Cheap train tickets from Washington DC to Norfolk

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How much are train tickets from Washington DC to Norfolk?

Lowest Price£35.84
Fastest4h 34m
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Overall score for Washington DC to Norfolk
4.5
Based on 2 reviews

Based on 2 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
2.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.5
Condition
4.5
Larry H
4.0
2 June 2019Visiting family
Pros
Avoids stress of driving
Cons
Option with less stops
Tips
WiFi seems to kick you off after each stop

How do you find cheap train tickets from Washington DC to Norfolk?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Washington D.C. to Norfolk 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 Washington D.C. to Norfolk was £35.84. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 24 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £18.28 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 Washington DC to Norfolk?

The distance between Washington DC and Norfolk is approximately 147.95 miles, or 238.05 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 4 hours and 52 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 34 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 Washington DC to Norfolk?

On Monday trains from Washington D.C. to Norfolk 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.

Amtrak has the greatest number of connections between Washington DC to Norfolk

Typically there are 3 schedules to compare for your trip to Norfolk. On the route to Norfolk 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Washington D.C. to Norfolk, usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Norfolk 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 Washington DC to Norfolk, which start at £15.25.

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

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Washington DC to Norfolk start from £35.84, and on average cost £43.93. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Norfolk. Amtrak in Washington D.C. leaves from Union Station, And in Norfolk trains arrive at 280 Park Ave, Harbor Park, lot D,

From Washington DC to Norfolk train travel on Amtrak takes 5 hours and 7 minutes. If you are looking to get to Norfolk faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 34 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Norfolk on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost £45.33 for a one-way weekend reservation from Washington D.C..

Toilet
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power point
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
5h 7m
Avg. Price
£43.93

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak Northeast Regional train tickets from Washington DC to Norfolk start from £35.84, and on average cost £43.18. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules to Norfolk. Amtrak Northeast Regional in Washington D.C. leaves from Union Station, And in Norfolk trains arrive at 280 Park Ave, Harbor Park, lot D,

From Washington DC to Norfolk train travel on Amtrak Northeast Regional takes 4 hours and 38 minutes. If you are looking to get to Norfolk faster, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 34 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Norfolk on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Northeast Regional scheduled trip per day, which will cost £45.38 for a one-way weekend reservation from Washington D.C..

Toilet
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power point
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
4h 38m
Avg. Price
£43.18

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Washington D.C. on their way to Norfolk. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Washington D.C. are:
  • Union Station
There is one train station where trains arrive in Norfolk from Washington D.C.. These are the busiest arriving stations in Norfolk:
  • 280 Park Ave, Harbor Park, lot D