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Houston, TX to Washington, DC by train

The journey from Houston, TX to Washington, DC by train is 1,219.16 mi and takes 49 hr 59 min. There are 1 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:10 PM and the last at 12:10 PM. It is possible to travel from Houston, TX to Washington, DC by train for as little as $217.45 or as much as $290.13. The best price for this journey is $217.45.

Lowest Price$217.45
Journey Duration49 hr 59 min
Connection per Day1
Lowest Price$217.45
Highest Price$290.13
First Departure12:10 PM
Last Departure12:10 PM
Distance1,219.16 mi
DepartureHouston, TX
ArrivalWashington, DC
CarriersAmtrak

Houston, TX to Washington, DC Train Times

Departure date
Tuesday, Jun 18, 2024

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Houston, TX to Washington, DC?

When you're traveling from Houston, TX to Washington, DC, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $256.71. You might be able to find prices as low as $217.45, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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On average, a train ticket from Houston, TX to Washington, DC will cost you $256.71. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

How long does the journey from Houston, TX to Washington, DC take by train?

The distance between Houston, TX and Washington, DC is approximately 1,219.16 mi. In general, it will take you about 49 hr 59 min to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. The journey between Houston, TX and Washington, DC by train usually takes 49 hr 59 min to cover a distance of 1,219.16 mi. The shortest journey from Houston, TX to Washington, DC will take you 48 hr 37 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Washington, DC quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

At what time of the day can I travel from Houston, TX to Washington, DC?

The first journey of the day departs from Houston, TX at 12:10 PM. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 12:10 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Houston, TX and Washington, DC. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side. The first departure of the night from Houston, TX to Washington, DC leaves at 12:10 PM, while the last journey sets out at 12:10 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Houston, TX and Washington, DC. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

When traveling from Houston, TX to Washington, DC by train, which stations can I use?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Houston, TX from the following stations: Houston, Gray St Parking (Bus Station),South Houston/Hobby Airport,Houston, TX - Greyhound Station,Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU). Arriving at Washington, DC, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, DCA,Springfield - Franconia,Washington DC Union Station,Baltimore–Washington International Airport, BWI. Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Washington, DC.

How many times a day do departures from Houston, TX leave for Washington, DC?

You will be able to travel from Houston, TX to Washington, DC using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 1 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Houston, TX to Washington, DC using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 0 direct connections from Houston, TX to Washington, DC each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 1 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Houston, TX to Washington, DC. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Houston, TX to Washington, DC.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Houston, TX to Washington, DC, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Houston, TX to Washington, DC.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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The cheapest Houston, TX - Washington, DC train tickets can be found for as low as $191.50 if you’re lucky, or $265.07 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $404.67.

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When travelling to Washington, DC by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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Houston, TX to Washington, DC CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
137.34kg
Bus
147.15kg
Flight
392.41kg
Car
313.93kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Houston, TX to Washington, DC by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Houston, TX and Washington, DC are 137.34kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Houston, TX and Washington, DC? By taking the train between Houston, TX and Washington, DC you will save 255.07kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 9.81kg compared to a bus and 176.59kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Houston, TX to Washington, DC?
A train ticket from Houston, TX to Washington, DC is $256.71. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $217.45.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Houston, TX to Washington, DC?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Houston, TX to Washington, DC is $217.45. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Houston, TX and Washington, DC by train?
Houston, TX to Washington, DC is 1,219.16 mi.
How long does the train between Houston, TX and Washington, DC take?
Houston, TX to Washington, DC is on average 49 hr 59 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 48 hr 37 min.
How many train connections per day go from Houston, TX to Washington, DC?
Houston, TX to Washington, DC has 1 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Houston, TX to Washington, DC leave?
The earliest train from Houston, TX to Washington, DC departs at 12:10 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Houston, TX to Washington, DC depart?
The latest train from Houston, TX to Washington, DC departs at 12:10 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Houston, TX to Washington, DC in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $217.45 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Houston, TX to Washington, DC by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Houston, TX and Washington, DC is 48 hr 37 min.
Is there a direct train from Houston, TX to Washington, DC?
Yes, there is a direct train between Houston, TX and Washington, DC.
What are the CO2 emissions for Houston, TX to Washington, DC by train?
The train journey from Houston, TX to Washington, DC creates 137.34kg of CO2 emissions.

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