Directions from Reading to Washington

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Recommended option

Bus  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Nyc
  2. 4695 / ...

$31 - $57

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Nyc

$128 - $321

Drive  •  2 h 38 min

  1. 143.2 miles

$14 - $21

Bus to Lancaster, fly to Baltimore, train  •  3 h 31 min

  1. LNS - BWI

$109 - $240

Bus to Philadelphia, fly to Reagan Washington  •  5 h 11 min

  1. PHL - DCA

$186 - $464

Bus to Philadelphia, fly to Washington Dulles  •  5 h 37 min

  1. PHL - IAD

$212 - $838

Bus to Philadelphia, fly to Baltimore, train  •  5 h 40 min

  1. PHL - BWI

$289 - $735

What companies run services between Reading, PA, USA and Washington, DC, USA?

You can take a bus from Reading to Washington via York and York, Pa in around 4 h 46 min.

Airlines
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Lancaster to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Lancaster Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Bus operators
Bieber Transportation Group
Website
biebergroup.com
Bus from Reading to York
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
biebergroup.com
Bus from Reading to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
biebergroup.com
Bus from Reading to 30th St. Station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
biebergroup.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from York, Pa to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$27 - $35

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Reading and Washington is 186 km. The road distance is 229 km.

The cheapest way to get from Reading to Washington is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 38 min.

The quickest way to get from Reading to Washington is to drive which takes 2 h 38 min and costs $14 - $21.

No, there is no direct bus from Reading to Washington. However, there are services departing from Reading and arriving at Washington, Dc via York, Pa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 46 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 46 min to get from Reading to Washington, including transfers.