In Partnership with the Southern Weekend

Amtrak’s BOGO has left the station!

Sad to say but the deal is no longer available but if they bring it back, we’ll let you know.

Amtrak is bringing back an amazing deal for the weekend. From now until May 13, get a free companion fare! That’s right. Amtrak’s BOGO deal is for travel June 1 – September 30, 2019.

Treat your Mom (or yourself) to a summer getaway. This deal is available on most Amtrak routes for both coach and Acela business class ticket. Plus, no blackouts.

Here are some sample fares from

Amtrak mom Day

Amtrak runs several routes through the South.

In the Ark-La-Tex there are stations in Hope, Texarkana and Marshall. There’s a bus service from Shreveport to Marshall as well.

The Crescent line travels from New Orleans through Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Virginia before ending in New York City.

The Silver Service/Palmetto rail starts in New York City and runs along the eastern seaboard states before ending at Miami.

The City of New Orleans runs from Chicago through Memphis to New Orleans.

The Sunset Limited connects Los Angeles with New Orleans with stops in Tuscon, San Antonio, and Houston.

More routes can be found here.

Happy train travels!

Before starting your cross country adventure, check out the Train Show on May 18-19 in Jefferson, Tex.