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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Providence, RI to Washington DC?

Lowest Price€38.51
Fastest Train6h 8m
Trains Per Day10
Train Lines3

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Providence to Washington right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

What is the price of a train ticket from Providence to Washington DC?

In the last month, €64.10 was the average price of a train ticket from Providence, RI to Washington, DC. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 17 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €68.80 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Providence to Washington DC?

The distance between Providence and Washington DC is approximately 358 miles, or 576 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours and 14 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 8 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Providence to Washington DC are the most crowded on Monday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Friday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Providence at 06:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 22:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Providence to Washington DC?

There are 10 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Providence to Washington DC.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Washington DC to Providence. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Providence to Washington DC for €89.01.

Which train should you take from Providence to Washington DC?

There are 3 train lines with service from Providence, Rhode Island to Washington, District of Columbia. Amtrak Northeast Regional is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 7 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak110h 46m€95.92
Amtrak Acela36h 16m€117.09
Amtrak Northeast Regional77h 33m€54.64

Where is the train station in Providence?

There is one train station in Providence:

  • Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St

Where is the train station in Washington DC?

Washington DC has one train station:

  • Union Station

Price trends for trains from Providence to Washington DC

Average prices by travel date

€90€60€30JanFeb

Monthly average prices

€171€137€103€68€34FMAMJJASONDJ

Prices as travel date approaches

€150€120€90€60€303020100

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Providence, RI to Washington, DC
4.6
Based on 5 ratings and reviews

Based on 5 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Northeast Regional report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.4
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
4.4
Ray
4.0
27 December 2019Vacation
Pros
meting two interesting people.meting two interesting people.
Cons
The coffee and the man serving it were both awful.The coffee and the man serving it were both awful.
Tips
I had a ticket problem and the conductor out of Provideve solved !!!!I had a ticket problem and the conductor out of Provideve solved !!!!
Bob
5.0
3 September 2019Visiting family
Pros
It was a good deal, on time, It was a good deal, on time,
Cons
Even lower prices, seats that recline more, better wifiEven lower prices, seats that recline more, better wifi
Ndey
5.0
27 August 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Seeing my bbqblong time friends The train was so comfortableSeeing my bbqblong time friends The train was so comfortable
Cons
I dont see nothing to be improveI dont see nothing to be improve
Tips
I never think of taking the train to washington but from now I will only use the trainI never think of taking the train to washington but from now I will only use the train
Belinda
5.0
8 July 2019Vacation
Pros
The seats were comfortable and the train ran on time. we were able to get seats facing each other for my family. Train staff were friendly and helpful. The seats were comfortable and the train ran on time. we were able to get seats facing each other for my family. Train staff were friendly and helpful.
Cons
Ability to reserve seat numbers for families travelling together to avoid the stressAbility to reserve seat numbers for families travelling together to avoid the stress
Tips
Use redcaps where available or Amtrak staff to help you get your family on board. They are worth every cent. Use redcaps where available or Amtrak staff to help you get your family on board. They are worth every cent.
Anne
4.0
11 July 2019Visiting family
Cons
People talking on their phones for lengthy periods of time.People talking on their phones for lengthy periods of time.
Tips
It would be nice to have the quiet car identified sooner to avoid the phone talkers.It would be nice to have the quiet car identified sooner to avoid the phone talkers.

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