New York to Washington, DC train

Cheap train tickets from New York to Washington, DC

Showing times and prices for Dec 10

Cheapest

82

Average

175

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from New York 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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04:05PMPenn Station3h32 07:37PMUnion Station
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821One-way
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03:04PMPenn Station3h31 06:35PMUnion Station
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1151One-way
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03:13AMNewark Penn Station3h17 06:30AMUnion Station
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1151One-way
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04:20AMPenn Station3h20 07:40AMUnion Station
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1151One-way
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04:37AMNewark Penn Station3h03 07:40AMUnion Station
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1151One-way

Train schedule from New York to Washington, DC

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02:53AMPenn Station3h37 06:30AMUnion Station
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03:13AMNewark Penn Station3h17 06:30AMUnion Station
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04:20AMPenn Station3h20 07:40AMUnion Station
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04:37AMNewark Penn Station3h03 07:40AMUnion Station
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06:02AMPenn Station3h27 09:29AMUnion Station
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06:19AMNewark Penn Station3h10 09:29AMUnion Station
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07:17AMPenn Station3h29 10:46AMUnion Station
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07:39AMNewark Penn Station3h07 10:46AMUnion Station
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08:00AMPenn Station2h58 10:58AMUnion Station
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08:05AMPenn Station3h28 11:33AMUnion Station
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08:14AMNewark Penn Station2h44 10:58AMUnion Station
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08:22AMNewark Penn Station3h11 11:33AMUnion Station
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08:27AMNewark Airport Amtrak3h06 11:33AMUnion Station
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09:05AMPenn Station3h30 12:35PMUnion Station
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09:22AMNewark Penn Station3h13 12:35PMUnion Station
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10:03AMPenn Station3h00 01:03PMUnion Station
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10:17AMNewark Penn Station2h46 01:03PMUnion Station
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11:02AMPenn Station3h33 02:35PMUnion Station
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11:05AMPenn Station3h22 02:27PMUnion Station
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11:22AMNewark Penn Station3h13 02:35PMUnion Station
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11:23AMNewark Penn Station3h04 02:27PMUnion Station
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12:00PMPenn Station2h58 02:58PMUnion Station
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12:14PMNewark Penn Station2h44 02:58PMUnion Station
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12:50PMPenn Station3h22 04:12PMUnion Station
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01:07PMNewark Penn Station3h05 04:12PMUnion Station
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01:12PMNewark Airport Amtrak3h00 04:12PMUnion Station
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01:17PMPenn Station3h19 04:36PMUnion Station
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01:35PMNewark Penn Station3h01 04:36PMUnion Station
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01:40PMNewark Airport Amtrak2h56 04:36PMUnion Station
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02:05PMPenn Station3h28 05:33PMUnion Station
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02:15PMPenn Station3h48 06:03PMUnion Station
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02:22PMNewark Penn Station3h11 05:33PMUnion Station
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02:27PMNewark Airport Amtrak3h06 05:33PMUnion Station
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02:37PMNewark Penn Station3h26 06:03PMUnion Station
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03:00PMPenn Station2h59 05:59PMUnion Station
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03:04PMPenn Station3h31 06:35PMUnion Station
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03:14PMNewark Penn Station2h45 05:59PMUnion Station
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03:15PMPenn Station3h31 06:46PMUnion Station
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03:21PMNewark Penn Station3h14 06:35PMUnion Station
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03:26PMNewark Airport Amtrak3h09 06:35PMUnion Station
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03:38PMNewark Penn Station3h08 06:46PMUnion Station
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04:05PMPenn Station3h32 07:37PMUnion Station
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04:22PMNewark Penn Station3h15 07:37PMUnion Station
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04:27PMNewark Airport Amtrak3h10 07:37PMUnion Station
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05:05PMPenn Station3h32 08:37PMUnion Station
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05:22PMNewark Penn Station3h15 08:37PMUnion Station
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05:27PMNewark Airport Amtrak3h10 08:37PMUnion Station
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06:05PMPenn Station3h32 09:37PMUnion Station
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06:22PMNewark Penn Station3h15 09:37PMUnion Station
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06:27PMNewark Airport Amtrak3h10 09:37PMUnion Station
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07:01PMPenn Station3h27 10:28PMUnion Station
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07:18PMNewark Penn Station3h10 10:28PMUnion Station
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Fastest train times from New York to Washington, DC

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Fastest Journey

2 h 44 m

Average

3 h 13 m

Trains per day

52

Distance

328 km

Of the 52 trains that leave New York for Washington, DC every day 52 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
12:14PMNewark Penn Station2h44 02:58PMUnion Station
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3191One-way
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08:14AMNewark Penn Station2h44 10:58AMUnion Station
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2771One-way
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03:14PMNewark Penn Station2h45 05:59PMUnion Station
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2381One-way
10:17AMNewark Penn Station2h46 01:03PMUnion Station
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3541One-way
01:40PMNewark Airport Amtrak2h56 04:36PMUnion Station
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1461One-way

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Overview: Train from New York to Washington, DC

distanceDistance203 miles (328 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 3 min
priceAverage train ticket price$72 (€64)
frequencyTrain frequency24 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 24 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak or Amtrak

Trains from New York to Washington, DC cover the 203 miles (328 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 3 min with our travel partners like Amtrak or Amtrak. Normally, there are 24 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $72 (€64), but the average price of train tickets is $72 (€64).

Train providers: Amtrak Acela and Amtrak from New York to Washington, DC trains

Find the best trains between New York and Washington, DC with Omio's travel partners Amtrak Acela and Amtrak from $72 (€64). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

Amtrak Acela
Amtrak

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 New York 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.

Train information from New York to Washington, DC with Amtrak Acela:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 55 min
  • Average Price: $72
  • Amtrak Acela frequency: 9 a day

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 York to Washington, DC.

New York to Washington, DC train information with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 29 min
  • Average Price: $72
  • Amtrak frequency: 5 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from New York 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 New York to Washington, DC.
FAQs
Train tickets to Washington, DC from New York for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $72 (€64)  one way in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the New York to Washington, DC train to cost on average $72 (€64)  one way.
The distance between New York and Washington, DC by train is approximately 203 miles (328 km).
While the time it takes to travel 203 miles (328 km) to Washington, DC from New York can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the New York to Washington, DC train journey time is on average 3 h 3 min.
Take the New York to Washington, DC train with Amtrak or Amtrak. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route to Washington, DC from New York as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are 24 direct trains a day from New York to Washington, DC. If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with Amtrak or Amtrak. Nonstop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
On average, there are 24 trains a day from New York to Washington, DC. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first New York to Washington, DC train departs at 6: 00 AM   and the last train from New York to Washington, DC leaves at 10: 05 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from New York to Washington, DC on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
If you buy a train ticket from New York to Washington, DC within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $72 (€64) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Washington, DC from New York are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports in New York and Washington, DC

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