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Train Information to Raleigh from Washington, DC

distanceDistance233 miles (375 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 44 min
priceAverage train ticket price$57 (€46)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak

Trains from Washington, DC to Raleigh cover the 233 miles (375 km) long route taking on average 5 h 44 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $57 (€46), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $53 (€43).

Train companies

Amtrak trains from Washington, DC to Raleigh

For as little as $53 (€43) you can travel by train between Washington, DC and Raleigh with Amtrak. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this 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 from Washington, DC to Raleigh.

Washington, DC to Raleigh train information with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 33 min
  • Amtrak frequency: 2 a day

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Amtrak train ticket between Washington, DC and Raleigh:

  • 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).

Travel Tips

Trains from Washington, DC to Raleigh
Travel by train to Raleigh 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 Raleigh.
FAQs
How much are cheap trains from Washington, DC to Raleigh?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Washington, DC and Raleigh for as low as $53 (€43)  for the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket between Washington, DC and Raleigh?
The Washington, DC to Raleigh train ticket price is on average $57 (€46)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next week.
What is the distance between Washington, DC and Raleigh by train?
The distance to Raleigh from Washington, DC by train is approximately 233 miles (375 km).
How many hours is the train time between Washington, DC and Raleigh?
On average the Washington, DC to Raleigh train travel time is 5 h 44 min  for the 233 miles (375 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What train providers go from Washington, DC to Raleigh?
For the best Washington, DC to Raleigh train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Amtrak. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Raleigh from Washington, DC to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many train services per day are there to Raleigh from Washington, DC?
On average, there are 2 trains a day from Washington, DC to Raleigh. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest train from Washington, DC to Raleigh? When is the last train from Washington, DC to Raleigh?
You can take the first train from Washington, DC to Raleigh at 3: 08 PM. The last train from Washington, DC to Raleigh that you can take departs at 8: 04 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Washington, DC to Raleigh schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How early should I book Washington, DC to Raleigh train tickets to get the best deals?
You can find trains between Washington, DC and Raleigh to cost on average $57 (€46) 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 route. You’ll see tickets for the Washington, DC to Raleigh train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Washington, DC
Raleigh
The major railway station for departures from Washington, DC is Union Station. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Union Station for your journey from Washington, DC to Raleigh.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Fri: 04: 30 - 22: 00 | Sat - Sun: 05: 00 - 22: 00
Connections to/from station
Metro lines: Red
Bus lines: D6, D8, 80, 96,
Train lines: Acela, Capitol Limited, Cardinal, Carolinian, Crescent, Fredericksburg Line, MARC Brunswick, MARC Camden, MARC Penn, Manassas Line, Northeast Regional, Palmetto, Silver Service/Palmetto, Vermonter