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Washington DC - Croton-on-Hudson Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

14 trains operate daily from Washington DC to Croton-on-Hudson. The train trip from Washington DC to Croton-on-Hudson is usually about 7 hours and 40 minutes long. However, traveling on the fastest Amtrak train can get you there in as little as 4 hours and 33 minutes.

Distance230 mi (370 km)
Fastest train4h 33m
Lowest price$50.46
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
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What is the price of a train ticket from Washington DC to Croton-on-Hudson?

In the last 30 days, the average cost of a train ticket from Washington to Croton-on-Hudson was $146.86. Tickets for this route are somewhat expensive, given the distance between Washington DC and Croton-on-Hudson. You have the best chances of scoring the cheapest ticket to Croton-on-Hudson if you book your train tickets at least 27 days in advance. Waiting to purchase until the day of your trip could end up costing you an extra $122.87.

Average prices by travel date

$286$191$95MayJun

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Washington DC to Croton-on-Hudson will vary between C$110 and C$267. Planning a train trip to Croton-on-Hudson within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Washington over the next 7 days is C$121. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices

$273$218$164$109$55JJASONDJFMAM
You can find the lowest prices on this route during February. This time of year offers the best deals on train tickets from Washington DC to Croton-on-Hudson, with the average price at just $161. Train tickets on this route are most expensive in November, when the average price goes up to $243. You can still score cheap deals below this average price, though, especially if you plan ahead and book your ticket in advance.

Prices as travel date approaches

$273$218$164$109$553020100

Planning ahead pays off when it comes to booking your train trip from Washington to Croton-on-Hudson. By reserving your ticket on Wanderu at least 27 days before departure, you can save around $122.87. Don't miss out on these savings — book in advance!

Which train should you take from Washington DC to Croton-on-Hudson?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Washington to Croton-on-Hudson. However, there are 14 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak147h 41m$188.02
  • Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 14 Amtrak trains from Washington to Croton-on-Hudson every day, as well as 11 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $50.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Washington DC and Croton-on-Hudson is approximately 230 miles, or 370 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours and 40 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 33 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.

Trains departing from Washington DC to Croton-on-Hudson tend to have the most passengers on Tuesday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Tuesday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Sunday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

The earliest train departs Washington DC at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 10:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 14 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Croton-on-Hudson to Washington DC.

City Information

Washington DC

Washington, DC is the capital of the United States, and as such, it offers many points of interest of governmental and historical value. DC is home to several iconic landmarks, including the White House where the U.S. president resides, the Capitol building that houses the meeting chambers of the Senate and the House of Representatives, and the National Mall, where you can stop by the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument, and the World War II Memorial. One of the reasons Washington, DC is among the best destinations to visit with your family is because it is home to so many world-famous museums, including the Smithsonians – 16 museums scattered across the District, most of which are open every day of the week, and even better, every single one is free.

D.C. is not just about politics and museums, though. The city’s active nightlife fittingly ranks it among the biggest party hubs in the country. Head to the vibrant Dupont Circle neighborhood to check out some of the finest restaurants that the nation’s capital has to offer, or join a food tour of Georgetown to get a taste of the area’s culture along with its cuisine.

Nested between Virginia and Maryland, Washington, D.C. is a key transportation hub with three nearby airports and several bus and train stations.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Washington DC?

Washington, DC - Union Station - DCAUST-0

Main departure station: Union Station

Opened more than 100 years ago in 1907, Union Station is the largest transportation hub in Washington, D.C. with almost 5 million travelers passing through it every year. As the official headquarters of Amtrak, Union Station is the main train station in the U.S. capital. It is also a major hub for intercity bus travel, serving as the main bus station in D.C. for a number of carriers, including Greyhound, BoltBus, Peter Pan Bus Lines and OurBus. Union Station offers easy transit connections to places all over D.C. with dedicated stops for the city’s metro, bus and streetcar services, as well as commuter rail for travelers to and from the surrounding areas. Additionally, with a full blown shopping mall on the premises, Union Station is also among the most popular shopping destinations in the nation's capital.

All train stations in Washington DC:

  • Union Station

Where is the train station in Croton-on-Hudson?

Main arrival station: 4 Veterans Plz and 1 Croton Pt Ave

Croton-on-Hudson has one train station.

Train stations in Croton-on-Hudson:

  • 4 Veterans Plz and 1 Croton Pt Ave

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