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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from South Bend to Washington DC?

Lowest Price$70.00
Fastest Train15h 56m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from South Bend 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. 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 South Bend to Washington DC?

In the last month, $88.00 was the average price of a train ticket from South Bend, IN to Washington, DC. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from South Bend to Washington DC?

The distance between South Bend and Washington DC is approximately 522 miles, or 840 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 18 hours and 22 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 15 hours and 56 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 South Bend 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 Friday 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 South Bend 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.

Is there a direct train from South Bend to Washington DC?

Trains leave the station in South Bend twice a day, so there 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 South Bend. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from South Bend to Washington DC for $95.00.

Which train should you take from South Bend to Washington DC?

2 train services operate from South Bend, Indiana to Washington, District of Columbia. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak122h 1m$167.75
Amtrak Capitol Limited115h 57m$106.00

Where is the train station in South Bend?

There is one train station in South Bend:

  • 2702 W Washington St

Where is the train station in Washington DC?

Washington DC has one train station:

  • Union Station

Price trends for trains from South Bend to Washington DC

Average prices by travel date

$120$80$40SepSep

Monthly average prices

$175$140$105$70$35JFMAMJJASOND

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