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Duration 30h 57m
Distance 655.2 miles
Average price $146
Frequency 3/week

Trip overview

The average train between Grand Rapids and Washington takes 30h 57m and the fastest train takes 30h 56m. The train runs, on average, 3 times per week from Grand Rapids 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. Grand Rapids Vernon J. Ehlers Station
  2. Chicago Union Station
  3. Washington
22h 20m
$118 - $173

Grand Rapids to Washington train times

Trains run three times a week between Grand Rapids and Washington. The service departs Grand Rapids at 06:00 in the morning, which arrives into Washington at 12:56. All services require a transfer, and take on average 30h 57m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Grand Rapids station to Washington station. However, there are services departing from Grand Rapids Vernon J. Ehlers Station and arriving at FARRAGUT NORTH station via Chicago Union Station and ROCKVILLE station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 20m.

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The distance between Grand Rapids and Washington is 534 miles. The road distance is 655.2 miles.

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Grand Rapids to Washington train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Grand Rapids Vernon J. Ehlers Station.

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Grand Rapids to Washington train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Rockville Amtrak station.

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There are 2873+ hotels available in Washington. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Grand Rapids and Washington?

You can take a train from Grand Rapids to Washington via Chicago Union Station, Rockville Amtrak, and ROCKVILLE station in around 22h 20m.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50

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 Grand Rapids Vernon J. Ehlers Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Seat
$55 - $80
Train from Chicago Union Station to Rockville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
16h 36m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Premium
$290 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Seat
$170 - $240

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