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New York, NY to Washington, DC by train

The journey from New York, NY to Washington, DC by train is 328.86 km and takes 3 hrs 20 mins. There are 8 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:01 am and the last at 11:45 pm. It is possible to travel from New York, NY to Washington, DC by train for as little as $27.61 or as much as $454.12. The best price for this journey is $27.61.

Lowest Price$27.61
Journey Duration3 hrs 20 mins
Connection per Day8
Lowest Price$27.61
Highest Price$454.12
First Departure12:01 am
Last Departure11:45 pm
Distance328.86 km
DepartureNew York, NY
ArrivalWashington, DC
CarriersAmtrak

New York, NY to Washington, DC Train Times

Departure date
Tuesday, 23 Apr 2024

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Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from New York, NY to Washington, DC. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from New York, NY to Washington, DC?

The cheapest train tickets from New York, NY to Washington, DC cost $27.61. On average, you can expect to spend around $142.31 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from New York, NY to Washington, DC.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $142.31 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from New York, NY to Washington, DC.

How long is the journey from New York, NY to Washington, DC by train?

The average journey time is 3 hrs 20 mins. This is how long it takes to cross the 328.86 km from New York, NY to Washington, DC. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from New York, NY to Washington, DC to take longer than 3 hrs 20 mins. In order to get from New York, NY to Washington, DC faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between New York, NY and Washington, DC will complete the journey in 2 hrs 28 mins. On average, it will take you about 3 hrs 20 mins to travel the 328.86 km between New York, NY and Washington, DC.

When traveling from New York, NY to Washington, DC by train, which stations can I use?

You will be able to leave New York, NY by using stations such as New York Port Authority,John F. Kennedy International Airport, JFK,Newark Liberty Airport Station,New York Penn Station,LaGuardia Airport (LGA). These connect you to stations including Washington DC Union Station,Baltimore–Washington International Airport, BWI,Springfield - Franconia,Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, DCA in Washington, DC. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in New York, NY or in Washington, DC, for your convenience while traveling.

How many times a day do departures from New York, NY leave for Washington, DC?

The exact number of journeys from New York, NY to Washington, DC can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 8 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from New York, NY to Washington, DC. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from New York, NY to Washington, DC varies, but in general, you can expect to find 8 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 0 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from New York, NY to Washington, DC. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from New York, NY to Washington, DC
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from New York, NY to Washington, DC.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from New York, NY to Washington, DC, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from New York, NY to Washington, DC.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $25.47 to $191.04 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 87% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from New York, NY to Washington, DC

The cheapest New York, NY - Washington, DC train tickets can be found for as low as $58.95 if you’re lucky, or $100.76 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $210.97.

Find the best day to travel to Washington, DC by train

When travelling to Washington, DC by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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New York, NY to Washington, DC CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
23.02kg
Bus
24.66kg
Flight
65.77kg
Car
52.62kg
What are the CO2 emissions from New York, NY to Washington, DC by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between New York, NY and Washington, DC are 23.02kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between New York, NY and Washington, DC? By taking the train between New York, NY and Washington, DC you will save 42.75kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.64kg compared to a bus and 29.6kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from New York, NY to Washington, DC?
A train ticket from New York, NY to Washington, DC is $142.31. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $27.61.
What's the cheapest train ticket from New York, NY to Washington, DC?
The cheapest ticket you can get from New York, NY to Washington, DC is $27.61. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between New York, NY and Washington, DC by train?
New York, NY to Washington, DC is 328.86 km.
How long does the train between New York, NY and Washington, DC take?
New York, NY to Washington, DC is on average 3 hrs 20 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hrs 28 mins.
How many train connections per day go from New York, NY to Washington, DC?
New York, NY to Washington, DC has 8 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from New York, NY to Washington, DC leave?
The earliest train from New York, NY to Washington, DC departs at 12:01 am. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from New York, NY to Washington, DC depart?
The latest train from New York, NY to Washington, DC departs at 11:45 pm. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from New York, NY to Washington, DC in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $27.61 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from New York, NY to Washington, DC?
There are on average 8 direct connection(s) from New York, NY to go to Washington, DC.
What's the fastest journey time between New York, NY to Washington, DC by train?
The fastest journey time by train between New York, NY and Washington, DC is 2 hrs 28 mins.
Is there a direct train from New York, NY to Washington, DC?
Yes, there is a direct train between New York, NY and Washington, DC.
What are the CO2 emissions for New York, NY to Washington, DC by train?
The train journey from New York, NY to Washington, DC creates 23.02kg of CO2 emissions.