Providence to Washington, DC train

Cheap train tickets from Providence to Washington, DC

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Cheapest

357

Average

465

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Providence 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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10:22PMProvidence Station8h38 07:00AMUnion Station
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06:20PMProvidence Station7h10 01:30AMUnion Station
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07:20PMProvidence Station7h12 02:32AMUnion Station
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03:50PMProvidence Station7h46 11:36PMUnion Station
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12:57PMProvidence Station7h45 08:42PMUnion Station
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Train schedule from Providence to Washington, DC

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09:41AMProvidence Station6h14 03:55PMUnion Station
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10:41AMProvidence Station6h18 04:59PMUnion Station
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11:40AMProvidence Station6h19 05:59PMUnion Station
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12:33PMProvidence Station6h26 06:59PMUnion Station
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12:57PMProvidence Station7h45 08:42PMUnion Station
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01:44PMProvidence Station6h15 07:59PMUnion Station
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02:19PMProvidence Station7h18 09:37PMUnion Station
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03:37PMProvidence Station6h22 09:59PMUnion Station
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03:50PMProvidence Station7h46 11:36PMUnion Station
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04:40PMProvidence Station6h19 10:59PMUnion Station
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06:20PMProvidence Station7h10 01:30AMUnion Station
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07:20PMProvidence Station7h12 02:32AMUnion Station
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10:22PMProvidence Station8h38 07:00AMUnion Station
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Fastest train times from Providence to Washington, DC

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Fastest Journey

6 h 14 m

Average

6 h 55 m

Trains per day

13

Distance

577 km

Of the 13 trains that leave Providence for Washington, DC every day 13 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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09:41AMProvidence Station6h14 03:55PMUnion Station
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5371One-way
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01:44PMProvidence Station6h15 07:59PMUnion Station
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5371One-way
10:41AMProvidence Station6h18 04:59PMUnion Station
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11:40AMProvidence Station6h19 05:59PMUnion Station
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04:40PMProvidence Station6h19 10:59PMUnion Station
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Overview: Train from Providence to Washington, DC

distanceDistance357 miles (576 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 11 min
priceAverage train ticket price$63 (€57)
frequencyTrain frequency13 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 13 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak or Amtrak

Trains from Providence to Washington, DC cover the 357 miles (576 km) long route taking on average 7 h 11 min with our travel partners like Amtrak or Amtrak. Normally, there are 13 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $34 (€31), but the average price of train tickets is $63 (€57). Travelers depart most frequently from Providence Station and arrive in Union Station.

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

Travel from Providence to Washington, DC from $34 (€31) with Omio’s train partners Amtrak Acela and Amtrak! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

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Amtrak Acela

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 Providence to Washington, DC.

Providence to Washington, DC train information with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 7 h 32 min
  • Average Price: $34
  • Amtrak frequency: 6 a day

Acela is Amtrak’s flagship high-speed train service operating services along the Northeast Corridor, connecting major cities like Washington, D. C. Baltimore, Philadelphia, NYC, Providence, and Boston. Acela trains are the fastest in the United States and can reach speeds up to 150 mph (250 km/h). When booking an Acela train to Washington, DC from Providence, you can choose between Business Class and First Class. Although each class offers different levels of services and accommodations, amenities in both classes include seat reservations, free Wi-Fi, power outlets, adjustable lighting at every seat, conference tables, large tray tables, and spacious and comfortable seats with extra legroom. Passengers can also purchase food and drinks on the train at Café Acela.

Amtrak Acela from Providence to Washington, DC train information:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 14 min
  • Amtrak Acela frequency: 7 a day

Trains from Providence to Washington D.C.

There are roughly 19 trains from Providence to Washington D.C. each day. Although the average journey time is only 8 hours and 35 minutes, train journeys can be longer or shorter, depending on if passengers choose an express or regional service. Journeys across the northeast corridor are commonly considered among the most beautiful train journeys in the United States. Huge sections of the Eastern Seaboard are visible for long stretches on the train from Providence to Washington D.C. Passengers can relax in the utmost comfort and enjoy the view, perhaps enjoying the onboard WiFi or visiting the dining carriage.

Which train companies travel from Providence to Washington D.C.?

