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There are 11 ways to get from UNION STATION station to Blue Ridge Parkway by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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, bus, taxi  •  8h 32m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Roanoke
  2. Take the bus from Roanoke to Wytheville
  3. Take a taxi from Wytheville to Blue Ridge Parkway

$197 - $306

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  9h 58m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Greensboro Crescent / ...
  2. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Wilkesboro Town Hall Westbound

$137 - $174

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Bus  •  9h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to Greensboro 2470
  2. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Wilkesboro Town Hall Westbound

Bus, taxi  •  10h

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Lynchburg, VA - Kemper Street Station
  2. Take the bus from Lynchburg to Wytheville
  3. Take a taxi from Wytheville to Blue Ridge Parkway

$172 - $231

Drive  •  6h 11m

  1. Drive from UNION STATION station to Blue Ridge Parkway 352.1 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Reagan Washington to Charlotte, bus, drive  •  6h 20m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Charlotte (CLT) DCA - CLT
  2. Take the bus from Charlotte Airport to Hickory Airport
  3. Drive from Hickory Airport to Blue Ridge Parkway

$183 - $458

Train to Baltimore, fly to Charlotte, bus, drive  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Charlotte (CLT) BWI - CLT
  3. Take the bus from Charlotte Airport to Hickory Airport
  4. Drive from Hickory Airport to Blue Ridge Parkway

$177 - $435

Fly Washington Dulles to Charlotte, bus, drive  •  7h 18m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Charlotte (CLT) IAD - CLT
  2. Take the bus from Charlotte Airport to Hickory Airport
  3. Drive from Hickory Airport to Blue Ridge Parkway

$180 - $484

Fly Reagan Washington to Greensboro/High Point, line 17 bus, bus, taxi  •  7h 58m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Greensboro/High Point (GSO) DCA - GSO
  2. Take the line 17 bus from Coble Transportation Center to Winston-Salem Transportation Center
  3. Take the bus from Winston-Salem to Wilkesboro Town Hall
  4. Take a taxi from Wilkesboro Town Hall to Blue Ridge Parkway

Fly Washington Dulles to Greensboro/High Point, line 17 bus, bus, taxi  •  8h 57m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Greensboro/High Point (GSO) IAD - GSO
  2. Take the line 17 bus from Coble Transportation Center to Winston-Salem Transportation Center
  3. Take the bus from Winston-Salem to Wilkesboro Town Hall
  4. Take a taxi from Wilkesboro Town Hall to Blue Ridge Parkway

Fly Washington Dulles to Roanoke, bus, taxi  •  8h 22m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Roanoke (ROA) IAD - ROA
  2. Take the bus from Roanoke to Wytheville
  3. Take a taxi from Wytheville to Blue Ridge Parkway

$246 - $496

UNION STATION station → Blue Ridge Parkway
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The cheapest way to get from UNION STATION station to Blue Ridge Parkway is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6h 11m.

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The fastest way to get from UNION STATION station to Blue Ridge Parkway is to drive which takes 6h 11m and costs $30 - $50.

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The distance between UNION STATION station and Blue Ridge Parkway is 282 miles. The road distance is 352.1 miles.

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The best way to get from UNION STATION station to Blue Ridge Parkway without a car is to train and bus and taxi which takes 8h 32m and costs $190 - $310.

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It takes approximately 8h 32m to get from UNION STATION station to Blue Ridge Parkway, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Charlotte Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 27m.

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Yes, the driving distance between UNION STATION station to Blue Ridge Parkway is 352 miles. It takes approximately 6h 11m to drive from UNION STATION station to Blue Ridge Parkway.

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American Airlines offers flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Charlotte Airport.

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There are three+ hotels available in Blue Ridge Parkway. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from UNION STATION station to Blue Ridge Parkway.
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  • Distance: 281.6 miles
  • Duration: 8h 32m

What companies run services between UNION STATION station, DC, USA and Blue Ridge Parkway, NC, USA?

You can take a bus from UNION STATION station to Blue Ridge Parkway via Washington DC, Greensboro, Greensboro, Nc, and Wilkesboro Town Hall in around 9h 57m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $370
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Wilmington
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $370
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Columbia
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $370
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Myrtle Beach
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $370
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $370
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $370
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Charleston
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $370
Flights from Baltimore to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $370
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $330
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Flights from Washington Dulles to Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $350
Flights from Washington Dulles to Roanoke
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
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 Washington Union Station to Roanoke
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $100
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 Washington Union Station to Greensboro
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$75 - $110
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $110
First Class
$75 - $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 Roanoke to Wytheville
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Lynchburg to Wytheville
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $28
Flexible
$35 - $55
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Washington DC to Greensboro
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Sunway Charters
Phone
+1 704-348-1200
Email
info@sunwaycharters.com
Website
sunwaycharters.com
Bus from Greensboro, Nc to Wilkesboro Town Hall
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
sunwaycharters.com
Bus from Winston-Salem to Wilkesboro Town Hall
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
sunwaycharters.com
Virginia Breeze
Email
support@virginiabreeze.org
Website
virginiabreeze.org
Bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Lynchburg, VA - Kemper Street Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
virginiabreeze.org
Hickory Hop
Website
hickoryhop.com
Bus from Charlotte Airport to Hickory Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
hickoryhop.com
PART NC
Phone
+1 336-662-0002
Website
partnc.org
Bus from Coble Transportation Center to Winston-Salem Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
partnc.org
Other operators
Taxi from Wytheville to Blue Ridge Parkway
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Estimated price
$120 - $160

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