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Duration 6h 5m
Distance 262.7 miles
Average price $55
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Raleigh and Washington takes 6h 5m and the fastest train takes 5h 46m. The train service runs several times per day from Raleigh 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 via Alexandria Amtrak Station

  1. Raleigh Union Station
  2. Washington
5h 48m
$46 - $65

Raleigh to Washington train times

Trains run twice daily between Raleigh and Washington. The earliest departure is at 08:45 in the morning, and the last departure from Raleigh is at 10:13 which arrives into Washington at 16:32. All services require a transfer at Alexandria Amtrak Station and take an average of 6h 5m. 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

Want to know about travelling from Raleigh to Washington? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Raleigh Union Station station and arriving at Washington Union Station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 53m.

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The distance between Raleigh and Washington is 234 miles. The road distance is 262.7 miles.

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

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

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What companies run services between Raleigh and Washington?

Amtrak operates a train from Raleigh Union Station to Alexandria Amtrak Station twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 5h 19m.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65

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 Raleigh Union Station to Alexandria Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Premium
$220 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$80 - $120
Train from Raleigh Union Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Premium
$220 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$80 - $120

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