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Save 30% On a Trip to See the Carbondale Eclipse

Experience the excitement of a total eclipse for less this August.

Save 30% On Travel to See the Carbondale Eclipse

On August 21, 2017, the longest duration of the solar eclipse will occur in Carbondale, IL. And with Amtrak, you could be part of history when the moon's shadow spreads across the city while saving 30% on your trip.

Travel between August 16 and 22, 2017, you'll save 30% aboard the Illini or Saluki. Just make sure to book before August 21, 2017, in order to take advantage of these impressive savings.

The Only Thing Overshadowing This Eclipse Will Be the Relaxing Journey There

While you're on your way to take part in this astonishing cosmic event, you'll have plenty of legroom to stretch out and take it easy. Enjoy free Wi-Fi, order a sandwich from our Café car and even bring your pet along for an additional $25.

Terms and Conditions
  • Offer exclusively available at
  • Valid for 30% off the regular (full) adult rail fare.
  • Valid for sale June 1 - August 21, 2017.
  • Valid for travel August 16 - 22, 2017.
  • Advance reservations is required a minimum of one (1) day prior to travel.
  • Valid for travel on the Illini and Saluki trains only.
  • Seating is limited; seats may not be available on all days.
  • Up to two (2) children (ages 2 - 12) may accompany each adult at half the regular (full) adult rail fare.
  • Children and infants must travel with an adult who is 18 years or older.
  • Valid for Coach seats only; no upgrades permitted.
  • 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.

Fare discount will be automatically applied when qualifying travel is selected.

Valid for Sale
June 1 - August 21, 2017

Valid for Travel
August 16 - 22, 2017