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Journey details

Best price 82$
Journey duration 23 h 34 min
Connections per day 5
First departure: 17:45
Last departure: 21:30
Distance 956km

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With Virail you can find the best train connection from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC , you just need to enter the date of your trip and we will find the best solution for you! On our platform you can also choose between a round-trip ticket or a one-way ticket and you can filter your results by price and departure. Once you chose the best ticket for your trip we will redirect you automatically to the provider’s website where you will be able to book and pay your ticket. Virail is a metasearch platform with customers from more than 30 countries. Our comparison tool works with more than 2000 transportation companies and enables you to find the optimal travel solution, no matter your needs.

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 111,50 $, but if you can book in advance, or choose less popular dates and times, you could find cheap train tickets from 82,00 $.

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
82 $102 $82 $82 $102 $102 $ More
115 $166 $126 $140 $137 $195 $238 $
33 $72 $40 $96 $82 $92 $36 $

Trains from Chicago, IL to Washington, DC


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?

5 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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