Cheap Houston to Washington DC  train tickets

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How much are Houston to Washington DC train tickets?

Lowest Price$177.00
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How to find cheap train tickets from Houston to Washington DC ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Houston to Washington 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 Houston to Washington was $220.33. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 10 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $46.00 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 Houston to Washington DC ? How far is Houston to Washington DC ?

The distance between Houston to Washington DC is 1219.26 miles or 1961.71 km. A train trip from Houston to Washington DC typically takes 47 hours and 47 minutes. 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 44 hours and 43 minutes to get from Houston to Washington.

Going from Houston to Washington by train takes over 47 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 Saturday trains from Houston 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 Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Houston to Washington DC

Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Washington. One train carrier operates regular service on the Houston to Washington route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Houston to Washington, usually offering 2 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Houston 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 Houston to Washington DC, which start at $113.00.

One train carrier connects Houston to Washington

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Houston to Washington DC start from $177.00, and on average cost $243.08. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to Washington. Amtrak in Houston leaves from 902 Washington Ave, And in Washington trains arrive at Union Station,

From Houston to Washington DC train travel on Amtrak takes 47 hours and 47 minutes. If you are looking to get to Washington faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 44 hours and 43 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $245.96 for a one-way train ticket to Washington.

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Avg. Time
1d 23h 47m
Avg. Price
$243.08

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There is one train station from which trains depart Houston on their way to Washington. The busiest departure station in Houston serving this route is 902 Washington Ave.
  • 902 Washington Ave
There is one train station where trains arrive in Washington from Houston., The busiest departure station in Houston serving this route is Union Station.
  • Union Station