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There are 6 ways to get from UNION STATION station to Emerald Isle by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  9h 4m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Wilson Palmetto / ...
  2. Take the bus from Wilson to Havelock Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Cheapest option

Fly Reagan Washington to Wilmington, bus, taxi  •  5h 47m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Wilmington (ILM) DCA - ILM
  2. Take the bus from Wilmington to Jacksonville
  3. Take a taxi from Jacksonville to Emerald Isle

$181 - $427

4 alternative options

Bus  •  12h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Raleigh
  2. Take the bus from Raleigh to Wilson
  3. Take the bus from Wilson to Havelock

Drive  •  6h 28m

  1. Drive from UNION STATION station to Emerald Isle 377.6 miles

$35 - $55

Fly Washington Dulles to Wilmington, bus, taxi  •  6h 53m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Wilmington (ILM) IAD - ILM
  2. Take the bus from Wilmington to Jacksonville
  3. Take a taxi from Jacksonville to Emerald Isle

$268 - $433

Fly Reagan Washington to Myrtle Beach, bus, taxi  •  8h 13m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Myrtle Beach (MYR) DCA - MYR
  2. Take the bus from Myrtle Beach to Jacksonville
  3. Take a taxi from Jacksonville to Emerald Isle

$194 - $331

UNION STATION station → Emerald Isle
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The cheapest way to get from UNION STATION station to Emerald Isle is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6h 28m.

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The fastest way to get from UNION STATION station to Emerald Isle is to fly and bus and taxi which takes 5h 47m and costs $180 - $430.

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The distance between UNION STATION station and Emerald Isle is 293 miles. The road distance is 377.6 miles.

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The best way to get from UNION STATION station to Emerald Isle without a car is to train and bus which takes 9h 4m and costs .

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It takes approximately 9h 4m to get from UNION STATION station to Emerald Isle, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Wilmington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 17m.

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Yes, the driving distance between UNION STATION station to Emerald Isle is 378 miles. It takes approximately 6h 28m to drive from UNION STATION station to Emerald Isle.

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

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There are 26+ hotels available in Emerald Isle. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from UNION STATION station to Emerald Isle.
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  • Distance: 293.4 miles
  • Duration: 9h 4m

What companies run services between UNION STATION station, DC, USA and Emerald Isle, NC, USA?

You can take a bus from UNION STATION station to Emerald Isle via Washington, Raleigh, Wilson, and Havelock in around 12h 34m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $470
Flights from Washington Dulles to Wilmington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Myrtle Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $370
Flights from Reagan Washington to Myrtle Beach via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $370
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $440
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Wilson
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Seat
$70 - $100
Bus operators
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
Bus from Wilson to Havelock
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.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 Washington to Raleigh
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $45
Flexible
$55 - $80
Bus from Raleigh to Wilson
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$28 - $45
Bus from Wilmington to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$29 - $45
Bus from Myrtle Beach to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $28
Flexible
$35 - $60
Other operators
Taxi from Jacksonville to Emerald Isle
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Tarheel Taxi
Phone
+1-910-938-8989
Prestige Taxi
Phone
+1-910-787-6556
Website
prestigetaxiservices.com

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