To celebrate 20 years of its Acela service, Amtrak is offering customers one-way business class tickets for just $20. The deal applies to trains running throughout the Northeast Corridor, anywhere between Boston and Washington, DC.
“Celebrating 20 years of Acela service is an incredible milestone that we are proud to celebrate. We would like to thank our customers and give them a chance to see the changes we’ve made to the experience by offering an exceptionally low fare of only $20,” said Amtrak Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing and Revenue Officer Roger Harris. “For anyone who has been curious about the premium travel experience on our flagship product, this is your chance to ride Acela for a special, low fare that is only available for two days.”
Acela is Amtrak’s premium service, serving 16 stations throughout Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, and DC. The newest fleet of Acela trains, scheduled to enter service in 2021, will feature 25 percent more seats, personal outlets, USB ports, Wi-Fi, and reading lights at every seat.
The sale is running from November 10 to 12, and valid for travel dates between November 16 and December 17 with blackout dates during Thanksgiving week (November 24, 25, and 28 through 30) and all Friays and Sundays.