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Student Advantage Discount Card

Student Advantage Discount Card

Go to College For 15% less On MARC Train with Student Advantage.

It's as easy as 1,2,3!

1.  Obtain a "Student Advantage Card" by going online at or by calling 1-800-333-2920.  Annual membership is just $22.50.  The Card is the only way to get 15% on MARC Train tickets, plus student discounts of up to 50% off at more than 15,000 locations on things you buy everyday: CD's, clothes, airline tickets, pizza, and office supplies.

2. Present your Student Advantage Card and your college photo identification card*  at any staffed MARC station or Amtrak ticket counter and get 15%** OFF your purchase of a one-way, weekly, or monthly ticket.

3. Sit back, study, read, or relax.  MARC Train is the perfect connection  to  your college or university.  Whether you attend a school in DC, Baltimore, or somewhere in between, MARC Train can get you there. See MARC Train map for service area.

Go Further on MARC with Your Student Advantage Discount Card.

Sign up today!

*Customers using a student discount ticket may be required to provide their valid college photo identification card to the conductor on the train upon request to verify that customer is eligible to use the student ticket.

**May not be applied to the purchase of Senior/Disability tickets; TLC (Transit Link Card); Ticket-by-Mail purchase; online/internet purchases; QuickTrak or other automated ticket self-vending machine purchases, or in combination with any other special discounts, or where customer wishes to use SmartBenefits Vouchers or Commuter Choice Maryland as full or partial payment. Do not laminate your MARC ticket as this process will destroy your ticket.


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