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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Williamsburg Amtrak Station

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Bus via Washington

  1. Take the bus from 36th St & 11th Ave to Washington Union
  2. Take the bus from Washington to Williamsburg

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Canal St to Hampton, VA
  2. Take the bus from Washington & 34Th to Boundary & Armistead

Drive

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Williamsburg

Train to Newark, fly to Norfolk, bus

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Norfolk (ORF)
  3. Take the bus from Hampton to Williamsburg

Fly New York La Guardia to Norfolk, bus

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

Fly New York JFK to Norfolk, bus

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

Fly New York La Guardia to Richmond, train

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

Train to Newark, fly to Richmond, train

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

Subway to New York JFK, fly to Richmond, train

  1. Take the subway from 7 Av to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Richmond (RIC)
  3. Take the train from Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station to Williamsburg Amtrak Station
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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Williamsburg is to bus which costs $40 - $42 and takes 11h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Williamsburg is to fly and bus which costs $150 - $440 and takes 4h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Williamsburg. However, there are services departing from 36th St & 11th Ave and arriving at Williamsburg via Washington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manhattan station to Williamsburg station. However, there are services departing from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station and arriving at Williamsburg Amtrak Station via Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 38m.

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It is 285 miles from Manhattan to Williamsburg. It is approximately 385.2 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Williamsburg without a car is to train which takes 7h 38m and costs $35 - $360.

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It takes approximately 7h 38m to get from Manhattan to Williamsburg, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Williamsburg bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from 36th St & 11th Ave station.

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Manhattan to Williamsburg train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, depart from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Williamsburg is to train which takes 7h 38m and costs $35 - $360. Alternatively, you can bus via Washington, which costs $40 - $70 and takes 8h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Williamsburg.
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  • Distance: 285.4 miles
  • Duration: 7h 38m

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

You can take a train from Manhattan to Williamsburg via Washington Union Station in around 7h 38m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manhattan to Williamsburg via Washington Union and Washington in around 8h 50m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Newark to Norfolk via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from New York La Guardia to Norfolk via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Newark to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Newark to Richmond via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $360
Flights from New York JFK to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $340
Flights from New York La Guardia to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $310
Flights from New York JFK to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from New York La Guardia to Norfolk via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Norfolk via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Norfolk via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $370
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$70 - $250
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$65 - $230
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$35 - $130
First Class - Adult
$210 - $380
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$190 - $350
First Class - Child 2-12
$100 - $190
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
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$20 - $65
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $130
Business Class Seat
$65 - $170
Train from Washington Union Station to Williamsburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $110
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$18 - $55
Reserved Coach Seat
$30 - $110
Business Class Seat
$55 - $150
Train from Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station to Williamsburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$13 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$26 - $75
Business Class Seat
$40 - $100
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
njtransit.com
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from 7 Av to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Disabled
$2
Standard Fare
$3
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from 36th St & 11th Ave to Washington Union
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
boltbus.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 Washington to Williamsburg
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $65
Bus from Hampton to Williamsburg
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $16
Flexible
$27 - $40
Vibes Travel & Tours LLC
Website
vibes-travel-tours-llc.business.site
Bus from Canal St to Hampton, VA
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
vibes-travel-tours-llc.business.site
Hampton Roads Transit (HRT)
Website
gohrt.com
Bus from Washington & 34Th to Boundary & Armistead
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gohrt.com

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Norfolk Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 21m.

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Manhattan to Williamsburg bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Williamsburg station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Williamsburg is 385 miles. It takes approximately 6h 40m to drive from Manhattan to Williamsburg.

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