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Phoenix, AZ to Washington, DC by train

The journey from Phoenix, AZ to Washington, DC by train is 1,979.82 mi and takes 4121 hr 9 min. There are 4 connections per day, with the first departure at 2:30 PM and the last at 5:30 PM. It is possible to travel from Phoenix, AZ to Washington, DC by train for as little as $253.51 or as much as $272.18. The best price for this journey is $253.51.

Lowest Price$253.51
Journey Duration4121 hr 9 min
Connection per Day4
Lowest Price$253.51
Highest Price$272.18
First Departure2:30 PM
Last Departure5:30 PM
Distance1,979.82 mi
DeparturePhoenix, AZ
ArrivalWashington, DC
CarriersAmtrak

Phoenix, AZ to Washington, DC Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Your journey from Phoenix, AZ to Washington, DC with Virail

Planning to travel from Phoenix, AZ to Washington, DC? Sometimes it can be hard to know where to start - but that's where Virail comes in. Our powerful search engine will explore all the options available for your trip, combing through more than 2000 transport companies all over the globe. All you have to do is enter your travel dates. In an instant, we'll show you a thorough list of possible routes, with all the information you need to make your decision. Choose from buses, trains, and more, connecting or direct, one-way or round trip - whatever you prefer. When you see your results, select your chosen option and Virail will redirect you to the provider's website, where you can complete your booking. Let us do the legwork for you, and you can just sit back and enjoy your trip.

How much do train tickets from Phoenix, AZ to Washington, DC cost?

On average, a train ticket from Phoenix, AZ to Washington, DC will cost you $265.96. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as $253.51. 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.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $265.96 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Phoenix, AZ to Washington, DC.

How long does it take to get from Phoenix, AZ to Washington, DC by train?

The journey between Phoenix, AZ and Washington, DC by train is approximately 1,979.82 mi. It will take you more or less 4121 hr 9 min to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. In order to get from Phoenix, AZ to Washington, DC faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Phoenix, AZ and Washington, DC will complete the journey in 60 hr 35 min. On average, it will take you about 4121 hr 9 min to travel the 1,979.82 mi between Phoenix, AZ and Washington, DC.

When do the first and last departures from Phoenix, AZ to Washington, DC leave?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Phoenix, AZ at 2:30 PM, and the last departure will leave at 5:30 PM. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Phoenix, AZ to Washington, DC can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Phoenix, AZ to Washington, DC, which usually leaves at 2:30 PM. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 5:30 PM. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

Which stations can I use on the Phoenix, AZ to Washington, DC route?

You will be able to leave Phoenix, AZ by using stations such as Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX),Phoenix, Sky Train Station,Phoenix Greyhound Station. These connect you to stations including Washington DC Union Station,Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, DCA,Springfield - Franconia,Baltimore–Washington International Airport, BWI in Washington, DC. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Phoenix, AZ or in Washington, DC, for your convenience while traveling.

How many journeys from Phoenix, AZ to Washington, DC take place each day?

If you want to get from Phoenix, AZ to Washington, DC, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 4 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 0 direct journeys between Phoenix, AZ and Washington, DC. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 4 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Phoenix, AZ to Washington, DC. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Phoenix, AZ 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 Phoenix, AZ 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.

Best time to book Phoenix, AZ to Washington, DC travel

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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Phoenix, AZ to Washington, DC

The cheapest Phoenix, AZ - Washington, DC train tickets can be found for as low as $79.38 if you’re lucky, or $96.94 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $116.73.

Find the best day to travel to Washington, DC by train

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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Phoenix, AZ to Washington, DC CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
223.03kg
Bus
238.97kg
Flight
637.24kg
Car
509.79kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Phoenix, AZ to Washington, DC by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Phoenix, AZ and Washington, DC are 223.03kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Phoenix, AZ and Washington, DC? By taking the train between Phoenix, AZ and Washington, DC you will save 414.21kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 15.94kg compared to a bus and 286.76kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Phoenix, AZ to Washington, DC?
A train ticket from Phoenix, AZ to Washington, DC is $265.96. 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 $253.51.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Phoenix, AZ to Washington, DC?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Phoenix, AZ to Washington, DC is $253.51. 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 Phoenix, AZ and Washington, DC by train?
Phoenix, AZ to Washington, DC is 1,979.82 mi.
How long does the train between Phoenix, AZ and Washington, DC take?
Phoenix, AZ to Washington, DC is on average 4121 hr 9 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 60 hr 35 min.
How many train connections per day go from Phoenix, AZ to Washington, DC?
Phoenix, AZ to Washington, DC has 4 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Phoenix, AZ to Washington, DC leave?
The earliest train from Phoenix, AZ to Washington, DC departs at 2:30 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 Phoenix, AZ to Washington, DC depart?
The latest train from Phoenix, AZ to Washington, DC departs at 5:30 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 Phoenix, AZ 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 $253.51 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 Phoenix, AZ to Washington, DC by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Phoenix, AZ and Washington, DC is 60 hr 35 min.
Is there a direct train from Phoenix, AZ to Washington, DC?
Yes, there is a direct train between Phoenix, AZ and Washington, DC.
What are the CO2 emissions for Phoenix, AZ to Washington, DC by train?
The train journey from Phoenix, AZ to Washington, DC creates 223.03kg of CO2 emissions.

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