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Journey details

Best price 81$
Journey duration 23 h 29 min
Connections per day 5
First departure: 17:45
Last departure: 21:30
Distance 956km

Compare the best train prices from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC

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Trains from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC: which companies can you travel with?

Among all our partners, you will also find Amtrak, providing the train connections between Chicago, IL and Washington, DC.

What is the cheapest price for train tickets to Washington, DC?

On average, train tickets from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC cost 143,50 $, but if you can book in advance, or choose less popular dates and times, you could find cheap train tickets from 81,00 $.

Ticket price Chicago, IL - Washington, DC every day

Today Tomorrow In 2 days In 3 days In 4 days In 5 days In 6 days
130 $102 $137 $130 $ More More 82 $
146 $321 $195 $205 $124 $ More 194 $
50 $45 $ More 72 $76 $ More 74 $

Sometimes it is possible to get cheaper solutions by having a look at limited offers or at fidelity programs made available on the companies' websites.

Especially when travelling alone, such long journeys can be extremely boring. The plane is in this case the perfect alternative: if you can book in advance, low cost airlines can offer tickets to Washington, DC even cheaper than train tickets.

Which stations do the trains to Washington, DC leave from?

The trains to Washington, DC leave Chicago, IL from Chicago, IL and arrive in Washington, DC.

How many train connections exist to go from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC per day?

3 connections are available every day to travel from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC by train. Please know that there are 3 routes which include at least one change versus only 2 routes which are direct lines. Consequently, please notice that even if the trip is longer, a ticket with one change is sometimes much more efficient especially if there are too few connections and if you look for a ticket at the last moment. We strongly recommend you to select a ticket for a direct line if you prefer not to change trains.

How long do you need to get to Washington, DC by train?

The first train to Washington, DC leaves at 17:08, whereas the last one at 21:08. On average, the journey lasts 23 hours and 32 minutes, but with the fastest connections you will be in Washington, DC in 17 hours and 25 minutes.

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