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|Trains Per Day||2|
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Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Washington to Detroit 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.
In order to keep their 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.
Can you take a train all the way from Washington DC to Detroit?
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How long is the train journey from Washington DC to Detroit?
The distance between Washington DC and Detroit is approximately 394 miles, or 634 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 21 hours and 40 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 15 hours and 30 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?
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How many trains per day run from Washington DC to Detroit?
Trains leave the station in Washington DC twice a day, so thre are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you change trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
What train services are there from Washington DC to Detroit?
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Where is the train station in Washington DC?
There is one train station in Washington DC:
- Union Station
Where is the train station in Detroit?
Detroit has one train station:
- 11 W Baltimore Ave
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