There are 7 ways to get from Plattsburgh to Washington by car ferry, plane, bus, train or car

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Car ferry to Burlington, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Port Kent, NY to Burlington, VT
  2. Fly from Burlington (BTV) to Reagan Washington (DCA) BTV - DCA

$112 - $376

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Bus  •  10 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Plattsburgh, Ny to Albany, Ny
  2. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to New York, Ny 251
  3. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Washington, Dc

$69 - $175

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Fly Plattsburgh to Washington Dulles  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Plattsburgh (PBG) to Washington Dulles (IAD) PBG - IAD

$269 - $1,321

Car ferry to Burlington, fly to Washington Dulles  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Port Kent, NY to Burlington, VT
  2. Fly from Burlington (BTV) to Washington Dulles (IAD) BTV - IAD

$128 - $350

Train  •  11 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Plattsburgh Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station

$193 - $508

Train, bus  •  14 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Plattsburgh Amtrak to Saratoga Springs Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Saratoga Springs, NY to Albany, NY
  3. Take the bus from Albany, NY to New York, NY
  4. Take the bus from New York, NY - Times Sq Penn St to Dupont Cir, Washington DC

$94 - $163

Drive  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Plattsburgh to Washington 527.5 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Plattsburgh to Washington is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 9 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Plattsburgh to Washington is to fly which costs $260 - $1,400 and takes 2 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Plattsburgh to Washington station. However, there are services departing from Plattsburgh Amtrak and arriving at Washington Union Station via Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak and New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 3 min.

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The distance between Plattsburgh and Washington is 444 miles. The road distance is 527.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Plattsburgh to Washington without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 26 min and costs $65 - $180.

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It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to get from Plattsburgh to Washington, including transfers.

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Plattsburgh to Washington train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Plattsburgh Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Plattsburgh to Washington is to fly which takes 2 h 55 min and costs $260 - $1,400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $180 and takes 10 h 26 min, you could also train, which costs $190 - $550 and takes 11 h 3 min.

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The quickest flight from Burlington Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 43 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Plattsburgh to Washington.
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  • Distance: 443.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 44 min

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

United Airlines flies from Plattsburgh to Washington twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Plattsburgh to Washington via Plattsburgh, Ny, Albany, Ny, and New York, Ny in around 10 h 26 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Burlington to Reagan Washington via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Plattsburgh to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Burlington to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Burlington to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Burlington to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Burlington to Reagan Washington via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Burlington to Washington Dulles via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Plattsburgh Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$180 - $260
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $250
Train from Plattsburgh Amtrak to Saratoga Springs Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Albany to New York
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$45 - $65
Economy Plus
$70 - $100
Business
$65 - $95
Business Plus/Sleeper
$120 - $170
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
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 Plattsburgh, Ny to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Albany, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from New York, Ny to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
peterpanbus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Saratoga Springs, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Book at
trailwaysny.com
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
Ferry operators
Lake Champlain Ferries
Website
ferries.com
Car ferry from Port Kent, NY to Burlington, VT
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
ferries.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Plattsburgh to Washington is 527 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 11 min to drive from Plattsburgh to Washington.

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United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Burlington Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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There are 846+ hotels available in Washington. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Plattsburgh to Plattsburgh Airport is to taxi which takes 5 min and costs $11 - $14.

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