There are many options to choose from when planning to travel. We put together 5 reasons that you should travel by train on your next trip!
Depending on the location you’re traveling to, a round trip plane ticket can be quite expensive. Driving by car can be quite time consuming, not to mention having to gas up. By buying a train ticket, you can cut down on the cost. Companies such as Amtrak offer discounts for students, children, seniors, AAA members, military personnel and more! If you’re traveling by train at night you also saved money by not having to book a hotel, you have a room on wheels!
Skip the traffic
The drive from Philadelphia to New York by car is two hours, on the train the trip takes around an hour and 20 minutes. Riding the train allows you to not only skip the traffic but cut down on travel time. Who can say no to that!
Unless you’re sitting in first class or the exit row on an airplane, comfort is surely lacking and riding on a bus or sitting in a car for extended periods of time can be just as painful. When traveling by train, you have the chance to ride in style. Stretch your legs a bit by walking through the various cars and even grab a bite to eat in the food car.
Early morning, afternoon or evening, there’s a time for everyone! For many destinations that roll through major cities you can surely find a time that suites your preferences. For shorter trips, you typically can find a good price whether you book months in advance or have a last minute urge to travel.
The best part of traveling by train, are the sights you’ll see as you ride throughout the countryside. In a car, you don’t have the luxury to take the perfect selfie with mother nature behind you without having your hands on the wheel. Get your picture game on.
So, the next time you’re looking to travel and experience something new, hop on a train.