The cheapest trains from Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD

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Cheapest

$15

Average

$25

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 Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD will cost around $ 25 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 15.

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Timetable Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD

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04:45AMUnion Station0h37 05:22AMPennsylvania Station
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04:50AMUnion Station0h29 05:19AMPennsylvania Station
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06:20AMUnion Station0h42 07:02AMPennsylvania Station
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07:05AMUnion Station0h42 07:47AMPennsylvania Station
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08:00AMUnion Station0h40 08:40AMPennsylvania Station
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08:40AMUnion Station0h41 09:21AMPennsylvania Station
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08:50AMUnion Station0h32 09:22AMPennsylvania Station
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09:20AMUnion Station0h42 10:02AMPennsylvania Station
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10:01AMUnion Station0h41 10:42AMPennsylvania Station
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11:05AMUnion Station0h41 11:46AMPennsylvania Station
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11:55AMUnion Station0h40 12:35PMPennsylvania Station
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12:50PMUnion Station0h29 01:19PMPennsylvania Station
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01:25PMUnion Station0h40 02:05PMPennsylvania Station
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01:55PMUnion Station0h41 02:36PMPennsylvania Station
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02:50PMUnion Station0h32 03:22PMPennsylvania Station
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02:55PMUnion Station0h41 03:36PMPennsylvania Station
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03:25PMUnion Station0h37 04:02PMPennsylvania Station
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03:50PMUnion Station0h31 04:21PMPennsylvania Station
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03:52PMUnion Station0h42 04:34PMPennsylvania Station
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04:50PMUnion Station0h29 05:19PMPennsylvania Station
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05:00PMUnion Station0h40 05:40PMPennsylvania Station
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05:10PMUnion Station0h36 05:46PMPennsylvania Station
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05:55PMUnion Station0h43 06:38PMPennsylvania Station
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06:55PMUnion Station0h32 07:27PMPennsylvania Station
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08:30PMUnion Station0h41 09:11PMPennsylvania Station
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10:00PMUnion Station0h47 10:47PMPennsylvania Station
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Sep 23
$15Amtrak
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Sep 24
$15Amtrak
$8Flixbus
Sat
Sep 25
$11Amtrak
$6Flixbus
Sun
Sep 26
$11Amtrak
$7Flixbus
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Sep 27
$8Amtrak
$6Flixbus
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Sep 28
$8Amtrak
$15Greyhound
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Sep 29
$8Amtrak
$15Peter Pan Bus
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Sep 30
$6Amtrak
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Oct 1
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Oct 2
$8Amtrak
$18Greyhound
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Oct 3
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Oct 4
$8Amtrak
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Oct 6
$6Amtrak
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Oct 7
$6Amtrak
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Oct 8
$8Amtrak
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Oct 9
$6Amtrak
$23Peter Pan Bus
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$9Amtrak
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Oct 11
$6Amtrak
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Oct 13
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The fastest trains from Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD

Showing times and prices for Sep 24

Fastest Journey

29 m

Average

37 m

Trains per day

27

Distance

57 km

Of the 27 trains that leave Washington, DC for Baltimore, MD every day 27 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 57 km distance in an average of 37 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 29 m .

The slowest trains will take 47 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
04:50AMUnion Station0h29 05:19AMPennsylvania Station
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$451One-way
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12:50PMUnion Station0h29 01:19PMPennsylvania Station
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$451One-way
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04:50PMUnion Station0h29 05:19PMPennsylvania Station
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$451One-way
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03:50PMUnion Station0h31 04:21PMPennsylvania Station
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$451One-way
06:50AMUnion Station0h32 07:22AMPennsylvania Station
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$451One-way

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Train Information to Baltimore, MD from Washington, DC

distanceDistance35 miles (57 km)
durationAverage train duration40 min
priceAverage train ticket price$10 (€8)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD cover the 35 miles (57 km) long journey taking on average 40 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $8 (€7), but the average price of train tickets is $10 (€8).

