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

WAS — NYC
Dec 2 — Dec 91
Round-trip
1 adult
Fri 12/2
Fri 12/9

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Cheapest day to travel

Wednesday

Most expensive day to travel

Friday

Average price (round-trip)

$61

Average price (one-way)

$31
Train tickets from Washington, D.C. to New York are on average 3% less expensive on Wednesdays
Train tickets from Washington, D.C. to New York are on average 1% more expensive on Fridays
(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)
(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

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

  • All trains from Washington, DC to New York leave from Washington Union Station. If you take the Red Metro line from the city center, you will arrive at the station in nine minutes. If you are traveling from other areas outside of Washington, the train station is well-connected and reachable by bus, taxi, or subway. The station is accessible for passengers with disabilities and includes amenities such as restrooms, Quik-Trak kiosks, and a ClubAcela lounge.
  • Trains from Washington, DC to New York arrive at New York’s Penn station. Visitors can use the C Metro line to get them from the train station to central Manhattan in six minutes. The train station features escalators that take you from the concourse to the platforms. There are also accessible accommodations for passengers with disabilities in Penn Station. You will find amenities at the station like a Quik-Trak kiosk and restaurants for travelers.
  • Passengers have baggage limits when taking Amtrak trains from Washington, DC to New York. Each passenger is limited to two carry-on items and two personal bags. Personal bags should not weigh more than 23 pounds or measure more than 14x11x7 in size. The weight limit for carry-on items is 50 pounds, while size cannot exceed 28x22x14.  Extra bags beyond that—a maximum of two per passenger—will incur additional fees. Bags exceeding 50 pounds will not be allowed; items must be removed to meet the weight limit. All bags should be stored in reserved luggage areas, overhead racks, or under seats, but never on empty seats.
  • First-class seating is also available on Acela trains from Washington, DC to New York. Passengers enjoy spacious one-by-two seating, conference tables, complimentary food and beverages, and access to lounges. Business-class passengers get extra legroom and complimentary alcohol-free drinks, while coach seats offer wide reclining seats and ample legroom. However, you can make advance reservations for seats in coach class if you’d like a window seat with curtains, panoramic views between the two cities, and convenient access to the train car’s restrooms.
  • 25% of our users found round-trip train tickets from Washington, D.C. to New York for $62 or less.
  • You will generally catch the best train deals if you travel at noon.
  • The cheapest train from Washington, D.C. to New York was found 88 days before departure, on average.

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

1/19Thu
nonstopAmtrak
3h 16mZWU-ZYP
1/21Sat
nonstopAmtrak
3h 20mZYP-ZWU
$31
1/18Wed
nonstopAmtrak
3h 16mZWU-ZYP
1/23Mon
nonstopAmtrak
3h 25mZYP-ZWU
$62
1/19Thu
nonstopAmtrak
3h 31mZWU-ZYP
1/23Mon
nonstopAmtrak
3h 25mZYP-ZWU
$62
1/19Thu
nonstopAmtrak
3h 22mZWU-ZYP
1/23Mon
nonstopAmtrak
3h 21mZYP-ZWU
$62
1/19Thu
nonstopAmtrak
4h 07m9LX-ZYP
1/23Mon
nonstopAmtrak
4h 21mZYP-9LX
$62
1/19Thu
nonstopAmtrak
4h 25m9LX-ZYP
1/23Mon
nonstopAmtrak
4h 15mZYP-9LX
$62
1/18Wed
nonstopAmtrak
3h 16mZWU-ZYP
1/24Tue
nonstopAmtrak
3h 29mZYP-ZWU
$62
1/19Thu
nonstopAmtrak
3h 11mZWU-ZYP
1/24Tue
nonstopAmtrak
3h 29mZYP-ZWU
$62
1/19Thu
nonstopAmtrak
4h 14m9LX-ZYP
1/23Mon
nonstopAmtrak
4h 20mZYP-9LX
$62
1/19Thu
nonstopAmtrak
4h 43m9LX-ZYP
1/22Sun
nonstopAmtrak
4h 03mZYP-9LX
$62
1/21Sat
nonstopAmtrak
3h 26mZWU-ZYP
1/25Wed
nonstopAmtrak
3h 35mZYP-ZWU
$62
1/21Sat
nonstopAmtrak
4h 20m9LX-ZYP
1/24Tue
nonstopAmtrak
4h 03mZYP-9LX
$62
2/18Sat
nonstopAmtrak
3h 26mZWU-ZYP
2/19Sun
nonstopAmtrak
3h 20mZYP-ZWU
$62
1/21Sat
nonstopAmtrak
4h 20m9LX-ZYP
1/25Wed
nonstopAmtrak
4h 21mZYP-9LX
$62
1/25Wed
nonstopAmtrak
3h 15mZWU-ZYP
1/30Mon
nonstopAmtrak
3h 20mZYP-ZWU
$62
1/24Tue
nonstopAmtrak
3h 16mZWU-ZYP
1/31Tue
nonstopAmtrak
3h 21mZYP-ZWU
$62
1/25Wed
nonstopAmtrak
4h 07m9LX-ZYP
1/30Mon
nonstopAmtrak
4h 15mZYP-9LX
$62
1/24Tue
nonstopAmtrak
3h 16mZWU-ZYP
1/30Mon
nonstopAmtrak
3h 20mZYP-ZWU
$62
1/25Wed
nonstopAmtrak
3h 28mZWU-ZYP
1/31Tue
nonstopAmtrak
3h 35mZYP-ZWU
$62
1/25Wed
nonstopAmtrak
4h 07m9LX-ZYP
1/31Tue
nonstopAmtrak
4h 45mZYP-9LX
$62

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

1/27Fri
nonstopAmtrak
4h 43m9LX-ZYP
$31
1/26Thu
nonstopAmtrak
3h 16mZWU-ZYP
$31
1/27Fri
nonstopAmtrak
3h 28mZWU-ZYP
$31
1/27Fri
nonstopAmtrak
3h 28mZWU-ZYP
$31
4/4Tue
nonstopAmtrak
3h 15mZWU-ZYP
$31
2/19Sun
nonstopAmtrak
3h 16mZWU-ZYP
$31
2/14Tue
nonstopAmtrak
4h 15m9LX-ZYP
$31
2/14Tue
nonstopAmtrak
3h 25mZWU-ZYP
$31
2/13Mon
nonstopAmtrak
3h 16mZWU-ZYP
$31
2/4Sat
nonstopAmtrak
3h 26mZWU-ZYP
$31
2/4Sat
nonstopAmtrak
4h 29m9LX-ZYP
$31
1/7Sat
nonstopAmtrak
4h 33m9LX-ZYP
$31
1/7Sat
nonstopAmtrak
3h 30mZWU-ZYP
$31
2/28Tue
nonstopAmtrak
3h 16mZWU-ZYP
$31
3/2Thu
nonstopAmtrak
4h 43m9LX-ZYP
$31
12/31Sat
nonstopAmtrak
4h 43m9LX-ZYP
$31
2/26Sun
nonstopAmtrak
3h 26mZWU-ZYP
$31
4/11Tue
nonstopAmtrak
3h 25mZWU-ZYP
$31
3/21Tue
nonstopAmtrak
4h 15m9LX-ZYP
$31
3/21Tue
nonstopAmtrak
3h 25mZWU-ZYP
$31

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