There are 10 ways to get from Greensboro to Washington by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  6 h 9 min

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

$50 - $130

Cheapest option

Bus, Megabus  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Durham, Nc 4840 / ...
  2. Take the Megabus from Durham to Washington via Fayetteville

$37 - $66

8 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Richmond, Va 1082
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc 3014 / ...

$41 - $100

Drive  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Greensboro to Washington 310.6 miles

$30 - $45

Bus to Raleigh/Durham, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Durham, Nc
  2. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Reagan Washington (DCA) RDU - DCA

$103 - $266

Bus, line 700 bus to Raleigh/Durham, fly to Washington Dulles  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Durham, Nc
  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

$109 - $310

Bus to Raleigh/Durham, fly to Baltimore, train  •  4 h 37 min

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

$156 - $427

Line 2 bus to Greensboro/High Point, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the line 2 bus from Greensboro Depot 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 51 min

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

$174 - $424

Train to Charlotte, fly to Reagan Washington  •  5 h 14 min

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

$173 - $458

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 bus and fly which takes 4 h 11 min and costs $100 - $270.

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The distance between Greensboro and Washington is 397 km. The road distance is 497 km.

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

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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 6 h 49 min.

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

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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 6 h 49 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
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 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Charlotte to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Charlotte to Reagan Washington via Columbia
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Charlotte to Reagan Washington via Wilmington
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Charlotte to Reagan Washington via Charleston
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Charlotte to Reagan Washington via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 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
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $480
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
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 Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak to Charlotte Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
4 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
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
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 Greensboro, Nc to Durham, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Go Triangle
Website
gotriangle.org
Bus from GoDurham Station to Regional Transit Center
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org
PART NC
Phone
+1 336-662-0002
Website
partnc.org
Bus from Greensboro Depot to Coble Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
partnc.org

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