Cheap train tickets from Wilmington to Washington DC

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Fastest1h 15m
Daily Schedules38
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Overall score for Wilmington to Washington DC
5.0
Based on 5 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Acela 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
1.0
Condition
4.0
Wendy
5.0
November 18, 2019Solo travel
Pros
On time. Quick and easy to board. Free WiFi.
Cons
A lot of $$ for a short leg.

Based on 4 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Northeast Regional report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
3.0
Value
3.0
Condition
5.0

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

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Wilmington to Washington D.C. 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 Wilmington to Washington D.C. was $70.08. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 29 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $38.29 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 Wilmington to Washington DC?

The distance between Wilmington and Washington DC is approximately 98.58 miles, or 158.60 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 1 hour and 32 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour and 15 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 Wilmington to Washington DC?

On Tuesday trains from Wilmington to Washington D.C. 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 Northeast Regional has the most connections between Wilmington to Washington DC

Typically there are 38 schedules to compare for your trip to Washington D.C.. On the route to Washington D.C. 9 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Northeast Regional offers the most scheduled departures between Wilmington to Washington D.C., usually offering 17 trips per day. 38 train trips per day are direct connections to Washington D.C., 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 Wilmington to Washington DC, which start at $1.00.

Here are the 9 train companies that operate from Wilmington to Washington D.C.

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Wilmington to Washington DC start from $46.00, and on average cost $135.27. Daily there are 4 Amtrak schedules to Washington D.C.. Amtrak in Wilmington leaves from Amtrak Station - 100 French St, And in Washington D.C. trains arrive at Union Station,

From Wilmington to Washington DC train travel on Amtrak takes 1 hours and 28 minutes. If you are looking to get to Washington D.C. faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 15 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 11 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $152.25 for a one-way train ticket to Washington D.C..

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1h 28m
Avg. Price
$135.27

Amtrak Acela

Amtrak Acela train tickets from Wilmington to Washington DC start from $113.00, and on average cost $123.19. Daily there are 13 Amtrak Acela schedules to Washington D.C.. Amtrak Acela in Wilmington leaves from Amtrak Station - 100 French St, And in Washington D.C. trains arrive at Union Station,

From Wilmington to Washington DC train travel on Amtrak Acela takes 1 hours and 25 minutes. If you are looking to get to Washington D.C. faster, Amtrak Acela offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 15 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Acela offers 7 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $123.92 for a one-way train ticket to Washington D.C..

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Meal
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Beverage
Avg. Time
1h 25m
Avg. Price
$123.19

Amtrak Carolinian

Amtrak Carolinian train tickets from Wilmington to Washington DC start from $46.00, and on average cost $66.49. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Carolinian schedules to Washington D.C.. Amtrak Carolinian in Wilmington leaves from Amtrak Station - 100 French St, And in Washington D.C. trains arrive at Union Station,

From Wilmington to Washington DC train travel on Amtrak Carolinian takes 1 hours and 29 minutes. If you are looking to get to Washington D.C. faster, Amtrak Carolinian offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 15 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Washington D.C. on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Carolinian scheduled trip per day, which will cost $74.14 for a one-way weekend reservation from Wilmington.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1h 29m
Avg. Price
$66.49

Amtrak Cardinal

Amtrak Cardinal train tickets from Wilmington to Washington DC start from $46.00, and on average cost $67.72. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Cardinal schedules to Washington D.C.. Amtrak Cardinal in Wilmington leaves from Amtrak Station - 100 French St, And in Washington D.C. trains arrive at Union Station,

From Wilmington to Washington DC train travel on Amtrak Cardinal takes 1 hours and 26 minutes. If you are looking to get to Washington D.C. faster, Amtrak Cardinal offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 15 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Washington D.C. on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Cardinal scheduled trip per day, which will cost $79.82 for a one-way weekend reservation from Wilmington.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1h 26m
Avg. Price
$67.72

Amtrak Crescent

Amtrak Crescent train tickets from Wilmington to Washington DC start from $46.00, and on average cost $75.56. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Crescent schedules to Washington D.C.. Amtrak Crescent in Wilmington leaves from Amtrak Station - 100 French St, And in Washington D.C. trains arrive at Union Station,

From Wilmington to Washington DC train travel on Amtrak Crescent takes 1 hours and 41 minutes. If you are looking to get to Washington D.C. faster, Amtrak Crescent offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 15 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Washington D.C. on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Crescent scheduled trip per day, which will cost $87.06 for a one-way weekend reservation from Wilmington.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1h 41m
Avg. Price
$75.56

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak Northeast Regional train tickets from Wilmington to Washington DC start from $40.00, and on average cost $58.69. Daily there are 17 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules to Washington D.C.. Amtrak Northeast Regional in Wilmington leaves from Amtrak Station - 100 French St, And in Washington D.C. trains arrive at Union Station,

From Wilmington to Washington DC train travel on Amtrak Northeast Regional takes 1 hours and 39 minutes. If you are looking to get to Washington D.C. faster, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 15 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 16 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $70.39 for a one-way train ticket to Washington D.C..

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1h 39m
Avg. Price
$58.69

Amtrak Palmetto

Amtrak Palmetto train tickets from Wilmington to Washington DC start from $46.00, and on average cost $70.35. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Palmetto schedules to Washington D.C.. Amtrak Palmetto in Wilmington leaves from Amtrak Station - 100 French St, And in Washington D.C. trains arrive at Union Station,

From Wilmington to Washington DC train travel on Amtrak Palmetto takes 1 hours and 29 minutes. If you are looking to get to Washington D.C. faster, Amtrak Palmetto offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 15 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Washington D.C. on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Palmetto scheduled trip per day, which will cost $72.91 for a one-way weekend reservation from Wilmington.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1h 29m
Avg. Price
$70.35

Amtrak Silver Service

Amtrak Silver Service train tickets from Wilmington to Washington DC start from $46.00, and on average cost $91.49. Daily there are 2 Amtrak Silver Service schedules to Washington D.C.. Amtrak Silver Service in Wilmington leaves from Amtrak Station - 100 French St, And in Washington D.C. trains arrive at Union Station,

From Wilmington to Washington DC train travel on Amtrak Silver Service takes 1 hours and 31 minutes. If you are looking to get to Washington D.C. faster, Amtrak Silver Service offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 15 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Silver Service offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $94.05 for a one-way train ticket to Washington D.C..

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1h 31m
Avg. Price
$91.49

Amtrak Vermonter

Amtrak Vermonter train tickets from Wilmington to Washington DC start from $40.00, and on average cost $55.94. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Vermonter schedules to Washington D.C.. Amtrak Vermonter in Wilmington leaves from Amtrak Station - 100 French St, And in Washington D.C. trains arrive at Union Station,

From Wilmington to Washington DC train travel on Amtrak Vermonter takes 1 hours and 34 minutes. If you are looking to get to Washington D.C. faster, Amtrak Vermonter offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 15 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Washington D.C. on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Vermonter scheduled trip per day, which will cost $69.65 for a one-way weekend reservation from Wilmington.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
1h 34m
Avg. Price
$55.94

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Wilmington on their way to Washington D.C.. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Wilmington are:
  • Amtrak Station - 100 French St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Washington D.C. from Wilmington. These are the busiest arriving stations in Washington D.C.:
  • Union Station