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Detroit to Washington DC train - cost & duration

Cheapest price€82.02
Shortest Duration16h 0m
Trips per day3
train carriers1
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How to book cheap Detroit to Washington DC train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from Detroit to Washington is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Detroit to Washington were €138.76. By booking 1 days out, tickets are on average €43.68 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by train from Detroit to Washington?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Detroit to Washington by train is at 10:00 on Wednesday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 21:00 on Wednesday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Amtrak from Detroit to Washington DC has the most daily schedules

On average there are 3 train trips per day. Amtrak has the most options for departures from Detroit to Washington, with an average of 3 trips per day and 69 monthly trips. One train carrier currently travels from Detroit to Washington. Of the 3 trips there are 0 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Bus from Detroit to Washington DC starts at €71.32.

1 carriers offer Detroit to Washington train trips


Book Amtrak from Detroit to Washington from €82.02. There are 3 Amtrak schedules from Detroit to Washington and you can expect on average to pay €148.79 for a Amtrak ticket to Washington. In Detroit, Amtrak departs to Washington from 11 W Baltimore Ave and no other station. In Washington, Amtrak arrives at Union Station and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak from Detroit to Washington takes 27 hours and 13 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak trip will get you to Washington in 16 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak offers 3 trips per day and you could expect to pay €155.59 for a weekend getaway trip to Washington.

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Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include one station that has train departures from Detroit. Most train trips to Washington will depart from 11 W Baltimore Ave.
  • 11 W Baltimore Ave
train trips arrive in Washington at 1 stations, depending on which train line you are travelling with. Union Station are the main train stations in Washington for trips arriving from Detroit.
  • Union Station