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 New York City to Washington, DC will cost around £ 101 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 65.
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3 h 21 m
3 h 32 m
Trains per day
Of the 10 trains that leave New York City for Washington, DC every day 10 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 328 km distance in an average of 3 h 32 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 21 m .
The slowest trains will take 3 h 50 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.
|Distance||203 miles (328 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 20 min|
|Average train ticket price||£65 (€75)|
|Train frequency||17 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 17 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Amtrak or Amtrak|
Trains from New York City to Washington, DC cover the 203 miles (328 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 20 min with our travel partners like Amtrak or Amtrak. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £65, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £40.
You can travel by train to Washington, DC from New York City with Amtrak for as low as £40. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
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 New York City to Washington, DC.
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