Find train tickets from New York to Washington, D.C.

NYC — WAS
Mar 8 — Mar 151
Round-trip
1 adult
Wed 3/8
Wed 3/15

Good to know

Cheapest day to travel

Thursday

Most expensive day to travel

Sunday

Average price (round-trip)

$60

Average price (one-way)

$26
Train tickets from New York to Washington, D.C. are on average 13% less expensive on Thursdays
Train tickets from New York to Washington, D.C. are on average 2% more expensive on Sundays
(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)
(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Top tips for finding New York to Washington, D.C. train tickets

  • You’ll generally have a faster voyage if you board a high-speed train rather than the regional train. For instance, Acela is an express train that can get you from New York to Washington, D.C. in just under 3h. On the other hand, you can choose to board a regional train that’s less expensive but has a longer travel time—for example, Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train from New York to Washington can last closer to 4h.
  • Depending on your budget and desired comfort level, you should think about the class of service you want onboard your train from New York to Washington. For example, Acela from New York to Washington offers accommodations in business and first-class seats. Both classes feature seat reservations, large tray tables, adjustable lights, ample legroom, and fewer stops, hence faster journeys. However, first-class service offers extra comfort and convenience, with services including priority boarding, access to train station lounges, and courtesy meal service in your seat.
  • Business travelers have the freedom to select a train with business-friendly amenities. For example, trains with conference tables make it easy to hold meetings, while electrical outlets at every seat enable travelers to charge their devices and connect with co-workers and clients. In addition, amenities like Quiet Cars will give you a secluded area where you can work, as guidelines limit conversations in such areas. Both Acela and Northeast Regional Amtrak trains offer Quiet Cars, with the former allowing reservations and the latter being on a first-come basis.
  • When traveling as a group, consider booking your tickets together rather than separately. Whenever available, train providers allocate seats closer to each other for people who travel in groups. Therefore, you can enjoy the trip together with your loved ones, friends, or colleagues. Booking as a group also lets you leverage group tickets, which are usually lower than the standard price.
  • 25% of our users found round-trip train tickets from New York to Washington, D.C. for $62 or less.
  • You will generally catch the best train deals if you travel at noon.
  • The cheapest train from New York to Washington, D.C. was found 89 days before departure, on average.

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Book Amtrak tickets from New York to Washington, D.C. (round-trip)

3/3Fri
nonstopAmtrak
3h 25mZYP-ZWU
3/3Fri
nonstopAmtrak
3h 28mZWU-ZYP
$24
5/18Thu
nonstopAmtrak
3h 40mZYP-ZWU
5/21Sun
nonstopAmtrak
3h 30mZWU-ZYP
$62
5/1Mon
nonstopAmtrak
3h 40mZYP-ZWU
5/13Sat
nonstopAmtrak
3h 31mZWU-ZYP
$62
4/15Sat
nonstopAmtrak
3h 31mZYP-ZWU
4/16Sun
nonstopAmtrak
3h 37mZWU-ZYP
$62
3/30Thu
nonstopAmtrak
3h 25mZYP-ZWU
3/31Fri
nonstopAmtrak
3h 16mZWU-ZYP
$62
4/10Mon
nonstopAmtrak
3h 20mZYP-ZWU
4/14Fri
nonstopAmtrak
3h 16mZWU-ZYP
$62
3/4Sat
nonstopAmtrak
4h 02mZRP-9LX
3/9Thu
nonstopAmtrak
4h 17m9LX-ZRP
$62
4/1Sat
nonstopAmtrak
3h 37mZYP-ZWU
4/3Mon
nonstopAmtrak
3h 28mZWU-ZYP
$62
4/18Tue
nonstopAmtrak
3h 40mZYP-ZWU
4/22Sat
nonstopAmtrak
3h 30mZWU-ZYP
$62
3/17Fri
nonstopAmtrak
3h 25mZYP-ZWU
3/19Sun
nonstopAmtrak
3h 55mZWU-ZYP
$62
4/7Fri
nonstopAmtrak
3h 37mZYP-ZWU
4/16Sun
nonstopAmtrak
3h 20mZWU-ZYP
$62
4/8Sat
nonstopAmtrak
3h 32mZYP-ZWU
4/16Sun
nonstopAmtrak
3h 35mZWU-ZYP
$62
5/5Fri
nonstopAmtrak
3h 37mZYP-ZWU
5/6Sat
nonstopAmtrak
3h 21mZWU-ZYP
$62
3/1Wed
nonstopAmtrak
3h 42mZYP-ZWU
3/8Wed
nonstopAmtrak
3h 32mZWU-ZYP
$62
2/28Tue
nonstopAmtrak
3h 20mZYP-ZWU
3/8Wed
nonstopAmtrak
3h 18mZWU-ZYP
$62
3/1Wed
nonstopAmtrak
3h 35mZYP-ZWU
3/7Tue
nonstopAmtrak
3h 16mZWU-ZYP
$62
4/21Fri
nonstopAmtrak
3h 30mZYP-ZWU
4/21Fri
nonstopAmtrak
3h 55mZWU-ZYP
$62
4/20Thu
nonstopAmtrak
3h 40mZYP-ZWU
4/21Fri
nonstopAmtrak
3h 34mZWU-ZYP
$62
4/10Mon
nonstopAmtrak
3h 03mZRP-ZWU
4/13Thu
nonstopAmtrak
2h 57mZWU-ZRP
$62
4/12Wed
nonstopAmtrak
3h 27mZYP-ZWU
4/13Thu
nonstopAmtrak
3h 20mZWU-ZYP
$62

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Book Amtrak tickets from New York to Washington, D.C. (one-way)

7/8Sat
nonstopAmtrak
3h 28mZYP-ZWU
$8
7/8Sat
nonstopAmtrak
3h 28mZYP-ZWU
$8
3/30Thu
nonstopAmtrak
3h 23mZYP-ZWU
$16
4/16Sun
nonstopAmtrak
3h 28mZYP-ZWU
$16
3/22Wed
nonstopAmtrak
3h 33mZYP-ZWU
$16
6/1Thu
nonstopAmtrak
3h 40mZYP-ZWU
$31
3/7Tue
nonstopAmtrak
4h 13mZYP-9LX
$31
3/8Wed
nonstopAmtrak
3h 30mZYP-ZWU
$31
3/20Mon
nonstopAmtrak
3h 35mZYP-ZWU
$31
3/19Sun
nonstopAmtrak
4h 15mZYP-9LX
$31
3/13Mon
nonstopAmtrak
3h 20mZYP-ZWU
$31
3/12Sun
nonstopAmtrak
3h 40mZYP-ZWU
$31
4/29Sat
nonstopAmtrak
3h 37mZYP-ZWU
$31
4/30Sun
nonstopAmtrak
4h 13mZYP-9LX
$31
3/17Fri
nonstopAmtrak
3h 17mZRP-ZWU
$31
7/29Sat
nonstopAmtrak
3h 37mZYP-ZWU
$31
11/8Wed
nonstopAmtrak
4h 12mZYP-9LX
$31
11/7Tue
nonstopAmtrak
3h 20mZYP-ZWU
$31
11/7Tue
nonstopAmtrak
4h 15mZYP-9LX
$31
3/5Sun
nonstopAmtrak
3h 55mZRP-9LX
$31

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