Plan a Winter Getaway With Amtrak

Save up to 20% during January sale on all Long Distance routes

Jan 07, 2010, 13:27 ET from Amtrak





WASHINGTON, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Now through January 25, Amtrak passengers can book a winter getaway for up to 20 percent off of one-way fares on every Long Distance train route for travel between January 19 and March 31, 2010.


The sale is valid on all 15 Amtrak long-distance trains: Silver Star (New York - Miami), Silver Meteor (New York - Miami), Palmetto (New York - Savannah), Crescent (New York - Atlanta - New Orleans) , Cardinal (New York - Chicago), Capitol Limited (DC - Chicago), Lake Shore Limited (New York - Chicago), Sunset Limited (New Orleans - Houston - Los Angeles), Texas Eagle (Chicago - San Antonio - Los Angeles), Southwest Chief (Chicago - Albuquerque - Los Angeles), California Zephyr (Chicago - Denver - San Francisco Bay area), Empire Builder (Chicago - Minneapolis/St. Paul - Portland/Seattle), City of New Orleans (Chicago - Memphis - New Orleans), Coast Starlight (Seattle - Sacramento - Los Angeles) and Auto Train (Lorton, VA - Sanford, FL).



Below are just a few of the special one-way low fares available:

    Orlando                 to         New York City                     $94
    Los Angeles             to         Tucson                            $30
    Auto Train              to         DC - Orlando area*                $63
    New Orleans             to         Memphis                           $40
    Chicago                 to         Seattle                          $120
    Washington, DC          to         Tampa                             $85
       *fare does not include charge for automobile transportation

Seats and times are limited. To take advantage of these low one-way fares, reservations are required a minimum of three days in advance before traveling. Tickets are non-refundable and some blackout dates apply. The discounted fare is only valid on coach seats and cannot be used on accommodation upgrades.


For more information on all low fares offered during the January Sale, visit and click on Winter Sale, or call 1-800-USA RAIL.


About Amtrak

As the nation's intercity passenger rail operator, Amtrak connects America in safer, greener and healthier ways. Last fiscal year (FY 2009), the railroad carried 27.2 million passengers, making it the second-best year in the company's history. With 21,000 route miles in 46 states, the District of Columbia and three Canadian provinces, Amtrak operates more than 300 trains each day-at speeds up to 150 mph-to more than 500 destinations. Amtrak also is the operator of choice for state-supported corridor services in 15 states and for four commuter rail agencies. Visit or call 800-USA-RAIL for schedules, fares and more information.