Washington, DC to Albany, NY train

Cheap train tickets from Washington, DC to Albany, NY

Showing times and prices for Nov 28

Cheapest

151

Average

221

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

Cheapest
10:00PMUnion Station11h50 09:50AMAlbany / Rensselaer Amtrak
1 transfer
1511One-way
Cheapest
03:05PMUnion Station6h40 09:45PMAlbany / Rensselaer Amtrak
1 transfer
1511One-way
Cheapest
10:00PMUnion Station12h34 10:34AMSchenectady Station
1 transfer
1511One-way
2nd Cheapest
04:02PMUnion Station7h23 11:25PMAlbany / Rensselaer Amtrak
1 transfer
1781One-way
10:10AMUnion Station7h18 05:28PMSchenectady Station
1 transfer
2011One-way

Train schedule from Washington, DC to Albany, NY

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, November 28
07:15AMUnion Station6h36 01:51PMAlbany / Rensselaer Amtrak
1 transfer
08:45AMUnion Station8h43 05:28PMSchenectady Station
1 transfer
10:10AMUnion Station7h18 05:28PMSchenectady Station
1 transfer
10:10AMUnion Station6h39 04:49PMAlbany / Rensselaer Amtrak
1 transfer
12:05PMUnion Station7h00 07:05PMAlbany / Rensselaer Amtrak
1 transfer
12:05PMUnion Station8h23 08:28PMAlbany / Rensselaer Amtrak
1 transfer
01:15PMUnion Station7h13 08:28PMAlbany / Rensselaer Amtrak
1 transfer
02:00PMUnion Station6h28 08:28PMAlbany / Rensselaer Amtrak
1 transfer
02:05PMUnion Station7h40 09:45PMAlbany / Rensselaer Amtrak
1 transfer
02:15PMUnion Station9h10 11:25PMAlbany / Rensselaer Amtrak
1 transfer
03:05PMUnion Station6h40 09:45PMAlbany / Rensselaer Amtrak
1 transfer
04:00PMUnion Station5h45 09:45PMAlbany / Rensselaer Amtrak
1 transfer
04:02PMUnion Station7h23 11:25PMAlbany / Rensselaer Amtrak
1 transfer
05:00PMUnion Station6h25 11:25PMAlbany / Rensselaer Amtrak
1 transfer
10:00PMUnion Station11h50 09:50AMAlbany / Rensselaer Amtrak
1 transfer
10:00PMUnion Station12h34 10:34AMSchenectady Station
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Washington, DC to Albany, NY

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Fastest Journey

5 h 45 m

Average

7 h 51 m

Trains per day

16

Distance

501 km

It's difficult to get from Washington, DC to Albany, NY without transferring at least once.

Fastest
04:00PMUnion Station5h45 09:45PMAlbany / Rensselaer Amtrak
1 transfer
3541One-way
2nd Fastest
05:00PMUnion Station6h25 11:25PMAlbany / Rensselaer Amtrak
1 transfer
3541One-way
02:00PMUnion Station6h28 08:28PMAlbany / Rensselaer Amtrak
1 transfer
3891One-way
07:15AMUnion Station6h36 01:51PMAlbany / Rensselaer Amtrak
1 transfer
2011One-way
10:10AMUnion Station6h39 04:49PMAlbany / Rensselaer Amtrak
1 transfer
2011One-way

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Overview: Train from Washington, DC to Albany, NY

distanceDistance310 miles (500 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 30 min
priceAverage train ticket price$96 (€87)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersAmtrak or Amtrak Acela

Trains from Washington, DC to Albany, NY cover the 310 miles (500 km) long route taking on average 6 h 30 min with our travel partners like Amtrak or Amtrak Acela. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $69 (€62), but the average price of train tickets is $96 (€87).

Train companies: Amtrak and Amtrak Acela from Washington, DC to Albany, NY trains

Buy your official Amtrak and Amtrak Acela train tickets to Albany, NY from Washington, DC from $69 (€62) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient route.

Amtrak
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 between Washington, DC and Albany, NY.

Washington, DC to Albany, NY train information with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 18 min
  • Average Price: $69
  • Amtrak frequency: 1 a day

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 from Washington, DC to Albany, NY. 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 Washington, DC to Albany, NY with Amtrak Acela:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 57 min
  • Amtrak Acela frequency: 2 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Washington, DC to Albany, NY

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Albany, NY 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 Washington, DC to Albany, NY.
FAQs
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Washington, DC to Albany, NY trains for as little as $69 (€62)  in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Washington, DC to Albany, NY train to cost on average $96 (€87)  one way.
The Washington, DC to Albany, NY train distance is approximately 310 miles (500 km).
While the time it takes to travel 310 miles (500 km) from Washington, DC to Albany, NY can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Washington, DC to Albany, NY train journey time is on average 6 h 30 min.
If you're looking for trains from Washington, DC to Albany, NY, you can rely on Amtrak or Amtrak Acela to get you to Albany, NY. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Washington, DC to Albany, NY journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Washington, DC for Albany, NY is 8 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the first train from Washington, DC to Albany, NY at 6: 55 PM. The last train from Washington, DC to Albany, NY that you can take departs at 6: 55 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Washington, DC to Albany, NY schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
You can find trains from Washington, DC to Albany, NY to cost on average $96 (€87) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Washington, DC to Albany, NY train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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