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There are 10 ways to get from Fort Lee to Washington by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station Acela Express / ...

$125 - $351

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Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from NY Port Authority Bus Terminal to Washington, DC - Union Station 2909 / ...

$20 - $68

8 alternative options

Bus Eastern Bus  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St. to Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. NYC-Washington DC

$23 - $25

Drive  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Fort Lee to Washington 235.4 miles

$23 - $35

Line 158 bus to New York La Guardia, fly to Reagan Washington  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the line 158 bus from Main St At Central Rd to Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Reagan Washington (DCA) LGA - DCA

$68 - $447

Line 158 bus to New York JFK, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take the line 158 bus from Main St At Central Rd to Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Reagan Washington (DCA) JFK - DCA

$81 - $325

Line 158 bus to Newark, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the line 158 bus from Main St At Central Rd to Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Reagan Washington (DCA) EWR - DCA

$120 - $504

Line 158 bus, subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Washington Dulles  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the line 158 bus from Main St At Central Rd to Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the subway from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Washington Dulles (IAD) LGA - IAD

$114 - $451

Line 158 bus to Newark, fly to Washington Dulles  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the line 158 bus from Main St At Central Rd to Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Washington Dulles (IAD) EWR - IAD

$116 - $378

Bus, train to White Plains, fly to Reagan Washington  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Broadway/W 178 St to Broadway/Isham St-W 211 St
  2. Take the bus from Broadway/Isham St to E Fordham Rd/3 Av
  3. Take the train from Fordham to White Plains
  4. Fly from White Plains (HPN) to Reagan Washington (DCA) HPN - DCA

$173 - $630

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fort Lee to Washington is to bus which costs $23 - $26 and takes 6 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Lee to Washington is to line 158 bus and fly which costs $65 - $450 and takes 3 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort Lee to Washington station. However, there are services departing from Rt-67 and arriving at Washington, DC - Union Station via NY Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 40 min.

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The distance between Fort Lee and Washington is 213 miles. The road distance is 235.4 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 56 min and costs $120 - $360.

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It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to get from Fort Lee to Washington, including transfers.

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Fort Lee to Washington bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from NY Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Fort Lee to Washington is to train which takes 3 h 56 min and costs $120 - $360. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $20 - $70 and takes 5 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 59 min.

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Fort Lee to Washington bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Washington, DC - Union Station.

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Map of how to get from Fort Lee to Washington.
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  • Distance: 212.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 56 min

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Fort Lee to Washington hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $340 and the journey takes 2 h 53 min. Alternatively, Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Fort Lee to Washington hourly. Tickets cost $19 - $45 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min. Greyhound USA also services this route every 4 hours.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from White Plains to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Fordham to White Plains
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$7 - $9
Off-peak onboard
$13 - $15
Onboard
$11 - $15
At station
$6 - $11
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from NY Port Authority Bus Terminal to Washington, DC - Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
peterpanbus.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Eastern Bus
Phone
+1 212-244-6132
Website
easternbus.com
Bus from New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St. to Washington, DC - 715 H St NW.
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Book at
easternbus.com
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from Broadway/W 178 St to Broadway/Isham St-W 211 St
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Broadway/Isham St to E Fordham Rd/3 Av
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Website
mta.info

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Lee to Washington is 235 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to drive from Fort Lee to Washington.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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