Amtrak provides two trains from Providence to Washington D.C.: the Northeast Regional service and the Amtrak Acela Express Service. The Acela Express is the faster of the two services. Acela Express Services are always under 7 hours. These trains have good WiFi connectivity throughout the train and are often more comfortable, with larger seats. The Acela service is favored by business travelers. However, the Acela Express service is typically more expensive and liable to sell out in advance. Northeast Regional trains are the slower of the two services and are typically much cheaper. Trains from Providence to Washington D.C. on this route encompass large sections of the Eastern Seaboard and provide some of the most scenic views of all trains in the United States.

How long is the train ride from Providence to Washington D.C.?

Providence is 358 miles away from Washington D.C. The average time a train from Providence to Washington D.C. takes is 7 hours and five minutes. However, the duration can be much shorter or much longer than that, depending on whether travelers get an Amtrak Acela Express Service or an Amtrak Northeast Regional Trains. All train services between Providence and Washington D.C. are direct.

The fastest train from Providence to Washington D.C. is provided by Amtrak Acela Express and takes 6 hours and five minutes. In contrast, the longest service is a Northeast Regional Train and takes 8 hours and 35 minutes. The majority of trains with a journey time of under 7 hours depart in the morning.

How many trains are there from Providence to Washington D.C.?

Each day, an average of 19 trains depart from Providence to Washington D.C. The first train from Providence to Washington D.C. departs shortly before 6:00 a.m. The first two services each morning are Acela Express services and enable passengers to arrive in the capital by lunchtime. Acela Express services run from 5:00 a.m. until shortly after 5:00 p.m. After 5:00 p.m., passengers can only choose to get the slower Northeast Regional service. There is an average of eight Acela Express trains per day.

The last train from Providence to Washington D.C. departs shortly after 10:00 p.m. each evening and is a Northeast Regional service. This is an overnight train and arrives in Washington D.C. the next morning, around 7:00 a.m. Business class promises the most comfortable sleep, as the seats can recline to a 180-degree angle.

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

Departure station: All trains to Washington D.C. depart from Providence Amtrak Station. Providence Amtrak Station is in the heart of Providence's city center and is only a 10-minute walk from the Superman Building. All boroughs of Providence are well connected to Providence Amtrak Station via local bus. Providence Station is wheelchair accessible, with ramps allowing ease of access to the ticket office. There are disabled restrooms and elevators to allow easy access to platforms. Other facilities include WiFi connectivity, lounges for business and leisure travelers, and kiosks for pre-journey shopping.

Amtrak advises that all passengers arrive at least 30 minutes before their train departs. If passengers have requested any special assistance, they should arrive 45 minutes in advance.

Arrival station: Any train from Providence to Washington D.C. arrives at Washington Union Station. Washington Union Station is 2 miles (3 kilometers) away from Washington D.C. city center. Travelers can reach the station from the city on the Red subway line, which takes roughly 10 minutes. Otherwise, walking takes 40 minutes. Washington Union Station is fully accessible to passengers with limited mobility. There are elevators to connect all parts of the concourse with platforms and wheelchair accessible ramps throughout the station. Disabled restrooms can be found throughout the station. Other facilities include lounges for business and leisure travelers, Quik-Trak kiosks so passengers can shop before they board and WiFi connectivity throughout the station.

Travel Tips: Trains from Providence 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 Providence to Washington, DC.
FAQs
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Providence to Washington, DC to cost as little as $34 (€31)  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Providence to Washington, DC train price to come in at an average of $63 (€57)  one way.
The Providence to Washington, DC train distance is approximately 357 miles (576 km).
The train time to Washington, DC from Providence is on average 7 h 11 min  for the 357 miles (576 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Washington, DC from Providence by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Providence Station   and arrive in Union Station.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Providence Station, located approximately 0.5 miles (821 m) from the city center of Providence. The most popular arrival train station in Washington, DC, called Union Station, is located around 1.9 miles (3.1 km) away from its city center.

Take the Providence to Washington, DC train with Amtrak or Amtrak. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey to Washington, DC from Providence as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are 13 direct trains a day between Providence and 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.
The average number of trains departing Providence for Washington, DC is 13 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the earliest train from Providence to Washington, DC at 5: 40 AM   or take the last train from Providence to Washington, DC leaving at 10: 22 PM. Look for the latest Providence to Washington, DC train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this trip and save money. If you book train tickets to Washington, DC from Providence within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $63 (€57) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Providence to Washington, DC a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports in Providence and Washington, DC

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

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