Amtrak Cascades discountsSavings for students, families, and more

First published 11 January 2022

College Students Save 15%

Explore without the hassle of driving. Let Amtrak Cascades take you there.

Amtrak Cascades is offering students between ages 17-24 the chance to save 15% on purchases made one (1) day in advance with our national student discount – making it easier for those adventurous spirits to enjoy wherever it is they’re going and to stress less about getting there.

Whether it’s backpacking across America, or finding some extra social time on the trip to graduation or home, Amtrak Cascades helps students get the most out of their travels. With spacious seating and more than 500 destinations nationwide, exploring everywhere from small towns to big cities feels both comfortable and exciting.

Please use discount code V814 or select student discount when booking on our site.

For travel through December 31, 2022.

Discounts for Kids

Make memories and save money when you take the kids on a journey they’ll never forget. They'll experience the wonder of the train, while you enjoy a trip without baggage fees or traffic.

The child discount provides 50% for ALL children in a reservation and requires only 1 fare-paying adult.

Infants Ride Free

  • Children under the age of two, not occupying a seat, may ride free with at least one fare-paying adult (age 18+). Additional infants can be booked as a “Child” and receive the 50% discount (if available) or as an “Adult” (if the Children's fare is not available).
  • Child and infant discounts are automatically applied when adding travelers to your booking – No Promo Code needed. Book your trip today
  • Passengers 12 years of age and younger must travel with an adult passenger who is at least 18 years old.
  • Children traveling alone are not entitled to a children's discount.
  • Does not apply to non-Acela Business Class, First Class or sleeper accommodation charges. These upgrades are permitted upon payment of the full accommodation charges.
  • Not valid for travel on certain Amtrak Thruway connecting services.
  • Additional restrictions may apply.

Unaccompanied Minors

  • Children age 12 and under may not travel unaccompanied. They must travel with another person who is at least 18 years old.*
  • Children 13, 14 and 15 years old may travel as unaccompanied minors only under certain conditions.
  • Reservations for unaccompanied minors cannot be made on
  • Additional rules and restrictions apply.
  • *Exception: A minor who is 16 or 17, who is a parent to children of any age, may bring those children without restriction. The 16- or 17-year-old must bring proof that he or she is the parent of the children.

Seniors Save 10%

Amtrak Cascades travelers 65 years of age and over are eligible to receive a 10% discount on the lowest available rail fare on Amtrak Cascades.

The senior discount does not apply to Business Class.
These upgrades are permitted upon payment of the full accommodation charges.
The senior discount is not valid for travel on certain Amtrak connecting services.
The senior discount may not be combinable with other discount offers; refer to the terms and conditions for each offer.

Additional restrictions may apply.

Valid proof of age is required.

10% Discount for Passengers with Disabilities and their Companions

Amtrak Cascades offers a 10% rail fare discount to adult passengers with a disability. Those designated as companions must be 18 years of age or older.

Child passengers with a disability are eligible for the everyday 50% child discount plus an additional 10% off the discounted child’s fare.

Please select ‘Passenger with Disability’ or ‘Companion’ for each passenger as appropriate during the booking process.
When you enter the number of passengers in the ticket buying process, a drop down menu will appear so you can select ‘Passenger with Disability’ or ‘Companion’ to receive the discounts.

10% Discount for Military Veterans

Veterans of the United States Military receive a 10% discount on the lowest available rail fare on most Amtrak Cascades trains.

Veterans must have served in one of the following branches:

  • Army
  • Navy
  • Air Force
  • Marine Corps
  • Coast Guard

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