Greensboro, NC to Washington, DC train

Cheap train tickets from Greensboro, NC to Washington, DC

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60

Average

60

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Greensboro, NC to Washington, DC is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Amtrak
12:24PMGreensboro, NC8h07 08:31PMWashington, DC
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601One-way

Train schedule from Greensboro, NC to Washington, DC

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Fastest train times from Greensboro, NC to Washington, DC

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Fastest Journey

8 h 7 m

Average

8 h 7 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

397 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Greensboro, NC for Washington, DC every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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12:24PMGreensboro, NC8h07 08:31PMWashington, DC
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601One-way

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Overview: Train from Greensboro, NC to Washington, DC

distanceDistance246 miles (396 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 16 min
priceAverage train ticket price$67 (€60)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from Greensboro, NC to Washington, DC cover the 246 miles (396 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 16 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $65 (€58), but the average price of train tickets is $67 (€60).

Train companies: Amtrak from Greensboro, NC to Washington, DC trains

For as little as $65 (€58) you can travel by train from Greensboro, NC to Washington, DC with Amtrak. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this 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 Greensboro, NC to Washington, DC, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

Train information from Greensboro, NC to Washington, DC with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 7 h 22 min
  • Average Price: $65
  • Amtrak frequency: 1 a day

Trains from Greensboro to Washington, D.C.

It is both straightforward and convenient to travel by train from Greensboro to Washington, D.C. There are two departure options available for passengers wanting to make this journey. The entire trip can be completed in 6 to 8 hours by direct train. 

Greensboro to Washington, D.C. Train time: Daily departures

There are two possible itineraries for train travel between Greensboro and the U.S. capital. The first departs just before 4:00 a.m. and the second around 8:30 a.m. While the early departure times may seem daunting to some, it does allow passengers to have more time to conduct business or pursue leisure activities once in Washington, D.C. 

How long is the journey by train from Greensboro to Washington, D.C.?

The travel time for a train from Greensboro to Washington, D.C. can vary. While neither departure option has connections, the second route does make more stops along the way. The early bird departure gets passengers to their destination in just over 6 hours, while the peak departure option takes about 8 hours.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Greensboro to Washington, D.C.?

Departure Train Station: Greensboro Station, officially named the J. Douglas Gaylon Depot, was renovated from 2001 to 2005 and opened in October of that year. This intermodal transit station services more than just rail travel. It is also the main connection hub for both local and intercity busses, making it easy for visitors to get to the city center or further destinations. Taxis and rideshare services are also available outside the station for those that do not wish to use public transport. The station has two terminals, and both are equipped to assist those with limited mobility.

Arrival Train Station: Union Station is the largest rail and ground transportation hub in the United States capital. Not only is it home to Amtrak's national headquarters, but it also serves as a central meeting point for many of the city's public transportation options. This facility offers connections to commuter rail, the D.C. Metro, D.C. Streetcar, intercity busses, and local Metrobus busses. Besides being the main ground transportation hub, Union Station is also a leisure destination as well. The station has plentiful dining options and shops located both within and adjacent to the main concourse. The station is fully accessible for those with limited mobility and free public WiFi is available throughout most of the complex. There is ample car and bike parking outside of the main building.

Which companies provide rail service from Greensboro to Washington, D.C.?

At this time, Amtrak is the only provider with train service from Greensboro to Washington, D.C.

Amtrak Greensboro to Washington, D.C.

Amtrak allows passengers to take a train from Greensboro to Washington, D.C. to choose their level of comfort. There are 3 classes of passenger cars: coach, business, and first-class. At least 1 car in each of the 3 classes has handicap accessible facilities and seating. There is also a quiet car available in each class for those hoping for hushed tones and a peaceful trip. Amtrak allows each passenger to travel with a maximum of 2 carry-on bags and 2 personal items. The carry-on items must adhere to weight and dimension restrictions. For those making the journey with more luggage, Amtrak allows passengers to take up to 4 pieces of checked luggage and the first 2 are not subject to fees. Bicycles under 50 pounds can be considered carry-on if travelers prefer. Small cats and dogs are allowed to join their owners for a small fee if their weight combined with the weight of their carriers does not exceed 20 pounds. It should be noted that pets are only allowed on Amtrak trains with the total travel time is less than 7 hours. With that in mind, pet owners can only bring along their animals if they take the earlier train.

Greensboro to Washington, D.C. Trains: Services onboard

The trains from Greensboro to Washington, D.C. are equipped with WiFi and air conditioning regardless of ticket class. More exclusive tickets allow for access to dining cars and, in some cases, sleeper cars.

How can I find cheap train tickets from Greensboro to Washington, D.C.?

Travelers looking for more economical ways to travel by train from Greensboro to Washington, D.C. can do so by booking in advance, especially during the holidays. Choosing departure times during off-peak hours is another way to save on travel. Amtrak offers a points-based rewards program for frequent travelers. The points can be used on discounted fares, fees, and other amenities.

Travel Tips: Trains from Greensboro, NC 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 Greensboro, NC to Washington, DC.
FAQs
Train tickets between Greensboro, NC and Washington, DC for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $65 (€58)  one way in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Greensboro, NC to Washington, DC train price to come in at an average of $67 (€60)  one way.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Washington, DC from Greensboro, NC by train to be approximately 246 miles (396 km).
On average the Greensboro, NC to Washington, DC train time is 6 h 16 min  covering the 246 miles (396 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
For the journey from Greensboro, NC to Washington, DC you can take a train with Amtrak. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Greensboro, NC and Washington, DC on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
The average number of trains departing Greensboro, NC for Washington, DC is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train departing from Greensboro, NC to Washington, DC leaves at 12: 24 PM. The last train departing from Greensboro, NC to Washington, DC leaves at 12: 24 PM. You can find the latest Greensboro, NC to Washington, DC train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
The price of a one way train ticket from Greensboro, NC to Washington, DC is on average $67 (€60) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets from Greensboro, NC to Washington, DC available a few months in advance.

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