Duration 6h 9m
Distance 175.9 miles
Average price $88
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The train between Washington and Altoona 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 • 7h 1m

  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 11:00 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 9m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Washington to Altoona? 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.

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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The distance between Washington and Altoona is 134 miles. The road distance is 175.9 miles.

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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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There are 19+ hotels available in Altoona. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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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
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Estimated price
$50 - $100

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