Washington DC Day Trip by Train from New York by Gray Line CitySightseeing New York

Excellent for those who are in NY, wants to know Washington, but do not have much time available. And a very reasonable cost.Ary S., Brazil – See more reviews
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What To Expect

Board the train in Manhattan and arrive at DC's Union Station just a few hours later for an lunch (included with your ticket). From Union Station, you’ll be able to board your hop-on hop-off bus tour of Washington DC, which includes 3 different tour loops of the Nation’s Capital! Feel free to hop off at any of the tours stops, walk around, and hop back on the next bus when you’re ready. At the end of the day, you'll board your train at Union Station back to New York.


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Departs From:
New York
Meeting Point:
Pennsylvania Station
12 hours
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Pressed for time on your New York trip? But want to visit the nation’s capital? Don’t worry, this tour is the perfect solution for you! The package includes a round-trip train ticket to Washington DC and a hop-on hop-off double decker pass! Board the train at Penn Station and within a few hours arrive at Union Station in DC for lunch at Union Station’s food court. After lunch, get on a CitySights DC hop-on, hop-off double-decker bus to visit Washington DC's many historical attractions.

The tour consists of three routes: the Grand Tour (red), that starts from Union Station; Arlington (Blue) and Uptown (Yellow) routes. Stops are near all major landmarks: Lincoln, Vietnam, Korean and Marine Corps (Iwo Jima) Memorials; U.S. Capitol, Library of Congress, FBI Building, Embassy Row, Georgetown, US Navy Memorial; Arlington Cemetery and Tomb of the Unknowns. Total ride tour time is approximately 3 and a half hours if the customers stay on. Hop off at any of the stops along the tour to further explore each site. Once you’re ready to move on, hop back onto one of the many buses that frequent the stop. Other sites include: The White House, Ford’s Theater, Smithsonian Institution Museums, Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum and more!


  • Meet at Pennsylvania Station

  • Train ride to Washington DC

  • Lunch at the Union Station food court

  • Hop-On Hop-Off sightseeing tour

  • Drop-off at Pennsylvania Station


  • Roundtrip train fare between New York and Washington (approx. 3 to 4 hours each way)

  • Lunch at the food court inside Union Station

  • 3.5 hour Hop On Hop Off Double Decker sightseeing tour in English


  • Meals and drinks not included in the description

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • Children below 3 years old are free of charge if seated on adult's lap.

  • This tour requires advance reservations and is subject to availability.

  • All passengers will be required to show a valid photo ID before boarding the train due to new security policies on AMTRAK.

  • The following information per participant will be required upon booking:

  • Full name as indicated on passport

  • Date of Birth

  • Citizenship

  • Gender

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellations or changes of date received 11 days or more will not incur any penalty.

  • Cancellations or changes of date received 4 to 10 days prior to departure will incur 75 USD penalty.

  • Cancellations or changes of date received within 3 days of departure or no-show: No refund.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 11 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 30% Cancellation Fee (70% reimbursement): between 4 to 10 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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