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There are 7 ways to get from Virginia Beach to Silver Spring by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  6h 23m

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

$66 - $138

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Bus  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Virginia Beach, VA to Washington, DC - Union Station

$29 - $54

5 alternative options

Bus via Virginia Beach, Va  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Virginia Beach, Va to Washington, Dc 3038

$29 - $42

Drive  •  3h 41m

  1. Drive from Virginia Beach to Silver Spring 215.8 miles

$21 - $35

Line 960 bus, fly to Reagan Washington, subway  •  3h 22m

  1. Take the line 960 bus from Arctic & 19Th to Newtown Rd Station
  2. Fly from Norfolk (ORF) to Reagan Washington (DCA) ORF - DCA
  3. Take the subway from GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station to SILVER SPRING station

$133 - $280

Line 960 bus, fly to Washington Dulles, subway  •  4h 12m

  1. Take the line 960 bus from Arctic & 19Th to Newtown Rd Station
  2. Fly from Norfolk (ORF) to Washington Dulles (IAD) ORF - IAD
  3. Take the subway from ROSSLYN station to METRO CENTER station
  4. Take the subway from METRO CENTER station to SILVER SPRING station

$140 - $316

Fly to Baltimore, train  •  4h 10m

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

$186 - $412

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The cheapest way to get from Virginia Beach to Silver Spring is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Virginia Beach to Silver Spring is to line 960 bus and fly and subway which costs $130 - $280 and takes 3h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Virginia Beach to Silver Spring. However, there are services departing from Virginia Beach, VA and arriving at Silver Spring, Md via Washington, Dc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 40m.

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The distance between Virginia Beach and Silver Spring is 159 miles. The road distance is 215.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Virginia Beach to Silver Spring without a car is to train which takes 6h 23m and costs $65 - $140.

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It takes approximately 6h 23m to get from Virginia Beach to Silver Spring, including transfers.

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Virginia Beach to Silver Spring bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Virginia Beach, VA station.

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The best way to get from Virginia Beach to Silver Spring is to train which takes 6h 23m and costs $65 - $140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $28 - $55 and takes 6h 40m.

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The quickest flight from Norfolk Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Virginia Beach to Silver Spring bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Washington, DC - Union Station.

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Map of how to get from Virginia Beach to Silver Spring.
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  • Distance: 159.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h 23m

What companies run services between Virginia Beach, VA, USA and Silver Spring, MD, USA?

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Virginia Beach to Silver Spring twice daily. Tickets cost $60 - $130 and the journey takes 4h 27m. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Virginia Beach to Silver Spring once daily. Tickets cost $21 - $45 and the journey takes 5h 15m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Norfolk to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Norfolk to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Norfolk to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Norfolk Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$95 - $180
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $100
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station to SILVER SPRING station
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from ROSSLYN station to METRO CENTER station
Ave. Duration
9m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from METRO CENTER station to SILVER SPRING station
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
wmata.com
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 BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $110
First Class
$75 - $190
Bus operators
Megabus
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 Virginia Beach, Va to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $75
Hampton Roads Transit (HRT)
Website
gohrt.com
Bus from Arctic & 19Th to Newtown Rd Station
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gohrt.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Virginia Beach to Silver Spring is 216 miles. It takes approximately 3h 41m to drive from Virginia Beach to Silver Spring.

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

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There are 915+ hotels available in Silver Spring. Prices start at $103 USD per night.

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