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

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Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to Washington Union Station Acela Express

$150 - $410

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Bus  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from New Haven, Ct to New York, Ny 3469 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St. to Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. Southbound

$37 - $54

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Train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to New Carrollton Amtrak Northeast Regional / ...

$92 - $212

Train, bus  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from New Haven to Grand Central New Haven
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Times Sq Penn St to Dupont Cir, Washington DC

$42 - $64

Drive  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Drive from New Haven to Washington 309.2 miles

$30 - $45

Train to Hartford, fly  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to Hartford Amtrak
  2. Fly from Hartford (BDL) to Reagan Washington (DCA) BDL - DCA

$106 - $300

Train to New York La Guardia, fly  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Reagan Washington (DCA) LGA - DCA

$139 - $635

Train to Newark, fly  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Reagan Washington (DCA) EWR - DCA

$190 - $693

Train to New York JFK, fly  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Reagan Washington (DCA) JFK - DCA

$151 - $512

Train, line 971 bus to White Plains, fly  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to Stamford Amtrak
  2. Take the line 971 bus from Stamford Transportation Ctr Bay A and N State St to Martine Ave and Court St
  3. Fly from White Plains (HPN) to Reagan Washington (DCA) HPN - DCA

$172 - $765

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from New Haven to Washington. However, there are services departing from New Haven, Ct and arriving at Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. via New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New Haven Union Station station and arriving at Washington Union Station station. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 39 min.

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The distance between New Haven and Washington is 275 miles. The road distance is 309.2 miles.

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The best way to get from New Haven to Washington without a car is to train which takes 4 h 39 min and costs .

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The train from New Haven Union Station to Washington Union Station takes 4 h 39 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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New Haven to Washington bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New Haven, Ct station.

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New Haven to Washington train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at New Haven Union Station.

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The best way to get from New Haven to Washington is to train which takes 4 h 39 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 8 min.

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The quickest flight from Hartford Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 18 min.

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New Haven to Washington bus services, operated by Eastern Bus, arrive at Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. station.

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Map of how to get from New Haven to Washington.
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  • Distance: 275.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 39 min

What companies run services between New Haven, CT, USA and Washington, DC, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from New Haven to Washington 5 times a day. Tickets cost $150 - $410 and the journey takes 4 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Haven to Washington via New York, Ny and New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St. in around 8 h 8 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Hartford to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Hartford to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from White Plains to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Hartford to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $410
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$150 - $300
First Class Seat
$250 - $410
Train from New Haven Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $190
Train from New Haven Union Station to Stamford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to New Carrollton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Seat
$130 - $210
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from New Haven to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$16 - $19
Off-peak onboard
$23 - $25
Onboard
$25 - $35
At station
$24 - $26
Train from New Haven to Stamford
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$11 - $13
Off-peak onboard
$18 - $19
Onboard
$17 - $24
At station
$14 - $18
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to Hartford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Shore Line East
Website
shorelineeast.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to Stamford
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
shorelineeast.com
Bus operators
Washington Deluxe
Website
washny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Times Sq Penn St to Dupont Cir, Washington DC
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23
Book at
gotobus.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 Haven, Ct to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New Haven to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
peterpanbus.com
Eastern Bus
Phone
+1 212-244-6132
Website
easternbus.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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Book at
easternbus.com
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-522-8101
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from Stamford Transportation Ctr Bay A and N State St to Martine Ave and Court St
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
Book at
buypasses.storesecured.com

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New Haven to Washington train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Haven to Washington is 309 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to drive from New Haven to Washington.

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JetBlue Airways and American Airlines offer flights from Hartford Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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