Washington, DC to Altoona train

Cheap train tickets from Washington, DC to Altoona

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Amtrak Northeast Regional
10:10AMWashington Union Station6h59 05:09PMAltoona Amtrak Station
1 transfer
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Train schedule from Washington, DC to Altoona

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Amtrak Northeast Regional
10:10AMWashington Union Station6h59 05:09PMAltoona Amtrak Station
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Washington, DC to Altoona

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Fastest Journey

6 h 59 m

Average

6 h 59 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

215 km

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

Amtrak Northeast Regional
10:10AMWashington Union Station6h59 05:09PMAltoona Amtrak Station
1 transfer
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Overview: Train from Washington, DC to Altoona

distanceDistance133 miles (214 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak or Amtrak Acela

Trains from Washington, DC to Altoona cover the 133 miles (214 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 39 min with our travel partners like Amtrak or Amtrak Acela. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available.

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

Find the best trip from Washington, DC to Altoona with Amtrak and Amtrak Acela. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most convenient journey has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

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Amtrak Acela

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

Amtrak from Washington, DC to Altoona train information:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 59 min
  • 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 Altoona. 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.

Amtrak Acela from Washington, DC to Altoona train information:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 19 min
  • Amtrak Acela frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Washington, DC to Altoona

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FAQs
The distance between Washington, DC and Altoona by train is approximately 133 miles (214 km).
On average the Washington, DC to Altoona train time is 6 h 39 min  covering the 133 miles (214 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
For the journey from Washington, DC to Altoona you can take a train with Amtrak or Amtrak Acela. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Washington, DC and Altoona on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
The average number of trains departing Washington, DC for Altoona is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train for this route departs from Washington, DC at 10: 10 AM. The last train leaves from Washington, DC at 10: 50 AM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Washington, DC to Altoona and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

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