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There are 8 ways to get from San Diego to Walter E. Washington Convention Center by plane, train, night bus, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly San Diego to Reagan Washington  •  8h 3m

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Reagan Washington (DCA) SAN - DCA

7 alternative options

Fly San Diego to Washington Dulles  •  7h 29m

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Washington Dulles (IAD) SAN - IAD

Fly San Diego to Baltimore, train  •  7h 33m

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Baltimore (BWI) SAN - BWI
  2. Take the train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Washington Union Station

Train to Los Angeles, fly to Reagan Washington  •  10h 22m

  1. Take the train from San Diego to Los Angeles
  2. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Reagan Washington (DCA) LAX - DCA

Fly San Diego to Philadelphia, train  •  9h 38m

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Philadelphia (PHL) SAN - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia to Washington Union Station

Train  •  2 days 15h

  1. Take the train from San Diego to Fullerton Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Fullerton Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Rockville Amtrak

Night bus, bus  •  2 days 19h

  1. Take the night bus from San Diego to Los Angeles Downtown
  2. Take the bus from El Monte to Pittsburgh
  3. Take the bus from Pittsburgh to Washington

Drive  •  42h 35m

  1. Drive from San Diego to Walter E. Washington Convention Center 2686.8 miles

San Diego to Walter E. Washington Convention Center by train, subway and walk

The journey time between San Diego and Walter E. Washington Convention Center is around 2 days 18h and covers a distance of around 3091 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 4h 15m. The fastest journey normally takes 2 days 18h. Services are operated by Amtrak and Metro Washington DC. Typically four services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2 days 13h
Layover time:
4h 15m
Total time:
2 days 18h

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2 days 18h
Journey distance:
3091 miles
Services per week:
4
Cheapest price:
$300
Carbon emissions:
260 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
15:58
Last service departs at:
15:58

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

San Diego to Walter E. Washington Convention Center train, subway and walk schedules

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The cheapest way to get from San Diego to Walter E. Washington Convention Center is to fly and train which costs $100 - $420 and takes 7h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to Walter E. Washington Convention Center is to fly which costs $160 - $450 and takes 7h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to Walter E. Washington Convention Center. However, there are services departing from San Diego and arriving at Massachusetts Avenue and 7th Street NW via Cesar E Chavez / Vignes, El Monte, Pittsburgh and North Capitol Street and Massachusetts Avenue NW. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 19h.

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No, there is no direct train from San Diego to Walter E. Washington Convention Center station. However, there are services departing from San Diego and arriving at GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station via Fullerton Amtrak Station, Chicago Union Station and ROCKVILLE station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 15h.

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The distance between San Diego and Walter E. Washington Convention Center is 2284 miles. The road distance is 2686.8 miles.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Walter E. Washington Convention Center without a car is to train which takes 2 days 15h and costs $300 - $450.

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It takes approximately 8h 3m to get from San Diego to Walter E. Washington Convention Center, including transfers.

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San Diego to Walter E. Washington Convention Center bus services, operated by FlixBus-us, depart from San Diego station.

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San Diego to Walter E. Washington Convention Center train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from San Diego station.

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The best way to get from San Diego to Walter E. Washington Convention Center is to fly which takes 8h 3m and costs $70 - $430. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $300 - $450 and takes 2 days 15h.

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  • Distance: 2283.9 miles
  • Duration: 8h 3m

What companies run services between San Diego, CA, USA and Walter E. Washington Convention Center, DC, USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from San Diego to Walter E. Washington Convention Center hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from San Diego to Walter E. Washington Convention Center via Fullerton Amtrak Station, Chicago Union Station, Rockville Amtrak, ROCKVILLE station, and GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station in around 2 days 15h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Reagan Washington via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Reagan Washington via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Reagan Washington via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Reagan Washington via Austin
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from San Diego to Reagan Washington via Nashville
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Washington Dulles via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Washington Dulles via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Baltimore via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Baltimore via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Baltimore via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Baltimore via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Baltimore via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Baltimore via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Reagan Washington via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $2,300
Flights from Los Angeles to Reagan Washington via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $2,300
Flights from Los Angeles to Reagan Washington via Austin
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $2,300
Flights from San Diego to Philadelphia via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Philadelphia via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Philadelphia via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Philadelphia via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from San Diego to Reagan Washington via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from San Diego to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from San Diego to Washington Dulles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from San Diego to Washington Dulles via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from San Diego to Baltimore via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Flights from San Diego to Baltimore via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Flights from Los Angeles to Reagan Washington via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Los Angeles to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from San Diego to Philadelphia via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Reagan Washington via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Reagan Washington via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Reagan Washington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Washington Dulles via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Los Angeles to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Los Angeles to Reagan Washington via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from San Diego to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from San Diego to Philadelphia via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Reagan Washington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Washington Dulles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Washington Dulles via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $500
Flights from Los Angeles to Reagan Washington via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $550
Flights from Los Angeles to Reagan Washington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Flights from Los Angeles to Reagan Washington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $550
Flights from San Diego to Philadelphia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $550
Flights from San Diego to Philadelphia via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Philadelphia via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Philadelphia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Diego to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from San Diego to Reagan Washington via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $900
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$12 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$24 - $70
Business Class Seat
$35 - $95
Train from Philadelphia to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $100
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$16 - $50
Reserved Coach Seat
$30 - $100
Business Class Seat
$55 - $140
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$70 - $100
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$70 - $100
Business Seat - Child
$65 - $95
First Class - Adult
$110 - $170
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$110 - $170
First Class - Child
$110 - $160
Train from Philadelphia to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$110 - $160
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$110 - $150
Business Seat - Child
$100 - $150
First Class - Adult
$170 - $240
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$170 - $240
First Class - Child
$170 - $240
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Train from San Diego to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
Train from Philadelphia to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
Train from San Diego to Fullerton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Fullerton Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
42h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$190 - $280
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Premium
$500 - $750
Flexi Coach Seat
$420 - $650
Business Seat
$450 - $650
Train from Chicago Union Station to Rockville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
16h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Premium
$290 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Seat
$170 - $240
Bus operators
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Night bus from San Diego to Los Angeles Downtown
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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 El Monte to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
2 days 6h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$230 - $330
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$230 - $330
Flexible
$330 - $470
Bus from Pittsburgh to Washington
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $85

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There is no direct flight from San Diego Airport to Reagan Washington Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 20m and has one stopover.

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San Diego to Walter E. Washington Convention Center bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Washington station.

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Walter E. Washington Convention Center is 3h ahead of San Diego. It is currently 1:16 PM in San Diego and 4:16 PM in Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

San Diego to Walter E. Washington Convention Center train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Rockville Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Diego to Walter E. Washington Convention Center is 2687 miles. It takes approximately 42h 35m to drive from San Diego to Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

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Frontier Airlines, Delta, United Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from San Diego Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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There are 634+ hotels available in Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Diego to San Diego Airport is to line 992 bus which takes 15 min and costs $1 - $5.

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