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There are 6 ways to get from UNION STATION station to Norfolk by plane, train, subway, bus or car

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Fly from Reagan Washington  •  2h 31m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Norfolk (ORF) DCA - ORF

$126 - $212

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Bus  •  4h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Norfolk "Greyhound"

$26 - $40

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Train to Baltimore, fly  •  2h 40m

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

$225 - $688

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly  •  3h 36m

  1. Take the subway from METRO CENTER station to ROSSLYN station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Norfolk (ORF) IAD - ORF

$123 - $218

Train  •  4h 41m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Norfolk Northeast Regional

$60 - $130

Drive  •  3h 20m

  1. Drive from UNION STATION station to Norfolk 195.1 miles

$19 - $28

UNION STATION station to Norfolk by trains

The train journey time between UNION STATION station and Norfolk is around 4h 36m and covers a distance of around 223 miles. The fastest train normally takes 4h 34m. Operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, the UNION STATION station to Norfolk train service departs from Washington Union Station and arrives in Norfolk. Typically 12 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
4h 36m
Fastest train time:
4h 34m
Trains per week:
12
Cheapest price:
$60
Carbon emissions:
18 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
14:30
Last train departs at:
19:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

UNION STATION station to Norfolk train schedules

UNION STATION station → Norfolk
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The cheapest way to get from UNION STATION station to Norfolk is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from UNION STATION station to Norfolk is to fly which costs $120 - $220 and takes 2h 31m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Washington and arriving at Norfolk. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Washington Union Station station and arriving at Norfolk. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 41m.

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The distance between UNION STATION station and Norfolk is 148 miles. The road distance is 195.1 miles.

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The best way to get from UNION STATION station to Norfolk without a car is to train which takes 4h 41m and costs $60 - $130.

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It takes approximately 2h 31m to get from UNION STATION station to Norfolk, including transfers.

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UNION STATION station to Norfolk bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Washington station.

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UNION STATION station to Norfolk train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, depart from Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from UNION STATION station to Norfolk is to fly which takes 2h 31m and costs $120 - $220. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $60 - $130 and takes 4h 41m, you could also bus, which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4h 50m.

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  • Distance: 147.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 31m

What companies run services between UNION STATION station, DC, USA and Norfolk, VA, USA?

American Airlines flies from UNION STATION station to Norfolk 3 times a day. Alternatively, Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Washington Union Station to Norfolk hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $130 and the journey takes 4h 41m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $250
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 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
Train from Washington Union Station to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$95 - $180
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 Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from METRO CENTER station to ROSSLYN station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
wmata.com
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.

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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 Norfolk
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Norfolk Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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UNION STATION station to Norfolk bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Norfolk station.

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UNION STATION station to Norfolk train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at Norfolk station.

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Yes, the driving distance between UNION STATION station to Norfolk is 195 miles. It takes approximately 3h 20m to drive from UNION STATION station to Norfolk.

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

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