Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC train

Cheap train tickets from Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC

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34

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Baltimore, MD 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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01:45AMPennsylvania Station0h47 02:32AMUnion Station
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07:12PMPennsylvania Station0h40 07:52PMUnion Station
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06:08AMPennsylvania Station0h52 07:00AMUnion Station
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12:23PMPennsylvania Station0h45 01:08PMUnion Station
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221One-way

Train schedule from Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC

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10:04AMPennsylvania Station0h41 10:45AMUnion Station
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12:13PMPennsylvania Station0h32 12:45PMUnion Station
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12:23PMPennsylvania Station0h45 01:08PMUnion Station
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01:21PMPennsylvania Station0h34 01:55PMUnion Station
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01:23PMPennsylvania Station0h42 02:05PMUnion Station
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01:55PMPennsylvania Station0h40 02:35PMUnion Station
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02:18PMPennsylvania Station0h46 03:04PMUnion Station
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03:20PMPennsylvania Station0h36 03:56PMUnion Station
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03:32PMPennsylvania Station0h45 04:17PMUnion Station
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04:19PMPennsylvania Station0h34 04:53PMUnion Station
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07:12PMPennsylvania Station0h40 07:52PMUnion Station
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10:28PMPennsylvania Station0h47 11:15PMUnion Station
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Fastest train times from Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC

Showing times and prices for Nov 28

Fastest Journey

31 m

Average

41 m

Trains per day

34

Distance

57 km

Of the 34 trains that leave Baltimore, MD for Washington, DC every day 34 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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06:22PMPennsylvania Station0h31 06:53PMUnion Station
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491One-way
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12:13PMPennsylvania Station0h32 12:45PMUnion Station
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10:35PMPennsylvania Station0h32 11:07PMUnion Station
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08:26AMPennsylvania Station0h33 08:59AMUnion Station
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Overview: Train from Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC

distanceDistance35 miles (57 km)
durationAverage train duration40 min
priceAverage train ticket price$22 (€20)
frequencyTrain frequency45 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 45 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak or Amtrak

Trains from Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC cover the 35 miles (57 km) long route taking on average 40 min with our travel partners like Amtrak or Amtrak. Normally, there are 45 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $22 (€20), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $18 (€17).

Train companies: Amtrak Acela and Amtrak from Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC trains

Travel from Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC from $18 (€17) with Omio’s train partners Amtrak Acela and Amtrak! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

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Amtrak Acela

Amtrak is the main train company in the United States operating medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 US states as well as in 3 Canadian provinces. There are over 300 Amtrak trains running daily. With Amtrak you can travel by train across the country and explore destinations near and far with routes such as the Northeast Regional connecting cities in the East Coast, the Coast Starlight connecting destinations up and down the West Coast, the Empire Builder connecting Chicago and Midwestern cities to the Northwest, and many more. Amtrak offers different class options suiting any budget, from Coach Class to Business Class, First Class, and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium for you to book for your next train journey to Washington, DC from Baltimore, MD.

Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC train information with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 41 min
  • Amtrak frequency: 4 a day

Acela is the flagship high-speed train service from Amtrak, the main train provider in the United States. Acela high-speed trains operate services along the Northeast Corridor, connecting popular destinations like Washington, D. C. Baltimore, Philadelphia, NYC, Providence, and Boston, just to name a few. Amtrak Acela trains are the fastest in the U. S. Reaching speeds up to 150 mph (250 km/h). Known for their superior comfort, Acela trains have spacious and comfortable seats with more legroom than Amtrak’s Coach Class seats. You can choose between booking a Business Class or First Class seat on an Acela train between Baltimore, MD and Washington, DC. In both classes amenities include seat reservations, free Wi-Fi, power outlets, adjustable lighting at every seat, conference tables and large tray tables. Passengers can also purchase food and drinks on the train at Café Acela.

Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC train information with Amtrak Acela:

  • Average Duration: 34 min
  • Amtrak Acela frequency: 8 a day

Baltimore to Washington, DC trains

There are 24 from Baltimore to Washington DC departing at a 30min interval from the Baltimore Penn Station. Amtrak and the Marc trains provide comfortable travel to thousands of travelers daily. If it's your first time traveling from Baltimore to Washington, prepare for the most delightful 1h journey because Omio ensures you get your ticket wherever you are. The route has high-speed trains such as the Penn, the Amtrak Acela, Amtrak cardinal, Amtrak Carolinian, and the Amtrak crest, moving at high speed of 150 miles/h (240 km/h) fastest train takes 40min. The Mark commute only to nearer cities in D.C., while Amtrak provides travel to multiple cities. For instance, the Amtrak cardinal can take days traveling to its final destination.

Booking train from Baltimore to Washington with Omio

Daily, people postpone or miss their train due to late booking and the time-consuming ticket booking process, and that's where Omio comes to the rescue. After Omio discovered the trouble most passengers go through in booking a train, a bus, or airplane, it came with an online booking platform where you can view all available modes of transport and even compare different prices with several providers. The Omio website is user-friendly, simplified to suit any traveler. All you need to do is insert your destination and choose an available ticket. You can also download the Omio app and make you're your travel ticket partner. Omio also provides lists of the transport service providers to enable you to travel with your favorite company. Visit the Omio website for subsidized train prices and time-to-time travel bonuses.

