Amtrak offers 50 percent discount for travel between Union Station and Bob Hope Airport during Carmageddon

Travelers heading from Los Angeles Union Station downtown to Burbank Bob Hope Airport between July 15 and July 17—during the Mulholland Bridge partial demolition and 405 freeway closure in the Sepulveda Pass—can receive a 50 percent discount from Amtrak.

Amtrak describes the offer as an effort to support travelers during the weekend closure of the 405.

Amtrak California will offer coach passengers a 50 percent discount on adult fares for all Pacific Surfliner trains traveling between Union Station downtown and Burbank Bob Hope Airport the July 15 weekend. With the weekend discount, the fare will be $3.00 each way. The train station at the airport is a short walk to the main terminal.

Up to two children (ages 2 to 15) may accompany each adult for a $1.50 fare.

Reservations and schedule information can be found at AmtrakCalifornia.com or Amtrak.com. Travelers have a variety of ways to purchase tickets:

· Amtrak staffed stations
· Amtrak Quik-Trak or Metrolink TVM
· Onboard the train for passengers boarding at Burbank Bob Hope Airport

If you need a discount code, it’s X563.

Categories: Service Alerts

3 replies

  1. This appears to only work on Saturday and Sunday, and not on the 15th. Does it require a 3-day advance purchase? Also, I think you might want to add that a LAUS to Burbank Airport ticket is not accepted on the Coast Starlight (Trains 11 & 14), even though it serves both stations.

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  2. Today I tried to purchase a discount ticket from Bob Hope Airport to Union Station and they would not honor the 50% discount.

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