Cheap Washington DC to Charlottesville  train tickets

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How much are Washington DC to Charlottesville train tickets?

Lowest Price$27.00
Fastest2h 17m
Daily Schedules2
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Overall score for Washington DC to Charlottesville
4.3
Based on 4 reviews
Amtrak Northeast Regional
4.3
Based on 3 reviews
Based on 3 reviewsRatings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
4.0
Value
3.0
Condition
4.0
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Ashlyn
3.0
July 7, 2019Business
Pros
The seat was comfortable. I was able to sleep when I leaned against the window.
Cons
The wifi was really hit-or-miss. It would be great if it could be more reliable.
Tips
Don't count on the wifi and be prepared for delays.
Amtrak Cardinal
4.0
Based on 1 reviews
Based on 1 reviewsRatings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
3.0
Value
3.0
Condition
5.0
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Sarah
4.0
August 21, 2019Visiting family
Cons
WiFi

How to find cheap train tickets from Washington DC to Charlottesville ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Washington to Charlottesville is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Washington to Charlottesville was $34.61. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 13 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $10.00 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train journey from Washington DC to Charlottesville ? How far is Washington DC to Charlottesville ?

The distance between Washington DC to Charlottesville is 98.77 miles or 158.92 km. A train trip from Washington DC to Charlottesville typically takes 2 hours and 27 minutes. If you are looking to get to Charlottesville faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Crescent. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 2 hours and 17 minutes to get from Washington to Charlottesville.

Getting to Charlottesville from Washington by train typically takes under three hours. A day trip to Charlottesville from Washington is fairly easy to do with plenty of time to see the sights in Charlottesville and still get back at a reasonable time in the evening.

On Monday trains from Washington to Charlottesville 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 Crescent has the most connections between Washington DC to Charlottesville

Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Charlottesville. On the route to Charlottesville 3 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Crescent offers the most scheduled departures between Washington to Charlottesville, usually offering one departure per day. 2 train trips per day are direct connections to Charlottesville, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Washington DC to Charlottesville, which start at $1.00.

Washington to Charlottesville is served by 3 train carriers

Amtrak Cardinal

Amtrak Cardinal train tickets from Washington DC to Charlottesville start from $30.00, and on average cost $48.61. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Cardinal schedules to Charlottesville. Amtrak Cardinal in Washington leaves from Union Station, And in Charlottesville trains arrive at Train Station - 810 W Main St,

From Washington DC to Charlottesville train travel on Amtrak Cardinal takes 2 hours and 44 minutes. If you are looking to get to Charlottesville faster, Amtrak Cardinal offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 17 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Charlottesville on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Cardinal scheduled trip per day, which will cost $51.21 for a one-way weekend reservation from Washington.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 44m
Avg. Price
$48.61

Amtrak Crescent

Amtrak Crescent train tickets from Washington DC to Charlottesville start from $30.00, and on average cost $50.46. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Crescent schedules to Charlottesville. Amtrak Crescent in Washington leaves from Union Station, And in Charlottesville trains arrive at Train Station - 810 W Main St,

From Washington DC to Charlottesville train travel on Amtrak Crescent takes 2 hours and 17 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Charlottesville on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Crescent scheduled trip per day, which will cost $53.31 for a one-way weekend reservation from Washington.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 17m
Avg. Price
$50.46

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak Northeast Regional train tickets from Washington DC to Charlottesville start from $27.00, and on average cost $32.92. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules to Charlottesville. Amtrak Northeast Regional in Washington leaves from Union Station, And in Charlottesville trains arrive at Train Station - 810 W Main St,

From Washington DC to Charlottesville train travel on Amtrak Northeast Regional takes 2 hours and 31 minutes. If you are looking to get to Charlottesville faster, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 17 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Charlottesville on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Northeast Regional scheduled trip per day, which will cost $35.17 for a one-way weekend reservation from Washington.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 31m
Avg. Price
$32.92
There is one train station from which trains depart Washington on their way to Charlottesville. The busiest departure station in Washington serving this route is Union Station.
  • Union Station
There is one train station where trains arrive in Charlottesville from Washington., The busiest departure station in Washington serving this route is Train Station - 810 W Main St.
  • Train Station - 810 W Main St