Trains from Washington, DC to New York, NY

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TodayApr 22
from $112
TomorrowApr 23
from $79
WedApr 24
from $55
ThuApr 25
from $79
FriApr 26
from $154
SatApr 27
from $154
SunApr 28
from $154
MonApr 29
from $61

Upcoming Train Schedules

One passenger / one way

9:15PM
3h30m
12:45AM
Washington - Union Station
Cheapest
New York - Moynihan Train Hall
Cheapest
6:10PM
3h16m
9:26PM
Washington - Union Station
2nd Cheapest
New York - Moynihan Train Hall
2nd Cheapest
1:00PM
2h46m
3:46PM
Washington - Union Station
Fastest
New York - Moynihan Train Hall
Fastest
11:10AM
3h23m
2:33PM
Washington - Union Station
New York - Moynihan Train Hall
11:10AM
3h23m
2:33PM
Washington - Union Station
New York - Moynihan Train Hall
Train Washington to New York: Trip Overview

Train Washington to New York: Trip Overview

Average Ticket Price$84
Average train trip duration3h 21m
Number of daily trains35
Earliest train departure5:00 AM
Distance330 km
Latest train departure10:00 PM
Please note, this information is subject to change
Train companies

Train companies

According to multiple reviews, there are serious concerns regarding the train service. Customers have reported significant delays and instances of harassment. Additionally, some passengers have expressed safety issues, including encounters with dangerous individuals that caused distress for their children. However, there were also positive comments about early boarding for seniors, spacious luggage racks, and prompt departures. It is worth noting that in one instance the train broke down during a trip resulting in passengers having to find alternative transportation.

Amtrak Washington New York recent customer reviews

1 hour 30 minutes late. The train stops without any information or any alternative to get yo NY. Just wait inside.

Alvaro M A.March 8, 2024

There was a delay at the moment of boarding and me and other travelers did not get a notification or message from amtrak

Juan B.January 14, 2024

It was late getting a terminal but the trip was good otherwise. We would use again

Janice Christine J.July 28, 2023
US train company: Brightline

Washington to New York Trains

Information about this train trip

Daily Trains35
Earliest and Latest Train Departures5:00AM - 10:00PM
Minimum Price$55
Average Ticket Price$84
Minimum Trip Duration2h46m
Average Train Trip Duration3h21m
Distance330 km
Train Companies on This RouteAmtrak
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions on the trip Washington - New York

The average train ticket price from Washington to New York is $84. The best way to find cheap train tickets from Washington to New York 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 Washington and New York is around 3h 21m, although the fastest train will take about 2h 46m. This is the time it takes to travel the 329 km that separates the two cities.

The number of trains from Washington to New York can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 35. Some trains are direct while others include transferring trains. Simplify your train trip from Washington to New York by comparing and selecting the train that fits your travel style and budget on Busbud.

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

Find cheapest prices for trains

Find cheapest prices for trains

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

Best price found
04-20
$31
04-21
$31
Today
$31
04-23
$31
04-24
$31
04-25
$55
04-26
$31
04-27
$31
The cheapest trip from Washington to New York was searched and found on Apr 20, 2024 with a price of $31

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

You can expect to pay from $31 to $368 for a train ticket from Washington to New York based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $31 which is on 2024-04-23.

Usually Amtrak Acela will charge you higher prices for tickets closer to the departure date. To find the best prices, you should be flexible on your date of travel.

About Train Travel

Train Travel Tips

Do you like to go fast? With high-speed trains going faster than 300 km/h on certain routes, the time will fly by. Taking a train between Washington and New York is also a great way to travel to arrive in the city centre and save more time for your stay in New York.

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

By choosing the train between Washington and New York, you emit up to 30 times less CO2 than for the same journey made by plane or car!

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

Did you know?

Railway companies played a major role as early as 1883 in the use of time zones as we know them today.

The first high-speed train line was inaugurated in 1964, in Japan, to connect Tokyo with Osaka. It was during the Olympics that the first passengers travelled aboard the Shinkansen at a speed of 210 km / h.

You can find dogs as passengers on the trains of Moscow, where there is a large number of stray dogs. Over time, the dogs have learned the inner workings of the rail system and it is not uncommon to find one travelling between the city and the suburbs.

Will you be returning to Washington by train?

Train from New York to Washington

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