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More Train for the Buck


College is a time for adventure. But it can also mean working with a tighter budget. That’s why Amtrak Cascades offers students between ages 17 and 24 the chance to save 15% on purchases made one (1) day in advance with our student discount – making it easier for those adventurous spirits to enjoy your journey and arrive happy. Click on Buy Tickets to purchase or see all the details at

  • Children age 2-12 are eligible to receive a 50% discount on the lowest available adult rail fare on most Amtrak Cascades trains with a fare-paying adult (age 18+). One Child under the age of two may ride free with each adult ticket purchased. Infants are not entitled to a seat. Additional children under age two are permitted with each adult traveler under the 50% discount policy. Other restrictions may apply. If any additional child per adult will be traveling, reservations must be made for that child as an "Adult" and the full adult fare will be charged. Youth 18 and under, traveling within Washington State are eligible for a zero fare. See Youth Fare details
  • 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. On cross-border services operated jointly by Amtrak and VIA Rail Canada, a 10% Senior discount is applicable to travelers aged 60 and over.
  • 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 Thruway 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.
SHARE FARES – Save up to 60% on Group Travel

Travel is best when shared. Share Fares make it easy to bring the whole crew by helping you save with each plus one. The more family, friends, and loved ones you bring, the more you all save.

Share Fares provide a group discount of up to 60% off tickets for 8 passengers traveling together on the same reservation. Here’s how the discount works:

  • Passenger 1 – full price (or lowest available fare)
  • Groups of 2 – full price (or lowest available fare)
  • Groups of 3 – 17% off all tickets
  • Groups of 4 – 30% off all tickets
  • Groups of 5 – 39% off all tickets
  • Groups of 6 – 47% off all tickets
  • Groups of 7 – 54% off all tickets
  • Groups of 8 – 60% off all tickets

Saving up to 60% gives you more to spend on an exciting adventure with your favorite people by your side.

To book tickets for groups of three to eight and to see more details, please visit Two-day advance purchase required. You can also get these fares by entering promotion code V291 when you click on Buy Tickets.

For groups of 15 or more, please contact Group Sales.

  • Amtrak Cascades offers a 10% rail fare discount to adult passengers with a disability. Child passengers with a disability are eligible for the everyday 50% child discount plus an additional 10% off the discounted child's fare.
  • Amtrak Cascades also offers a 10% discount for persons traveling with a passenger with a disability as a companion. Those designated as companions must be 18 years of age or older.
  • 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.
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You will get lower fares by purchasing tickets well in advance of your trip. Fares gradually rise as trains fill and as the departure date nears, so make reservations as soon as you're confident of your travel schedule.


Lower fares are more available on train schedules that are less popular. On most Amtrak Cascades routes, Friday evenings, Sunday evenings, and holidays are most popular. If you can adjust your travel schedule, explore midweek travel or morning trains for lower fares. Visit Special Offers for travel deals. Explore everyday discounts available to seniors, children, AAA members, military personnel, and more.


Multi-ride tickets reward frequent travelers and encourage travel on trains where seats are usually available in Oregon between Eugene and Portland; or in Washington from Seattle, Edmonds or Everett to Bellingham and/or Mt. Vernon. Types of multi-ride tickets include "Ten Trips in 45 days" or an "Unlimited Monthly Pass." Call 1-800-USA-RAIL or ask Amtrak ticket agents at staffed stations for detailed information.


An Amtrak Guest Rewards membership gets you more for your travel. Points can be redeemed for free Amtrak travel, hotel and car rental awards, and retail certificates from a wide variety of participating companies. Visit Amtrak Guest Rewards to enroll.


Amtrak Cascades and Sound Transit have teamed up to offer more rail travel options between Everett, Edmonds and Seattle. The Rail Plus program allows use of your Amtrak Cascades ticket, FlexPass, or full fare ($4.50) PugetPass and UPass on Amtrak Cascades trains. Visit Sound Transit for more information and schedules.

The state of Washington offers free Amtrak Cascades travel for youth 18 years of age or younger. This program is supported with funding from Washington’s Climate Commitment Act. Some restrictions apply. Read more...