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Duration 11h 40m
Distance 383.1 miles
Average price $195
Frequency 3/day

Trip overview

The average train between Washington and Buffalo takes 11h 40m and the fastest train takes 11h 23m. The train service runs several times per day from Washington to Buffalo. 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. New York Penn Station
  3. Buffalo
11h 53m
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$94 - $278

Washington to Buffalo train times

Trains run three times a day between Washington and Buffalo. The earliest departure is at 06:20 in the morning, and the last departure from Washington is at 09:25 which arrives into Buffalo at 21:23. All services require a transfer at New York Penn Station and take an average of 11h 40m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Washington station to Buffalo station. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station and arriving at Buffalo Amtrak Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 53m.

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The distance between Washington and Buffalo is 294 miles. The road distance is 383.1 miles.

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

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

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What companies run services between Washington and Buffalo?

You can take a train from Washington to Buffalo via New York Penn Station in around 11h 53m.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55

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 Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
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
Train from New York Penn Station to Buffalo Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
8h 4m
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

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