Trains from New York, NY to Washington, DC

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TodayFeb 23
from $126
TomorrowFeb 24
from $126
SunFeb 25
from $43
MonFeb 26
from $43
TueFeb 27
from $22
WedFeb 28
from $22
ThuFeb 29
from $22
FriMar 1
from $90

Upcoming Train Schedules

One passenger / one way

6:45PM
3h25m
10:10PM
New York - Moynihan Train Hall
Cheapest
Washington - Union Station
Cheapest
9:05PM
3h23m
12:28AM
New York - Moynihan Train Hall
2nd Cheapest
Washington - Union Station
2nd Cheapest
6:00PM
2h59m
8:59PM
New York - Moynihan Train Hall
Fastest
Washington - Union Station
Fastest
8:13PM
2h59m
11:12PM
New York - Moynihan Train Hall
Washington - Union Station
5:27PM
3h24m
8:51PM
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$72
Average train trip duration3h 25m
Number of daily trains38
Earliest train departure12:20 AM
Distance205 miles (330 km)
Latest train departure11:05 PM
Please note, this information is subject to change.
Reviews

Trip Reviews for New York - Washington

3.9 out of 5 stars

User reviews from travelers who booked a train ticket from New York to Washington

Ratings and Reviews (1915)

We organised

Amy N.

January 21, 2024
No foot rest

Klara A.

September 25, 2023
Didn't enjoy the late when traveling with a baby. Part of that everything was fine

Abdoulaye S.

September 19, 2023
punctuality and comfort

Toufik A.

August 16, 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
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

Amtrak NYC to DC

Amtrak trains:

Acela trains:

The train stations on this route

Penn Station, in NYC

Union Station, in Washington DC

How to find cheap tickets from NYC to DC

Washington DC

Information on this train trip

Daily Trains38
Earliest and Latest Train Departures12:20AM - 11:05PM
Minimum Price$22
Average Ticket Price$72
Minimum Trip Duration2h40m
Average Train Trip Duration3h25m
Distance205 miles (330 km)
Train Companies on This RouteAmtrak
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions for your trip New York - Washington

The average train ticket price from New York to Washington is $72. The best way to find 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 40m. This is the time it takes to travel the 204 miles 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 38. Some trains are direct while others have layovers. 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.

Once in Washington, you can exploring the city. The top sights and things to do are Arlington National Cemetery, Washington National Cathedral, National Gallery of Art, National Museum of American History, United States Capitol.

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
02/21
$126
02/22
$178
Today
$126
02/24
$126
02/25
$43
02/26
$43
02/27
$22
02/28
$22
The cheapest trip from New York to Washington was searched and found on Feb 27, 2024 with a price of $22

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 $22 to $337 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 $22 which is on 2024-02-27.

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 the train from NYC to DC

Safety of traveling by train from NYC to DC

Luggage

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