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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 54 min

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

$34 - $77

Cheapest option

Line 402 bus, bus  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the line 402 bus from Tysons Corner Metro Bay F to Franconia-Springfield Metro Bay E 402
  2. Take the bus from Springfield to Charlottesville, Va 3925 / ...

$25 - $52

5 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Reston to Charlottesville 105 miles

$10 - $15

Fly to Charlottesville  •  2 h 20 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 57 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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The cheapest way to get from Reston to Charlottesville is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 2 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reston to Charlottesville is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 2 h 10 min.

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

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It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to get from Reston to Charlottesville, including transfers.

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

Amtrak operates a train from Reston to Charlottesville twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $70 and the journey takes 1 h 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Reston to Charlottesville via TYSONS CORNER station, Tysons Corner Metro Bay F, Franconia-Springfield Metro Bay E, and Springfield in around 5 h 8 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
53 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
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Alexandria Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Fairfax Connector
Phone
703-339-7200
Email
fairfaxconnector@fairfaxcounty.gov
Website
fairfaxconnector.com
Bus from Tysons Corner Metro Bay F to Franconia-Springfield Metro Bay E
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
fairfaxcounty.gov
Greyhound USA
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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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