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There are 5 ways to get from Colonial Heights to Washington by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 18m

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

$44 - $93

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Bus  •  4h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc 1002 / ...

$37 - $74

3 alternative options

Drive  •  2h 19m

  1. Drive from Colonial Heights to Washington 130.3 miles

$12 - $19

Fly Richmond to Washington Dulles  •  2h 21m

  1. Fly from Richmond (RIC) to Washington Dulles (IAD) RIC - IAD

$224 - $455

Train to Norfolk, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4h 28m

  1. Take the train from Petersburg Amtrak Station to Norfolk Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Norfolk (ORF) to Reagan Washington (DCA) ORF - DCA

$213 - $482

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The cheapest way to get from Colonial Heights to Washington is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Colonial Heights to Washington is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2h 19m.

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The distance between Colonial Heights and Washington is 115 miles. The road distance is 130.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Colonial Heights to Washington without a car is to train which takes 3h 18m and costs $40 - $95.

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It takes approximately 3h 18m to get from Colonial Heights to Washington, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Colonial Heights to Washington is to train which takes 3h 18m and costs $40 - $95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $75 and takes 4h 1m, you could also fly, which costs $220 - $460 and takes 2h 21m.

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The quickest flight from Richmond Airport to Washington Dulles Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Colonial Heights to Washington is 130 miles. It takes approximately 2h 19m to drive from Colonial Heights to Washington.

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United Airlines offers flights from Richmond Airport to Washington Dulles Airport.

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There are 860+ hotels available in Washington. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 114.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 18m

What companies run services between Colonial Heights, VA, USA and Washington, DC, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Colonial Heights to Washington 5 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 2h 36m. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Colonial Heights to Washington hourly. Tickets cost $16 - $40 and the journey takes 2h 20m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Norfolk to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Richmond to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak

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 Petersburg Amtrak Station to Alexandria Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Petersburg Amtrak Station to Norfolk Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$100 - $190
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40

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The best way to get from Colonial Heights to Richmond Airport is to taxi which takes 34m and costs $55 - $70.

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