Cheap Pittsburgh to Washington DC train tickets

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How much are Pittsburgh to Washington DC train tickets?

Lowest Price$42.00
Fastest7h 45m
Daily Schedules7
train carriers2
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Overall score for Pittsburgh to Washington DC
5.0
Based on 2 reviews
Amtrak
5.0
Based on 1 reviews
Based on 1 reviewsRatings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0
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Eva
5.0
September 14, 2019Vacation
Pros
Less people on board, hence a calm ride.
Cons
Sometimes a bumpy ride, rail track could be improved.
Tips
Chose Amtrak, will work.
Amtrak Capitol Limited
5.0
Based on 1 reviews
Based on 1 reviewsOverviewUsers that traveled with Amtrak Capitol Limited report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
5.0
Condition
4.0
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Sharon
5.0
September 29, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Saw a friend in concert- phenomenal performance
Cons
Leaving the station on time
Tips
Dress warm, be considerate of others.

How to find cheap train tickets from Pittsburgh to Washington DC ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh to Washington D.C. was $95.18. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 25 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $36.48 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 journey from Pittsburgh to Washington DC ? How far is Pittsburgh to Washington DC ?

The distance between Pittsburgh to Washington DC is 189.80 miles or 305.37 km. A train trip from Pittsburgh to Washington DC typically takes 10 hours and 33 minutes. If you are looking to get to Washington D.C. faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Capitol Limited. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 7 hours and 45 minutes to get from Pittsburgh to Washington D.C..

Going from Pittsburgh to Washington D.C. by train takes over 10 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 Wednesday trains from Pittsburgh 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 Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Pittsburgh to Washington DC

Typically there are 7 schedules to compare for your trip to Washington D.C.. On the route to Washington D.C. 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Pittsburgh to Washington D.C., usually offering 6 trips per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Washington D.C. with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Pittsburgh to Washington DC, which start at $14.99.

Pittsburgh to Washington D.C. is served by 2 train carriers

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Pittsburgh to Washington DC start from $81.00, and on average cost $116.89. Daily there are 6 Amtrak schedules to Washington D.C.. Amtrak in Pittsburgh leaves from 1100 Liberty Ave and one other station. And in Washington D.C. trains arrive at Union Station,

From Pittsburgh to Washington DC train travel on Amtrak takes 11 hours and 6 minutes. If you are looking to get to Washington D.C. faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 7 hours and 45 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $121.77 for a one-way train ticket to Washington D.C..

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
11h 6m
Avg. Price
$116.89

Amtrak Capitol Limited

Amtrak Capitol Limited train tickets from Pittsburgh to Washington DC start from $42.00, and on average cost $49.79. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Capitol Limited schedules to Washington D.C.. Amtrak Capitol Limited in Pittsburgh leaves from 1100 Liberty Ave, And in Washington D.C. trains arrive at Union Station,

From Pittsburgh to Washington DC train travel on Amtrak Capitol Limited takes 7 hours and 45 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Washington D.C. on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Capitol Limited scheduled trip per day, which will cost $48.61 for a one-way weekend reservation from Pittsburgh.

Restroom
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
7h 45m
Avg. Price
$49.79

Plan your next adventure:

There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to Washington D.C. that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. The busiest departure station in Pittsburgh serving this route is 1100 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh Intermodal Station / Grant St Transportation Ctr.
  • 1100 Liberty Ave
  • Pittsburgh Intermodal Station / Grant St Transportation Ctr
There is one train station where trains arrive in Washington D.C. from Pittsburgh., The busiest departure station in Pittsburgh serving this route is Union Station.
  • Union Station