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Overview: Train from Washington, DC to Norfolk, VA

distanceDistance147 miles (237 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 46 min
priceAverage train ticket price$50 (€42)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from Washington, DC to Norfolk, VA cover the 147 miles (237 km) long route taking on average 4 h 46 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $39 (€33), but the average price of train tickets is $50 (€42).

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Train between Washington, DC and Norfolk, VA with Amtrak

You can travel by train to Norfolk, VA from Washington, DC with Amtrak for as low as $39 (€33). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

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

  • Average Price: $39

Amtrak has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train to Norfolk, VA from Washington, DC:

  • 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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Trains from Washington, DC to Norfolk, VA
Travel by train to Norfolk, VA 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 Norfolk, VA.
FAQs
How much do cheap trains between Washington, DC and Norfolk, VA cost?
Train tickets between Washington, DC and Norfolk, VA for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $39 (€33)  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a train ticket between Washington, DC and Norfolk, VA?
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Washington, DC to Norfolk, VA train price to come in at an average of $50 (€42)  one way.
How far is Washington, DC to Norfolk, VA by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Norfolk, VA from Washington, DC by train to be approximately 147 miles (237 km).
How long is the train between Washington, DC and Norfolk, VA?
On average the Washington, DC to Norfolk, VA train time is 4 h 46 min  covering the 147 miles (237 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which train companies should I travel with from Washington, DC to Norfolk, VA?
For the best Washington, DC to Norfolk, VA train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Amtrak. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Norfolk, VA from Washington, DC to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many train services per day are there to Norfolk, VA from Washington, DC?
The average number of trains departing Washington, DC for Norfolk, VA is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When is the earliest train from Washington, DC to Norfolk, VA? When is the last train from Washington, DC to Norfolk, VA?
The first Washington, DC to Norfolk, VA train departs at 12: 00 PM   and the last train from Washington, DC to Norfolk, VA leaves at 10: 45 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Washington, DC to Norfolk, VA on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I book train tickets between Washington, DC and Norfolk, VA for the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you book train tickets between Washington, DC and Norfolk, VA within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $50 (€42) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Washington, DC to Norfolk, VA a few months in advance.