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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Baltimore to Norfolk?

Lowest Price$27.00
Fastest Train5h 25m
Trains Per Day5
Train Lines2
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Price trends for trains from Baltimore to Norfolk

Average prices by travel date

$60$40$20AugAug

Monthly average prices

$75$60$45$30$15SONDJFMAMJJA

Prices as travel date approaches

$75$60$45$30$153020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Baltimore, MD to Norfolk, VA
4.5
Based on 2 reviews

Based on 2 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
3.0
Staff
5.0
Value
3.0
Condition
4.0
Patricia
4.0
June 18, 2020Visiting family
Pros
Everything
Tips
No one new the password
Teresa
5.0
May 23, 2019Solo travel
Pros
It was a very comfortable, trouble free trip. Although we were delayed a short time due to weather, which was no big deal better to be safe than sorry!
Cons
Bathrooms were a little dirty and had a horrible smell to them.
Tips
Pleasant way to travel and let someone else worry about traffic!

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Baltimore to Norfolk 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.

Can you take a train all the way from Baltimore to Norfolk?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Baltimore to Norfolk. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

What is the price of a train ticket from Baltimore to Norfolk?

In the last month, $30.30 was the average price of a train ticket from Baltimore, MD to Norfolk, VA. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 14 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $28.79 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Baltimore to Norfolk?

The distance between Baltimore and Norfolk is approximately 169 miles, or 273 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours and 8 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 25 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 Baltimore to Norfolk are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Tuesday 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 Baltimore at 1:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 2:00pm. 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 Baltimore to Norfolk?

There are 5 scheduled trains on most days. 2 of these are direct connections to Norfolk. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Norfolk to Baltimore. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Baltimore to Norfolk for $48.00.

Which train should you take from Baltimore to Norfolk?

2 train services operate from Baltimore, Maryland to Norfolk, Virginia. Amtrak Northeast Regional usually has more trains scheduled, with 3 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak36h 24m$36.52
Amtrak Northeast Regional35h 57m$36.65

Where is the train station in Baltimore?

There are two stations in Baltimore where you can board the train to Norfolk:

  • Amtrak - MARC Station (BWI)
  • Penn Station - 1500 N Charles St

Where is the train station in Norfolk?

Norfolk has one train station:

  • 280 Park Ave, Harbor Park, lot D

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