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

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Fly from Reagan Washington, taxi

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Norfolk (ORF)
  2. Take a taxi from Norfolk to Elizabeth City

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Alexandria to Newport News
  2. Take the bus from Hampton to Elizabeth City

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Train to Baltimore, fly, taxi

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Norfolk (ORF)
  3. Take a taxi from Norfolk to Elizabeth City

Train, taxi

  1. Take the train from Alexandria to Norfolk
  2. Take a taxi from Norfolk to Elizabeth City

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Hampton
  2. Take the bus from Hampton to Elizabeth City

Bus via Norfolk

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC to Norfolk, VA
  2. Take the bus from Hampton to Elizabeth City

Drive

  1. Drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Elizabeth City
Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) → Elizabeth City
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The cheapest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Elizabeth City is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Elizabeth City is to fly and taxi which costs $210 - $410 and takes 2h 3m.

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It is 183 miles from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Elizabeth City. It is approximately 239.6 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Elizabeth City without a car is to train and taxi which takes 6h 23m and costs $150 - $290.

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It takes approximately 2h 3m to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Elizabeth City, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Norfolk Airport is the direct flight which takes 58 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Elizabeth City is 240 miles. It takes approximately 4h 13m to drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Elizabeth City.

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

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There are 10+ hotels available in Elizabeth City. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Elizabeth City.
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  • Distance: 183.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 3m

What companies run services between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA), USA and Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, NC, USA?

You can take a bus from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Elizabeth City via GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station, UNION STATION station, Washington, Hampton, and Elizabeth City in around 8h 12m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$12 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$24 - $70
Business Class Seat
$35 - $95
Train from Alexandria to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$20 - $65
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $120
Business Class Seat
$65 - $160
Train from Alexandria to Newport News
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $110
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$18 - $60
Reserved Coach Seat
$30 - $110
Business Class Seat
$60 - $150
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to BWI RAIL STATION MARC nb
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $8
More information at
Maryland Transit
Senior / Disability
$2 - $4
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$15 - $40
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$26 - $75
Business Seat - Adult
$29 - $80
First Class - Child 2-12
$50 - $85
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$95 - $150
First Class - Adult
$100 - $160
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
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 Washington to Hampton
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $70
Bus from Hampton to Elizabeth City
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$30 - $45
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Email
pr@ourbus.com
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC to Norfolk, VA
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Norfolk to Elizabeth City
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Black & White Cabs of Virginia Beach
Phone
+1 757-855-3334
Website
vabeachblackandwhitecabs.com

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