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How much are train tickets from Lynchburg to Washington DC?

Lowest Price$29.00
Fastest Train3h 36m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines2
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Price trends for trains from Lynchburg to Washington DC

Average prices by travel date

$75$50$25AugAug

Monthly average prices

$75$60$45$30$15SONDJFMAMJJA

Prices as travel date approaches

$75$60$45$30$153020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Lynchburg, VA to Washington, DC
5.0
Based on 1 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Northeast Regional 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
4.0
Condition
4.0
Michael
5.0
December 19, 2019Vacation
Pros
Saved me driving
Cons
Have someone on the train clean

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Lynchburg to Washington right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

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

In the last month, $29.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Lynchburg, VA to Washington, DC. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $12.07 more than that for a same-day booking.

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

The distance between Lynchburg and Washington DC is approximately 154 miles, or 248 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 48 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 36 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 Lynchburg 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 Lynchburg at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00am. 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 Lynchburg to Washington DC?

Trains leave the station in Lynchburg twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Washington DC with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Washington DC to Lynchburg. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Lynchburg to Washington DC for $42.00.

Which train should you take from Lynchburg to Washington DC?

2 train services operate from Lynchburg, Virginia to Washington, District of Columbia. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Crescent13h 57m$32.55
Amtrak Northeast Regional13h 40m$29.89

Where is the train station in Lynchburg?

There is one train station in Lynchburg:

  • 825 Kemper St

Where is the train station in Washington DC?

Washington DC has one train station:

  • Union Station

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