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New York, NY to Washington, DC by train

The journey from New York, NY to Washington, DC by train is 204.34 mi and takes 3 hrs 29 mins. There are 28 connections per day, with the first departure at 00:20 and the last at 20:01. It is possible to travel from New York, NY to Washington, DC by train for as little as £138.29 or as much as £294.07. The best price for this journey is £138.29.

Lowest Price£138.29
Journey Duration3 hrs 29 mins
Connection per Day28
Lowest Price£138.29
Highest Price£294.07
First Departure00:20
Last Departure20:01
Distance204.34 mi
DepartureNew York, NY
ArrivalWashington, DC
CarriersAmtrak

New York, NY to Washington, DC Train Times

Departure date
Saturday, 15 Jun 2024

New York, NY to Washington, DC by train

The train from New York to Washington, DC, takes 3 hrs 29 mins, and there are connections per day. The first train leaves at 00:20, while the last train departs at 20:01. You can expect to pay an average of £166.51.

New York and Washington, DC, are two of the biggest and most important cities on the Eastern Seaboard of the United States. To get from the largest city in the country to the nation's capital, you can expect to pay an average of £166.51. This train journey takes 3 hrs 29 mins, and there are 28 connections per day. The first leaves New York at , while the last departs at .

The journey from New York to Washington, DC, is served by Amtrak, the USA's main long-distance train company. All trains along the route are fitted with WiFi for your convenience, and they also come equipped with a Café Car. This usually offers light snacks such as sandwiches and pizza, as well as drinks, with both alcoholic and alcohol-free options. All seats recline for your comfort, and the trains have air conditioning throughout.

Union Station is located right in the heart of Washington, DC, making it easy to go straight from the train to start sightseeing. Most of the attractions here are political in nature, including the instantly recognisable Capitol Building, White House and Lincoln Memorial. Don't miss the chance to visit some of the best museums in the country, from the sprawling Smithsonian to the National Air and Space Museum. There are also moving memorials to the veterans who lost their lives in different wars, including the iconic Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery.

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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 £15.30 to £114.76 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 £35.41 if you’re lucky, or £67.62 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as £138.29.

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!

Services on board Amtrak from New York, NY to Washington, DC
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New York, NY to Washington, DC CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
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 £166.51. 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 £138.29.
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 £138.29. 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 204.34 mi.
How long does the train between New York, NY and Washington, DC take?
New York, NY to Washington, DC is on average 3 hrs 29 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hrs 52 mins.
How many train connections per day go from New York, NY to Washington, DC?
New York, NY to Washington, DC has 28 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 00:20. 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 20:01. 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 £138.29 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 28 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 52 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.

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