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Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD by train

The journey from Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD by train is 35.58 mi and takes 0 hr 39 min. There are 3 connections per day, with the first departure at 7:57 PM and the last at 11:00 PM. It is possible to travel from Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD by train for as little as $10.14 or as much as $47.65. The best price for this journey is $10.14.

Lowest Price$10.14
Journey Duration0 hr 39 min
Connection per Day3
Lowest Price$10.14
Highest Price$47.65
First Departure7:57 PM
Last Departure11:00 PM
Distance35.58 mi
DepartureWashington, DC
ArrivalBaltimore, MD
CarriersAmtrak

Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD Train Times

Departure date
Friday, Mar 1, 2024

Traveling from Washington, D.C. to Baltimore, MD by Train

The train journey between Washington, D.C., and Baltimore is convenient for daily commuters, business travelers, and tourists. The trip typically takes about 0 hr 39 min, covering a distance of approximately 35.58 mi. With 3 daily train connections available, passengers have numerous scheduling choices. Fares for this route generally start at $10.14, but booking in advance, especially during peak times, is advised for the best deals and seating options. Departures are from Washington's Union Station and arrive at Baltimore's Penn Station.

The Northeast Corridor, one of the busiest rail routes, facilitates this journey. Amtrak's Acela Express and Northeast Regional trains service this route, offering premium, faster services. Onboard, travelers can expect amenities like Wi-Fi, power outlets, and various seating options. The cafe car on most trains provides a selection of snacks, beverages, and light meals.

Washington's Union Station is a major transportation hub, easily accessible by D.C. Metro, buses, and taxis. Given its central location, many landmarks, including the U.S. Capitol, are within walking distance. Baltimore's Penn Station is also well-connected. Local buses, the Charm City Circulator, and Baltimore's Light RailLink serve the station, offering easy access to the city's attractions. Taxi stands and rideshare pick-up points are located outside the station.

Things to Do/See in Baltimore:

  1. Inner Harbor: A historic seaport turned vibrant sightseeing destination.
  2. National Aquarium: Home to thousands of aquatic animals and immersive exhibits.
  3. Fells Point: A landmark waterfront neighborhood filled with unique shops and eateries.
  4. Baltimore Museum of Art: Houses an impressive collection, including works by Matisse.
  5. Ft. McHenry: A historic star-shaped fort known for its role in the War of 1812.
  6. B&O Railroad Museum: Chronicles the history of American railroading.
  7. Camden Yards: Home of the Baltimore Orioles, offering classic ballpark vibes.
  8. The Walters Art Museum: An art museum with global art spanning millennia.
  9. Lexington Market: Operating since 1782, it's one of the oldest markets in the country.
  10. Patterson Park: A local gem with a pagoda, lake, and sports facilities.

What to Eat in Baltimore:

  1. Blue Crabs: A regional delicacy, often spiced with Old Bay seasoning.
  2. Crab Cakes: A savory cake made primarily of crab meat.
  3. Soft Shell Crab: A seasonal treat where the entire crab is eaten.
  4. Lake Trout: Despite the name, it's a fried fish sandwich.
  5. Chicken Box: A combo of fried chicken wings and fries, a local favorite.
  6. Berger Cookies: Fudge-topped shortbread cookies, a Baltimore original.
  7. Smith Island Cake: Maryland's state dessert featuring thin layers of cake and icing.
  8. Pit Beef Sandwich: A sandwich made from thinly sliced roasted beef, often spiced.
  9. Ravens Beer: Local brews dedicated to the city's football team.
  10. Coddies: Codfish cakes are usually served between saltine crackers.

Day Trips from Baltimore:

Visit Annapolis, Maryland's charming state capital, known for its maritime history. Explore the Civil War battlefields of Gettysburg, just a short drive away. Stroll through the historic streets of Ellicott City, with its quaint shops and eateries. Discover the beauty of the Chesapeake Bay area and its many waterfront towns. For nature enthusiasts, a trip to Catoctin Mountain Park offers scenic views and hiking trails.

Travel Tips for Baltimore:

The Charm City Circulator offers free bus rides, connecting many major attractions. Baltimore is known for its unique neighborhoods, each offering a distinct vibe; explore a few if time permits. Like any urban area, remain aware of your surroundings, especially at night. The Inner Harbor is a must-visit, but venturing beyond will provide a more authentic Baltimore experience. Local festivals, like Artscape and the Baltimore Book Festival, can offer unique experiences for visitors.

If a train journey from Washington, D.C., to Baltimore is in your plans, Virail can assist with detailed information and booking choices. Check our extensive calendar to find the most competitive fares for this route.

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If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD, 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 Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD.

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.

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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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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $7.93 to $30.79 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 74% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD

The cheapest Washington, DC - Baltimore, MD train tickets can be found for as low as $8.94 if you’re lucky, or $13.94 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $21.16.

Find the best day to travel to Baltimore, MD by train

When travelling to Baltimore, MD 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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Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
4.01kg
Bus
4.29kg
Flight
11.45kg
Car
9.16kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD are 4.01kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD? By taking the train between Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD you will save 7.44kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.28kg compared to a bus and 5.15kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD?
A train ticket from Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD is $23.40. 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 $10.14.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD is $10.14. 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 Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD by train?
Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD is 35.58 mi.
How long does the train between Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD take?
Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD is on average 0 hr 39 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 0 hr 25 min.
How many train connections per day go from Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD?
Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD has 3 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD leave?
The earliest train from Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD departs at 7:57 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 Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD depart?
The latest train from Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD departs at 11:00 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 Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD 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 $10.14 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.
From which stations can I leave from Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD?
There are 3 station(s) that you can depart from Washington, DC to go to Baltimore, MD. You can go from Baltimore/Washington International Airport, Union Station and Ronald Reagan National Airport and you can arrive at Pennsylvania Station and Baltimore 400 Ponca Street.
How many direct connections depart from Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD?
There are on average 3 direct connection(s) from Washington, DC to go to Baltimore, MD.
What's the fastest journey time between Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD is 0 hr 25 min.
Is there a direct train from Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD?
Yes, there is a direct train between Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD.
What are the CO2 emissions for Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD by train?
The train journey from Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD creates 4.01kg of CO2 emissions.

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