COVID-19 Travel Guide
Learn more ›

Compare train tickets from New London to Washington DC

switcheroo

Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from New London to Washington DC?

Lowest Price$38.00
Fastest Train6h 14m
Trains Per Day6
Train Lines2
Lowest PricesWe work directly with hundreds of carriers to find the best available fares.
No Wanderu FeesWe never add any extra fees. We just make it easy to book your travels.
Best Travel OptionsWe help you find & compare the best buses, trains and flights in one place.

Price trends for trains from New London to Washington DC

Average prices by travel date

$75$50$25AugAug

Monthly average prices

$150$120$90$60$30SONDJFMAMJJA

Prices as travel date approaches

$150$120$90$60$303020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from New London, CT to Washington, DC
5.0
Based on 1 reviews

Based on 1 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
3.0
Staff
4.0
Value
2.0
Condition
5.0
Carolyn
5.0
November 4, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Seeing family.
Cons
Ask if anything special is required. Handicapped seating, senior pricing, assistance etc.
Tips
Other travelers were very helpful and considerate.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from New London 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 New London to Washington DC?

In the last month, $48.03 was the average price of a train ticket from New London, CT to Washington, DC. This is a great price, especially considering the length of the route. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 29 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $69.70 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from New London to Washington DC?

The distance between New London and Washington DC is approximately 311 miles, or 500 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours and 48 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 14 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 New London 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 Sunday 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 New London at 7:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 3:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from New London to Washington DC?

There are 6 scheduled trains on most days. 5 of these are direct connections to Washington DC. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Washington DC to New London. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from New London to Washington DC for $44.00.

What train services are there from New London to Washington DC?

2 train services operate from New London, Connecticut to Washington, District of Columbia. Amtrak Northeast Regional usually has more trains scheduled, with 5 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak18h 34m$65.58
Amtrak Northeast Regional56h 30m$60.19

Where is the train station in New London?

There is one train station in New London:

  • 27 Water St

Where is the train station in Washington DC?

Washington DC has one train station:

  • Union Station

Book buses and trains on the go with the Wanderu app.

Download our app and snag the best travel deals across North America & Europe.Learn more

iPhone
Android
Available on iOS & Android