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Cheap train tickets from Norfolk, VA to Washington, DC

Showing times and prices for May 21

Cheapest

$42

Average

$51

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Norfolk, VA to Washington, DC will cost around $ 51 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 42.

Cheapest
05:30AMNorfolk Station4h24 09:54AMUnion Station
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$421One-way
2nd Cheapest
07:25AMNorfolk Station5h10 12:35PMUnion Station
1 changes
$551One-way
2nd Cheapest
06:15AMNorfolk Station4h41 10:56AMUnion Station
0 changes
$551One-way

Train schedule from Norfolk, VA to Washington, DC

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05:30AMNorfolk Station4h24 09:54AMUnion Station
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06:15AMNorfolk Station4h41 10:56AMUnion Station
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07:25AMNorfolk Station5h10 12:35PMUnion Station
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May 21
$42Amtrak
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$203gojet airlines
Sun
May 22
$29Amtrak
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Mon
May 23
$28Amtrak
$28Amtrak
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May 24
$28Amtrak
$28Amtrak
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May 25
$28Amtrak
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Thu
May 26
$28Amtrak
$99Amtrak
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Fri
May 27
$28Amtrak
$99Amtrak
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Sat
May 28
$28Amtrak
$41Amtrak
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Sun
May 29
$29Amtrak
$101Amtrak
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May 30
$28Amtrak
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Tue
May 31
$28Amtrak
$72Amtrak
$127United
Wed
Jun 1
$20Amtrak
$20Amtrak
$115psa airlines

Fastest train times from Norfolk, VA to Washington, DC

Showing times and prices for May 21

Fastest Journey

4 h 24 m

Average

4 h 45 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

237 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Norfolk, VA for Washington, DC every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 237 km distance in an average of 4 h 45 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 24 m .

The slowest trains will take 5 h 10 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
05:30AMNorfolk Station4h24 09:54AMUnion Station
0 changes
$421One-way
2nd Fastest
06:15AMNorfolk Station4h41 10:56AMUnion Station
0 changes
$551One-way
07:25AMNorfolk Station5h10 12:35PMUnion Station
1 changes
$551One-way

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Overview: Train from Norfolk, VA to Washington, DC

distanceDistance147 miles (237 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 24 min
priceAverage train ticket price$30 (€27)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak

Trains from Norfolk, VA to Washington, DC cover the 147 miles (237 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 24 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $28 (€25), but the average price of train tickets is $30 (€27).

Train companies: Amtrak from Norfolk, VA to Washington, DC trains

For as little as $28 (€25) you can travel by train from Norfolk, VA to Washington, DC with Amtrak. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

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

  • Average Price: $28

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Amtrak train ticket between Norfolk, VA and Washington, DC:

  • 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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