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Washington, DC to Indianapolis, IN by train

The journey from Washington, DC to Indianapolis, IN by train is 491.54 mi and takes 26 hr 28 min. There are 2 connections per day, with the first departure at 10:59 AM and the last at 4:05 PM. It is possible to travel from Washington, DC to Indianapolis, IN by train for as little as $188.36 or as much as $278.38. The best price for this journey is $188.36.

Lowest Price$188.36
Journey Duration26 hr 28 min
Connection per Day2
Lowest Price$188.36
Highest Price$278.38
First Departure10:59 AM
Last Departure4:05 PM
Distance491.54 mi
DepartureWashington, DC
ArrivalIndianapolis, IN
CarriersAmtrak

Washington, DC to Indianapolis, IN Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, May 22, 2024

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What's the best way to get from Washington, DC to Indianapolis, IN? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Washington, DC to Indianapolis, IN, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How much do train tickets from Washington, DC to Indianapolis, IN cost?

On average, a train ticket from Washington, DC to Indianapolis, IN will cost you $233.37. 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 $188.36. 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, a train ticket from Washington, DC to Indianapolis, IN will cost you $233.37. 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 much time will it take to go from Washington, DC to Indianapolis, IN by train?

The journey between Washington, DC and Indianapolis, IN by train is approximately 491.54 mi. It will take you more or less 26 hr 28 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. The journey between Washington, DC and Indianapolis, IN runs for about 491.54 mi and usually takes approximately 26 hr 28 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 18 hr 16 min. If you are trying to get from Washington, DC to Indianapolis, IN as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

What time are the departures from Washington, DC to Indianapolis, IN?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Washington, DC to Indianapolis, IN leaving at 10:59 AM. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 4:05 PM.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays. The first departure of the night from Washington, DC to Indianapolis, IN leaves at 10:59 AM, while the last journey sets out at 4:05 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Washington, DC and Indianapolis, IN. 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.

Which stations are used when traveling from Washington, DC to Indianapolis, IN?

You will be able to leave Washington, DC by using stations such as Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, DCA,Springfield - Franconia,Washington DC Union Station,Baltimore–Washington International Airport, BWI. These connect you to stations including Indianapolis Washington St,Indianapolis Station,Indianapolis International Airport in Indianapolis, IN. 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 Washington, DC or in Indianapolis, IN, for your convenience while traveling.

How many journeys from Washington, DC to Indianapolis, IN are there every day?

On average, there are 2 daily departures from Washington, DC to Indianapolis, IN. 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 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , 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 1 departures from Washington, DC which travel directly to Indianapolis, IN. There are 1 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Washington, DC to Indianapolis, IN. 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 Washington, DC to Indianapolis, IN.

Book in advance and save

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

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 Washington, DC - Indianapolis, IN train tickets can be found for as low as $30.01 if you’re lucky, or $77.22 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $109.96.

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When travelling to Indianapolis, IN 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 Indianapolis, IN CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
55.37kg
Bus
59.33kg
Flight
158.21kg
Car
126.57kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Washington, DC to Indianapolis, IN by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Washington, DC and Indianapolis, IN are 55.37kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Washington, DC and Indianapolis, IN? By taking the train between Washington, DC and Indianapolis, IN you will save 102.84kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 3.96kg compared to a bus and 71.2kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Washington, DC to Indianapolis, IN?
A train ticket from Washington, DC to Indianapolis, IN is $233.37. 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 $188.36.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Washington, DC to Indianapolis, IN?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Washington, DC to Indianapolis, IN is $188.36. 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 Indianapolis, IN by train?
Washington, DC to Indianapolis, IN is 491.54 mi.
How long does the train between Washington, DC and Indianapolis, IN take?
Washington, DC to Indianapolis, IN is on average 26 hr 28 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 18 hr 16 min.
How many train connections per day go from Washington, DC to Indianapolis, IN?
Washington, DC to Indianapolis, IN has 2 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Washington, DC to Indianapolis, IN leave?
The earliest train from Washington, DC to Indianapolis, IN departs at 10:59 AM. 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 Indianapolis, IN depart?
The latest train from Washington, DC to Indianapolis, IN departs at 4:05 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 Indianapolis, IN 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 $188.36 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.
How many direct connections depart from Washington, DC to Indianapolis, IN?
There are on average 1 direct connection(s) from Washington, DC to go to Indianapolis, IN.
What's the fastest journey time between Washington, DC to Indianapolis, IN by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Washington, DC and Indianapolis, IN is 18 hr 16 min.
Is there a direct train from Washington, DC to Indianapolis, IN?
Yes, there is a direct train between Washington, DC and Indianapolis, IN.
What are the CO2 emissions for Washington, DC to Indianapolis, IN by train?
The train journey from Washington, DC to Indianapolis, IN creates 55.37kg of CO2 emissions.

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