There are 10 ways to get from Shelton to Washington by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Bridgeport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Northeast Regional / ...

$91 - $225

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Bus Eastern Bus  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from New Haven, CT to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St. to Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. Southbound

$31 - $36

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Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Bridgeport Amtrak to New York Penn Station Northeast Regional / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station Acela Express / ...

$196 - $545

Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Bridgeport, Ct to New York, Ny 3469 / ...
  2. Take the bus from NY Port Authority Bus Terminal to Washington, DC - Union Station 2407 / ...

$38 - $109

Drive  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Shelton to Washington 300.7 miles

$29 - $45

Train to New York La Guardia, fly  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Bridgeport to Grand Central
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Reagan Washington (DCA) LGA - DCA

$87 - $488

Train to Newark, fly  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Bridgeport to Grand Central
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Reagan Washington (DCA) EWR - DCA

$139 - $545

Train, bus to White Plains, fly  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Derby to Bridgeport
  2. Take the bus from Bridgeport, Ct to White Plains, Ny
  3. Fly from White Plains (HPN) to Reagan Washington (DCA) HPN - DCA

$181 - $645

Line 255 bus, train to Hartford, fly  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the line 255 bus from Howe Ave and Cornell St to Chapel St and Orange St
  2. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to Hartford Amtrak
  3. Fly from Hartford (BDL) to Reagan Washington (DCA) BDL - DCA

$108 - $310

Train to New York JFK, fly  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Bridgeport Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Reagan Washington (DCA) JFK - DCA

$155 - $528

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Shelton to Washington. However, there are services departing from Howe Ave and Cornell St and arriving at Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. via Temple St and Chapel St, New Haven, CT and New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Shelton to Washington station. However, there are services departing from Derby and arriving at Washington Union Station via Bridgeport Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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The distance between Shelton and Washington is 269 miles. The road distance is 300.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Shelton to Washington without a car is to train which takes 6 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 30 min to get from Shelton to Washington, including transfers.

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Shelton to Washington bus services, operated by DATTCO, depart from New Haven, CT station.

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Shelton to Washington train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, depart from Bridgeport Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Shelton to Washington is to train which takes 6 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Shelton to Washington bus services, operated by Eastern Bus, arrive at Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. station.

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Map of how to get from Shelton to Washington.
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  • Distance: 268.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 30 min

What companies run services between Shelton, CT, USA and Washington, DC, USA?

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Shelton to Washington every 4 hours. Tickets cost $85 - $210 and the journey takes 5 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Shelton to Washington via Bridgeport, Bridgeport, Ct, New York, Ny, and NY Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 7 h 5 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from White Plains to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Hartford to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Hartford to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Hartford to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bridgeport Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $140
Business Seat
$130 - $210
Train from Bridgeport Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Seat
$100 - $190
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Bridgeport to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $29
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$14 - $16
Off-peak onboard
$20 - $22
Onboard
$21 - $29
At station
$19 - $22
Train from Derby to Bridgeport
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$7 - $9
Off-peak onboard
$13 - $15
Onboard
$11 - $15
At station
$6 - $11
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to Hartford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
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 Bridgeport, Ct to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $29
Bus from New York, Ny to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Bus from Bridgeport, Ct to White Plains, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from NY Port Authority Bus Terminal to Washington, DC - Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
peterpanbus.com
DATTCO
Phone
1-860-229-4878
Website
dattco.com
Bus from New Haven, CT to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Eastern Bus
Phone
+1 212-244-6132
Website
easternbus.com
Bus from New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St. to Washington, DC - 715 H St NW.
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Book at
easternbus.com
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-522-8101
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from Howe Ave and Cornell St to Chapel St and Orange St
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
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Shelton to Washington train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shelton to Washington is 301 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to drive from Shelton to Washington.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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There are 848+ hotels available in Washington. Prices start at $87 USD per night.

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