Find train tickets to Washington, D.C.

Find train tickets to Washington, D.C.

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Washington, D.C., District of Columbia
Tue 4/9
Wed 4/17
The price shown for each trip will be the average for all passengers, including any infants.
The price shown for each trip will be the average for all passengers, including any infants.

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Cheapest day

Tuesday

Most expensive day

Wednesday

Average price (round-trip)

$45

Average price (one-way)

$19
Train tickets to Washington, D.C. are on average 6% less expensive on Tuesdays
Train tickets to Washington, D.C. are on average 7% more expensive on Wednesdays
(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)
(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Top tips for finding Washington, D.C. train tickets

  • With the exception of the Capitol Limited trains (Chicago to Washington, DC), most trains to Washington, DC offer free Wi-Fi that can be used to surf the internet. The bandwidth will not support streaming music or movies or downloading large files, so passengers should download any files or entertainment before their trip to be enjoyed off-line while on board the train.
  • Many trains to Washington, DC are equipped with sleeper cars, including the Capitol Limited, Cardinal, Crescent, Northeastern Regional, and Silver Service/Palmetto routes. Sleeper cars offer four types of rooms, from the Roomette for two adults to the Family Room for two adults and two children. Sleeper car train tickets to Washington, DC include an attendant for your car, rooms with comfortable seating that converts to an upper and lower bed, access to a private shower and restroom, and complimentary meal services.
  • Acela and Northeast Regional trains to Washington, DC feature a quiet car where the lighting is dimmed (individual reading lights are provided), talking is kept to quiet tones, devices must be muted or used with headphones, and phone calls are not allowed. On the Northeast Regional trains, quiet seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis, while quiet seats on the Acela trains can be reserved in advance.
  • Washington, DC’s Union Station (WAS) is a major transportation hub, and it is easy to reach most parts of the region using public transportation. Other train services that stop at the station include the Metro’s Red Line; the Maryland Rail Commuter (MARC) trains that serve Washington, DC, Maryland, and West Virginia; and the Virginia Railway Express (VRE) commuter trains that serve Washington, DC, and Northern Virginia. About ten lines of the Metrobus system make regular stops at the station, as do Greyhound buses and other private bus lines.
  • Looking for cheap train tickets to Washington, D.C.? 25% of our users found round-trip tickets to Washington, D.C. for the following prices or less: From Baltimore $10, from Richmond $32, from Lynchburg $40
  • Washington, D.C.'s most searched train station on KAYAK is Washington, D.C. Union. It is located 2 miles from the city center.
  • You will generally catch the best train deals if you travel to Washington, D.C. in the evening.

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Book train tickets to Washington, D.C. (round-trip)

4/21
Sun
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Amtrak
0h 36m
9WI - ZWU
4/24
Wed
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Amtrak
0h 33m
ZWU - 9WI
5/1
Wed
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Amtrak
0h 44m
ZBP - ZWU
5/7
Tue
nonstop
Amtrak
0h 49m
ZWU - ZBP
5/1
Wed
nonstop
Amtrak
0h 38m
9WI - ZWU
5/7
Tue
nonstop
Amtrak
0h 26m
ZWU - 9WI
4/22
Mon
nonstop
Amtrak
0h 44m
ZBP - ZWU
4/24
Wed
nonstop
Amtrak
0h 37m
ZWU - ZBP
4/22
Mon
nonstop
Amtrak
0h 33m
9WI - ZWU
4/24
Wed
nonstop
Amtrak
0h 23m
ZWU - 9WI
5/5
Sun
nonstop
Amtrak
2h 06m
ZFV - ZWU
5/12
Sun
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1h 51m
ZWU - ZFV
5/17
Fri
nonstop
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1h 56m
ZFV - ZWU
5/19
Sun
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Amtrak
1h 51m
ZWU - ZFV
5/7
Tue
nonstop
Amtrak
3h 01m
ZRP - ZWU
5/14
Tue
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Amtrak
3h 11m
ZWU - ZRP
5/7
Tue
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Amtrak
3h 01m
ZRP - ZWU
5/14
Tue
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Amtrak
3h 11m
ZWU - ZRP
5/21
Tue
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Amtrak
3h 01m
ZRP - ZWU
5/28
Tue
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Amtrak
3h 31m
ZWU - ZRP
7/5
Fri
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Amtrak
2h 10m
ZFV - ZWU
7/7
Sun
nonstop
Amtrak
1h 56m
ZWU - ZFV
4/24
Wed
nonstop
Amtrak
1h 59m
ZRD - 9LX
5/9
Thu
nonstop
Amtrak
2h 07m
9LX - ZRD
4/24
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Amtrak
2h 29m
ZRD - ZWU
5/9
Thu
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2h 09m
ZWU - ZRD
6/9
Sun
nonstop
Amtrak
1h 59m
ZRD - 9LX
6/12
Wed
nonstop
Amtrak
2h 03m
9LX - ZRD
6/9
Sun
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2h 33m
ZRD - ZWU
6/12
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2h 12m
ZWU - ZRD
6/9
Sun
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Amtrak
2h 31m
9VM - 9LX
6/12
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Amtrak
2h 22m
9LX - 9VM
4/24
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2h 24m
9VM - 9LX
5/9
Thu
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2h 25m
9LX - 9VM
4/24
Wed
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Amtrak
2h 59m
9VM - ZWU
5/9
Thu
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2h 59m
ZWU - 9VM
5/30
Thu
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3h 17m
ZYP - ZWU
6/1
Sat
nonstop
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3h 19m
ZWU - ZYP
7/21
Sun
nonstop
Amtrak
6h 34m
ZYP - ZWU
7/23
Tue
nonstop
Amtrak
3h 57m
ZWU - ZYP
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Book train tickets to Washington, D.C. (one-way)

4/20
Sat
nonstop
Amtrak
0h 35m
9WI - ZWU
4/20
Sat
nonstop
Amtrak
0h 30m
9WI - ZWU
4/20
Sat
nonstop
Amtrak
0h 47m
ZBP - ZWU
4/20
Sat
nonstop
Amtrak
0h 45m
ZBP - ZWU
8/7
Wed
nonstop
Amtrak
2h 10m
ZFV - ZWU
4/16
Tue
nonstop
Amtrak
2h 05m
ZFV - ZWU
4/22
Mon
nonstop
Amtrak
1h 56m
ZFV - ZWU
4/30
Tue
nonstop
Amtrak
2h 03m
ZFV - ZWU
4/20
Sat
nonstop
Amtrak
1h 27m
ZBP - 9LX
4/20
Sat
nonstop
Amtrak
1h 11m
9WI - 9LX
4/20
Sat
nonstop
Amtrak
1h 16m
ZBP - 9LX
4/20
Sat
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Amtrak
1h 10m
9WI - 9LX
6/26
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Amtrak
3h 03m
ZRP - ZWU
7/29
Mon
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Amtrak
2h 55m
EWR - ZWU
7/29
Mon
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2h 55m
EWR - ZWU
5/21
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2h 55m
EWR - ZWU
5/22
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2h 55m
EWR - ZWU
7/28
Sun
nonstop
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6h 17m
ZRP - ZWU
7/29
Mon
nonstop
Amtrak
3h 09m
ZRP - ZWU
7/29
Mon
nonstop
Amtrak
3h 29m
ZRP - ZWU
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