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  • If you are a frequent rail traveler, or plan to do a lot of traveling during a specific time period, buy a rail pass or multi-trip ticket. These offer huge discounts off of regular point-to-point...
  • Even on rail travel, it is often much cheaper to buy a round-trip ticket than two one-way tickets. And traveling overnight can save both in cheaper fares (since it is a less popular time to travel)...
  • Amtrak regularly offers sales on specific routes that can add up to even 90% off regular price! Sales vary by location and travel date, so check back frequently. Weekly specials are valid for sales...
  • Train travel is often cheaper in the spring and fall, over the more popular and more expensive summer & winter holiday times. Traveling in late spring and early fall – during daylight savings time...

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