The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Albany, NY to Washington, DC is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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It's difficult to get from Albany, NY to Washington, DC without transferring at least once.
|Distance||310 miles (500 km)|
|Average train duration||12 h 25 min|
|Average train ticket price||$80 (€70)|
|Train providers||Amtrak or Amtrak|
Trains from Albany, NY to Washington, DC cover the 310 miles (500 km) long route taking on average 12 h 25 min with our travel partners like Amtrak or Amtrak. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $80 (€70), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $80 (€70).
You can travel by train between Albany, NY and Washington, DC with Amtrak and Amtrak Acela for as low as $80 (€70). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
Amtrak is the main train company in the United States and operates medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 American states and 3 Canadian provinces. With over 300 Amtrak trains running daily, you can travel by train across America and explore destinations near and far. Take the Acela train for high-speed services connecting popular cities in the Northeast, the Coast Starlight to travel up and down the stunning West Coast or the Empire Builder to travel from Chicago to the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest among others. Amtrak offers different class options to suit any traveler’s budget with classes like Coach, Business, First and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. When you book your train journey between Albany, NY and Washington, DC, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.
Acela is Amtrak’s flagship high-speed train service operating services along the Northeast Corridor, connecting major cities like Washington, D. C. Baltimore, Philadelphia, NYC, Providence, and Boston. Acela trains are the fastest in the United States and can reach speeds up to 150 mph (250 km/h). When booking an Acela train between Albany, NY and Washington, DC, you can choose between Business Class and First Class. Although each class offers different levels of services and accommodations, amenities in both classes include seat reservations, free Wi-Fi, power outlets, adjustable lighting at every seat, conference tables, large tray tables, and spacious and comfortable seats with extra legroom. Passengers can also purchase food and drinks on the train at Café Acela.
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