According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for intercity train fare were 1.26% higher in 2019 versus 2014 (a $0.25 difference in value).
Between 2014 and 2019: Intercity train fare experienced an average inflation rate of 0.25% per year. In other words, intercity train fare costing $20 in the year 2014 would cost $20.25 in 2019 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.55% during this same period, inflation for intercity train fare was lower.
In the year 2014: Pricing changed by -2.59%, which is below the average yearly change for intercity train fare during the 2014-2019 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2014 (1.62%), inflation for intercity train fare was much lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Intercity train fare:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Intercity train fare, over time, for $20 beginning in 2014. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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