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How much are train tickets from Newport News to Washington DC?

Lowest Price$32.00
Fastest Train4h 5m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines2
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Newport News-Washington DC Train Schedule

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Price trends for trains from Newport News to Washington DC

Average prices by travel date

$45$30$15JulJul

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Newport News to Washington DC
4.3
Based on 3 reviews

Based on 3 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
4.3
Staff
3.7
Value
4.0
Condition
4.3
Rabab
4.0
May 18, 2020Solo travel
Pros
Dont give me snacks !!
Barry
5.0
September 23, 2019Couples trip
Pros
That we could get up move to the cafe car have a coffee. Did not enjoy paying for a second cup!
Robert
4.0
May 31, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Train ride was pleasant experience, no traffic or congestion to deal with
Tips
enjoy the experience

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Newport News 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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.

Can you take a train all the way from Newport News to Washington DC?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Newport News to Washington DC. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

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

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $34.31 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Newport News to Washington. By booking your trip 15 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $13.64 compared to a same-day fare.

How long is the train journey from Newport News to Washington DC?

The distance between Newport News and Washington DC is approximately 129 miles, or 208 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 53 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 5 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 Newport News to Washington DC are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 Saturday 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 Newport News at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 8:00am. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Newport News to Washington DC?

Trains leave the station in Newport News twice a day, so thre are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. One of these is a direct train, which will typically get you to Washington DC faster. While it might still have stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Washington DC to Newport News.

What train services are there from Newport News to Washington DC?

2 train services operate from Newport News to Washington DC. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak15h 31m$36.35
Amtrak Northeast Regional14h 16m$36.13

Where is the train station in Newport News?

There is one train station in Newport News:

  • 9304 Warwick Blvd

Where is the train station in Washington DC?

Washington DC has one train station:

  • Union Station

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