What Is the Cheapest Day of the Week To Travel on Amtrak?

Last Updated on January 11, 2023 by Snezana Grcak

Although ticket prices depend on numerous factors, the cheapest days of the week to travel on Amtrak are usually Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Weekend trips tend to be more expensive.

Amtrak ticket prices may vary according to the following:

  • Route or distance
  • Class of service
  • Number of passengers
  • Promotions or discounts
  • Time of purchase

Check the fare for specific travel dates on Amtrak’s website or by calling customer service in advance.