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

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Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from New Paltz to New York, NY Phk 0707 / ...
  2. Take the bus from NY Port Authority Bus Terminal to Washington, DC - Union Station 2407 / ...

$39 - $93

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Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie to New York VIA Rail / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station Acela Express / ...

$146 - $417

Train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie to New York VIA Rail / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Carrollton Amtrak Northeast Regional / ...

$108 - $281

Bus Greyhound USA  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Newburgh, NY to New York, NY - 40th and 8th 714 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to New Carrollton, Md 2905 / ...

$48 - $127

Drive  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Drive from New Paltz to Washington 299.7 miles

$29 - $45

Train to New York La Guardia, fly  •  5 h 49 min

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

$94 - $523

Bus to White Plains, fly  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from New Paltz, NY to White Plains, NY
  2. Fly from White Plains (HPN) to Reagan Washington (DCA) HPN - DCA

$184 - $634

Train to Newark, fly  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie to New York
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Reagan Washington (DCA) EWR - DCA

$144 - $581

Train to New York JFK, fly  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie to New York
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Reagan Washington (DCA) JFK - DCA

$106 - $400

Train to Albany, fly  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
  2. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Reagan Washington (DCA) ALB - DCA

$132 - $324

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No, there is no direct bus from New Paltz to Washington station. However, there are services departing from New Paltz and arriving at Washington, DC - Union Station via NY Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 53 min.

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The distance between New Paltz and Washington is 252 miles. The road distance is 299.7 miles.

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The best way to get from New Paltz to Washington without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to get from New Paltz to Washington, including transfers.

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New Paltz to Washington bus services, operated by Trailways New York, depart from New Paltz station.

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The best way to get from New Paltz to Washington is to bus which takes 5 h 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 6 h 32 min.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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New Paltz to Washington bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Washington, DC - Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Paltz to Washington is 300 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to drive from New Paltz to Washington.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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  • Distance: 252.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 53 min

What companies run services between New Paltz, NY, USA and Washington, DC, USA?

You can take a bus from New Paltz to Washington via New York, NY and NY Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 5 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from New Paltz to Washington via Poughkeepsie Train Station, Poughkeepsie, New York, and New York Penn Station in around 6 h 32 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from White Plains to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
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 Albany to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $370
Flights from Albany to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $370
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 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Albany to Reagan Washington via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Albany to Reagan Washington via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Poughkeepsie to New York
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$25 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $65
Business Plus/Sleeper
$85 - $120
Train from Poughkeepsie to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$25 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $65
Business Plus/Sleeper
$80 - $120
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 Poughkeepsie Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
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 York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to New Carrollton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New Paltz to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $29
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trailwaysny.com
Bus from New Paltz, NY to White Plains, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from NY Port Authority Bus Terminal to Washington, DC - Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
peterpanbus.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 Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Bus from New York, Ny to New Carrollton, Md
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65

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