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Train Information between New Haven, CT and Washington, DC

distanceDistance273 miles (440 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 40 min
priceAverage train ticket price$75 (€61)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from New Haven, CT to Washington, DC cover the 273 miles (440 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 40 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $75 (€61), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $44 (€36).

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Travel with Amtrak between New Haven, CT and Washington, DC

You can travel by train between New Haven, CT and Washington, DC with Amtrak for as low as $44 (€36). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Amtrak

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 from New Haven, CT to Washington, DC.

Amtrak from New Haven, CT to Washington, DC train information:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 40 min
  • Amtrak frequency: 1 a day

When purchasing your Amtrak train tickets between New Haven, CT and Washington, DC, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • 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).

Trains from New Haven to Washington D.C.

Washington, D.C. is the capital city and political hub of the US. For passengers looking to travel in the fastest time, a train from New Haven to Washington D.C. offers the fastest way to connect between these two cities. The two cities are 273 miles (439 kilometers) apart, with Amtrak trains leaving New Haven headed to Washington D.C. every 3 hours throughout the day. The duration of the journey between these two cities depends on the number of stopovers and the time spent at each stop. The average train duration for a direct express schedule is about four hours and 42 minutes. A stopover train from New Haven to Washington D.C. takes an average of 6 hours and 29 minutes.

Which train companies travel from New Haven to Washington, D.C.?

Amtrak is the most popular train company operating from New Haven to Washington, D.C. There are three Amtrak services available on the route, these include Amtrak Northeast Regional Company, Amtrak Acela and Amtrak Vermonter. Amtrak Acela provides the fastest option to travel between these two cities. Amtrak runs both regional trains as well as a trans-express line from New Haven to Washington, D.C.

How long is the train ride from New Haven to Washington, D.C.?

The average distance between New Haven to Washington D.C. is approximately 273 miles (439 kilometers). A train from New Haven to Washington D.C. provides the fastest transit option to connect the two cities. Amtrak Acela trains offer the quickest duration with the fastest direct train trip covering the distance in just four hours and 42 minutes. Amtrak trains running between the two cities operate at speeds of up to 150mph. For a connecting train from New Haven to Washington D.C. the journey may take longer depending on the connecting destination and the number of stopover changes. The longest train duration from New Haven to Washington D.C takes more than 6 hours.

How many trains are there from New Haven to Washington, D.C.?

Amtrak trains from New Haven to Washington D.C. depart every 3 hours throughout the day. There are about seven Amtrak trains scheduled to Washington D.C. in New Haven every day. The last Amtrak from New Haven to Washington D.C. leaves shortly after 9.00 p.m and arrives in the early hours of the morning. Other train companies on this route also provide several trips between these cities. Amtrak Northern Regional trains schedule 13 trips from New Haven to Washington D.C. Generally, there are about 31 daily departures from New Haven to Washington D.C. with about 23 of these being direct schedules. Departures are spread throughout the day offering good flexibility for passengers when planning their travel.

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

Departure station: The departure station for trains from New Haven to Washington D.C. is the New Haven Union Station. The station is a bustling intermodal center with Amtrak, bus connections, and commuter rails. Union Station is located about just under a mile from New Haven city center at Meadow Street's foot close to the Union Station Parking Garage. This is a 20-minute walking distance to the city center from the train station. The station serves as the departure point for several daily trips from New Haven to various cities, including; New York, Washington D.C. and Boston. New Haven Union Station offers same-day parking and overnight parking for travelers. Other facilities available at the train station include ATMs, payphones, elevators, vending machines, restrooms, Quik-Trak kiosks, and checked baggage service.

Arrival station: The arrival station for trains from New Haven to Washington D.C. is also called Union Station - though this one is located in Washington D.C. Union Station is the main transit center in Washington D.C. and the headquarter of Amtrak, serving more than forty million people annually. Union Station is located within walking distance of the city center but also has links to many MARC commuter rail lines including the Brunswick line, Camden line and Penn line, to name a few. The station has free cell phone waiting and Kiss and Ride outs available for easy pick-up and drop-off. Taxi dispatch is available at the Main Hall entrance open from 8.00 a.m to 1.00 a.m every day. Parking is available at the Union Parking Garage at 30 Massachusetts Avenue NE. The station also has a plethora of restaurant options to suit all visitors with plenty of shops for fashion lovers to pass the time. Other facilities available at the train station include free WiFi connection, specialized facilities for travelers with limited mobility, ATMs, ticket sales office, payphones, and vending machines.

Travel Tips

Trains from New Haven, CT to Washington, DC
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 New Haven, CT to Washington, DC.
FAQs
How much does a cheap train to Washington, DC from New Haven, CT cost?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between New Haven, CT and Washington, DC for the next 7 days starting from $44 (€36)  one way.
What is the price of a train ticket between New Haven, CT and Washington, DC?
The train price to Washington, DC from New Haven, CT is on average $75 (€61)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
What is the distance to Washington, DC from New Haven, CT by train?
The train distance from New Haven, CT to Washington, DC is around 273 miles (440 km).
How long is a train to Washington, DC from New Haven, CT on average?
On average the New Haven, CT to Washington, DC train travel time is 5 h 40 min  for the 273 miles (440 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
Which train companies should I travel with from New Haven, CT to Washington, DC?
When taking a train from New Haven, CT to Washington, DC, you can count on Amtrak for the best way to get you to Washington, DC. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between New Haven, CT and Washington, DC and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many trains per day are there to Washington, DC from New Haven, CT?
The average number of trains departing New Haven, CT for Washington, DC is 10 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from New Haven, CT to Washington, DC? When does the last train depart from New Haven, CT to Washington, DC?
The first New Haven, CT to Washington, DC train departs at 4: 50 AM   and the last train from New Haven, CT to Washington, DC leaves at 9: 39 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from New Haven, CT to Washington, DC on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
When should I book the New Haven, CT to Washington, DC train for the best deals on tickets?
The price of a one way train ticket from New Haven, CT to Washington, DC is on average $75 (€61) 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 providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets between New Haven, CT and Washington, DC available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

New Haven, CT
Washington, DC
The major railway station for departures from New Haven, CT is. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at for your journey between New Haven, CT and Washington, DC.