Boston to Washington, DC train

Cheap train tickets from Boston to Washington, DC

Showing times and prices for 22 May

Cheapest

£183

Average

£235

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.

Cheapest
12:15South Station8h30 20:45Union Station
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£1831One-way
Cheapest
06:40Back Bay Station, MA9h41 16:21Union Station
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£1831One-way
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06:35South Station9h46 16:21Union Station
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£1831One-way
Cheapest
12:21Back Bay Station, MA8h24 20:45Union Station
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£1831One-way
2nd Cheapest
09:45Back Bay Station, MA7h53 17:38Union Station
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£2061One-way

Train schedule Boston to Washington, DC

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 22 May
06:35South Station7h52 14:27Union Station
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06:35South Station9h46 16:21Union Station
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06:40Back Bay Station, MA9h41 16:21Union Station
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06:40Back Bay Station, MA7h47 14:27Union Station
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08:40South Station7h56 16:36Union Station
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08:45Back Bay Station, MA7h51 16:36Union Station
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09:40South Station7h58 17:38Union Station
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09:45Back Bay Station, MA7h53 17:38Union Station
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10:10South Station8h27 18:37Union Station
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10:16Back Bay Station, MA8h21 18:37Union Station
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11:05South Station6h59 18:04Union Station
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11:10Back Bay Station, MA6h54 18:04Union Station
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12:15South Station8h30 20:45Union Station
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12:21Back Bay Station, MA8h24 20:45Union Station
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13:10South Station6h54 20:04Union Station
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13:14Back Bay Station, MA6h50 20:04Union Station
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13:40South Station8h03 21:43Union Station
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13:45Back Bay Station, MA7h58 21:43Union Station
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15:00South Station7h04 22:04Union Station
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15:06Back Bay Station, MA6h58 22:04Union Station
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15:10South Station8h33 23:43Union Station
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15:16Back Bay Station, MA8h27 23:43Union Station
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16:05South Station6h59 23:04Union Station
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16:10Back Bay Station, MA6h54 23:04Union Station
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Fastest train times from Boston to Washington, DC

Showing times and prices for 22 May

Fastest Journey

6 h 50 m

Average

7 h 52 m

Trains per day

24

Distance

634 km

Of the 24 trains that leave Boston for Washington, DC every day 22 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
13:14Back Bay Station, MA6h50 20:04Union Station
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£2991One-way
2nd Fastest
11:10Back Bay Station, MA6h54 18:04Union Station
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£2811One-way
2nd Fastest
16:10Back Bay Station, MA6h54 23:04Union Station
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£2991One-way
2nd Fastest
13:10South Station6h54 20:04Union Station
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£2991One-way
15:06Back Bay Station, MA6h58 22:04Union Station
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£2811One-way

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Overview: Train from Boston to Washington, DC

distanceDistance393 miles (634 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 55 min
priceAverage train ticket price£102 (€116)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAmtrak or Amtrak

Trains from Boston to Washington, DC cover the 393 miles (634 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 55 min with our travel partners like Amtrak or Amtrak. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £102, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £41.

Train companies: Amtrak Acela and Amtrak trains Boston to Washington, DC

Travel from Boston to Washington, DC from £41 with Omio’s train partners Amtrak Acela and Amtrak! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

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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 Boston to Washington, DC, 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 is the main train provider 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 traveller’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 between Boston and Washington, DC, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

    • Average Price: £41

    Travel Tips: Trains from Boston to Washington, DC

    Travel by train to Washington, DC 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 Boston to Washington, DC.
    FAQs
    You can find a cheap train from Boston to Washington, DC for some dates and times for as low as £41  one way in the next 7 days.
    If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Boston to Washington, DC train price to come in at an average of £102  one way.
    The train distance from Boston to Washington, DC is around 393 miles (634 km).
    On average the train from Boston to Washington, DC duration is 7 h 55 min  for the 393 miles (634 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
    Take the Boston to Washington, DC train with Amtrak or Amtrak. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route from Boston to Washington, DC as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Yes, there are 12 direct trains per day from Boston to Washington, DC with Amtrak or Amtrak, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your train ticket.
    The average number of trains departing Boston for Washington, DC is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    The earliest train departing from Boston to Washington, DC leaves at 10: 15. The last train departing from Boston to Washington, DC leaves at 22: 45. You can find the latest Boston to Washington, DC train timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    You can find a train between Boston and Washington, DC to cost on average £102 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 journey. You’ll see tickets for the Boston to Washington, DC train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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