Find train tickets to Washington, D.C.

Find train tickets to Washington, D.C.

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Washington, D.C. (WAS)
Fri 12/2
Sat 12/10
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

Friday

Most expensive day

Monday

Average price (round-trip)

$12

Average price (one-way)

$9
Train tickets to Washington, D.C. are on average 5% less expensive on Fridays
Train tickets to Washington, D.C. are on average 13% more expensive on Mondays
(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 $14
  • 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 morning.

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

7/29
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Amtrak
1h 16m
9WI - 9LX
8/8
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1h 15m
9LX - 9WI
12/25
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0h 36m
9WI - ZWU
1/9
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nonstop
Amtrak
0h 26m
ZWU - 9WI
12/25
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0h 32m
9WI - ZWU
1/10
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nonstop
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0h 23m
ZWU - 9WI
12/18
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nonstop
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0h 34m
9WI - ZWU
12/30
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nonstop
Amtrak
0h 22m
ZWU - 9WI
12/18
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0h 34m
9WI - ZWU
12/29
Thu
nonstop
Amtrak
0h 26m
ZWU - 9WI
12/25
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1h 12m
9WI - 9LX
12/28
Wed
nonstop
Amtrak
1h 10m
9LX - 9WI
12/25
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nonstop
Amtrak
0h 30m
9WI - ZWU
12/27
Tue
nonstop
Amtrak
0h 26m
ZWU - 9WI
2/18
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0h 30m
9WI - ZWU
2/25
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0h 26m
ZWU - 9WI
2/18
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1h 16m
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2/25
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1h 17m
9LX - 9WI
7/29
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0h 35m
9WI - ZWU
8/8
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0h 23m
ZWU - 9WI
12/25
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Amtrak
0h 30m
9WI - ZWU
12/28
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0h 26m
ZWU - 9WI
12/19
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0h 33m
9WI - ZWU
12/29
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0h 26m
ZWU - 9WI
12/19
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0h 29m
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12/30
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0h 22m
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0h 32m
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0h 26m
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12/22
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1h 19m
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12/28
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1h 10m
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12/21
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1h 11m
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12/28
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1h 16m
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12/21
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0h 32m
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12/28
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0h 26m
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12/21
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12/27
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0h 26m
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7/29
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0h 44m
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8/8
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0h 42m
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12/25
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0h 46m
ZBP - ZWU
1/10
Tue
nonstop
Amtrak
0h 43m
ZWU - ZBP
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Book train tickets to Washington, D.C. (one-way)

2/25
Sat
nonstop
Amtrak
0h 38m
ZBP - ZWU
2/25
Sat
nonstop
Amtrak
1h 12m
9WI - 9LX
2/25
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Amtrak
1h 27m
ZBP - 9LX
5/24
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1h 16m
9WI - 9LX
3/26
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1h 35m
ZBP - 9LX
3/26
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1h 21m
9WI - 9LX
3/26
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0h 50m
ZBP - ZWU
3/26
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0h 36m
9WI - ZWU
1/10
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0h 30m
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1/10
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0h 51m
ZBP - ZWU
1/25
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0h 47m
ZBP - ZWU
5/24
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0h 45m
ZBP - ZWU
5/24
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0h 35m
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5/24
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1h 49m
ZBP - 9LX
2/25
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0h 30m
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0h 28m
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1/29
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0h 47m
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1/25
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0h 38m
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12/23
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0h 40m
ZBP - ZWU
12/6
Tue
nonstop
Amtrak
0h 42m
ZBP - ZWU
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