Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD train

Cheap train tickets from Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD

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Cheapest

8

Average

38

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

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10:00PMUnion Station0h47 10:47PMPennsylvania Station
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04:30AMUnion Station0h41 05:11AMPennsylvania Station
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81One-way
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05:05PMUnion Station0h41 05:46PMPennsylvania Station
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11:10AMUnion Station0h41 11:51AMPennsylvania Station
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04:02PMUnion Station0h42 04:44PMPennsylvania Station
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Train schedule from Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD

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04:30AMUnion Station0h41 05:11AMPennsylvania Station
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06:00AMUnion Station0h29 06:29AMPennsylvania Station
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07:00AMUnion Station0h32 07:32AMPennsylvania Station
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07:15AMUnion Station0h42 07:57AMPennsylvania Station
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08:45AMUnion Station0h44 09:29AMPennsylvania Station
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09:20AMUnion Station0h42 10:02AMPennsylvania Station
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10:00AMUnion Station0h29 10:29AMPennsylvania Station
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10:10AMUnion Station0h41 10:51AMPennsylvania Station
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11:10AMUnion Station0h41 11:51AMPennsylvania Station
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12:00PMUnion Station0h29 12:29PMPennsylvania Station
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12:05PMUnion Station0h40 12:45PMPennsylvania Station
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01:15PMUnion Station0h40 01:55PMPennsylvania Station
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02:00PMUnion Station0h29 02:29PMPennsylvania Station
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02:05PMUnion Station0h41 02:46PMPennsylvania Station
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02:15PMUnion Station0h40 02:55PMPennsylvania Station
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03:00PMUnion Station0h32 03:32PMPennsylvania Station
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03:05PMUnion Station0h41 03:46PMPennsylvania Station
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04:00PMUnion Station0h29 04:29PMPennsylvania Station
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05:00PMUnion Station0h29 05:29PMPennsylvania Station
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07:00PMUnion Station0h34 07:34PMPennsylvania Station
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07:57PMUnion Station0h41 08:38PMPennsylvania Station
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08:10PMUnion Station0h29 08:39PMPennsylvania Station
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08:30PMUnion Station0h43 09:13PMPennsylvania Station
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Fastest train times from Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD

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Fastest Journey

29 m

Average

37 m

Trains per day

29

Distance

57 km

Of the 29 trains that leave Washington, DC for Baltimore, MD every day 29 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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08:10PMUnion Station0h29 08:39PMPennsylvania Station
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Overview: Train from Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD

distanceDistance35 miles (57 km)
durationAverage train duration40 min
priceAverage train ticket price$11 (€10)
frequencyTrain frequency41 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 41 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak or Amtrak

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 or Amtrak. Normally, there are 41 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $11 (€10), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $7 (€6).

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

Find the best trains to Baltimore, MD from Washington, DC with Omio's travel partners Amtrak Acela and Amtrak from $7 (€6). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

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Amtrak

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 from Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD, 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 Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD train information:

  • Average Duration: 30 min
  • Amtrak Acela frequency: 7 a day

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 Baltimore, MD.

Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD train information with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 38 min
  • Average Price: $7
  • Amtrak frequency: 3 a day

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.

Travel Tips: Trains from Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Baltimore, MD 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 Baltimore, MD.
FAQs
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD to cost as little as $7 (€6)  in the next 7 days.
The train price between Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD is on average $11 (€10)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
The Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD train distance is approximately 35 miles (57 km).
On average the Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD train travel time is 40 min  for the 35 miles (57 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
For the best Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Amtrak or Amtrak. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Baltimore, MD from Washington, DC to compare what amenities they may offer.
Yes, there are 41 direct trains from Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD per day with Amtrak or Amtrak  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
On average, there are 41 trains a day from Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the earliest train from Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD at 5: 35 AM   or take the last train from Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD leaving at 10: 55 PM. Look for the latest Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
You can find trains from Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD to cost on average $11 (€10) 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 trip. You’ll see tickets for the Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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