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Washington DC - DeLand Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are usually 2 daily train trips available from Washington DC to DeLand. Traveling by train from Washington DC to DeLand usually takes 17 hours and 26 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Silver Service train can make the trip in 16 hours and 26 minutes.

Distance725 mi (1166 km)
Fastest train16h 26m
Lowest price$129.00
Trains per day2
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Silver Service
Train lines2

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

The average price for a train ticket from Washington to DeLand is $160.03, Tickets are generally pricier for this train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. By booking your trip at least 29 days in advance, you increase your chances of scoring even cheaper tickets. But if you wait until the day of your trip to book tickets, expect to pay $111.48 more.

Average prices by travel date


The average cost of a one-way train trip from Washington DC to DeLand is expected to fluctuate between $154 and $209 in the next 30 days. If you’re planning a train trip to DeLand in the upcoming week, the cheapest price in the next 7 days for a ticket from Washington is $160.

Monthly avg. prices

Ticket prices for the train from Washington DC to DeLand often fluctuate based on the time of year. For the best prices on this route, book in September when the average ticket price is only $125. If you're thinking of traveling from Washington DC to DeLand during July, keep in mind that train ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $176 during this time of year. The best way to score a cheap deal, even in July, is to book your trip well in advance.

Prices as travel date approaches


If you're looking to save on your train trip from Washington to DeLand, book online with Wanderu at least 29 days in advance. That way, you’ll save $111.48 compared to booking your ticket last minute.

Which train should you take from Washington DC to DeLand?

2 train services operate from Washington to DeLand. Amtrak Silver Service usually has more trains scheduled, with 2 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak23d 19h 36m$619.00
Amtrak Silver Service217h 22m$191.33
  • Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 2 Amtrak trains from Washington to DeLand every day, as well as 0 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $619.

  • The Silver Service is an Amtrak train line that runs from New York City to Miami, connecting the largest cities in the Mid-Atlantic region with key destinations in the South and many places across the Sunshine State. Two trains, the Silver Meteor and Silver Star, collectively comprise the Silver Service. The trains come equipped with a variety of sleeper cars that travelers taking an overnight train can choose from, as well as a variety of amenities like free WiFi, power outlets, and a café car. One-way train tickets for the Silver Service from Washington to DeLand start from $129 and the average train journey lasts about 17 hours and 22 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Washington DC to DeLand. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

The distance between Washington DC and DeLand is approximately 725 miles, or 1166 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 17 hours and 26 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 16 hours and 26 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.

Trains departing from Washington DC to DeLand tend to have the most passengers on Friday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Friday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Wednesday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

The earliest train departs Washington DC at 12:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Trains leave the station in Washington DC twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to DeLand with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from DeLand to Washington DC.

City Information

Washington DC

Washington, DC is the capital of the United States, and as such, it offers many points of interest of governmental and historical value. DC is home to several iconic landmarks, including the White House where the U.S. president resides, the Capitol building that houses the meeting chambers of the Senate and the House of Representatives, and the National Mall, where you can stop by the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument, and the World War II Memorial. One of the reasons Washington, DC is among the best destinations to visit with your family is because it is home to so many world-famous museums, including the Smithsonians – 16 museums scattered across the District, most of which are open every day of the week, and even better, every single one is free.

D.C. is not just about politics and museums, though. The city’s active nightlife fittingly ranks it among the biggest party hubs in the country. Head to the vibrant Dupont Circle neighborhood to check out some of the finest restaurants that the nation’s capital has to offer, or join a food tour of Georgetown to get a taste of the area’s culture along with its cuisine.

Nested between Virginia and Maryland, Washington, D.C. is a key transportation hub with three nearby airports and several bus and train stations.


DeLand, FL, US - DLD-0

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DeLand is a city in central Florida, between Orlando and Daytona Beach.

Deland is home to Stetson University, the oldest Florida college. On the streets of DeLand, you will notice the red-brick buildings, magnificent oaks, and Greco-Roman columns that make it a quaint town. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy this city, from the Blue Spring State Park for water activities to the Hontoon Island Adventures for boating, outdoor, and camping activities. There are multiple places to visit for camping, nature trails, and even angling. DeLand offers a good experience for history buffs with the African-American Museum of the Arts, Stetson Mansion, and Museum of Art-DeLand.

DeLand has exciting locations for beer and wine, including breweries, pubs, taprooms, and taverns. You can also check out their cafes, restaurants, and lounges. Downtown DeLand is the best part for entertainment, with many restaurants, bars, boutiques, and shops- many of which are locally owned and stuffed with antiques and clothes.

You can access DeLand by train, especially from Amtrak Silver Service, which connects all the way from Tampa to New York. There are also trains from Amtrak, which connect across the country.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Washington DC?

Washington, DC - Union Station - DCAUST-0

Main departure station: Union Station

Opened more than 100 years ago in 1907, Union Station is the largest transportation hub in Washington, D.C. with almost 5 million travelers passing through it every year. As the official headquarters of Amtrak, Union Station is the main train station in the U.S. capital. It is also a major hub for intercity bus travel, serving as the main bus station in D.C. for a number of carriers, including Greyhound, BoltBus, Peter Pan Bus Lines and OurBus. Union Station offers easy transit connections to places all over D.C. with dedicated stops for the city’s metro, bus and streetcar services, as well as commuter rail for travelers to and from the surrounding areas. Additionally, with a full blown shopping mall on the premises, Union Station is also among the most popular shopping destinations in the nation's capital.

All train stations in Washington DC:

  • Union Station

  • 10251 St Edwards Dr

Where is the train station in DeLand?

Main arrival station: 2491 Old New York Ave

DeLand has one train station.

All train stations in DeLand:

  • 2491 Old New York Ave

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