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traveling from Washington to New York by train

Cheapest price
$49.00
Fastest time
2h 55m
Trips per day
32
train carriers
5
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How can I get the cheapest train ticket from Washington to New York?

The best way to get the cheapest train tickets from Washington to New York is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Washington to New York were $122.09. By booking 20 days out, tickets are on average $44.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel from Washington to New York?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Washington to New York by train is at 2 PM on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 8 AM on Sunday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

How many daily train trips are there from Washington to New York?

On average there are 32 train trips per day. Amtrak Northeast Regional has the most options for departures from Washington to New York, with an average of 17 trips per day and 347 monthly trips. 5 train carriers currently travel from Washington to New York. Of the 32 trips there are 32 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Bus options from Washington start at $1.00.

train lines that run from Washington to New York

Amtrak Vermonter

Amtrak Vermonter operates, on average, 1 train schedule(s) from Washington to New York. The average Amtrak Vermonter ticket to New York costs $119.11. Cheap Amtrak Vermonter tickets to New York are available on Wanderu starting from $49.00. In Washington, Amtrak Vermonter departs from Union Station and no other station. In New York, Amtrak Vermonter arrives at Penn Station and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Vermonter from Washington to New York takes 3 hours and 26 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Vermonter trip will get you to New York in 2 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Vermonter offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $137.96 for a weekend getaway trip to New York.

Amtrak Vermonter
Amtrak Vermonter
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Avg. Time
3h 26m
Avg. Price
$119.11

Amtrak Palmetto

Amtrak Palmetto operates, on average, 1 train schedule(s) from Washington to New York. The average Amtrak Palmetto ticket to New York costs $92.32. Cheap Amtrak Palmetto tickets to New York are available on Wanderu starting from $69.00. In Washington, Amtrak Palmetto departs from Union Station and no other station. In New York, Amtrak Palmetto arrives at Penn Station and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Palmetto from Washington to New York takes 3 hours and 28 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Palmetto trip will get you to New York in 2 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Palmetto offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $99.46 for a weekend getaway trip to New York.

Amtrak Palmetto
Amtrak Palmetto
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Extra legroom
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WiFi
Avg. Time
3h 28m
Avg. Price
$92.32

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates, on average, 17 train schedule(s) from Washington to New York. The average Amtrak Northeast Regional ticket to New York costs $111.78. Cheap Amtrak Northeast Regional tickets to New York are available on Wanderu starting from $49.00. In Washington, Amtrak Northeast Regional departs from Union Station and no other station. In New York, Amtrak Northeast Regional arrives at Penn Station and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Northeast Regional from Washington to New York takes 3 hours and 33 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Northeast Regional trip will get you to New York in 2 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 13 trips per day and you could expect to pay $114.79 for a weekend getaway trip to New York.

Amtrak Northeast Regional
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
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Avg. Time
3h 33m
Avg. Price
$111.78

Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak Acela Express operates, on average, 13 train schedule(s) from Washington to New York. The average Amtrak Acela Express ticket to New York costs $205.99. Cheap Amtrak Acela Express tickets to New York are available on Wanderu starting from $168.00. In Washington, Amtrak Acela Express departs from Union Station and no other station. In New York, Amtrak Acela Express arrives at Penn Station and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Acela Express from Washington to New York takes 2 hours and 59 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Acela Express trip will get you to New York in 2 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Acela Express offers 6 trips per day and you could expect to pay $195.97 for a weekend getaway trip to New York.

Amtrak Acela Express
Amtrak Acela Express
Air conditioning
Restroom
Beverage
Extra legroom
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Meal
Power outlet
Snacks
WiFi
Avg. Time
2h 59m
Avg. Price
$205.99

Amtrak

Amtrak operates, on average, 1 train schedule(s) from Washington to New York. The average Amtrak ticket to New York costs $105.19. Cheap Amtrak tickets to New York are available on Wanderu starting from $49.00. In Washington, Amtrak departs from Union Station and no other station. In New York, Amtrak arrives at Penn Station and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak from Washington to New York takes 3 hours and 39 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak trip will get you to New York in 2 hours and 55 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $102.63 for a weekend getaway trip to New York.

Amtrak
Amtrak
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Loyalty rewards
Power outlet
Snacks
WiFi
Avg. Time
3h 39m
Avg. Price
$105.19
Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include one station that has train departures from Washington. Most train trips to New York will depart from Union Station,
  • Union Station
Train trips arrive in New York at 1 stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. Penn Station are the main train stations in New York for trips arriving from Washington.
  • Penn Station