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Washington DC - Brunswick Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

You can pick from 4 daily train trips between Washington DC and Brunswick. The average train journey from Washington DC to Brunswick takes 14 hours and 54 minutes, but some Amtrak train trips are as short as 12 hours and 20 minutes.

Distance504 mi (810 km)
Fastest train12h 20m
Lowest price$115.00
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
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What is the price of a train ticket from Washington DC to Brunswick?

In the last 30 days, the average cost of a train ticket from Washington to Brunswick was $148.30. Tickets for this route are somewhat expensive, given the distance between Washington DC and Brunswick. You have the best chances of scoring the cheapest ticket to Brunswick if you book your train tickets at least 28 days in advance. Waiting to purchase until the day of your trip could end up costing you an extra $152.05.

Average prices by travel date

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Over the next 30 days, a one-way train trip from Washington DC to Brunswick will cost between $126 and $288. Book in advance to secure the best price in the next few weeks.

Monthly avg. prices

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Ticket prices for the train from Washington DC to Brunswick often fluctuate based on the time of year. For the best prices on this route, book in March when the average ticket price is only $133. If you're thinking of traveling from Washington DC to Brunswick during October, keep in mind that train ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $247 during this time of year. The best way to score a cheap deal, even in October, is to book your trip well in advance.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Planning ahead pays off when it comes to booking your train trip from Washington to Brunswick. By reserving your ticket on Wanderu at least 28 days before departure, you can save around $152.05. Don't miss out on these savings — book in advance!

Which train should you take from Washington DC to Brunswick?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Washington to Brunswick. However, there are 4 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak414h 54m$197.04
  • 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 4 Amtrak trains from Washington to Brunswick every day, as well as 3 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $115.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Washington DC to Brunswick. 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 Brunswick is approximately 504 miles, or 810 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 14 hours and 54 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 12 hours and 20 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.

Tuesday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Washington DC to Brunswick. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Tuesday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Sunday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

The earliest train departs Washington DC at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 10:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 4 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Brunswick 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.

Brunswick

Brunswick, ME, US - BRK-0

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Brunswick is a college town in Maine, with different arts and cultural resources by Bowdoin College, like the Museum of Art, theater, and concert hall. The city is also known for its historical sites, including the Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, Joshua L. Chamberlain Museum, and Pejepscot History Center. If you want some fresh air, Brunswick has outdoor sites for those who enjoy hiking, biking, and nature, like the Bradbury Mountain State Park and Androscoggin Swinging Bridge.

Brunswick is a picturesque village that does not offer a usual entertainment scene but still has a thriving arts culture with different restaurants, museums, state parks, theaters, galleries, and outdoor areas for adventures. There are also unique local retail stores and an upcoming craft beer scene. The downtown area has different restaurants, shopping, bars, and parks, for nightlife and fun during the day.

Brunswick has bus and train services from Concord Coach Lines and Amtrak. The Brunswick Link also provides public transit in the city through bus lines, and the Brunswick Station offers train lines provided by Amtrak Downeaster.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Washington DC?

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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

Where is the train station in Brunswick?

Main arrival station: Brunswick Visitors Center

Brunswick has one train station.

All train stations in Brunswick:

  • Brunswick Visitors Center

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