Cheap train tickets from Washington DC to Columbus, WI

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How much are train tickets from Washington DC to Columbus, WI?

Lowest Price€121.73
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Washington DC to Columbus, WI?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Washington D.C. to Columbus 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 Columbus was €121.73. 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 Columbus, WI?

The distance between Washington DC and Columbus is approximately 694.06 miles, or 1116.70 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 27 hours and 28 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 25 hours and 57 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 Columbus?

On Saturday trains from Washington D.C. to Columbus 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 Wednesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Washington DC to Columbus, WI

Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Columbus. One train carrier operates regular service on the Washington D.C. to Columbus route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Washington D.C. to Columbus, usually offering 2 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Washington D.C. to Columbus, 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 Bus tickets from Washington DC to Columbus, WI, which start at €112.72.

One train company connects Washington D.C. to Columbus

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Washington DC to Columbus start from €97.39, and on average cost €133.59. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to Columbus. Amtrak in Washington D.C. leaves from Union Station, And in Columbus trains arrive at 359 N Ludington St,

From Washington DC to Columbus train travel on Amtrak takes 27 hours and 29 minutes. If you are looking to get to Columbus faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 25 hours and 57 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay €137.74 for a one-way train ticket to Columbus.

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Avg. Time
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€133.59

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There is one train station from which trains depart Washington D.C. on their way to Columbus. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Washington D.C. are:
  • Union Station
There is one train station where trains arrive in Columbus from Washington D.C.. These are the busiest arriving stations in Columbus:
  • 359 N Ludington St