There are 6 ways to get from Colonial Heights to Washington by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via Alexandria Amtrak  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Palmetto / ...

$44 - $93

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 26 min

  1. 1006 / ...
  2. 3014 / ...

$37 - $74

4 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Carolinian / ...

$42 - $94

Drive  •  2 h 19 min

  1. 130.3 miles

$12 - $19

Fly Richmond to Washington Dulles  •  2 h 20 min

  1. RIC - IAD

$224 - $455

Train to Norfolk, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4 h 27 min

  1. ORF - DCA

$213 - $482

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

Amtrak operates a train from Colonial Heights to Washington every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Colonial Heights to Washington via Petersburg, Va and Richmond, Va in around 3 h 26 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Richmond to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Norfolk to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Petersburg Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Petersburg Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $240
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Petersburg Amtrak to Norfolk Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$100 - $190
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Petersburg, Va to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $20
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Colonial Heights and Washington is 184 km. The road distance is 208 km.

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

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

It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to get from Colonial Heights to Washington, including transfers.