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There are 9 ways to get from Greensboro to Washington by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Greensboro Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station Crescent / ...

$50 - $130

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Richmond, Va 1082 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc 1002 / ...

$41 - $100

7 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Greensboro to Washington 310.6 miles

$30 - $45

Line 2 bus to Greensboro/High Point, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the line 2 bus from E Washington & Eugene to Coble Transportation Center
  2. Fly from Greensboro/High Point (GSO) to Reagan Washington (DCA) GSO - DCA

$138 - $420

Line 2 bus to Greensboro/High Point, fly to Washington Dulles  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the line 2 bus from E Washington & Eugene to Coble Transportation Center
  2. Fly from Greensboro/High Point (GSO) to Washington Dulles (IAD) GSO - IAD

$174 - $424

Train to Raleigh/Durham, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Greensboro Amtrak Station to Durham Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Reagan Washington (DCA) RDU - DCA

$116 - $288

Train to Charlotte, fly to Reagan Washington  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Greensboro Amtrak Station to Charlotte Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Reagan Washington (DCA) CLT - DCA

$175 - $461

Train, line 700 bus to Raleigh/Durham, fly to Washington Dulles  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Greensboro Amtrak Station to Durham Amtrak Station
  2. Take the line 700 bus from GoDurham Station to Regional Transit Center
  3. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Washington Dulles (IAD) RDU - IAD

$122 - $332

Train to Raleigh/Durham, fly to Baltimore, train  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Greensboro Amtrak Station to Durham Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Baltimore (BWI) RDU - BWI
  3. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station

$169 - $449

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Greensboro to Washington is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greensboro to Washington is to line 2 bus and fly which costs $130 - $420 and takes 4 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Greensboro to Washington. However, there are services departing from Greensboro, Nc and arriving at Washington, Dc via Richmond, Va. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Greensboro Amtrak Station station and arriving at Washington Union Station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 9 min.

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The distance between Greensboro and Washington is 248 miles. The road distance is 310.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Greensboro to Washington without a car is to train which takes 6 h 9 min and costs $50 - $130.

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The train from Greensboro Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station takes 6 h 9 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Greensboro to Washington bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Greensboro, Nc station.

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Greensboro to Washington train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Greensboro Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Greensboro to Washington is to train which takes 6 h 9 min and costs $50 - $130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $100 and takes 7 h 24 min.

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Map of how to get from Greensboro to Washington.
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  • Distance: 248.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 9 min

What companies run services between Greensboro, NC, USA and Washington, DC, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Greensboro to Washington twice daily. Tickets cost $50 - $130 and the journey takes 6 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Greensboro to Washington via Richmond, Va in around 7 h 24 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Reagan Washington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Charlotte to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Charlotte to Reagan Washington via Columbia
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Charlotte to Reagan Washington via Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Charlotte to Reagan Washington via Charleston
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Charlotte to Reagan Washington via Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $480
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Greensboro Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $330
Train from Greensboro Amtrak Station to Durham Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Greensboro Amtrak Station to Charlotte Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
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.

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 Greensboro, Nc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
PART NC
Phone
+1 336-662-0002
Website
partnc.org
Bus from E Washington & Eugene to Coble Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
partnc.org
Go Triangle
Phone
+1 919-485-7433
Email
customerservice@gotriangle.org
Website
gotriangle.org
Bus from GoDurham Station to Regional Transit Center
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org

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The quickest flight from Greensboro/High Point Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 21 min.

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Greensboro to Washington bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Washington, Dc station.

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Greensboro to Washington train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Greensboro to Washington is 311 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to drive from Greensboro to Washington.

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American Airlines offers flights from Greensboro/High Point Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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