Duration 12h 22m
Distance 382.3 miles
Average price $198
Frequency 3/day

Trip overview

The average train between Buffalo and Washington takes 12h 22m and the fastest train takes 11h 26m. The train service runs several times per day from Buffalo to Washington. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Buffalo Amtrak Station
  2. New York Penn Station
  3. Washington
11h 27m
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Buffalo to Washington train times

Trains run three times a day between Buffalo and Washington. The service departs Buffalo at 12:55 in the afternoon, which arrives into Washington at 01:41. All services require a transfer at New York Penn Station and take an average of 12h 22m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Buffalo station to Washington station. However, there are services departing from Buffalo Amtrak Station and arriving at Washington Union Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 27m.

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The distance between Buffalo and Washington is 294 miles. The road distance is 382.3 miles.

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Buffalo to Washington train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Buffalo Amtrak Station.

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Buffalo to Washington train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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What companies run services between Buffalo and Washington?

You can take a train from Buffalo to Washington via New York Penn Station in around 11h 27m.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Buffalo Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Premium
$240 - $340
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Seat
$100 - $160
Train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95

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