Cheap train tickets from Charlotte, NC to Washington, DC

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Cheapest

£82

Average

£93

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.

The average ticket from Charlotte, NC to Washington, DC will cost around £ 93 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 82.

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06:45Charlotte Station, NC9h46 16:31Union Station
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£821One-way
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05:31Charlotte Station, NC8h14 13:45Union Station
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£1031One-way

Train schedule Charlotte, NC to Washington, DC

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05:31Charlotte Station, NC8h14 13:45Union Station
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06:45Charlotte Station, NC9h46 16:31Union Station
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22 May
£82Amtrak
£33Flixbus
£160American Airlines
Mon
23 May
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Tue
24 May
£67Amtrak
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Wed
25 May
£66Amtrak
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Thu
26 May
£105Amtrak
£41Flixbus
£135American Airlines
Fri
27 May
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Sat
28 May
£82Amtrak
£41Flixbus
£133Mesa Airlines
Sun
29 May
£83Amtrak
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Mon
30 May
£104Amtrak
£45Flixbus
£127American Airlines
Tue
31 May
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£127American Airlines
Wed
1 Jun
£65Amtrak
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£127American Airlines
Thu
2 Jun
£66Amtrak
£33Flixbus
£100American Airlines
Fri
3 Jun
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Sat
4 Jun
£66Amtrak
£33Flixbus
£99United
Sun
5 Jun
£67Amtrak
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6 Jun
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Tue
7 Jun
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Wed
8 Jun
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£90American Airlines
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9 Jun
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10 Jun
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Fastest train times from Charlotte, NC to Washington, DC

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Fastest Journey

8 h 14 m

Average

9 h

Trains per day

2

Distance

529 km

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

These direct trains cover the 529 km distance in an average of 9 h but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 8 h 14 m .

The slowest trains will take 9 h 46 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
05:31Charlotte Station, NC8h14 13:45Union Station
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£1031One-way
2nd Fastest
06:45Charlotte Station, NC9h46 16:31Union Station
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£821One-way

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Overview: Train from Charlotte, NC to Washington, DC

distanceDistance328 miles (529 km)
durationAverage train duration9 h 21 min
priceAverage train ticket price£87 (€98)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from Charlotte, NC to Washington, DC cover the 328 miles (529 km) long trip taking on average 9 h 21 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £66, but the average price of train tickets is £87.

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

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Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train provider 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 Charlotte, NC to Washington, DC.

  • Average Price: £66

When purchasing your Amtrak train tickets to Washington, DC from Charlotte, NC, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

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  • 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 Charlotte, NC to Washington, DC

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FAQs

How much does a cheap train from Charlotte, NC to Washington, DC cost?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Charlotte, NC and Washington, DC for as low as £66  for the next 7 days.

What is the average price of train tickets to Washington, DC from Charlotte, NC?

If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Charlotte, NC to Washington, DC train prices are on average £87  one way.

What is the distance by train from Charlotte, NC to Washington, DC?

You should expect to travel around 328 miles (529 km)  between Charlotte, NC and Washington, DC by train.

How long is the train between Charlotte, NC and Washington, DC?

While the time it takes to travel 328 miles (529 km) between Charlotte, NC and Washington, DC can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Charlotte, NC to Washington, DC is on average 9 h 21 min.

What train providers offer a service from Charlotte, NC to Washington, DC?

If you're looking for trains from Charlotte, NC to Washington, DC, you can rely on Amtrak to get you to Washington, DC. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Charlotte, NC to Washington, DC trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Are there any Charlotte, NC to Washington, DC direct train services?

Yes, there are 2 direct trains per day from Charlotte, NC to Washington, DC with 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.

How many train services per day are there between Charlotte, NC and Washington, DC?

The average number of trains departing Charlotte, NC for Washington, DC is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When does the first train depart from Charlotte, NC to Washington, DC? When does the last train depart from Charlotte, NC to Washington, DC?

You can take the first train from Charlotte, NC to Washington, DC at 09: 31   or take the last train from Charlotte, NC to Washington, DC leaving at 11: 45. Look for the latest Charlotte, NC Washington, DC train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.

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

You can find a train between Charlotte, NC and Washington, DC to cost on average £87 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 Charlotte, NC to Washington, DC train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.