Passenger Type and Membership Discount Comparison

Amtrak offers everyday passenger and membership discounts. More detailed information about each discount can be found on the 'Everyday Discounts' page of the 'Deals' section of our site.

Passenger Age Discount Restrictions
Adult 13+ Full standard fare  
Senior 62+
(60+)
15%
(10% on VIA Rail Canada)
Not valid on Auto Train.

1, 2, 4
Child 2 - 12
50%
Up to two children per paying adult. Children must travel with adult who is at least 18 years old.

1, 2, 7
Infant Under 2

Free
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.

7
Military 18+
10%
Active duty US military personnel and spouses. Discount is valid on the Auto Train.

1, 2, 3, 4
Military Child 2 - 12
10% in addition to child 50% discount
Dependent of active duty US military personnel.

1, 2, 3, 4
Student 13 - 25
15%
1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Adult Passenger with a Disability 18+
15%*
4, 8
Child Passenger with a Disability 2 - 12
15% in addition to child 50% discount
Must be accompanied by an adult who is at least 18 years old.

4
Membership Age Discount Restrictions
AAA Adult 13+
10% off rail fare only
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
AAA Child 2 - 12
10% in addition to child 50% discount
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
NARP N/A
10%
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Veterans Advantage
18+
15%
1, 2, 3, 4, 6

Restrictions

  1. Not valid for weekday Acela Express travel.
  2. Not valid on some connecting Amtrak Thruway services.
  3. Not valid on the Canadian portion of services operated jointly by Amtrak and VIA Rail Canada.
  4. Discount not valid with Saver Fares.
  5. Three-day advanced purchase for all travel.
  6. Must present a valid membership card at time of travel.
  7. See the Children's Passenger Discount page for more details.
  8. On the Auto Train, only passengers traveling with their own wheeled mobility device (wheelchair or scooter) qualify for the passengers with disability discount.

* 50% discount on Downeaster (Boston, MA to Portland, ME) services.

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