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

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

Train, bus  •  10 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Binghamton, Ny Nyc
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Alfred, NY

$178 - $458

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to Elmira, NY
  3. Take the bus from Elmira, NY to Alfred, NY

$77 - $142

7 alternative options

Drive  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Alfred 331.1 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Reagan Washington to Rochester, bus  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Rochester (ROC) DCA - ROC
  2. Take the bus from Airport & Terminal Lower Level to Macvittie Union
  3. Take the bus from Macvittie Union to Swain Ski Resort

$170 - $570

Fly Reagan Washington to Buffalo, bus  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Buffalo (BUF) DCA - BUF
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo to Olean, NY
  3. Take the bus from Olean, NY to Alfred, NY

$150 - $525

Train to Baltimore, fly to Rochester, bus  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Rochester (ROC) BWI - ROC
  3. Take the bus from Airport & Terminal Lower Level to Macvittie Union
  4. Take the bus from Macvittie Union to Swain Ski Resort

$233 - $537

Fly Washington Dulles to Rochester, bus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Rochester (ROC) IAD - ROC
  2. Take the bus from Airport & Terminal Lower Level to Macvittie Union
  3. Take the bus from Macvittie Union to Swain Ski Resort

$176 - $307

Train to Baltimore, fly to Buffalo, bus  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Buffalo (BUF) BWI - BUF
  3. Take the bus from Buffalo to Olean, NY
  4. Take the bus from Olean, NY to Alfred, NY

$213 - $802

Fly Washington Dulles to Buffalo, bus  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Buffalo (BUF) IAD - BUF
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo to Olean, NY
  3. Take the bus from Olean, NY to Alfred, NY

$156 - $612

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Alfred is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Alfred is to drive which takes 6 h 15 min and costs $30 - $50.

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The distance between Washington and Alfred is 379 km. The road distance is 530 km.

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It takes approximately 10 h 39 min to get from Washington to Alfred, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Alfred. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Alfred, NY via Harrisburg Transportation Center and Elmira, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 45 min.

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What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Alfred, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Washington to Alfred via Harrisburg, Pa, Harrisburg Transportation Center, and Elmira, NY in around 10 h 45 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Baltimore to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Washington Dulles to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Rochester via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
sales.coachusa.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Alfred, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Elmira, NY to Alfred, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Buffalo to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Olean, NY to Alfred, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
RTS
Phone
+1 585-288-1700
Website
myrts.com
Bus from Airport & Terminal Lower Level to Macvittie Union
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
myrts.com
Bus from Macvittie Union to Swain Ski Resort
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
myrts.com

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