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Washington, DC to San Antonio, TX by train

The journey from Washington, DC to San Antonio, TX by train is 1,386.99 mi and takes 1697 hr 55 min. There are 2 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:00 AM and the last at 10:05 AM. It is possible to travel from Washington, DC to San Antonio, TX by train for as little as $175.62 or as much as $357.26. The best price for this journey is $175.62.

Lowest Price$175.62
Journey Duration1697 hr 55 min
Connection per Day2
Lowest Price$175.62
Highest Price$357.26
First Departure5:00 AM
Last Departure10:05 AM
Distance1,386.99 mi
DepartureWashington, DC
ArrivalSan Antonio, TX
CarriersAmtrak

Washington, DC to San Antonio, TX Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, May 29, 2024

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Washington, DC to San Antonio, TX?

When you're traveling from Washington, DC to San Antonio, TX, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $235.71. You might be able to find prices as low as $175.62, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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The prices for train tickets from Washington, DC to San Antonio, TX 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. The average train ticket price is approximately $235.71. 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.

How long does the journey from Washington, DC to San Antonio, TX take by train?

With a distance of 1,386.99 mi between Washington, DC and San Antonio, TX, it will usually take 1697 hr 55 min to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 1697 hr 55 min. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The journey between Washington, DC and San Antonio, TX runs for about 1,386.99 mi and usually takes approximately 1697 hr 55 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 53 hr 50 min. If you are trying to get from Washington, DC to San Antonio, TX 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.

When traveling from Washington, DC to San Antonio, TX by train, which stations can I use?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Washington, DC and San Antonio, TX. You can start your journey in Washington, DC at stations such as Baltimore–Washington International Airport, BWI,Washington DC Union Station,Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, DCA,Springfield - Franconia. These connect to stations including San Antonio Pearl District,San Antonio, TX in San Antonio, TX. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Washington, DC to San Antonio, TX.

How many daily journeys are there from Washington, DC to San Antonio, TX?

On average, there are 2 daily departures from Washington, DC to San Antonio, TX. 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 0 departures from Washington, DC which travel directly to San Antonio, TX. There are 2 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Washington, DC to San Antonio, TX. 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 San Antonio, TX
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 San Antonio, TX.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Washington, DC to San Antonio, TX, 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 San Antonio, TX.

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 Washington, DC to San Antonio, TX travel

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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Washington, DC to San Antonio, TX

The cheapest Washington, DC - San Antonio, TX 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.

Find the best day to travel to San Antonio, TX by train

When travelling to San Antonio, TX 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 San Antonio, TX CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
156.25kg
Bus
167.41kg
Flight
446.43kg
Car
357.14kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Washington, DC to San Antonio, TX by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Washington, DC and San Antonio, TX are 156.25kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Washington, DC and San Antonio, TX? By taking the train between Washington, DC and San Antonio, TX you will save 290.18kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 11.16kg compared to a bus and 200.89kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Washington, DC to San Antonio, TX?
A train ticket from Washington, DC to San Antonio, TX is $235.71. 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 $175.62.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Washington, DC to San Antonio, TX?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Washington, DC to San Antonio, TX is $175.62. 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 San Antonio, TX by train?
Washington, DC to San Antonio, TX is 1,386.99 mi.
How long does the train between Washington, DC and San Antonio, TX take?
Washington, DC to San Antonio, TX is on average 1697 hr 55 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 53 hr 50 min.
How many train connections per day go from Washington, DC to San Antonio, TX?
Washington, DC to San Antonio, TX has 2 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Washington, DC to San Antonio, TX leave?
The earliest train from Washington, DC to San Antonio, TX departs at 5:00 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 San Antonio, TX depart?
The latest train from Washington, DC to San Antonio, TX departs at 10:05 AM. 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 San Antonio, TX 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 $175.62 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 San Antonio, TX by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Washington, DC and San Antonio, TX is 53 hr 50 min.
Is there a direct train from Washington, DC to San Antonio, TX?
Yes, there is a direct train between Washington, DC and San Antonio, TX.
What are the CO2 emissions for Washington, DC to San Antonio, TX by train?
The train journey from Washington, DC to San Antonio, TX creates 156.25kg of CO2 emissions.

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