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

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  •  4 h 27 min

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

$125 - $351

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Washington, Dc 2909 / ...

$20 - $68

8 alternative options

Bus Hola Bus  •  6 h 1 min

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

$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 Newark, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4 h

  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

$115 - $504

Subway, train to New York JFK, fly to Reagan Washington  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the subway from 168 St to 34 St - Penn Station
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  3. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Reagan Washington (DCA) JFK - DCA

$83 - $336

Line 158 bus to Newark, fly to Washington Dulles  •  4 h 32 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

$111 - $378

Line 158 bus, subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Washington Dulles  •  4 h 29 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

Bus, train to White Plains, fly to Reagan Washington  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Broadway/W 178 St to E 125 St/Park Av
  2. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to White Plains
  3. Fly from White Plains (HPN) to Reagan Washington (DCA) HPN - DCA

$174 - $632

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fort Lee to Washington is to bus which costs $23 - $26 and takes 6 h 1 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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The distance between Fort Lee and Washington is 213 miles. The road distance is 235.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to get from Fort Lee to Washington, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort Lee to Washington. However, there are services departing from Rt-67 and arriving at Washington, Dc via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 28 min.

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The nearest airport to Washington is Reagan Washington (DCA) Airport which is 3 miles away. Other nearby airports include Washington Dulles (IAD) (22.6 miles), Baltimore (BWI) (28 miles), Harrisburg (MDT) (91.7 miles) and Richmond (RIC) (97.8 miles).

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Map of how to get from Fort Lee to Washington.
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  • Distance: 212.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 27 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 58 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Fort Lee to Washington every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $27 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 19 min. Peter Pan Bus Lines also services this route every 2 hours.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 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
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
New York City Transit (MTA)
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Harlem-125th St. to White Plains
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$8 - $10
Off-peak onboard
$14 - $16
Onboard
$12 - $17
At station
$7 - $12
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com
Hola Bus
Phone
+1 917-398-0398
Email
help@iLIKEBUS.com
Website
holabus.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
Hourly
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
holabus.com
Eastern Shuttle
Phone
202-750-9078
Website
easternshuttle.com
Bus from New York, NY - Penn Station to Washington DC
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
easternshuttle.com
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Broadway/W 178 St to E 125 St/Park Av
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info

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