Everyday Discounts

Capitol Corridor offers many everyday discounts that passengers can take advantage of throughout the year. Please note that the California Everyday Discounts implemented on January 8, 2018, may differ from Amtrak’s nationwide Everyday Discounts and require the use of a promotional code.

Check out the offers below to find the right discount for your next trip.

Senior Discount

Senior 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

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

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

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

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.

Veteran’s Discount

Veterans with a valid Veterans Advantage Members Card are eligible for a 15% discount on their tickets.

  • When purchasing tickets online or from a Quik-Trak machine, members will be prompted to enter their membership number.
  • When purchasing tickets from a staffed station, members must show their card to the agent.

Military (Active-Duty) Discount

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.
  • Tickets must be picked up at a staffed station.

NARP Discount

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.

AAA (American Automobile Association) Discount 

As of February 15, 2018 the national AAA discount has been discontinued.  However, CCJPA is working on a replacement AAA discount for the Capitol Corridor route to be launched in the near future.