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

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Train  •  5h 53m

  1. Take the train from Derby to Stamford Waterbury
  2. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station Acela Express

$151 - $393

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9h 25m

  1. Take the bus from New Haven, Ct to New York, Ny 2021 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St. to Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. NYC-Washington DC

$39 - $64

8 alternative options

Train via New York Penn Station  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the train from Bridgeport to Grand Central New Haven
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station Acela Express / ...

$136 - $376

Train, bus  •  7h 50m

  1. Take the train from Bridgeport to Grand Central New Haven
  2. Take the bus from New York to Washington DC

$39 - $67

Drive  •  5h 19m

  1. Drive from Shelton to Washington 300.7 miles

$29 - $45

Train to New York La Guardia, fly  •  5h 38m

  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 White Plains, fly  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the train from Derby to Stamford
  2. Fly from White Plains (HPN) to Reagan Washington (DCA) HPN - DCA

$177 - $634

Train to Newark, fly  •  5h 40m

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

$139 - $545

Train, train to New York JFK, fly  •  5h 41m

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

$147 - $508

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

  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 State Street Station to Hartford Amtrak Station
  3. Fly from Hartford (BDL) to Reagan Washington (DCA) BDL - DCA

$107 - $306

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The cheapest way to get from Shelton to Washington is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Shelton to Washington is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5h 19m.

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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 9h 25m.

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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 Stamford Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 53m.

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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 5h 53m and costs $150 - $400.

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It takes approximately 5h 53m to get from Shelton to Washington, including transfers.

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Shelton to Washington bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New Haven, Ct station.

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Shelton to Washington train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), depart from Derby station.

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The best way to get from Shelton to Washington is to train which takes 5h 53m and costs $150 - $400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $65 and takes 9h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Shelton to Washington.
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  • Distance: 268.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 53m

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

You can take a train from Shelton to Washington via Stamford and Stamford Amtrak Station in around 5h 53m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Shelton to Washington via Chapel St and Orange St, Temple St and Chapel St, Union Ave and Union Station, New Haven, Ct, New York, Ny, and New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St. in around 9h 25m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from White Plains to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Hartford to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Hartford to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Hartford to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Derby to Stamford
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $23
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$11 - $13
Off-peak onboard
$17 - $19
Onboard
$16 - $23
At station
$13 - $17
Train from Bridgeport to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
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
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 Stamford Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$140 - $280
First Class Seat
$230 - $370
Train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Train from Stamford Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven State Street Station to Hartford Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 4 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 New Haven, Ct to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New Haven to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
peterpanbus.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
4h 30m
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
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
Book at
buypasses.storesecured.com

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 19m.

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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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Shelton to Washington train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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

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

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There are 853+ hotels available in Washington. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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