There are 9 ways to get from Washington to Aiken by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Reagan Washington to Columbia, bus  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Columbia (CAE) DCA - CAE
  2. Take the bus from Columbia to Aiken

$147 - $665

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Bus via Fayetteville, Nc  •  12 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Fayetteville, Nc
  3. Take the bus from Fayetteville, NC to Aiken, SC

$73 - $152

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Fly Washington Dulles to Columbia, bus  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Columbia (CAE) IAD - CAE
  2. Take the bus from Columbia to Aiken

$153 - $512

Fly Reagan Washington to Greenville/Spartanburg, bus  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) DCA - GSP
  2. Take the bus from Greenville to Aiken

$176 - $376

Fly Washington Dulles to Greenville/Spartanburg, bus  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) IAD - GSP
  2. Take the bus from Greenville to Aiken

$182 - $533

Train, bus via Rocky Mount, Nc  •  12 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Rocky Mount Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Rocky Mount, Nc to Raleigh, Nc 391
  3. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Fayetteville, Nc
  4. Take the bus from Fayetteville, NC to Aiken, SC

$101 - $217

Bus Megabus  •  13 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Columbia, SC
  2. Take the bus from Columbia, SC to Aiken Nyc

Train, bus  •  15 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to High Point Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Columbia, Sc
  3. Take the bus from Columbia, SC to Aiken

$95 - $220

Drive  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Aiken 537.2 miles

$50 - $80

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Aiken. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Aiken, SC via Richmond, Va and Fayetteville, NC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 2 min.

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The distance between Washington and Aiken is 454 miles. The road distance is 537.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Aiken without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 2 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to get from Washington to Aiken, including transfers.

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Washington to Aiken bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Washington, Dc station.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Columbia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 34 min.

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Washington to Aiken bus services, operated by South Eastern Stages, arrive at Aiken, SC station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Aiken is 537 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 47 min to drive from Washington to Aiken.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Columbia Airport.

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There are 25+ hotels available in Aiken. Prices start at $49 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Aiken.
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  • Distance: 454.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 32 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Aiken, SC, USA?

You can take a bus from Washington to Aiken via Richmond, Va, Fayetteville, Nc, and Fayetteville, NC in around 12 h 2 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Columbia
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Columbia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Columbia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greenville/Spartanburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Greenville/Spartanburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Columbia
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Columbia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Rocky Mount Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Train from Washington Union Station to High Point Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
Bus operators
South Eastern Stages
Phone
+1 877.836.7607 / 404.591.2750
Email
info@sestages.com
Website
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Columbia to Aiken
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Greenville to Aiken
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Fayetteville, NC to Aiken, SC
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Columbia, SC to Aiken
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Schedules at
southeasternstages.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, Dc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Richmond, Va to Fayetteville, Nc
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Rocky Mount, Nc to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Raleigh, Nc to Fayetteville, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Columbia, Sc
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Columbia, SC to Aiken
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
wandacoach.com

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