Amtrak Announces Sale on Northeast Regional Travel

Apr 20, 2011, 13:16 ET from Amtrak

One-way fares between New York and Washington, D.C. as low as $29

WILMINGTON, Del., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amtrak announces a sale on its popular Northeast Regional train service. Passengers can take advantage of low one-way rail fares for travel between select Northeast cities.

Travel from Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, Md. to New York City is just $29 each way and from Washington, D.C. to Richmond, Va. only $19. The sale is available now through April 21 for travel between May 10 and 26, 2011.

The Amtrak Northeast Regional service offers affordable and convenient travel options with multiple departures daily along the Northeast Corridor between Boston, Mass. and Washington, D.C., including service in Virginia to Lynchburg, Richmond and Newport News.  Regular fares on the Northeast Regional between Boston and New York and New York and Washington, D.C. are as low as $49 each way with 14 day advanced purchase and children ages 2-15 ride for 50 percent off.

This offer is valid online only at and is valid for coach travel only. Some black out dates and restrictions may apply.

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