Travel By Train

Anthrocon members who live in the Northeast Corridor and the upper Midwest may wish to consider taking a train to Anthrocon. It is more convenient than driving, and usually costs less than air fare. Amtrak offers rail service to the Pittsburgh Rail Station, which is right across the street from the Westin Hotel, at 1100 Liberty Ave.

The station is serviced by Amtrak's Capitol Limited, running Chicago-Cleveland-Pittsburgh-Washington DC and points between, and Pennsylvanian, running Pittsburgh-Philadelphia-New York and points between. More information on the station can be found here.

Amtrak offers a 10% discount off the lowest available rail fare to (Pittsburgh, PA) between June 24, 2017 & July 6, 2017! To book your reservation call Amtrak at 1 (800) 872-7245 or contact your local travel agent.

(Convention fares cannot be booked via the Internet. Please be sure to refer to Convention Fare Code X79E-969 when making your reservation. This offer is not valid on the Auto Train and Acela Service. Fare is valid on Amtrak Regional for all departures seven days a week, except for holiday blackouts. Offer valid with Sleepers, Business Class or First Class seats with payment of the full applicable accommodation charges.)

Remember, fares must be booked by telephone or in person at a ticket office or travel agency. If you have already booked your train ticket, you can simply call 1-800-872-7245 to have the special convention discount applied.

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