In Europe, travelers can buy a special rail pass that gives them unlimited train rides for a month. And some airlines offer tickets where a list of destinations is chosen in advance, but the flight dates are flexible and can be chosen on short notice.

Is there anything similar for traveling around the US by bus or train? Greyhound used to offer something like it, called the "Discovery Pass," but it seems to have been discontinued. And Amtrak only seems to offer unlimited passes on specific short routes, mainly targeting commuters.

  • @pnuts Not sure I understand the reference. If you shop around you can get from New York to LA by bus for ~$500 with a few stops NY-LA direct is $319 everything else is us constructing someone's itinerary, which has long been frowned upon.
    – Karlson
    Aug 1, 2014 at 18:56
  • @pnuts There have been other questions regarding shared rites on this site. But again cost will depend on itinerary. Shorter hops cost more then single long trip between same end points, and again since we are not constructing an itinerary one should already be provided. Otherwise the question is a duplicate of the one I listed.
    – Karlson
    Aug 1, 2014 at 19:17
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    Relevant literature. Aug 1, 2014 at 20:21
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    I also cast a reopen vote. The marked duplicate is quite similar and possible helpful, but in no way does it answer this specific question and neither is the question the same at all. Aug 12, 2014 at 11:17


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