There are 9 ways to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Washington by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train  •  3 h 6 min

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

$120 - $340

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Washington, Dc 2909 / ...

$16 - $65

7 alternative options

Bus Eastern Bus  •  4 h 37 min

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

$22 - $23

Drive  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Washington 230.1 miles

$22 - $35

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Reagan Washington  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take the subway from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Reagan Washington (DCA) LGA - DCA

$67 - $444

Fly Newark to Reagan Washington  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Reagan Washington (DCA) EWR - DCA

$114 - $501

Train to New York JFK, fly to Reagan Washington  •  3 h 26 min

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

$79 - $323

Fly Newark to Washington Dulles  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Washington Dulles (IAD) EWR - IAD

$110 - $375

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Washington Dulles  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the subway from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Washington Dulles (IAD) LGA - IAD

$113 - $448

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Washington is to bus which costs $22 - $23 and takes 4 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Washington is to subway and fly which costs $65 - $450 and takes 2 h 51 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, Ny and arriving at Washington, Dc. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at Washington Union Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 53 min.

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The distance between Port Authority Bus Terminal and Washington is 208 miles. The road distance is 230.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Washington without a car is to train which takes 3 h 6 min and costs $120 - $340.

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The train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station takes 2 h 53 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Port Authority Bus Terminal to Washington bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York, Ny station.

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Map of how to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Washington.
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  • Distance: 207.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 6 min

What companies run services between Port Authority Bus Terminal, NY, USA and Washington, DC, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Washington hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $340 and the journey takes 2 h 53 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Washington every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $27 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 19 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
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 Newark to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles via Hartford
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles via Providence
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
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 New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
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
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
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
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Washington, DC
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Book at
ourbus.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
Washington Deluxe
Website
washny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Times Sq Penn St to Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23
Book at
gotobus.com

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