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Cheap train tickets from St Louis to Washington DC

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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from St Louis to Washington DC?

Lowest Price£88.96
Fastest Train27h 10m
Trains Per Day3
Train Lines1
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Frequently Asked Questions

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

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from St Louis 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 St Louis to Washington D.C. was £126.70. 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 £11.05 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 St Louis to Washington DC?

The distance between St Louis and Washington DC is approximately 709.14 miles, or 1140.96 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 30 hours and 54 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 27 hours and 10 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 St Louis to Washington DC?

On Sunday trains from St Louis 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.

What train companies travel from St Louis to Washington DC?

Typically there are 3 schedules to compare for your trip to Washington D.C.. One train carrier operates regular service on the St Louis to Washington D.C. route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between St Louis to Washington D.C., usually offering 3 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from St Louis 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.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from St Louis to Washington DC, which start at £64.47.

One train company connects St Louis to Washington D.C.

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from St Louis to Washington DC start from £88.96, and on average cost £134.59. Daily there are 3 Amtrak schedules to Washington D.C.. Amtrak in St Louis leaves from Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St, And in Washington D.C. trains arrive at Union Station,

From St Louis to Washington DC train travel on Amtrak takes 30 hours and 54 minutes. If you are looking to get to Washington D.C. faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 27 hours and 10 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £148.55 for a one-way train ticket to Washington D.C..

Avg. Time
1d 6h 54m
Avg. Price
£134.59

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart St Louis on their way to Washington D.C.:
  • Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St
There is one train station where trains from St Louis arrive in Washington D.C.:
  • Union Station

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