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There are 8 ways to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Lynchburg by plane, train, bus, car or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Charlottesville, train  •  3h 17m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Charlottesville (CHO) IAD - CHO
  2. Take the train from Charlottesville Amtrak Station to Lynchburg Amtrak Station

$280 - $533

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Shuttle, bus  •  5h 46m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Washington Dulles Airport to Charlottesville
  2. Take the bus from Charlottesville, Va to Lynchburg, Va 1511 / ...

$15 - $31

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Fly to Richmond, bus  •  4h 49m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Richmond (RIC) IAD - RIC
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Lynchburg, Va

$213 - $456

Fly to Roanoke, bus  •  4h 41m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Roanoke (ROA) IAD - ROA
  2. Take the bus from Roanoke, Va to Lynchburg, Va

$171 - $616

Fly to Staunton, drive, train  •  4h 1m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Staunton (SHD) IAD - SHD
  2. Drive from Staunton to Charlottesville Amtrak Station
  3. Take the train from Charlottesville Amtrak Station to Lynchburg Amtrak Station

$157 - $700

Train  •  5h 11m

  1. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak Station to Lynchburg Amtrak Station Crescent / ...

$44 - $102

Bus  •  8h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va 1051 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Lynchburg, Va 1511 / ...

$46 - $98

Drive  •  3h 23m

  1. Drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Lynchburg 168.8 miles

$16 - $24

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Lynchburg is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 3h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Lynchburg is to fly and train which costs $280 - $550 and takes 3h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Lynchburg. However, there are services departing from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door and arriving at Lynchburg, Va via 7Th St & E St Sw, Massachusetts Avenue and 5th Street NW, Washington, Dc and Richmond, Va. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 3m.

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The distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) and Lynchburg is 141 miles. The road distance is 168.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Lynchburg without a car is to train which takes 5h 11m and costs $40 - $110.

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It takes approximately 3h 17m to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Lynchburg, including transfers.

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Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Lynchburg bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Washington, Dc station.

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The best way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Lynchburg is to train which takes 5h 11m and costs $40 - $110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $100 and takes 8h 3m.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Charlottesville Airport is the direct flight which takes 54m.

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Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Lynchburg bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Lynchburg, Va station.

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Map of how to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Lynchburg.
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  • Distance: 141.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 17m

What companies run services between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD), USA and Lynchburg, VA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Lynchburg twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $90 and the journey takes 3h 11m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Lynchburg via D St Sw & 7Th St Sw, 7Th St & E St Sw, K St Nw & 6Th St Nw, Massachusetts Avenue and 5th Street NW, First Street and Massachusetts Avenue NE, Washington, Dc, and Richmond, Va in around 8h 3m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Washington Dulles to Richmond
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Washington Dulles to Roanoke
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Washington Dulles to Staunton
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
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 Charlottesville Amtrak Station to Lynchburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Alexandria Amtrak Station to Lynchburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$180 - $260
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 Richmond, Va to Lynchburg, Va
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Roanoke, Va to Lynchburg, Va
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$21 - $26
Bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Charlottesville, Va to Lynchburg, Va
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Valley Metro Roanoke
Phone
+1 540-982-0305
Website
valleymetro.com
Bus from Campbell Court to Lynchburg
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.com
AC Airport Cab & Wahoo Cab
Phone
+1 (434) 981-0585
Website
visitcharlottesville.org
Shuttle from Washington Dulles Airport to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
visitcharlottesville.org

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Lynchburg is 169 miles. It takes approximately 3h 23m to drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Lynchburg.

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United Airlines offers flights from Washington Dulles Airport to Charlottesville Airport.

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There are 30+ hotels available in Lynchburg. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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