The distance between St Louis to Washington DC is 709.14 miles or 1140.96 km. A train trip from St Louis to Washington DC typically takes 31 hours, If you are looking to get to Washington faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 28 hours and 10 minutes to get from St Louis to Washington.
Going from St Louis to Washington by train takes over 31 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.
On Sunday trains from St Louis to Washington 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 Saturday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Washington. One train carrier operates regular service on the St Louis to Washington route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between St Louis to Washington, usually offering 2 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from St Louis to Washington, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from St Louis to Washington DC, which start at $102.00.
Amtrak train tickets from St Louis to Washington DC start from $107.00, and on average cost $181.11. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to Washington. Amtrak in St Louis leaves from Gateway Station - 430 S 15th St, And in Washington trains arrive at Union Station,
From St Louis to Washington DC train travel on Amtrak takes 30 hours and 59 minutes. If you are looking to get to Washington faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 28 hours and 0 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $188.87 for a one-way train ticket to Washington.