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Cheap train tickets from Rensselaer to Washington DC


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How much are train tickets from Rensselaer to Washington DC?

Lowest Price$90.00
Fastest Train5h 43m
Trains Per Day25
Train Lines1
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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Rensselaer to Washington DC
Based on 1 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Users that traveled with Amtrak report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
September 12, 2019Visiting family
Fast, on time, comfortable. Clean restroom, working WiFi and electrical outlets.
I’d like to see a better price.
Prices seem to vary over time. Book early.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Rensselaer to Washington D.C. is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Rensselaer to Washington D.C. was $133.73. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 26 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $11.71 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Rensselaer to Washington DC?

The distance between Rensselaer and Washington DC is approximately 310.46 miles, or 499.52 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 8 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 43 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Rensselaer to Washington DC?

On Saturday trains from Rensselaer to Washington D.C. 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 Thursday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Rensselaer to Washington DC?

Typically there are 25 schedules to compare for your trip to Washington D.C.. One train carrier operates regular service on the Rensselaer to Washington D.C. route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Rensselaer to Washington D.C., usually offering 24.951 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Rensselaer to Washington D.C., 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.

One train company connects Rensselaer to Washington D.C.


Amtrak train tickets from Rensselaer to Washington DC start from $90.00, and on average cost $147.79. Daily there are 24.95122 Amtrak schedules to Washington D.C.. Amtrak in Rensselaer leaves from Albany-Rensselaer Station - 525 East St, And in Washington D.C. trains arrive at Union Station,

From Rensselaer to Washington DC train travel on Amtrak takes 8 hours and 0 minutes. If you are looking to get to Washington D.C. faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 43 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 19.615385 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $132.98 for a one-way train ticket to Washington D.C..

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Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Rensselaer on their way to Washington D.C.:
  • Albany-Rensselaer Station - 525 East St
There is one train station where trains from Rensselaer arrive in Washington D.C.:
  • Union Station

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