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Washington, DC to Rochester, NY by train

The journey from Washington, DC to Rochester, NY by train is 296.19 mi and takes 14 hr 27 min. There are 3 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:20 AM and the last at 10:00 PM. It is possible to travel from Washington, DC to Rochester, NY by train for as little as $83.09 or as much as $287.78. The best price for this journey is $83.09.

Lowest Price$83.09
Journey Duration14 hr 27 min
Connection per Day3
Lowest Price$83.09
Highest Price$287.78
First Departure6:20 AM
Last Departure10:00 PM
Distance296.19 mi
DepartureWashington, DC
ArrivalRochester, NY
CarriersAmtrak

Washington, DC to Rochester, NY Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, Jul 17, 2024

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Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from Washington, DC to Rochester, NY. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Washington, DC to Rochester, NY?

On average, a train ticket from Washington, DC to Rochester, NY will cost you $146.88. 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 $83.09. 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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Prices will vary when you travel from Washington, DC to Rochester, NY. On average, though, you'll pay about $146.88 for a train ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

How long does it take to get from Washington, DC to Rochester, NY by train?

The distance between Washington, DC and Rochester, NY is approximately 296.19 mi. In general, it will take you about 14 hr 27 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 Washington, DC and Rochester, NY by train usually takes 14 hr 27 min to cover a distance of 296.19 mi. The shortest journey from Washington, DC to Rochester, NY will take you 10 hr 29 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 Rochester, NY 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 Washington, DC to Rochester, NY?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Washington, DC to Rochester, NY leaving at 6:20 AM. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 10:00 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 Rochester, NY leaves at 6:20 AM, while the last journey sets out at 10:00 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Washington, DC and Rochester, NY. 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 can I use to travel from Washington, DC to Rochester, NY?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Washington, DC from the following stations: Baltimore–Washington International Airport, BWI,Washington DC Union Station,Springfield - Franconia,Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, DCA. Arriving at Rochester, NY, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Rochester Train station. 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 Rochester, NY.

How many times a day do journeys run from Washington, DC to Rochester, NY?

The route from Washington, DC to Rochester, NY is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Washington, DC 3 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Washington, DC to Rochester, NY, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 0 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 3 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Washington, DC to Rochester, NY. 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 Washington, DC to Rochester, NY
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 Rochester, NY.

Book in advance and save

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

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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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Washington, DC to Rochester, NY

The cheapest Washington, DC - Rochester, NY train tickets can be found for as low as $90.63 if you’re lucky, or $139.76 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $198.13.

Find the best day to travel to Rochester, NY by train

When travelling to Rochester, NY 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 Rochester, NY CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
33.37kg
Bus
35.75kg
Flight
95.33kg
Car
76.27kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Washington, DC to Rochester, NY by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Washington, DC and Rochester, NY are 33.37kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Washington, DC and Rochester, NY? By taking the train between Washington, DC and Rochester, NY you will save 61.96kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 2.38kg compared to a bus and 42.9kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Washington, DC to Rochester, NY?
A train ticket from Washington, DC to Rochester, NY is $146.88. 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 $83.09.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Washington, DC to Rochester, NY?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Washington, DC to Rochester, NY is $83.09. 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 Rochester, NY by train?
Washington, DC to Rochester, NY is 296.19 mi.
How long does the train between Washington, DC and Rochester, NY take?
Washington, DC to Rochester, NY is on average 14 hr 27 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 10 hr 29 min.
How many train connections per day go from Washington, DC to Rochester, NY?
Washington, DC to Rochester, NY has 3 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Washington, DC to Rochester, NY leave?
The earliest train from Washington, DC to Rochester, NY departs at 6:20 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 Rochester, NY depart?
The latest train from Washington, DC to Rochester, NY departs at 10:00 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 Rochester, NY 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 $83.09 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 Washington, DC to Rochester, NY by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Washington, DC and Rochester, NY is 10 hr 29 min.
Is there a direct train from Washington, DC to Rochester, NY?
Yes, there is a direct train between Washington, DC and Rochester, NY.
What are the CO2 emissions for Washington, DC to Rochester, NY by train?
The train journey from Washington, DC to Rochester, NY creates 33.37kg of CO2 emissions.

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