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Providence-Washington DC Train Schedule

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$112.00
6:50 AM
Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St
1:58 PM
Union Station
USNER
4.6stars
0 transfers
Train
$114.00
6:50 AM
Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St
2:48 PM
110 Callahan Dr
USNER
4.6stars
0 transfers
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$224.00
7:50 AM
Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St
1:58 PM
Union Station
USACL
4.6stars
0 transfers
Luxury
Train
$146.00
8:55 AM
Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St
4:17 PM
Union Station
USNER
4.6stars
0 transfers
Train
$163.00
8:55 AM
Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St
5:11 PM
110 Callahan Dr
USNER
4.6stars
0 transfers
Train
$163.00
8:55 AM
Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St
6:49 PM
110 Callahan Dr
AMT
4.4stars
1 transfer
Train
$191.00
9:46 AM
Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St
3:56 PM
Union Station
USACL
4.6stars
0 transfers
Luxury
Train
$233.00
9:46 AM
Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St
6:00 PM
Union Station
AMT
4.4stars
1 transfer
Train
$233.00
9:46 AM
Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St
6:46 PM
Union Station
AMT
4.4stars
1 transfer
Train
$233.00
9:46 AM
Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St
6:49 PM
110 Callahan Dr
AMT
4.4stars
1 transfer
Train
$233.00
9:46 AM
Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St
7:44 PM
110 Callahan Dr
AMT
4.4stars
1 transfer
Train
$112.00
10:11 AM
Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St
5:18 PM
Union Station
USNER
4.6stars
0 transfers
Train
$114.00
10:11 AM
Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St
6:09 PM
110 Callahan Dr
USNER
4.6stars
0 transfers
Train
$224.00
11:43 AM
Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St
5:57 PM
Union Station
USACL
4.6stars
0 transfers
Luxury
Train
$112.00
11:56 AM
Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St
7:10 PM
Union Station
USNER
4.6stars
0 transfers
Train
$191.00
2:36 PM
Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St
8:52 PM
Union Station
USACL
4.6stars
0 transfers
Luxury
Train
$112.00
2:37 PM
Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St
9:52 PM
Union Station
USNER
4.6stars
0 transfers
Train
$112.00
4:01 PM
Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St
11:16 PM
Union Station
USNER
4.6stars
0 transfers
Train
$191.00
4:50 PM
Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St
11:08 PM
Union Station
USACL
4.6stars
0 transfers
Luxury
Train
$112.00
10:22 PM
Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St
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Union Station
USNER
4.6stars
0 transfers
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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Providence, RI to Washington DC?

Lowest price$45.00
Fastest train6h 8m
Trains per day12
Train lines3

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Providence to Washington 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.

What is the price of a train ticket from Providence to Washington DC?

In the last month, $87.13 was the average price of a train ticket from Providence, RI to Washington, DC. 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 $113.66 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Providence to Washington DC?

The distance between Providence and Washington DC is approximately 358 miles, or 576 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours and 11 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 8 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 Providence to Washington DC are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Providence at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 10:00pm. 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 Providence to Washington DC?

There are 12 scheduled trains on most days. 11 of these are direct connections to Washington DC. 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 Washington DC to Providence. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Providence to Washington DC for $96.00.

Which train should you take from Providence to Washington DC?

There are 3 train lines with service from Providence, Rhode Island to Washington, District of Columbia. Amtrak Northeast Regional is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 7 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak19h 10m$148.19
Amtrak Acela46h 15m$152.12
Amtrak Northeast Regional77h 30m$99.56

Amtrak train tickets from Providence to Washington DC start from $45, and on average cost $148. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Washington. Amtrak in Providence leaves from Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St, And in Washington trains arrive at Union Station, From Providence to Washington DC train travel on Amtrak takes 9 hours and 10 minutes. If you are looking to get to Washington faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 8 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Washington on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $130 for a one-way weekend reservation from Providence.

Amtrak Acela train tickets from Providence to Washington DC start from $128, and on average cost $152. Daily there are 4 Amtrak Acela schedules to Washington. Amtrak Acela in Providence leaves from Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St, And in Washington trains arrive at Union Station, From Providence to Washington DC train travel on Amtrak Acela takes 6 hours and 15 minutes. If you are looking to get to Washington faster, Amtrak Acela offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 8 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Acela offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $181 for a one-way train ticket to Washington.

Amtrak Northeast Regional train tickets from Providence to Washington DC start from $45, and on average cost $100. Daily there are 7 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules to Washington. Amtrak Northeast Regional in Providence leaves from Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St, And in Washington trains arrive at Union Station, From Providence to Washington DC train travel on Amtrak Northeast Regional takes 7 hours and 30 minutes. If you are looking to get to Washington faster, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 8 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 7 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $121 for a one-way train ticket to Washington.

Price trends for trains from Providence to Washington DC

Average prices by travel date

$165$110$55AprApr

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

$175$140$105$70$353020100

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Providence, RI to Washington, DC

(Based on 5 ratings and reviews)

4.6

4.0

Ray

December 27, 2019 - Vacation

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Pros: meting two interesting people. Cons: The coffee and the man serving it were both awful. Tips: I had a ticket problem and the conductor out of Provideve solved !!!! Pros: meting two interesting people. Cons: The coffee and the man serving it were both awful. Tips: I had a ticket problem and the conductor out of Provideve solved !!!!

5.0

Bob

September 3, 2019 - Visiting family

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Pros: It was a good deal, on time,. Cons: Even lower prices, seats that recline more, better wifi. Pros: It was a good deal, on time,. Cons: Even lower prices, seats that recline more, better wifi.

5.0

Ndey

August 27, 2019 - Visiting friends

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Pros: Seeing my bbqblong time friends The train was so comfortable. Cons: I dont see nothing to be improve. Tips: I never think of taking the train to washington but from now I will only use the train. Pros: Seeing my bbqblong time friends The train was so comfortable. Cons: I dont see nothing to be improve. Tips: I never think of taking the train to washington but from now I will only use the train.

4.0

Anne

July 11, 2019 - Visiting family

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Cons: People talking on their phones for lengthy periods of time. Tips: It would be nice to have the quiet car identified sooner to avoid the phone talkers. Cons: People talking on their phones for lengthy periods of time. Tips: It would be nice to have the quiet car identified sooner to avoid the phone talkers.

5.0

Belinda

July 8, 2019 - Vacation

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Pros: The seats were comfortable and the train ran on time. we were able to get seats facing each other for my family. Train staff were friendly and helpful. Cons: Ability to reserve seat numbers for families travelling together to avoid the stress. Tips: Use redcaps ... Pros: The seats were comfortable and the train ran on time. we were able to get seats facing each other for my family. Train staff were friendly and helpful. Cons: Ability to reserve seat numbers for families travelling together to avoid the stress. Tips: Use redcaps where available or Amtrak staff to help you get your family on board. They are worth every cent.More

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