There are 6 ways to get from Fort Lee to Washington by train, bus, subway, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 15 min

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

$50 - $100

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Bus  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Petersburg, Va to Richmond, Va 1006 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc 3014 / ...

$39 - $77

4 alternative options

Bus, subway  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Petersburg, Va to Richmond, Va
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Springfield
  3. Take the subway from Franconia Springfield Metro to METRO CENTER station

$41 - $78

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Fort Lee to Washington 134.1 miles

$13 - $19

Fly Richmond to Washington Dulles  •  2 h 13 min

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

$222 - $452

Train to Norfolk, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4 h 24 min

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

$219 - $489

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The cheapest way to get from Fort Lee to Washington is to drive which costs $13 - $19 and takes 2 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Lee to Washington is to fly which costs $220 - $460 and takes 2 h 13 min.

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The distance between Fort Lee and Washington is 116 miles. The road distance is 134.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Lee to Washington without a car is to train which takes 3 h 15 min and costs $50 - $100.

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It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to get from Fort Lee to Washington, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Fort Lee to Washington is to train which takes 3 h 15 min and costs $50 - $100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $80 and takes 3 h 23 min, you could also fly, which costs $220 - $460 and takes 2 h 13 min.

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The quickest flight from Richmond Airport to Washington Dulles Airport is the direct flight which takes 49 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Lee to Washington is 134 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to drive from Fort Lee to Washington.

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

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There are 846+ hotels available in Washington. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Fort Lee to Richmond Airport is to taxi which takes 26 min and costs $50 - $65.

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Map of how to get from Fort Lee to Washington.
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  • Distance: 115.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 15 min

What companies run services between Fort Lee, VA, USA and Washington, DC, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Fort Lee to Washington 5 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort Lee to Washington via Petersburg, Va and Richmond, Va in around 3 h 23 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Richmond to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Norfolk to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Petersburg Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
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
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from Franconia Springfield Metro to METRO CENTER station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Petersburg Amtrak to Norfolk Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
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 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
Bus from Richmond, Va to Springfield
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35

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