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How much are train tickets from Elkhart to Washington DC?

Lowest Price$68.00
Fastest Train15h 36m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines2
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Elkhart to Washington 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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.

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

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $87.25 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Elkhart to Washington.

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

The distance between Elkhart and Washington DC is approximately 508 miles, or 818 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 18 hours and 6 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 15 hours and 36 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 Elkhart to Washington DC are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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?

The earliest train departs Elkhart at 9:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Elkhart to Washington DC?

Trains leave the station in Elkhart twice a day, so thre are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. One of these is a direct train, which will typically get you to Washington DC faster. While it might still have stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Washington DC to Elkhart.

What train services are there from Elkhart to Washington DC?

2 train services operate from Elkhart to Washington DC. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak121h 41m$154.25
Amtrak Capitol Limited115h 36m$80.83

Where is the train station in Elkhart?

There is one train station in Elkhart:

  • 131 Tyler Ave

Where is the train station in Washington DC?

Washington DC has one train station:

  • Union Station

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