Train companies in Baltimore

Amtrak and the Marc are the two train companies operating in the Baltimore to Washington route. Amtrak provides 10 to 11 trains in a day, with the Amtrak Acela having six departures. Other Amtrak trains such as the Amtrak cardinal and Amtrak Carolinian provide single leaves as they travel beyond Baltimore to numerous cities. The long-distance Amtrak trains are equipped with necessary arrangements to ensure travelers are comfortable. The Marc provides regional rail transport and is handy when travelers are in high numbers.

Popular international routes by train

Around the United States there are many routes that you can take by train to reach the main cities or even travel to Canada. Baltimore Pennsylvania Station is one of the centers for long-distance train travel. There are numerous journeys you can take from Baltimore. Baltimore to St. Albans train travel takes 12h 20min, Baltimore to Virginia train travel takes 6h 20min, Baltimore to Georgia takes 15h 31min, Baltimore to Jacksonville, Baltimore to Indianapolis, Baltimore to Huntington, Baltimore to Cincinnati and many more. Book any of the routes with Omio today.

Arriving by train in Washington

Washington is one of the busiest towns in the U.S. Your arrival station is the Washington Union Station, one of the busiest stations in the U.S., having arrivals and departures after few minutes. You can take a one to a 2min bus to the city center or foot for 6 to 5min. Washington has people from all over the world, some are tourists, and some are on business trips while others are residents. It is a safe city; however, ensure you have everything on the check. As you peruse the beauty of the town, you can relax in one of the restaurants and order your favorite dish.

Train provider in Baltimore

Amtrak has six district trains running from Baltimore to Washington, Dc, and the Amtrak Acela having six departures. Amtrak has the most train coverage of about 81%, facilitating over 500 departures in a day in all 46 states. They operate high-speed, medium speed, and slow short distance trains. High-speed trains are suitable for long-distance travel, such as the Amtrak cardinal, equipped with the latest comfort equipment and accommodation facilities. The Maryland Area Regional Commuter has three lines from Baltimore to the Washington route. The Maryland Transit Administration owns and manages the company. It is also called the Maryland Rail Commuter. Amtrak trains also operate on the lines as it holds part of the lanes. The lines' trains can move to 125 miles/h (200 km/h) on the Penn line. The Marc has emerged as one of the fastest regional train providers in the U.S.

Baltimore Harbour. Source: Shutterstock

Main train station in Baltimore

The central train station from Baltimore to Washington is the Baltimore Pennsylvania Station. The station is constructed with the Beaux-Arts architectural design, and it's located at 1515 N. Charles Street, a mile away from the downtown. The train station has elevators, ATMs, ticket offices, restrooms, kiosks, payphones, and unaccompanied child services. The station receives thousands of travelers in and out of Baltimore city daily.

Popular journey from Baltimore to Washington

The Penn line route of the MARC is the main route. It starts from Baltimore's Penn Station, BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport train station, and the union station in Washington DC. The course takes 30min minimum and a maximum of 1h, depending on the train speed and the number of stops made. Fares cost about $15 along the route. It's a standard route for students who travel to the Bowie State University and passengers traveling to Baltimore city and Odenton.

Baltimore Reflections. Source: Shutterstock

Popular train routes from Baltimore to other cities

Baltimore trains move to all parts of the U.S. with the help of the Amtrak trains. Some of the city-to-city travels from Baltimore are to New York ($ 168), Washington, Philadelphia, Atlanta ($145), and Virginia ($145). On the Omio website, you can view available tickets for significant cities from Baltimore. Some distances are short and will take 30min or less, while other travels are long and might take days. The best thing about train travel is that you see nature's beauty as you travel in comfort and style.

Good to know

Traveling from place to place comes with a lot of forgetting. Here are some tips to help you with train travel. First, you need to book your ticket early and avoid ticket inconveniences. Secondly, ensure you arrive at your train station on time; you can buy a cup of coffee as you wait for your train. Put your travel guide in your bag before you leave the house. You can download the Omio travel guide. It will help you choose the best restaurants and provide attraction sites you might love visiting.

To Washington by train--travel tips

Washington has the most museums in the U.S.; better yet, most are accessible to the public! You can enjoy the beauty and history of Washington without paying a penny. Using your tour guide, find at least three museums you'd love to visit. Washington houses United States Capitol and Capitol Hill, Library Congress, Lincoln Memorial and World War 2 Memorial.

If you have a special bond with wild animals, visit the National Zoo. It is probably one of the places you will love: it has over 2000 wild animals from 300 species. You can also make reservations to the white house in advance and experience the beauty in and around the palace. Apart from the beautiful places you can visit, D.C. gives you a chance to taste the most delicious foods in the world; walk in a restaurant and ask for the chef's choice. You will love it.

Travel Tips: Trains from Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Washington, DC easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC.
FAQs
Train tickets to Washington, DC from Baltimore, MD for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $18 (€17)  one way in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $22 (€20)  for a train ticket between Baltimore, MD and Washington, DC.
You should expect to travel around 35 miles (57 km)  from Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC by train.
On average the Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC train time is 40 min  covering the 35 miles (57 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
For the best Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Amtrak or Amtrak. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC to compare what amenities they may offer.
Yes, there are 45 direct trains per day from Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC, and you can find a direct train for this trip with Amtrak or Amtrak  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
The average number of trains departing Baltimore, MD for Washington, DC is 45 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the first train from Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC at 4: 40 AM. The last train from Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC that you can take departs at 10: 56 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
You can find trains between Baltimore, MD and Washington, DC to cost on average $22 (€20) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Baltimore, MD to Washington, DC train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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