There are 7 ways to get from Washington to Aiken by plane, bus, train, taxi or car

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

Recommended option

Fly from Reagan Washington, bus  •  5 h 1 min

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

$159 - $682

Cheapest option

Megabus, bus  •  16 h 34 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Washington, DC to Columbia, SC via Fayetteville
  2. Take the bus from Columbia to Aiken

$64 - $86

5 alternative options

Fly from Washington Dulles, bus  •  5 h 45 min

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

$165 - $529

Bus  •  12 h 16 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

Train, taxi  •  12 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Denmark Amtrak Silver Star
  2. Take a taxi from Denmark Amtrak to Aiken

$203 - $375

Train, bus  •  12 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Fayetteville Amtrak Silver Meteor / ...
  2. Take the bus from Fayetteville to Aiken

$91 - $194

Drive  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Aiken 537.2 miles

$50 - $80

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 16 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Columbia
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Columbia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Columbia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Columbia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Columbia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Columbia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Columbia
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Denmark Amtrak
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$340 - $480
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Fayetteville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $350
Bus operators
South Eastern Stages
Phone
+1 877.836.7607 / 404.591.2750
Email
info@sestages.com
Website
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Columbia, SC to Aiken
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Fayetteville, NC to Aiken, SC
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Fayetteville to Aiken
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Columbia to Aiken
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
Other operators
Taxi from Denmark Amtrak to Aiken
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Washington to Aiken?

The distance between Washington and Aiken is 727 km. The road distance is 860 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Washington to Aiken?

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Aiken is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 8 h 47 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Washington to Aiken?

The quickest way to get from Washington to Aiken is to fly and bus which takes 5 h 1 min and costs $150 - $700.

Is there a direct bus between Washington and Aiken?

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 16 min.

How long does it take to get from Washington to Aiken?

It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from Washington to Aiken, including transfers.