The distance between Washington DC to Rensselaer is 310.46 miles or 499.52 km. A train trip from Washington DC to Rensselaer typically takes 8 hours, If you are looking to get to Rensselaer faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 5 hours and 55 minutes to get from Washington to Rensselaer.
Going from Washington to Rensselaer by train takes over 8 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.
On Saturday trains from Washington to Rensselaer 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 Wednesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Amtrak train tickets from Washington DC to Rensselaer start from $84.00, and on average cost $172.11. Daily there are 21 Amtrak schedules to Rensselaer. Amtrak in Washington leaves from Union Station, And in Rensselaer trains arrive at Albany-Rensselaer Station - 525 East St,
From Washington DC to Rensselaer train travel on Amtrak takes 7 hours and 48 minutes. If you are looking to get to Rensselaer faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 0 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 12 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $154.81 for a one-way train ticket to Rensselaer.