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Train Information from Charlottesville, VA to Washington, DC

distanceDistance98 miles (158 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 29 min
priceAverage train ticket price$32 (€27)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak

Trains from Charlottesville, VA to Washington, DC cover the 98 miles (158 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 29 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $32 (€27), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $23 (€19).

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Travel with Amtrak from Charlottesville, VA to Washington, DC

Amtrak trains will get you between Charlottesville, VA and Washington, DC from $23 (€19). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Amtrak

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 from Charlottesville, VA to Washington, DC, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

Amtrak from Charlottesville, VA to Washington, DC train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 25 min
  • Average Price: $23
  • Amtrak frequency: 1 a day

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Amtrak when booking your train tickets between Charlottesville, VA and Washington, DC due to the coronavirus:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Change fees have been waived for all reservations made before March 31, 2021.
  • If you've booked with Omio, to change your reservation, go to Amtrak.com (Modify Trip) or the Amtrak app. A fare difference may apply to your new itinerary. If you want to cancel your reservation, you must call 800-USA-RAIL (not available via Amtrak.com or the app).

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Trains from Charlottesville, VA to Washington, DC
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FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train from Charlottesville, VA to Washington, DC?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Charlottesville, VA to Washington, DC for the next 7 days starting from $23 (€19)  one way.
How much is a train ticket to Washington, DC from Charlottesville, VA?
The train price from Charlottesville, VA to Washington, DC is on average $32 (€27)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
What is the distance between Charlottesville, VA and Washington, DC by train?
The distance to Washington, DC from Charlottesville, VA by train is approximately 98 miles (158 km).
What is the Charlottesville, VA to Washington, DC train travel time?
On average the Charlottesville, VA to Washington, DC train time is 2 h 29 min  covering the 98 miles (158 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which train providers can get me from Charlottesville, VA to Washington, DC?
Take the Charlottesville, VA to Washington, DC train with Amtrak. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip to Washington, DC from Charlottesville, VA as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there to Washington, DC from Charlottesville, VA?
On average, there are 2 trains a day from Charlottesville, VA to Washington, DC. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What are the first and last departure train times from Charlottesville, VA to Washington, DC?
The earliest train for this route departs from Charlottesville, VA at 1: 53 PM. The last train leaves from Charlottesville, VA at 4: 28 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Charlottesville, VA to Washington, DC and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I purchase train tickets between Charlottesville, VA and Washington, DC to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you buy train tickets to Washington, DC from Charlottesville, VA within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $32 (€27) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Charlottesville, VA to Washington, DC a few months in advance.