Amtrak Ticket Prices and Yields

Amtrak Ticket Prices and Yields

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Average Amtrak ticket prices (monthly data, not seasonally adjusted)

Amtrak Ticket Prices. If you are a user with disability and cannot view this image, use the table version. If you need further assistance, call 800-853-1351.

Amtrak ticket yield (monthly data, not seasonally adjusted)

Amtrak Ticket Yields. If you are a user with disability and cannot view this image, use the table version. If you need further assistance, call 800-853-1351.

Ticket yield is a normalized measure of revenue, based on the amount of service provided.

Amtrak Ticket Prices and Yields Aug-09 Aug-10
Average Amtrak ticket prices (dollars) 56.28 59.78
Percent change from same month previous year -5.63 6.22
Amtrak ticket yield (cents per passenger-mile) 24.20 25.61
Percent change from same month previous year -7.03 5.83

NOTE: The current value is compared to the value from the same period in the previous year to account for seasonality.

SOURCE: National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak), Monthly Performance Reports, available at http://www.amtrak.com/ as of October 2010.