There are 9 ways to get from Cary to Washington by bus, plane, train or car

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Recommended option

Line 300 bus to Raleigh/Durham, fly to Reagan Washington  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the line 300 bus from N Harrison Ave at W Johnson St to Regional Transit Center
  2. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Reagan Washington (DCA) RDU - DCA

$91 - $240

Cheapest option

Megabus  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Durham to Washington via Fayetteville

$27 - $43

7 alternative options

Line 300 bus to Raleigh/Durham, fly to Washington Dulles  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the line 300 bus from N Harrison Ave at W Johnson St to Regional Transit Center
  2. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Washington Dulles (IAD) RDU - IAD

$97 - $284

Line 300 bus to Raleigh/Durham, fly to Baltimore, train  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the line 300 bus from N Harrison Ave at W Johnson St to Regional Transit Center
  2. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Baltimore (BWI) RDU - BWI
  3. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak

$144 - $401

Line 300 bus, bus to Fayetteville Municipal, fly to Washington Dulles  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the line 300 bus from Cary Train Station to GoRaleigh Station
  2. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Fayetteville, Nc
  3. Fly from Fayetteville Municipal (FAY) to Washington Dulles (IAD) FAY - IAD

$230 - $610

Train via Alexandria Amtrak  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Cary Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak Silver Star / ...

$55 - $139

Train  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Cary Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak Silver Star / ...

$50 - $140

Bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Richmond, Va 1014
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc 3014 / ...

$39 - $94

Drive  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Cary to Washington 274.9 miles

$26 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cary to Washington is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cary to Washington is to line 300 bus and fly which takes 3 h 13 min and costs $90 - $240.

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The distance between Cary and Washington is 378 km. The road distance is 440 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to get from Cary to Washington, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cary to Washington. However, there are services departing from Cary Train Station and arriving at Washington, Dc via GoRaleigh Station, Raleigh, Nc and Richmond, Va. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cary Amtrak and arriving at Washington Union Station Amtrak. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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What companies run services between Cary, NC, USA and Washington, DC, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Cary to Washington twice daily. Tickets cost $50 - $140 and the journey takes 5 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cary to Washington via GoRaleigh Station, Capital Blvd at Crabtree Blvd, Raleigh, Nc, and Richmond, Va in around 6 h 40 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Fayetteville Municipal to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Cary Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
Train from Cary Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
Bus operators
Go Triangle
Website
gotriangle.org
Bus from N Harrison Ave at W Johnson St to Regional Transit Center
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org
Bus from Cary Train Station to GoRaleigh Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Raleigh, Nc to Fayetteville, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Raleigh, Nc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40

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