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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Washington DC to Fredericksburg?

Lowest Price$16.00
Fastest Train1h 5m
Trains Per Day4
Train Lines3
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Price trends for trains from Washington DC to Fredericksburg

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10AugAug

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

$50$40$30$20$103020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Washington, DC to Fredericksburg, VA
4.7
Based on 3 reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Northeast Regional report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
4.0
Value
3.5
Condition
4.0
Dmitrii
4.0
October 12, 2019Vacation
Cons
The doors did not open in our car and we had to go to the middle of the train

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Silver Service report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
5.0
Condition
5.0
Henry
5.0
September 22, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Wanderu coordinated my return trip home to Fredericksburg, VA from NYC. The first leg of the trip was on Peter Pan line bus. It was very clean and the driver was informative and safe. We arrived at Union Station with ample time for me to embark on the Amtrak for the fin...More
Cons
On the website, give an option for the round trips to start from a different starting point and, or ending at a different destination. My trip started in Washington D.C - where I work - with a destination to NYC. My return started in NYC but my destination was for Frede...More
Tips
At the time I’m writing this, there is no option for different start and destination cities on round trips. I had to make two separate bookings. Not a big deal for me and it worked out great anyway.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Washington to Fredericksburg 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. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep 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.

What is the price of a train ticket from Washington DC to Fredericksburg?

In the last month, $16.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Washington, DC to Fredericksburg, VA. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $6.53 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Washington DC to Fredericksburg?

The distance between Washington DC and Fredericksburg is approximately 48 miles, or 77 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 11 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 5 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Washington DC to Fredericksburg are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Monday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Washington DC at 11:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 3:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Washington DC to Fredericksburg?

There are 4 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Washington DC to Fredericksburg.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Fredericksburg to Washington DC. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Washington DC to Fredericksburg for $17.00.

Which train should you take from Washington DC to Fredericksburg?

There are 3 train lines with service from Washington, District of Columbia to Fredericksburg, Virginia. Amtrak Northeast Regional is your best bet, with 2 scheduled trains per day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Carolinian11h 9m$16.46
Amtrak Northeast Regional21h 13m$16.47
Amtrak Silver Service11h 8m$16.55

Where is the train station in Washington DC?

There is one train station in Washington DC:

  • Union Station

Where is the train station in Fredericksburg?

Fredericksburg has one train station:

  • 200 Lafayette Blvd

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