WASHINGTON -- Amtrak is offering new one-way fares on its West
For example, a one-way fare is $17 each way on a short-distance
trip or $34 roundtrip, instead of the previous pricing method,
where the same ticket costs $25 with an $8 return for a roundtrip
fare of $33.
Trains affected include the Los Angeles-Seattle Coast Starlight,
the San Diego-Santa Barbara San Diegan, the Bakersfield-Oakland/San
Francisco San Joaquin and the Sacramento-Oakland/San Francisco
Also, the Eugene-Seattle Cascadia, the Portland-Seattle Mount
Adams and the Vancouver, British Columbia-Seattle Mount Baker
Amtrak's regional Explore America excursion fares and monthly
and multiride ticket prices are unaffected by the one-way pricing,
the company said.