Cheap Rensselaer to Washington DC train tickets

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How much are Rensselaer to Washington DC train tickets?

Lowest Price$116.25
Fastest5h 43m
Daily Schedules25
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Overall score for Rensselaer to Washington DC
5.0
Based on 1 reviews
Amtrak
5.0
Based on 1 reviews
Based on 1 reviewsOverviewUsers that traveled with Amtrak report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.Ratings (Out of 5)
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5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
3.0
Condition
5.0
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Deborah
5.0
September 12, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Fast, on time, comfortable. Clean restroom, working WiFi and electrical outlets.
Cons
I’d like to see a better price.
Tips
Prices seem to vary over time. Book early.

How to buy cheap train tickets from Rensselaer to Washington DC ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Rensselaer 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 Rensselaer to Washington D.C. was $194.54. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 28 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $111.04 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 trip from Rensselaer to Washington DC ? What is the distance between Rensselaer to Washington DC ?

The distance between Rensselaer to Washington DC is 310.46 miles or 499.52 km. A train trip from Rensselaer to Washington DC typically takes 7 hours and 50 minutes. If you are looking to get to Washington D.C. faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 5 hours and 43 minutes to get from Rensselaer to Washington D.C..

Going from Rensselaer to Washington D.C. by train takes over 7 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Saturday trains from Rensselaer 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 Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most frequent connections between Rensselaer to Washington DC

Typically there are 25 schedules to compare for your trip to Washington D.C.. One train carrier operates regular service on the Rensselaer to Washington D.C. route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Rensselaer to Washington D.C., usually offering 25 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Rensselaer to Washington D.C., you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

One train carrier connects Rensselaer to Washington D.C.

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Rensselaer to Washington DC start from $116.25, and on average cost $220.23. Daily there are 25 Amtrak schedules to Washington D.C.. Amtrak in Rensselaer leaves from Albany-Rensselaer Station - 525 East St, And in Washington D.C. trains arrive at Union Station,

From Rensselaer to Washington DC train travel on Amtrak takes 7 hours and 51 minutes. If you are looking to get to Washington D.C. faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 43 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 18 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $192.18 for a one-way train ticket to Washington D.C..

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
7h 51m
Avg. Price
$220.23

Plan your next adventure:

There is one train station from which trains depart Rensselaer on their way to Washington D.C.. The busiest departure station in Rensselaer serving this route is Albany-Rensselaer Station - 525 East St.
  • Albany-Rensselaer Station - 525 East St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Washington D.C. from Rensselaer., The busiest departure station in Rensselaer serving this route is Union Station.
  • Union Station