Deals & Promotions

Visit some great destinations and enjoy a comfortable ride on the Capitol Corridor. And take advantage of our seasonal deals and everyday discounts. These promotions will help you get more out of your trip.  


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friends-and-family discounts

Friends and Family
Half-Price Fares

Buy one full fare ticket and save 50% on up to five companion fares, every day of the week!


Take 5 Weekend Deal
$5 Companion Fares

Buy one full-fare ticket and bring up to 5 companions for $5 each person, each way on weekends and holiday Mondays.


$19 Fares to San Francisco!
Enjoy the City by the Bay

Sit back and relax as you enjoy plenty of legroom and snacks from the onboard Café Car on your way to the City by the Bay.


Enjoy Holiday Skating
Take the Train to the Rink

With the holiday season here, you can get to some of the most festive ice skating rinks around on the Capitol Corridor! Check out San Jose Downtown Ice and Downtown Sacramento Ice Rink for holiday fun


Stitches West 2019
Save 50% on Train Travel

Stitch ‘n Ride passengers receive an exclusive 50% discount off train travel to the Santa Clara/Great America station from February 20-25, 2019.

California Everyday Discounts


Senior Discount – Save 15%

Seniors 62 years of age and older are eligible for a 15% discount on their ticket. Passengers must show proof of age when purchasing tickets. To receive this discount, please select the ADULT passenger type and use the promotion code V282 on our booking engine or at a station Quik-Trak machine. You may also receive this discount from a ticket agent at a staffed station or from a conductor if you board a train at an unstaffed station.


Student Discount – Save 15%

Students age 13-25 are eligible to receive a 15% discount on their train ticket. To receive this discount, please select the ADULT passenger type and use the promotion code V353 on our booking engine or at a station Quik-Trak machine. You may also receive this discount from a ticket agent at a staffed station or from a conductor if you board a train at an unstaffed station. Passengers must have a valid Student ID.


Disabled Passenger Discount – Save 15%

Capitol Corridor offers a 15% discount to persons with a physical or mental disability. To receive this discount, please select the ADULT passenger type and then select “Passenger with Disability (PWD)” in the sub-menu that appears.  You may use the promotion code V577 on our booking engine or at a station Quik-Trak machine. You may also receive this discount from a ticket agent at a staffed station or from a conductor if you board a train at an unstaffed station.

  • Passengers must provide written documentation of disability at ticket counter and when boarding train.
  • Acceptable documentation includes: transit system ID card. Membership card from disabilities organization, or letter from physician.
  • This discount cannot be combined with any other discount programs.

Child Discount – Save 50%

Children ages 2-12 ride half-price every day with a paid adult. Passengers age 13-15 will be required to pay the adult fare on all trains.

  • Discount limited to one child (2-12) per paid adult traveling with a child.
  • Infants ages 2 and younger ride free.

Friends and Family Discount – Save 50%

Small groups of 2 to 6 passengers can travel for less every day of the week. Buy one full-fare ticket and save 50% on up to five companion fares with the Friends and Family discount.


Military (Active-Duty) Discount – Save 10%

Active-duty US Military Personnel along with their spouses and their dependents eligible for a 10% discount.

  • A valid active-duty United States Armed Forces identification card is required.

Veterans Discount

As of March 24, 2018 the national Veterans Advantage Members discount has been discontinued by Amtrak.  However, CCJPA is working on a replacement Veterans discount for the Capitol Corridor route to be launched in the near future. 


NARP Discount – Save 10%

National Association of Railroad Passengers (NARP) members are eligible for a 10% discount on their ticket.

  • When purchasing tickets online or from a Quik-Trak machine, you will be prompted to enter your membership number.
  • When purchasing tickets from a staffed station, members must show their card to the agent.
  • Tickets must be purchased at least 3 days in advance of travel.

Group Travel Discount

The Capitol Corridor offers group travel discounts and benefits to parties of 20 or more traveling together between the same origin and destination. Visit Group Travel.