Trains from New York, NY to Washington, DC

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TodayApr 14
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TomorrowApr 15
from $47
TueApr 16
from $61
WedApr 17
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ThuApr 18
from $112
FriApr 19
from $87
SatApr 20
from $205
SunApr 21
from $112

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New York - Moynihan Train Hall
Washington - Union Station
New York - Moynihan Train Hall
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Washington - Union Station
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New York - Moynihan Train Hall
Washington - Union Station
New York - Moynihan Train Hall
Washington - Union Station
New York - Moynihan Train Hall
Washington - Union Station
Train New York to Washington: Trip Overview

Train New York to Washington: Trip Overview

Average Ticket Price$102
Average train trip duration3h 25m
Number of daily trains44
Earliest train departure12:20 AM
Distance330 km
Latest train departure10:06 PM
Please note, this information is subject to change
Train companies

Train companies

According to multiple reviews, the service provided by Amtrack is good. Customers appreciate the availability of staff for direction and assistance at the station. The train is clean and comfortable with good facilities. However, some customers mention that there were delays in arrival, which may be a concern for others. Overall, it seems that most customers had a positive experience with Amtrack's service.

Amtrak New York Washington recent customer reviews

Didn't enjoy the late when traveling with a baby. Part of that everything was fine

Abdoulaye S.September 19, 2023

Unclear if we had to check in our luggage so we decided to go early. At the station they said it wasn’t necesary. We could wait in the special area of Amtrak, which was nice. Disappointed that we couldn’t sit next to each other (4) people because suddenly all people were hurrying into the train. Journey was fine, coffee was bad.

Helga V.August 5, 2023

Amtrak doesn’t offer on time information about the track which’s departure the train

Raul R.July 30, 2023
US train company: Brightline

New York to Washington Trains

Information about this train trip

Daily Trains44
Earliest and Latest Train Departures12:20AM - 10:06PM
Minimum Price$47
Average Ticket Price$102
Minimum Trip Duration2h42m
Average Train Trip Duration3h25m
Distance330 km
Train Companies on This RouteAmtrak
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions on the trip New York - Washington

The average train ticket price from New York to Washington is $102. The best way to find cheap train tickets from New York to Washington is to book your tickets as early as possible. Prices tend to rise as your travel date approaches, so book in advance to secure the best prices!

A train trip between New York and Washington is around 3h 25m, although the fastest train will take about 2h 42m. This is the time it takes to travel the 329 km that separates the two cities.

The number of trains from New York to Washington can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 44. Some trains are direct while others include transferring trains. Simplify your train trip from New York to Washington by comparing and selecting the train that fits your travel style and budget on Busbud.

When taking the train from New York to Washington, you can travel comfortably and safely with Amtrak.

Find cheapest prices for trains

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Price is for a one-way ticket for one passenger and based on past searches.

Best price found
The cheapest trip from New York to Washington was searched and found on Apr 12, 2024 with a price of $32

To save money and be sure you have the best seat, it's a good idea to buy your train tickets from New York to Washington, as early as possible.

You can expect to pay from $32 to $355 for a train ticket from New York to Washington based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $32 which is on 2024-04-16.

About Train Travel

Train Travel Tips

Taking the fastest trains allows you to travel at speeds greater than 300 km/h. Taking a trip from New York to Washington is not only much quicker but more comfortable too! You can usually travel directly to the city centre and save time while you're at it.

No matter if you plan to take a regional or high-speed train to Washington, the planet will thank you. You’ll help to protect the beautiful landscapes that will unfold before your very eyes.

The train emits up to 30x less CO2 for a trip between New York and Washington compared to the same trip made by plane or car. A truly ecological mode of transport that will allow you to easily reduce your carbon footprint.

Make a music playlist for your train ride from New York to Washington, and enjoy the scenery to tunes from your own personal soundtrack.

Did you know?

You can find the straightest railway in the world in Australia. This railway line is 478 kilometres long and is also considered the longest and straightest railway line in the world.

Some trains in Sweden can recover more than a fifth of the energy they use by braking. This is especially true with ore trains as they descend from Narvik to Kiruna.

One of the deepest train stations in the world is in Kiev. Located at a depth of 105 m, it was designed in this way to serve as a shelter in the event of an attack. The second deepest station is in China. Badaling station is located 60 m under the Great Wall of China!

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