Book train Tickets from

New York to Washington

Fri, Dec 15
$93
Sat, Dec 16
$122
Sun, Dec 17
$93
Mon, Dec 18
$93
Tue, Dec 19
$93
Wed, Dec 20
$93
Thu, Dec 21
$93
Fri, Dec 22
$122
Sat, Dec 23
$93
Sun, Dec 24
$93
Mon, Dec 25
$69
Tue, Dec 26
$93
Wed, Dec 27
$93
Thu, Dec 28
$93

Upcoming train trips on Sat, Dec 16 See all

10:05pm
3h 25m
1:30am
$93.00 Amtrak
New York, NY, US
Washington, DC, US
8:13pm
2h 52m
11:05pm
$168.00 Amtrak Acela
New York, NY, US
Washington, DC, US

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TRAVELING FROM New York TO Washington BY train

AVERAGE PRICE

$154

FASTEST TIME

2h 45m

TRIPS PER DAY

37

train CARRIERS

2

How can I get the cheapest train ticket from New York to Washington?

Wanderu makes it simple to get cheap train tickets by searching prices and itineraries for 70+ bus and train lines in 20+ countries. Comparing your options and booking as early as possible is the best way to get the cheapest train ticket from New York to Washington. Based on historic trends, the lowest average train fare from New York to Washington has been $117MX$2,220CA$150€99£87kn744Kč2,533zł416CHF115. By booking 30 days in advance, tickets are typically $75MX$1,421CA$96€63£56kn476Kč1,620zł266CHF74 cheaper than those booked at the last minute.

When is the best time to travel from New York to Washington?

The busiest time of the week for travel to Washington from New York by train is at 6am on Saturday. If you plan to travel around this time, book your tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

1pm on Wednesday is when the least number of people travel by train on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, departing around this time is your best chance to be on an uncrowded train.

BUSIEST ON

Sat

LEAST BUSY ON

Wed

How many daily train trips are there from New York to Washington?
TRIPS PER DAY

37

DIRECT TRIPS

37

EARLIEST DEPARTURE

3am

LATEST DEPARTURE

11pm

On average, there are 37 train trips from New York to Washington every day. Amtrak schedules have the most departures from New York to Washington, with an average of 24 trips per day, and 496 trips per month.

If you're looking for more travel options, you may also want to view New York to Washington bus schedules.

Train lines that have service on this route offer WIFI and power outlets. Amtrak Acela offers upscale service amenities, including beverage and meal service to make your trip more pleasant.

How long is the train ride from New York to Washington? On average, a train trip from New York to Washington takes 3h 15m to make the 203.7 mi - 327.7 km journey. Amtrak Acela has the fastest advertised travel time of 2h 45m to get from New York to Washington.

Train lines that run from New York to Washington

Getting from New York to Washington by Amtrak Train:

Amtrak is USA's premier train carrier. Serving both the coasts as well as taking travelers from east to west and back, amtrak is both a convenient and comfortable way to travel.

Avg. time 3h 27m
Avg. price $120
Getting from New York to Washington by Acela Express - Amtrak:

Acela Express is Amtrak's premiere high speed service quickly shuttling passengers between Boston to Washington DC.

Avg. time 2h 53m
Avg. price $220