Cheap train tickets from Birmingham, AL to Washington DC

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How much are train tickets from Birmingham, AL to Washington DC?

Lowest Price£93.17
Fastest18h 29m
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Birmingham, AL to Washington DC?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Birmingham 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 Birmingham to Washington D.C. was £94.86. 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 £76.08 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 Birmingham, AL to Washington DC?

The distance between Birmingham and Washington DC is approximately 659.20 miles, or 1060.61 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 18 hours and 34 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 18 hours and 29 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 Birmingham to Washington DC?

On Thursday trains from Birmingham 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 Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Birmingham to Washington DC?

Typically there is one train schedule per day. On the route to Washington D.C. 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Crescent offers the most scheduled departures between Birmingham to Washington D.C., usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Washington D.C. with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Birmingham, AL to Washington DC, which start at £55.44.

Here are the 2 train companies that operate from Birmingham to Washington D.C.

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Birmingham to Washington DC start from £115.50, and on average cost £119.91. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Washington D.C.. Amtrak in Birmingham leaves from Intermodal Facility, And in Washington D.C. trains arrive at Union Station,

From Birmingham to Washington DC train travel on Amtrak takes 18 hours and 53 minutes. If you are looking to get to Washington D.C. faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 18 hours and 29 minutes.

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WiFi
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Avg. Time
18h 53m
Avg. Price
£119.91

Amtrak Crescent

Amtrak Crescent train tickets from Birmingham to Washington DC start from £93.17, and on average cost £106.42. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Crescent schedules to Washington D.C.. Amtrak Crescent in Birmingham leaves from Intermodal Facility, And in Washington D.C. trains arrive at Union Station,

From Birmingham to Washington DC train travel on Amtrak Crescent takes 18 hours and 29 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Washington D.C. on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Crescent scheduled trip per day, which will cost £108.16 for a one-way weekend reservation from Birmingham.

Toilet
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power point
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
18h 29m
Avg. Price
£106.42

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Birmingham on their way to Washington D.C.:
  • Intermodal Facility
There is one train station where trains from Birmingham arrive in Washington D.C.:
  • Union Station