Cheap train tickets from Washington DC to Atlanta


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How much are train tickets from Washington DC to Atlanta?

Lowest Price$106.00
Fastest13h 43m
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Washington DC to Atlanta?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Washington D.C. to Atlanta 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 Atlanta was $110.79. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 23 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $60.45 compared to a typical last-minute fare. 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 Atlanta?

The distance between Washington DC and Atlanta is approximately 542.60 miles, or 873.01 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 13 hours and 43 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 13 hours and 43 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 Atlanta?

On Friday trains from Washington D.C. to Atlanta 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 Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak Crescent has the most connections between Washington DC to Atlanta

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Washington D.C. to Atlanta route. Amtrak Crescent offers the most scheduled departures between Washington D.C. to Atlanta, usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Atlanta with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Washington DC to Atlanta, which start at $1.00.

One train company connects Washington D.C. to Atlanta

Amtrak Crescent

Amtrak Crescent train tickets from Washington DC to Atlanta start from $106.00, and on average cost $130.99. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Crescent schedules to Atlanta. Amtrak Crescent in Washington D.C. leaves from Union Station, And in Atlanta trains arrive at Peachtree Station - 1688 Peachtree St NW,

From Washington DC to Atlanta train travel on Amtrak Crescent takes 13 hours and 44 minutes. If you are looking to get to Atlanta faster, Amtrak Crescent offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 13 hours and 43 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Atlanta on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Crescent scheduled trip per day, which will cost $133.15 for a one-way weekend reservation from Washington D.C..

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There is one train station from which trains depart Washington D.C. on their way to Atlanta. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Washington D.C. are:
  • Union Station
There is one train station where trains arrive in Atlanta from Washington D.C.. These are the busiest arriving stations in Atlanta:
  • Peachtree Station - 1688 Peachtree St NW