There are 7 ways to get from Reston to Charlottesville by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak Crescent / ...

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Bus  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Springfield to Charlottesville, Va 3925 / ...

$25 - $54

5 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Reston to Charlottesville 105 miles

$10 - $15

Fly to Charlottesville  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Charlottesville (CHO) IAD - CHO

$255 - $495

Fly to Staunton, drive  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Staunton (SHD) IAD - SHD
  2. Drive from Staunton to Charlottesville

$130 - $663

Fly to Richmond, bus  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Richmond (RIC) IAD - RIC
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va

$208 - $454

Shuttle  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Washington Dulles Airport to Charlottesville

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No, there is no direct bus from Reston to Charlottesville. However, there are services departing from N Shore Dr @ Lake Anne Village Ctr and arriving at Charlottesville, Va via Jones Branch Dr @ Park Run Dr and Springfield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 21 min.

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The distance between Reston and Charlottesville is 90 miles. The road distance is 105 miles.

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The best way to get from Reston to Charlottesville without a car is to train which takes 3 h 52 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to get from Reston to Charlottesville, including transfers.

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Reston to Charlottesville bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Springfield station.

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The best way to get from Reston to Charlottesville is to train which takes 3 h 52 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 21 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 2 h 21 min.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Charlottesville Airport is the direct flight which takes 51 min.

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Reston to Charlottesville bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Charlottesville, Va station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reston to Charlottesville is 105 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 10 min to drive from Reston to Charlottesville.

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United Airlines offers flights from Washington Dulles Airport to Charlottesville Airport.

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Map of how to get from Reston to Charlottesville.
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  • Distance: 89.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 52 min

What companies run services between Reston, VA, USA and Charlottesville, VA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Reston to Charlottesville 3 times a day, and the journey takes 1 h 58 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Reston to Charlottesville hourly. Tickets cost $16 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Washington Dulles to Staunton
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Washington Dulles to Richmond
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Alexandria Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
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 Springfield to Charlottesville, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
AC Airport Cab & Wahoo Cab
Phone
+1 (434) 981-0585
Website
visitcharlottesville.org
Shuttle from Washington Dulles Airport to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
visitcharlottesville.org

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There are 81+ hotels available in Charlottesville. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Reston to Washington Dulles Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs .

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