There are 10 ways to get from Manhattan to Colonial Williamsburg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8h 3m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station Acela / ...
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Williamsburg Amtrak Station Northeast Regional

$88 - $313

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Bus  •  8h 30m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Williamsburg, VA New York, NY - Washington, DC - Washington, DC - Springfield, VA - Richmond, VA - Williamsburg, VA - Norfolk, VA

$19 - $45

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Bus via Richmond  •  9h 30m

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Richmond, Va 1003 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Williamsburg 3561 / ...

$51 - $73

Drive  •  6h 40m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Colonial Williamsburg 386.7 miles

$35 - $55

Fly New York La Guardia to Norfolk, bus  •  5h 13m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Norfolk (ORF) LGA - ORF
  2. Take the bus from Norfolk, VA to Williamsburg, VA

$207 - $549

Fly Newark to Norfolk, bus  •  5h 43m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Norfolk (ORF) EWR - ORF
  2. Take the bus from Norfolk, VA to Williamsburg, VA

$211 - $562

Fly New York JFK to Norfolk, bus  •  5h 42m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Norfolk (ORF) JFK - ORF
  2. Take the bus from Norfolk, VA to Williamsburg, VA

$214 - $613

Fly New York La Guardia to Richmond, train  •  6h 6m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Richmond (RIC) LGA - RIC
  2. Take the train from Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station to Williamsburg Amtrak Station

$163 - $736

Train to New York JFK, fly to Richmond, train  •  6h 26m

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Richmond (RIC) JFK - RIC
  3. Take the train from Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station to Williamsburg Amtrak Station

$180 - $480

Train to Newark, fly to Richmond, train  •  6h 33m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Richmond (RIC) EWR - RIC
  3. Take the train from Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station to Williamsburg Amtrak Station

$217 - $749

Questions & Answers

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Colonial Williamsburg is to bus which costs $19 - $45 and takes 8h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Colonial Williamsburg is to fly and bus which costs $200 - $550 and takes 5h 13m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, NY and arriving at Williamsburg, VA. Services depart twice a week, and operate Monday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 8h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manhattan to Colonial Williamsburg station. However, there are services departing from 86 St and arriving at Williamsburg Amtrak Station via New York Penn Station and Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 3m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Colonial Williamsburg is 286 miles. The road distance is 386.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Colonial Williamsburg without a car is to train which takes 8h 3m and costs $85 - $320.

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It takes approximately 8h 3m to get from Manhattan to Colonial Williamsburg, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Colonial Williamsburg bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from New York, NY station.

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Manhattan to Colonial Williamsburg train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Penn Station.

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  • Distance: 285.7 miles
  • Duration: 8h 3m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Colonial Williamsburg, VA, USA?

You can take a train from Manhattan to Colonial Williamsburg via 34 St - Penn Station, New York Penn Station, and Washington Union Station in around 8h 3m. Alternatively, OurBus operates a bus from New York, NY to Williamsburg, VA twice a week. Tickets cost $19 - $45 and the journey takes 8h 30m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Norfolk via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Norfolk via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to Norfolk via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Richmond via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Norfolk via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Newark to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Newark to Norfolk via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Richmond via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Newark to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Newark to Richmond via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
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 New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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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
3h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
Train from Washington Union Station to Williamsburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$50 - $110
Business Class Seat
$85 - $160
Train from Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station to Williamsburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Class Seat
$60 - $110
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 New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$140 - $200
First Class
$190 - $330
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Williamsburg, VA
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Book at
ourbus.com
Bus from Norfolk, VA to Williamsburg, VA
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $20
Book at
ourbus.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $95
Bus from Richmond, Va to Williamsburg
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$29 - $45

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Colonial Williamsburg is to train which takes 8h 3m and costs $85 - $320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $19 - $45 and takes 8h 30m.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Norfolk Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 24m.

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Manhattan to Colonial Williamsburg bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at Williamsburg, VA station.

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Manhattan to Colonial Williamsburg train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at Williamsburg Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Colonial Williamsburg is 387 miles. It takes approximately 6h 40m to drive from Manhattan to Colonial Williamsburg.

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United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Norfolk Airport.

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Book your Manhattan to Colonial Williamsburg bus tickets online with Busbud.

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There are 105+ hotels available in Colonial Williamsburg. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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