There are 5 ways to get from Fairfax to James Madison University by bus, car, subway, plane or taxi

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Bus via Tysons, VA  •  3h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Tysons, VA to Harrisonburg, VA OurBus

$22 - $30

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Arlington to Godwin Transit Center, Harrisonburg Wdc

$16 - $38

3 alternative options

Drive  •  1h 58m

  1. Drive from Fairfax to James Madison University 116.7 miles

$11 - $17

Subway, fly to Staunton  •  3h 42m

  1. Take the subway from VIENNA station to ROSSLYN station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Staunton (SHD) IAD - SHD

$161 - $702

Subway, fly to Charlottesville, taxi  •  4h 20m

  1. Take the subway from VIENNA station to ROSSLYN station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Charlottesville (CHO) IAD - CHO
  3. Take a taxi from Charlottesville to James Madison University

$381 - $652

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The cheapest way to get from Fairfax to James Madison University is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 1h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Fairfax to James Madison University is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 1h 58m.

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The distance between Fairfax and James Madison University is 90 miles. The road distance is 116.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Fairfax to James Madison University without a car is to bus via Tysons, VA which takes 3h 40m and costs $21 - $30.

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It takes approximately 3h 40m to get from Fairfax to James Madison University, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Staunton Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fairfax to James Madison University is 117 miles. It takes approximately 1h 58m to drive from Fairfax to James Madison University.

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

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There are 34+ hotels available in James Madison University. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fairfax to James Madison University.
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  • Distance: 89.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 40m

What companies run services between Fairfax, VA, USA and James Madison University, VA, USA?

OurBus operates a bus from Fairfax to James Madison University once a week. Tickets cost $18 - $26 and the journey takes 2h 10m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Staunton
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from VIENNA station to ROSSLYN station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Tysons, VA to Harrisonburg, VA
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Book at
ourbus.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Arlington to Godwin Transit Center, Harrisonburg
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Book at
megabus.com
Virginia Breeze
Email
support@virginiabreeze.org
Website
virginiabreeze.org
Bus from Arlington to Godwin Transit Center, Harrisonburg
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
virginiabreeze.org
Other operators
Taxi from Charlottesville to James Madison University
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Anytime Taxi
Phone
+1 434-977-5522
1st Call Taxi
Phone
+1 434-906-6670
Website
1stcalltaxi.wordpress.com

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