AAA Discount for Adult Passengers


American Automobile Association (AAA) members and their immediate family (spouses and dependents) are eligible to receive a 10% discount on most adult rail fares for Amtrak travel. Up to two children ages 2 - 12 may accompany each adult member at half the AAA member rail fare. Visit the AAA web site for information about becoming an AAA member.

Three-Day Advance Purchase

To use the AAA discount, you must book your tickets at least three days in advance of travel.

If you make any change to your itinerary, you must re-qualify for any membership discount used. This means that to be eligible to receive an applicable membership discount, any change to your itinerary must be made at least three days in advance of travel.

Discount Limitations
  • The AAA discount is not valid with Saver Fares.

  • The AAA discount is not valid on weekday Acela Express trains.

  • The AAA discount does not apply to Business class, First class or sleeping accommodation. These upgrades are permitted upon payment of the full accommodation charges.

  • The AAA discount is not valid for travel on certain Amtrak Thruway connecting services.

  • The AAA discount is not valid on the Canadian portion of services operated jointly by Amtrak and VIA Rail Canada to Ontario.

  • The AAA discount may not be combinable with other discount offers; refer to the terms and conditions for each offer.

  • Additional restrictions

    may apply.

How to Enter Your AAA Number

To take advantage of this discount:

  • Use the Fare Finder at the beginning of your search and select 'AAA Adult' or 'AAA Child' for each passenger as appropriate. Then, enter your AAA membership number on the 'Passenger Information' page of the booking process.

  • Or, in your user profile, select 'AAA Adult' in the 'Travel Profile' section, and enter your AAA membership number. AAA will be pre-selected as your preferred passenger discount type, and your AAA membership number will appear, already filled-in, in the appropriate text field.

To correctly enter your number in the booking process or as part of your user profile:

  • Enter your three-digit club code into the 'AAA Club Code' box.

  • Enter the remaining nine digits of your membership number, excluding any letters. Omit any numbers after the space following the nine digits.

  • If your number contains the word "plus" leave out this text. Do not enter any spaces between numbers.

Get the Amtrak AAA Discount Using Your AAA Number on Your Membership Card

Present Your Card When Picking Up Your Ticket

You'll need to show your AAA membership ID card when you pick up your ticket, and you'll have to carry it with you onboard the train. You may be asked to show your AAA card to the conductor upon request. Digital membership cards will be accepted.

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