Cheap train tickets from Los Angeles to Washington, DC

Showing times and prices for 26 May

Cheapest

£171

Average

£171

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 Los Angeles to Washington, DC will cost around £ 171 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 171.

Amtrak
05:00Los Angeles89h44 22:44Washington, DC
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£1711One-way

Train schedule Los Angeles to Washington, DC

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05:00Los Angeles89h44 22:44Washington, DC
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Thu
26 May
£171Amtrak
£230Greyhound
£162United
Fri
27 May
£338Amtrak
£210Greyhound
£227United
Sat
28 May
£169Amtrak
£224Greyhound
£223United
Sun
29 May
£283Amtrak
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£314United
Mon
30 May
£173Amtrak
£147Greyhound
£174United
Tue
31 May
£443Amtrak
£218Greyhound
£183United
Wed
1 Jun
£220Amtrak
£252Greyhound
£120United

Fastest train times from Los Angeles to Washington, DC

Showing times and prices for 26 May

Fastest Journey

3d 17 h 44 m

Average

3d 17 h 44 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

3692 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Los Angeles for Washington, DC every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 3692 km distance in an average of 3d 17 h 44 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3d 17 h 44 m .

The slowest trains will take 3d 17 h 44 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.

Amtrak
05:00Los Angeles89h44 22:44Washington, DC
0 changes
£1711One-way

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Overview: Train from Los Angeles to Washington, DC

distanceDistance2289 miles (3692 km)
durationAverage train duration64 h 10 min
priceAverage train ticket price£277 (€310)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from Los Angeles to Washington, DC cover the 2289 miles (3692 km) long journey taking on average 64 h 10 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £177, but the average price of train tickets is £277.

Train companies: Amtrak trains Los Angeles to Washington, DC

You can travel by train to Washington, DC from Los Angeles with Amtrak for as low as £177. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Amtrak

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

  • Average Price: £177

Amtrak 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train between Los Angeles and Washington, DC are the following:

  • 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 Los Angeles to Washington, DC

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FAQs

What is the cost of cheap trains between Los Angeles and Washington, DC?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train from Los Angeles to Washington, DC for as little as £177  in the next 7 days.

What is the average price of train tickets between Los Angeles and Washington, DC?

The Los Angeles to Washington, DC train ticket price is on average £277  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.

What is the distance to Washington, DC from Los Angeles via train?

The Los Angeles to Washington, DC train distance is approximately 2289 miles (3692 km).

How long does it take from Los Angeles to Washington, DC by train?

The Los Angeles to Washington, DC train duration is on average 64 h 10 min, which is to be expected when travelling 2289 miles (3692 km) to Washington, DC from Los Angeles. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

Which train companies should I travel with from Los Angeles to Washington, DC?

When taking a train from Los Angeles to Washington, DC, you can count on Amtrak for the best way to get you to Washington, DC. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Los Angeles to Washington, DC and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

When does the first train depart from Los Angeles to Washington, DC? When does the last train depart from Los Angeles to Washington, DC?

The first train from Los Angeles to Washington, DC leaves at 05: 00   and the last train for this leaves at 06: 00. Omio shows you the latest train from Los Angeles to Washington, DC schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.

How early should I buy Los Angeles to Washington, DC train tickets to get the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you buy train tickets to Washington, DC from Los Angeles within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £277 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Los Angeles to Washington, DC a few months in advance.

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