Amtrak's Super Cheap 'Night Owl' Fares Just Expanded to More Routes
The deal is now valid for select late-night and early-morning Northeast Corridor train rides.
The next time you're commuting back from a concert, forget about wildly expensive ride-share experiences.
Earlier this year, Amtrak introduced new special "Night Owl Fares," which offer tickets between $5–20 per ride on Northeast Corridor trains between Washington, DC and New York. As the name suggests, the offer involves off-peak-hour trains departing between 7 pm and 7 am (originally, the promo's hours were between 7 pm and 5 am, but the time period just got extended).
Whether you're a night owl or an early bird, this is the deal for you. The promotion applies to Amtrak's Coach tickets on Northeast Regional and a few other select routes, and it includes stops in New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, DC. Now, Amtrak just added new trains to the promotion, which now also applies to select segments between New York and Boston.
Night owls commuting between New York and Washington will only have to pay $20 for their ticket, which is the same price travelers will have to pay to go from New York to Boston. Traveling between New York and Philadelphia, instead, will be even cheaper, with tickets priced at $10. For $15, passengers will be able to travel between New York and Baltimore, or between Washington, DC and Newark, while $5 train rides will be available between Washington, DC and Baltimore, or for travel connecting New York and Newark.
For a complete list of available "Night Owl Fares" routes and prices, you can visit the Amtrak website, where you can also purchase your tickets.
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