Cheap train tickets from New Haven, CT to Washington DC

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How much are train tickets from New Haven, CT to Washington DC?

Lowest Price$97.42
Fastest4h 39m
Daily Schedules27
train companies4
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Overall score for New Haven to Washington DC
5.0
Based on 6 reviews

Based on 5 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Northeast Regional report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
4.0
Value
3.5
Condition
4.5
Tatiana
5.0
October 8, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Comfy seat, wifi, charging socket - very nice indeed
Cons
To offer snacks and beverages in the cart

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)

How do you find cheap train tickets from New Haven, CT to Washington DC?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from New Haven to Washington D.C. is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from New Haven to Washington D.C. was $176.59. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 29 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $130.77 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from New Haven, CT to Washington DC?

The distance between New Haven and Washington DC is approximately 273.36 miles, or 439.82 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 5 hours and 31 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 39 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest day for trains from New Haven to Washington DC?

On Monday trains from New Haven to Washington D.C. are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Wednesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from New Haven to Washington DC?

Typically there are 27 schedules to compare for your trip to Washington D.C.. On the route to Washington D.C. 4 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Northeast Regional offers the most scheduled departures between New Haven to Washington D.C., usually offering 11 trips per day. 19 train trips per day are direct connections to Washington D.C., if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from New Haven, CT to Washington DC, which start at $35.54.

Here are the 4 train companies that operate from New Haven to Washington D.C.

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from New Haven to Washington DC start from $97.42, and on average cost $251.39. Daily there are 7 Amtrak schedules to Washington D.C.. Amtrak in New Haven leaves from State Street Station and one other station. And in Washington D.C. trains arrive at Union Station,

From New Haven to Washington DC train travel on Amtrak takes 6 hours and 50 minutes. If you are looking to get to Washington D.C. faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 39 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 6 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $194.19 for a one-way train ticket to Washington D.C..

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
6h 50m
Avg. Price
$251.39

Amtrak Acela

Amtrak Acela train tickets from New Haven to Washington DC start from $240.92, and on average cost $271.31. Daily there are 7 Amtrak Acela schedules to Washington D.C.. Amtrak Acela in New Haven leaves from Union Station, And in Washington D.C. trains arrive at Union Station,

From New Haven to Washington DC train travel on Amtrak Acela takes 4 hours and 44 minutes. If you are looking to get to Washington D.C. faster, Amtrak Acela offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 39 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Acela offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $267.65 for a one-way train ticket to Washington D.C..

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Meal
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Beverage
Avg. Time
4h 44m
Avg. Price
$271.31

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak Northeast Regional train tickets from New Haven to Washington DC start from $97.42, and on average cost $140.68. Daily there are 11 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules to Washington D.C.. Amtrak Northeast Regional in New Haven leaves from Union Station and one other station. And in Washington D.C. trains arrive at Union Station,

From New Haven to Washington DC train travel on Amtrak Northeast Regional takes 5 hours and 40 minutes. If you are looking to get to Washington D.C. faster, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 39 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 15 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $149.21 for a one-way train ticket to Washington D.C..

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
5h 40m
Avg. Price
$140.68

Amtrak Vermonter

Amtrak Vermonter train tickets from New Haven to Washington DC start from $97.42, and on average cost $135.32. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Vermonter schedules to Washington D.C.. Amtrak Vermonter in New Haven leaves from Union Station, And in Washington D.C. trains arrive at Union Station,

From New Haven to Washington DC train travel on Amtrak Vermonter takes 5 hours and 35 minutes. If you are looking to get to Washington D.C. faster, Amtrak Vermonter offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 39 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Washington D.C. on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Vermonter scheduled trip per day, which will cost $142.81 for a one-way weekend reservation from New Haven.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
5h 35m
Avg. Price
$135.32

Plan your next adventure

There are 2 train stations in New Haven with trains to Washington D.C.. For this route, the busiest departing train stations are:
  • Union Station
  • State Street Station
There is one train station where trains from New Haven arrive in Washington D.C.:
  • Union Station