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|Fastest train||56h 22m|
|Trains per day||1|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Washington to Austin during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
What is the price of a train ticket from Washington DC to Austin?
In the last month, $249.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Washington, DC to Austin, TX. Given how far apart Washington DC and Austin are from each other, there's no getting around the fact that most train tickets are on the pricier side. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.
How long is the train journey from Washington DC to Austin?
The distance between Washington DC and Austin is approximately 1316 miles, or 2118 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 56 hours and 22 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?
Trains from Washington DC to Austin are the most crowded on Saturday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Saturday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
Most days, there is only one train which leaves Washington DC at 11:00am and arrives in Austin around 56 hours later.
Is there a direct train from Washington DC to Austin?
Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. However, it is not a direct train. 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 transfer trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
Which train should you take from Washington DC to Austin?
Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Washington, District of Columbia to Austin, Texas. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Amtrak||1||2d 8h 22m||$249.00|
Amtrak train tickets from Washington DC to Austin start from $249, and on average cost $249. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Austin. Amtrak in Washington leaves from Union Station, And in Austin trains arrive at 250 N Lamar Blvd, From Washington DC to Austin train travel on Amtrak takes 56 hours and 22 minutes.
Where is the train station in Washington DC?
There is one train station in Washington DC:
- Union Station
Where is the train station in Austin?
Austin has one train station:
- 250 N Lamar Blvd
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