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Duration 8h 49m
Distance 398.4 miles
Average price $60
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Washington and Charlotte takes 8h 49m and the fastest train takes 7h 50m. The train service runs several times per day from Washington to Charlotte. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Washington Union Station
  2. Charlotte
7h 50m
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$50 - $75

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Want to know about travelling from Washington to Charlotte? 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 Washington Union Station station and arriving at Charlotte Amtrak Station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 50m.

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The distance between Washington and Charlotte is 331 miles. The road distance is 398.4 miles.

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

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

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There are 754+ hotels available in Charlotte. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Washington and Charlotte?

Amtrak operates a train from Washington Union Station to Charlotte Amtrak Station twice daily. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 7h 50m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75

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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Train from Washington Union Station to Charlotte Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
$230 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Seat
$95 - $140

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