Train companies

Amtrak between Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD

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Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train provider in the United States. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and First Class for you to book for your next journey by train from Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD.

If you’re looking for a smooth and easy train between Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD, check Omio for Amtrak trains offering this trip. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train to take for this 35 miles (57 km) journey between Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD, Omio makes it easier than ever to find Amtrak trains at affordable prices, and you can also quickly book train tickets online. Check the current Amtrak train schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD as well as relevant ticket information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and book your Amtrak train on Omio. If you search for trains between Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Amtrak tickets are mobile tickets, making it convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. With prices for Amtrak trains between Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD starting at $8 (€7), buy your official Amtrak tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!

These are Amtrak's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD:

  • 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).

Trains Washington to Baltimore

Amtrak trains and the local district commuter trains, Marc are the main trains operating the Washington-Baltimore route, making a minimum of 20 trips in a day. Amtrak operates four distinct train classifications between Washington, D.C., and Baltimore. These are the Northeast Regional, Acela, Palmetto, and Vermonter, with Acela being the fastest. Northeast Regional has the most departures per day, with 18, followed by close neighbor Acela, which has 16 departures per day. The journey from Washington, Dc to Baltimore will take 35min, with the fastest train taking 29min. The route is appropriate for students commuting daily to the Baltimore University. The direct train route will help you get to your destination in time. Saturday is the busiest day; hence you might want to gavel on the least busy day, on Sunday.

Booking your train ticket with Omio for Washington

Omio is a ticket company working hand in hand with major train providers globally. It is exciting to plan a trip; however, ticket booking may prove hectic and time-consuming. With Omio as your booking partner, you need not worry. Omio will provide any information regarding your travel and help you book the best ticket. Omio provides all available options and different prices to choose from. All you need is to visit the Omio website and proceed with your booking. Omio also provides a mobile booking application on your phone. All you need is to download the app, book your ticket at the tap of your phone.

Train companies in Washington

There are two major train companies offering passenger services from Washington to Baltimore: Armtek and the Marc. Amtrak is the country's largest passenger train operator as it covers over 22,000 miles (35,000 km) in 46 states and Canada. Generally, passengers must select between first, business, and sleeper class tickets. One of the most well-known train rides is the Coast Starlight, which runs between Seattle and Los Angeles. The Maryland Transit Administration provides commuter trains, Marc, operating within the Washington-Baltimore metropolitan region. They operate on three railway lines, making up to 16 trips in a day.

Popular international routes from Washington

From Washington dc, the Wild West train route will take you through series of cities such as Idaho, Montana, Minnesota, Illinois, Dakota, and Vancouver to Seattle or Portland. The route has one of the most scenic views, including the Glacier national park and mountains with snow tops. Amtrak train's empire builder provides services through the route, and it has steeper cars, dining options, and comfortable recliner seats with cushions and leg allowance.

The West Coast route, facilitated by the California Zephyr, passes through several tunnels surfacing to the Colorado rookies as the train meanders through its route. The next view is the Sierra Nevada Mountains as you near your destination in San Francisco. And finally, the straight coast route exposes you to the Californian coastline along the Pacific Ocean, temperate forests, valleys Mount Shasta, Mount Hood, and Mount Rainer. The trains move from Seattle and Los Angeles to Poland and Sacramento. Amtrak has the route as it's the most scenic of all travels in the U.S.

When arriving by train Baltimore

On completing your 30min journey, you will arrive at the Baltimore Penn Station. You can access the city center by bus, taxi, or you can choose to walk. You will find people in Baltimore warm and accommodating, with the majority being African Americans. The town has cultural diversity as it has more than seven cultural communities. You can also visit restaurants and hotels (as per your tour guide) for a bite if you arrive hungrily: the food is delicious.

