Save money on fall train travel.
Amtrak Sale
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If you’ve ever cried because your Amtrak ticket cost as much as airfare, this three-day flash sale could help you rediscover the pleasures of train travel.

From Tuesday through Thursday, travelers can purchase tickets for Amtrak’s Northeast Regional service for as little as $24 on Trips from New York to Boston start at $38 each way, and from New York to Philadelphia start at $28 each way.

Other major cities included in the promotion are Baltimore, Wilmington, and Richmond.

Travel must take place between September 13 and October 6, so this sale is best for a somewhat spontaneous fall vacation or romantic autumn getaway.

Fall foliage is at its prime in September and October, making this an ideal time to book a scenic trip along the colorful East Coast.

When your seat is reserved and you’re ready to ride the rails, check out our guide for mastering Amtrak.

Melanie Lieberman is the Assistant Digital Editor at Travel + Leisure. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @melanietaryn.