Amtrak’s New Extra Low Fares on Late Night Departures Starting from $5

Amtrak's New Night Owl Fares

Amtrak’s New Night Owl Fares

Amtrak Special “Night Owl Fares” are now available for purchase with prices as low as $5 – $20. These fares are available on select Amtrak Northeast Corridor (NEC) routes. This is a great option for travelers returning from concerts, plays, sporting events or those who prefer later or earlier departures. 

How Night Owl Fares Work

Off peak hour trains traveling between Washington, D.C. and New York only, departing between 7 p.m. and 5 a.m., will feature ultra-low fares for Coach tickets on Northeast Regional and other select routes. This deal is now available for most Northeast Corridor city pairs including stops in New YorkPhiladelphiaBaltimore and Washington, D.C.

Sample One-Way Coach Fares To/From: 

  • New York – Washington$20
  • New York – Baltimore/BWI: $15
  • Washington – Newark/Newark Liberty: $15
  • New York – Philadelphia$10
  • New York – Wilmington$10
  • Philadelphia – Washington$10
  • Washington – Wilmington $10
  • Philadelphia – Baltimore/BWI: $5
  • New York – Newark/Newark Liberty: $5
  • Washington – Baltimore/BWI: $5

Additional restrictions, terms and conditions apply. Learn more at

Guru’s Wrap-up

These are great fares if the timing works for you. Also check out the new increased offers for the two Amtrak credit cards, to earn as much as 60,000 points if you apply for both of them.

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