Train Provider from Washington to Baltimore

Amtrak operates four distinct train classifications between Washington, D.C., and Baltimore. These are the Northeast Regional, Acela, Palmetto, and Vermonter, with Acela being the fastest. Northeast Regional has the most departures per day, with 18, followed by close neighbor Acela, which has 16 departures per day. Amtrak serves 46 states and 500 cities, including Chicago, Boston, New York, and Washington. Every day, the company operates approximately 300 services, with each train featuring amenities such as air conditioning, ample luggage allowance, and seat reservations. Additionally, they operate Amtrak Canada, which provides service to major cities such as Calgary, Montreal, and Quebec.

Washington Stret Lights. Source: Shutterstock

Main train stations Washington

The Washington Union Station is the main departing station to Baltimore. It receives passengers from all parts of the U.S. and some Canadian cities. The Washington union station, at 50 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002, United States. You can leave your luggage at the station at a fee as you explore the city center. However, the city has over 90 stations on six lines traveling to other cities.

Popular routes from Washington to Baltimore

There are three major rail routes from Washington to Baltimore, the Baltimore and Ohio R.R., Pennsylvania R.R., and W.B. electric R.R. The three routes have almost similar scenery except for the W.B. electric R.R., which travels to Annapolis. The Amtrak Acela, using the red line (Pennsylvania R.R.), is the fastest and can take 29min to Baltimore.

Washington Summer Time. Source: Shutterstock

Popular train routes from Washington to other cities

Amtrak provides long-distance intercity travel. Some major intercity travels include Washington DC to Seattle for an approximate ticket amount of $179, Washington to New York City for as low as $57. Other popular routes are Washington to Philadelphia, Washington to Florida, Washington to Chicago, Washington to Boston, Washington to California, and Washington to Richmond, Va. Visit the Omio website and book one popular route. Find out why some of the routes are popular tourist ravels; Begin your adventure.

Good to Know

As you plan to travel by train, plan earlier to purchase your ticket: a last-minute booking might disappoint you. After booking your ticket, ensure to have your printed copy or have your Omio train ticket on your device. Finally, if Baltimore is a new city, you can get the Omio guide to help you travel within the city. It will help you find the best restaurants, landmarks, and tourist attraction points. Baltimore has people from all walks of life and wouldn't be wise to ask strangers for direction, especially with its relatively high crime rate. Omio is a nutshell for all your travel needs, book with Omio today for the best services.

To Baltimore by train-travel

You will find Baltimore a fascinating city. It is known for its historical record in 1814 after refusing surrender to British forces; visit Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine to learn more about the 25-hour non-surrender victory. Baltimore has a crucial seaport located on the Patapsco River estuary.

If you have a special eye for art, then you can visit the Baltimore Museum of arts and witness some of the most amusing artwork in human history. Other interesting places you may love are the national aquarium, fells point, welters art museum, and Sagamore Spirit Distillery.

If you love seal food or you'd like to try some, Baltimore is your place. There are Crab cakes, Oysters, and other delicious foods in most restaurants. Riding cruises is a common activity in Baltimore. You can also choose to dine or have lunch in them. The experience as you float on water is beautiful.

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FAQs
How much are cheap trains between Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD?
Train tickets to Baltimore, MD from Washington, DC for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $8 (€7)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket between Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $10 (€8)  for a train ticket from Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD.
How far is Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD by train?
You should expect to travel around 35 miles (57 km)  between Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD by train.
What is the Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD train travel time?
On average the Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD train time is 40 min  covering the 35 miles (57 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What train providers offer a service to Baltimore, MD from Washington, DC?
Take the Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD train with Amtrak. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey from Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
What are the first and last departure train times from Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD?
The earliest train departing from Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD leaves at 8: 45 AM. The last train departing from Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD leaves at 9: 15 PM. You can find the latest Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I book Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD train tickets to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you book train tickets to Baltimore, MD from Washington, DC within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $10 (€8) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD a few months in advance.