Save 30% on Amtrak Companion Tickets to Baltimore and BWI

30% Off Amtrak Companion Fares
30% Off Amtrak Companion Fares

Amtrak offers lots of regional and seasonal discounts as well as regular savings for students, seniors, military, and AAA members.

But here’s a special deal you won’t find on Amtrak’s deals page!

Through a partnership with the Maryland Office of Tourism, you can get 30 percent off on companion fares on Amtrak to Baltimore, MD or Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI).

This offer is especially attractive to people who may be travelling via BWI, thanks to lower airfares on some routes.

30% Off Amtrak Companion Fares to Baltimore and BWI with Maryland Welcome! Passport

The Maryland Welcome! Passport features online coupons for attractions, accommodations, and transportation which you can access at  

The offer that caught my eye is for 30% off the best available rail fare for one companion in coach, when a second adult fare ticket is purchased at regular price.

To access the offer for the Baltimore area, go to

To access the offer for BWI area, go to:

The offer is only redeemable online; reservations must be made three days in advance and tickets cannot be purchased in person.

The offer is valid for travel within the Northeast Corridor on the Northeast Regional service to Baltimore, MD or Baltimore-Washington International Airport, and return only.

The last date to travel is December 19, 2014.

Some popular travel dates are excluded.  Upcoming blackout dates are:

  • August 29, 2014
  • September 1, 2014
  • October 10, 2014
  • November 25 – 26, 2014 November 29 – 30, 2014
  • December 1, 2014

With the purchase of two tickets, each person can save 15 percent off the regular fare.

25% Off Advance Purchase Amtrak Tickets in the Northeast Corridor

If you are the kind of traveller that plans ahead, you may find better savings on Amtrak’s Northeast Regional service with Amtrak’s advance purchase fare.

You can save 25 percent off the lowest available fares when you book 14 days in advance.

Here are some sample discounted fares to or from New York City:

To/From New York

Philadelphia, PA $40
Washington, DC $49
Boston, MA $49
Baltimore, MD $49
Wilmington, DE $54
Trenton, NJ $31
Providence, RI $47
This advance purchase deal is valid only on Northeast Regional service and is only good for discounted one-way coach fares.  Blackout dates are :
  • November 25-26, 2014
  • November 9-30, 2014
  • December 19-21, 2014
Fares are non-refundable.  Exchanges are permitted for other rail fare purchases.  Sales fares will be automatically displayed for child and adult tickets if discount seats are available.

BOGO Admissions to Maryland Museums

Fire Museum of Maryland BOGO Tickets
Fire Museum of Maryland BOGO Tickets

If your destination is Baltimore or Central Maryland, you may be interested in some additional offers available from the Maryland Welcome! Passport program.

Fire Museum of Maryland in Lutherville looks to be a fun family destination.
Through May 31, 2015, there is a coupon for “buy one admission get the second admission free.”
B&O Railroad Museum BOGO Tickets
B&O Railroad Museum BOGO Tickets

I enjoyed my visit to the B&O Railroad Museum some time ago.  They have the same BOGO offer available.

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