Passenger Discount for Students
High School and College Students Save on Travel
Students ages 17 - 25 save 15% with the Amtrak Student Discount, no membership required. Or, use your Student Advantage Card to save 10%.
The Student Advantage Card is the nation's largest student discount program for students 16 years of age and older to access thousands of discount locations across the country, near your campus and online. Get discounts of up to 50% off on the things you buy everyday like clothes, food, entertainment, books and more.
Student Advantage Discount Cardholders will be eligible to receive a 10% discount on the best available adult rail fare on most Amtrak trains all year long. Get a full year of student discount savings for only $20.
Earn Points toward Free Amtrak Travel
Become and Amtrak Guest Rewards member and get more for your travel. Sign up for Amtrak Guest Rewards when you get your Student Advantage card and you'll be eligible for an enrollment bonus of 750 points. Just take a trip on Amtrak within 90 days of enrollment and you’ll be well on your way to a free trip. Enrollment bonus offer expires September 30, 2015. Terms and conditions apply.
Book Tickets & Board Train with Your Student Advantage Discount
- Use the Fare Finder at the beginning of your search and select 'Student Advantage' for each passenger as appropriate. Then, enter your Student Advantage membership number on the 'Passenger Information' page of the booking process.
- Or, in your user profile, select 'Student Advantage' in the 'Travel Profile' section, and enter your Student Advantage number. Student Advantage will be pre-selected as your preferred passenger discount type, and your Student Advantage number will appear, already filled-in, in the appropriate text field.
- When entering your Student Advantage number, omit any spaces and dashes.
Three-Day Advance Purchase and Discount Limitations
10% student discount is only available when travel is booked on Amtrak.com.
Reservations, and changes, must be made on Amtrak.com a minimum of three days prior to travel for reserved and unreserved service.
Student Advantage cardholder benefits are non-transferable; the student discount is available only to the card-holding student. The cardholder may not obtain discounts for others.
The Student Advantage discount is not valid with Saver Fares.
The Student Advantage discount is not valid on weekday Acela Express trains.
The Student Advantage discount does not apply to Business class, First class or sleeping accommodation. These upgrades are permitted upon payment of the full accommodation charges.
For Auto Train service, Student Advantage cardholders receive a 10% discount off adult rail fare. Discount does not apply to the vehicle charge.
The Student Advantage discount is not valid for travel on certain Amtrak Thruway bus services.
The Student Advantage discount is not valid on the Canadian portion of services operated jointly between Amtrak and VIA Rail Canada.
The Student Advantage discount is not valid for USA Rail Passes and Multi-Ride tickets.
The Student Advantage discount may not be combinable with other discount offers; refer to the terms and conditions for each offer.
Additional restrictions may apply.
The Student Advantage® Discount Card is a registered trademark of Student Advantage, LLC.