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Duration 6h 44m
Distance 175.3 miles
Average price $88
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The average train between Washington and Altoona takes 6h 44m and the fastest train takes 6h 9m. There is at least one train per day from Washington to Altoona. 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. Washington Union Station
  2. 30th Street Train Station
  3. Altoona
7h 1m
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$66 - $150

Washington to Altoona train times

Trains run once daily between Washington and Altoona. The service departs Washington at 10:10 in the morning, which arrives into Altoona at 17:09. All services require a transfer at Philadelphia 30th Street Station and take an average of 6h 44m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Washington station to Altoona station. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station and arriving at Altoona Amtrak Station via 30th Street Train Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 1m.

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It is 134 miles from Washington to Altoona. It is approximately 175.3 miles to drive.

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

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

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What companies run services between Washington and Altoona?

You can take a train from Washington to Altoona via 30th Street Train Station in around 7h 1m.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45

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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
Train from 30th Street Train Station to Altoona Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95

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