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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Washington, DC to Charleston, SC?

The prices for train tickets from Washington, DC to Charleston, SC vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Washington, DC to Charleston, SC will cost $ 90. The average train ticket price is approximately $ 131.42. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

Washington, DC to Charleston, SC by train

Best price $ 111
Journey duration 10 h 16 min
Connections per day 3
First departure 09:59
Last departure 19:24
Distance 453.0 mi

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Route Summary by train

Connections
4
Carriers
1
Minimum price
$ 90
Maximum price
$ 314.85
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Amtrak
Duration: 9 h 13 min
Washington, DC - Union Station - Charleston, SC station
09:59 - 19:12
$ 134
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Amtrak
Duration: 9 h 33 min
Washington, DC - Union Station - Charleston, SC station
19:10 - 04:43
$ 135
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Amtrak
Duration: 9 h 19 min
Washington, DC - Union Station - Charleston, SC station
19:24 - 04:43
$ 173

How long will it take me to travel from Washington, DC to Charleston, SC by train?

The journey from Washington, DC to Charleston, SC covers a distance of 453.0 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 14 h 17 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 9 h 12 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Washington, DC to Charleston, SC faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

What time are the first and last departures from Washington, DC to Charleston, SC?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Washington, DC at 10:00, and the last departure will leave at 19:24. 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 Washington, DC to Charleston, SC 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.

What are the stations on the Washington, DC to Charleston, SC route?

In Washington, DC, departure stations include Washington, DC, Washington Union Station and Washington, DC - Union Station. When you arrive in Charleston, SC, you may be able to disembark at stations such as North Charleston, SC and Charleston, SC station. Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many journeys from Washington, DC to Charleston, SC take place each day?

On average, there are 4 daily departures from Washington, DC to Charleston, SC. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to 4 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include Amtrak, and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 2 departures from Washington, DC which travel directly to Charleston, SC. There are 2 journeys with one change or more.

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