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Overview: Train from Washington, DC to Charlotte, NC

distanceDistance328 miles (529 km)
durationAverage train duration9 h 48 min
priceAverage train ticket price$91 (€77)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from Washington, DC to Charlotte, NC cover the 328 miles (529 km) long journey taking on average 9 h 48 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $91 (€77), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $82 (€69).

Train providers: Amtrak from Washington, DC to Charlotte, NC trains

Amtrak trains will get you to Charlotte, NC from Washington, DC from $82 (€69). 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 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 Charlotte, NC.

Washington, DC to Charlotte, NC train information with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 11 h 53 min
  • Average Price: $82
  • Amtrak frequency: 3 a day

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Amtrak when booking your train tickets between Washington, DC and Charlotte, NC due to the coronavirus:

  • 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).

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FAQs

How much do cheap trains between Washington, DC and Charlotte, NC cost?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Washington, DC to Charlotte, NC to cost as little as $82 (€69)  in the next 7 days.

What is the price of a train ticket from Washington, DC to Charlotte, NC?

The train price between Washington, DC and Charlotte, NC is on average $91 (€77)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.

How far is it from Washington, DC to Charlotte, NC by train?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Washington, DC to Charlotte, NC by train to be approximately 328 miles (529 km).

How long is the train ride to Charlotte, NC from Washington, DC?

On average the Washington, DC to Charlotte, NC train time is 9 h 48 min  covering the 328 miles (529 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 between Washington, DC and Charlotte, NC?

Take the Washington, DC to Charlotte, NC train with Amtrak. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey from Washington, DC to Charlotte, NC as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many train services are there from Washington, DC to Charlotte, NC a day?

The average number of trains departing Washington, DC for Charlotte, NC is 3 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

What time is the earliest train from Washington, DC to Charlotte, NC? What time is the last train from Washington, DC to Charlotte, NC?

The earliest train departing from Washington, DC to Charlotte, NC leaves at 4: 08 PM. The last train departing from Washington, DC to Charlotte, NC leaves at 11: 30 PM. You can find the latest Washington, DC to Charlotte, NC train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How early should I buy train tickets from Washington, DC to Charlotte, NC to score the best deals?

If you book the Washington, DC to Charlotte, NC train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $91 (€77). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Washington, DC and Charlotte, NC. 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.