Washington, DC to Charleston, SC train

Cheap train tickets from Washington, DC to Charleston, SC

Showing times and prices for Jun 26

Cheapest

86

Average

97

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.

Amtrak
11:24PMWashington, DC9h24 08:48AMCharleston, SC
0 transfers
861One-way
Amtrak
01:59PMWashington, DC9h31 11:30PMCharleston, SC
0 transfers
1071One-way

Train schedule from Washington, DC to Charleston, SC

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Amtrak
01:59PMWashington, DC9h31 11:30PMCharleston, SC
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Amtrak
11:24PMWashington, DC9h24 08:48AMCharleston, SC
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Fastest train times from Washington, DC to Charleston, SC

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Fastest Journey

9 h 24 m

Average

9 h 27 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

729 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Washington, DC for Charleston, SC every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Amtrak
11:24PMWashington, DC9h24 08:48AMCharleston, SC
0 transfers
861One-way
Amtrak
01:59PMWashington, DC9h31 11:30PMCharleston, SC
0 transfers
1071One-way

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Overview: Train from Washington, DC to Charleston, SC

distanceDistance451 miles (728 km)
durationAverage train duration9 h 24 min
priceAverage train ticket price$156 (€140)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak

Trains from Washington, DC to Charleston, SC cover the 451 miles (728 km) long trip taking on average 9 h 24 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $156 (€140), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $97 (€87).

Train companies: Amtrak from Washington, DC to Charleston, SC trains

Amtrak trains will get you between Washington, DC and Charleston, SC from $97 (€87). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Amtrak

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 from Washington, DC to Charleston, SC, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

  • Average Price: $97

Travel Tips: Trains from Washington, DC to Charleston, SC

Travel by train to Charleston, SC 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 Charleston, SC.
FAQs
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Washington, DC to Charleston, SC to cost as little as $97 (€87)  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Washington, DC to Charleston, SC train price to come in at an average of $156 (€140)  one way.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Washington, DC to Charleston, SC by train to be approximately 451 miles (728 km).
The Washington, DC to Charleston, SC train duration is on average 9 h 24 min, which is to be expected when traveling 451 miles (728 km) to Charleston, SC from Washington, DC. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
Take the Washington, DC to Charleston, SC train with Amtrak. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip to Charleston, SC from Washington, DC as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The first Washington, DC to Charleston, SC train departs at 1: 59 PM   and the last train from Washington, DC to Charleston, SC leaves at 11: 24 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Washington, DC to Charleston, SC on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
If you buy the Washington, DC to Charleston, SC train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $156 (€140). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Washington, DC to Charleston, SC. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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