodation charges.

Adult Passenger with a Disability

Age: 18+

Discount: 10%; 50% on Downeaster services (Boston, MA to Portland, ME).

Restrictions 

  • Not valid with Saver Fares.
  • On the Auto Train, only passengers traveling with their own wheeled mobility device (wheelchair or scooter) qualify for the passengers with disability discount.

Child Passenger with a Disability

Age: 2 - 12

Discount: 10% in addition to child 50% discount

Restrictions

  • Must be accompanied by an adult who is at least 18 years old.
  • Not valid with Saver Fares.
  • On the Auto Train, only passengers traveling with their own wheeled mobility device (wheelchair or scooter) qualify for the passengers with disability discount.

NARP

Age: All

Discount: 10%

Restrictions

  • Three-day advanced purchase for all travel.
  • Not valid with Saver Fares.
  • Not valid for weekday Acela Express travel.
  • Not valid on some connecting Amtrak Thruway services.
  • Not valid on the Canadian portion of services operated jointly by Amtrak and VIA Rail Canada.
  • Does not apply to non-Acela Business Class, First Class or sleeper accommodation charges.
  • Must present a valid membership card at time of travel.