There are 6 ways to get from Norfolk to Fairfax by plane, subway, train, bus or car

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Fly to Reagan Washington, subway  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Norfolk (ORF) to Reagan Washington (DCA) ORF - DCA
  2. Take the subway from ROSSLYN station to VIENNA station

$137 - $283

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Bus  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Norfolk, Va to Richmond, Va 3564 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Springfield 4407 / ...

$35 - $79

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Fly to Washington Dulles, subway  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Norfolk (ORF) to Washington Dulles (IAD) ORF - IAD
  2. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to EAST FALLS CHURCH station
  3. Take the subway from EAST FALLS CHURCH station to VIENNA station

$141 - $316

Fly to Baltimore, subway  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Norfolk (ORF) to Baltimore (BWI) ORF - BWI
  2. Take the subway from NEW CARROLLTON station to VIENNA station

$159 - $488

Train  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Norfolk Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak Northeast Regional

$86 - $205

Drive  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Norfolk to Fairfax 188 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Norfolk to Fairfax is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Norfolk to Fairfax is to fly and subway which costs $130 - $290 and takes 1 h 57 min.

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The distance between Norfolk and Fairfax is 150 miles. The road distance is 188 miles.

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The best way to get from Norfolk to Fairfax without a car is to train which takes 4 h 56 min and costs $85 - $210.

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It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to get from Norfolk to Fairfax, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Norfolk to Fairfax is to train which takes 4 h 56 min and costs $85 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $80 and takes 6 h 33 min.

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The quickest flight from Norfolk Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 2 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Norfolk to Fairfax is 188 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 17 min to drive from Norfolk to Fairfax.

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American Airlines offers flights from Norfolk Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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There are 621+ hotels available in Fairfax. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Norfolk to Norfolk Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs $22 - $27.

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Map of how to get from Norfolk to Fairfax.
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  • Distance: 149.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 57 min

What companies run services between Norfolk, VA, USA and Fairfax, VA, USA?

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Norfolk to Fairfax once daily. Tickets cost $80 - $200 and the journey takes 4 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Norfolk to Fairfax via Richmond, Va, Springfield, Franconia Springfield Metro, KING STREET station, and King St Station & Bus Bay D in around 6 h 33 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Norfolk to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Norfolk to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Norfolk to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from ROSSLYN station to VIENNA station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to EAST FALLS CHURCH station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from EAST FALLS CHURCH station to VIENNA station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from NEW CARROLLTON station to VIENNA station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Norfolk Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
Bus operators
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 Norfolk, Va to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $35
Bus from Richmond, Va to Springfield
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35

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