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.
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5 h 45 m
7 h 51 m
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It's difficult to get from Washington, DC to Albany, NY without transferring at least once.
|Distance||310 miles (500 km)|
|Average train duration||6 h 30 min|
|Average train ticket price||$96 (€87)|
|Train frequency||8 a day|
|Train providers||Amtrak 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).
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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:
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:
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