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There are 7 ways to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Danville by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Reagan Washington to Greensboro/High Point, train  •  4h 19m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Greensboro/High Point (GSO) DCA - GSO
  2. Take the train from Greensboro to Danville Amtrak Station

$181 - $382

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Train  •  5h 40m

  1. Take the train from Alexandria to Danville Amtrak Station Crescent

$37 - $57

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Fly Reagan Washington to Raleigh/Durham, bus, train  •  6h 46m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) DCA - RDU
  2. Take the bus from Durham to Greensboro
  3. Take the train from Greensboro to Danville Amtrak Station

$153 - $387

Fly Washington Dulles to Greensboro/High Point, train  •  6h 36m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Greensboro/High Point (GSO) IAD - GSO
  2. Take the train from Greensboro to Danville Amtrak Station

$173 - $229

Fly Washington Dulles to Charlottesville, train  •  6h 50m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Charlottesville (CHO) IAD - CHO
  2. Take the train from Charlottesville to Danville Amtrak Station

$160 - $296

Bus  •  8h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Pentagon Metro to University Commuter Lot 612 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Gainesville, VA - University Boulevard Park & Ride to Danville, VA - Transit System Hub Piedmont Express

$41 - $63

Drive  •  4h 48m

  1. Drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Danville 248.9 miles

$24 - $35

Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Danville by subway and train

The journey time between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Danville is around 4h 50m and covers a distance of around 233 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 45m. Operated by Metro Washington DC and Amtrak, the Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Danville service departs from NATIONAL AIRPORT station and arrives in Danville Amtrak Station. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 50m
Fastest journey time:
4h 45m
Journey distance:
233 miles
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$37
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
18:31
Last service departs at:
18:37

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Danville subway and train schedules

Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) → Danville
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Danville is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 4h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Danville is to fly and train which costs $180 - $390 and takes 4h 19m.

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No, there is no direct train from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) station to Danville station. However, there are services departing from NATIONAL AIRPORT station and arriving at Danville Amtrak Station via Alexandria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 40m.

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The distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Danville is 204 miles. The road distance is 248.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Danville without a car is to train which takes 5h 40m and costs $35 - $60.

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It takes approximately 4h 19m to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Danville, including transfers.

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Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Danville train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Alexandria station.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Danville is to train which takes 5h 40m and costs $35 - $60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $65 and takes 8h 11m.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Greensboro/High Point Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Danville train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Danville Amtrak Station.

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Map of how to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Danville.
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  • Distance: 203.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 19m

What companies run services between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA), USA and Danville, VA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Alexandria to Danville Amtrak Station twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 4h 33m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Danville via PENTAGON station, Pentagon Metro, University Commuter Lot, and Gainesville, VA - University Boulevard Park & Ride in around 8h 11m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $350
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $340
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $330
Flights from Reagan Washington to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $330
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Greensboro to Danville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Train from Charlottesville to Danville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$45 - $65
Train from Alexandria to Danville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
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 Durham to Greensboro
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$29 - $45
Omniride
Phone
+1 703-730-6664
Website
omniride.com
Bus from Pentagon Metro to University Commuter Lot
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Schedules at
omniride.com
Virginia Breeze
Email
support@virginiabreeze.org
Website
virginiabreeze.org
Bus from Gainesville, VA - University Boulevard Park & Ride to Danville, VA - Transit System Hub
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
virginiabreeze.org

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Yes, the driving distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Danville is 249 miles. It takes approximately 4h 48m to drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Danville.

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American Airlines offers flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Greensboro/High Point Airport.

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