Cheap train tickets from Washington DC to Virginia Beach

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How much are train tickets from Washington DC to Virginia Beach?

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How do you find cheap train tickets from Washington DC to Virginia Beach?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Washington D.C. to Virginia Beach 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 D.C. to Virginia Beach was $47.00. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 24 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $23.78 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 ride from Washington DC to Virginia Beach?

The distance between Washington DC and Virginia Beach is approximately 153.32 miles, or 246.68 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 5 hours and 37 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 20 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Washington DC to Virginia Beach?

On Monday trains from Washington D.C. to Virginia Beach 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 Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Washington DC to Virginia Beach

Typically there are 3 schedules to compare for your trip to Virginia Beach. One train carrier operates regular service on the Washington D.C. to Virginia Beach route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Washington D.C. to Virginia Beach, usually offering 3 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Washington D.C. to Virginia Beach, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

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

One train company connects Washington D.C. to Virginia Beach

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Washington DC to Virginia Beach start from $47.00, and on average cost $56.95. Daily there are 3 Amtrak schedules to Virginia Beach. Amtrak in Washington D.C. leaves from Union Station, And in Virginia Beach trains arrive at 1912 Arctic Ave - Hampton Roads Transit Bus Stop,

From Washington DC to Virginia Beach train travel on Amtrak takes 5 hours and 38 minutes. If you are looking to get to Virginia Beach faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 20 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $59.24 for a one-way train ticket to Virginia Beach.

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Avg. Time
5h 38m
Avg. Price
$56.95

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Washington D.C. on their way to Virginia Beach. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Washington D.C. are:
  • Union Station
There is one train station where trains arrive in Virginia Beach from Washington D.C.. These are the busiest arriving stations in Virginia Beach:
  • 1912 Arctic Ave - Hampton Roads Transit Bus Stop