All aboard this fall for round-trip train travel on Amtrak’s Empire Service, which runs between New York City’s Pennsylvania Station and Albany-Rensselaer. This offer is valid for travel throughout October (except for October 5) to any stop between New York City and Albany, saving you 25% off current rates.

Pricing for round-trip fare for two (based on departures from Penn Station) is as follows:

  • Poughkeepsie: $72 (weekdays), $84 (weekends)
  • Rhinecliff-Kingston: $78 (weekdays), $91 (weekends)
  • Hudson: $102 (weekdays), $119 (weekends)
  • Albany-Rensselaer: $120 (weekdays), $140 (weekends)


With cool temperatures, brilliant fall foliage, and seasonal festivities such as pumpkin and apple picking, and hay rides, October is an ideal time to get away from the bustling city to a serene retreat upstate. The scenic train ride along the Hudson River makes for a relaxing trip.


Book online by July 31 on Amtrak’s website. Select your destination and travel dates for two people. Choose “Empire Service” itineraries and the 25% discount will automatically appear in the total price. This deal is also valid for one-way travel.

Book by July 31.

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