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Trip Summary

There are 2 daily trains from Baltimore to Williamsburg. Traveling by train from Baltimore to Williamsburg usually takes around 4 hours and 54 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Northeast Regional train can make the trip in 4 hours and 16 minutes.

Distance140 mi (225 km)
Fastest train4h 16m
Lowest price$22.00
Trains per day4
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Northeast Regional
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Baltimore, MD to Williamsburg, VA

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Avelina

August 31, 2019 - Visiting friends

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Pros: I didn’t have to drive. It’s very convenient and relaxing. Cons: It was my first time to take the train alone. It was very early in the morning before the office opened, therefore, there were no personnel to inquire from. Second, there should be No Smoking...

Pros: I didn’t have to drive. It’s very convenient and relaxing. Cons: It was my first time to take the train alone. It was very early in the morning before the office opened, therefore, there were no personnel to inquire from. Second, there should be No Smoking allowed on the platforms at the train station. There should be a charging station for aisle seats. Overall , I thought it was a great experience! Tips: Be there 30 min before , train arrives on time!

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

In the last month, $30.83 was the average price of a train ticket from Baltimore, MD to Williamsburg, 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 27 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $37.11 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

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Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Baltimore to Williamsburg will vary between $23 and $62. Planning a train trip to Williamsburg within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Baltimore over the next 7 days is $27. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Baltimore to Williamsburg by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for December. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just $30 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Baltimore to Williamsburg in May, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to $40 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 27 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Williamsburg from Baltimore will be about $37.11 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Baltimore to Williamsburg?

Amtrak Northeast Regional is the one and only train line which connects Baltimore, Maryland to Williamsburg, Virginia. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Northeast Regional24h 54m$41.65
  • Amtrak Northeast Regional

    Amtrak Northeast Regional

    The Northeast Regional is Amtrak’s passenger rail service that runs between Boston, MA and Virginia Beach, VA, connecting over 50 cities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. While the line’s downtown-to-downtown train service makes traveling between the biggest cities in the Northeast convenient and hassle-free, the train’s amenities make the journey comfortable and relaxing as well. Amtrak passengers can enjoy large seats with extra legroom and power outlets, as well as free WiFi and clean bathrooms. With 2 daily train trips from Baltimore to Williamsburg, the Northeast Regional is the busiest and most popular among all Amtrak routes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Baltimore to Williamsburg during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Baltimore to Williamsburg?

The distance between Baltimore and Williamsburg is approximately 140 miles, or 225 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 54 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 16 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 Williamsburg are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Monday 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 5:00am 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 Williamsburg?

Trains leave the station in Baltimore twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Williamsburg with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.

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

City Information

Baltimore

Baltimore is a seaport in Maryland best known for its crab cakes and baseball legend, Babe Ruth. As there is plenty to see in Charm City, you'll be singing "Good Morning, Baltimore'' as soon as you experience all of the sights and activities this quirky town has to offer.

Some of Baltimore's most impressive attractions are centered in and around Inner Harbor. This scenic waterfront is filled with historic ships, dating as far back as the Civil War in the case of the USS Constellation. Alongside shops and restaurants, Inner Harbor also hosts the National Aquarium, the Maryland Science Center, and several entertainment venues where you can catch live music. Enjoy a bird's-eye view of the harbor from atop Federal Hill Park, or if you prefer the view that inspired "The Star Spangled Banner," head out to Fort McHenry, known for its role in the War of 1812.

Baltimore is one of the stops on Wanderu's recommended East Coast wine tour, but don't worry about racking up a hefty tab; luckily, Baltimore is also one of the cheapest drinking cities in the U.S., with the cheapest bottle of beer going for just $1.42. Enjoy your wine or beer along the Avenue in Hampden, a neighborhood known for its hipster bars, restaurants, and boutiques.

Ready to plan your Baltimore adventure? Numerous bus and train options make Baltimore affordably accessible by ground transportation, and Baltimore-Washington International Airport not only offers hundreds of daily flights, it also is one of the best airports for food in the U.S.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Baltimore?

Departure stations

Pennsylvania Station, commonly referred to as just Penn Station, is the main train station in Baltimore. Owned and operated by Amtrak, the station serves as a regional hub for all of the train carrier’s nine services that pass through Baltimore, including the Acela, the Northeast Regional, the Crescent, and the Palmetto. Conveniently located near Baltimore’s downtown and Inner Harbor, Penn Station is accessible from all parts of the city via several transit bus lines and two commuter rail services. The Johns Hopkins and Baltimore Collegetown shuttles also serve Penn Station, allowing students to travel easily between the train station and campus.

Train stations in Baltimore:

  • Amtrak - MARC Station (BWI)

Where is the train station in Williamsburg?

Arrival stations

Williamsburg has one train station.

Need a return trip from Williamsburg to Baltimore?

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