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There are 10 ways to get from Washington to Alfred by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus OurBus  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC to Binghamton, NY Washington DC-Ithaca Route
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Alfred, NY Binghampton-Olean

$45 - $76

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Bus via Harrisburg Transportation Center  •  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 - $143

Train, Megabus, bus  •  11 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the Megabus from New York, NY to Binghamton, NY 252 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Alfred, NY

$177 - $428

Drive  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Alfred 331.1 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Reagan Washington to Buffalo, bus  •  7 h 38 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 - $524

Train to Baltimore, fly to Buffalo, bus  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  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 - $801

Fly Reagan Washington to Rochester, bus  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Rochester (ROC) DCA - ROC
  2. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Bath, NY
  3. Take the bus from Bath, NY to Alfred, NY

$150 - $560

Fly Washington Dulles to Buffalo, bus  •  8 h 22 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 - $611

Train to Baltimore, fly to Rochester, bus  •  8 h 44 min

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

$213 - $527

Fly Washington Dulles to Rochester, bus  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Rochester (ROC) IAD - ROC
  2. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Bath, NY
  3. Take the bus from Bath, NY to Alfred, NY

$156 - $297

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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 costs $30 - $50 and takes 6 h 15 min.

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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 Binghamton, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 20 min.

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The distance between Washington and Alfred is 237 miles. The road distance is 331.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Alfred without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 20 min and costs $40 - $80.

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It takes approximately 10 h 20 min to get from Washington to Alfred, including transfers.

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Washington to Alfred bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from Washington, DC station.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Buffalo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 14 min.

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Washington to Alfred bus services, operated by Coach USA, arrive at Alfred, NY station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Alfred is 331 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 15 min to drive from Washington to Alfred.

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  • Distance: 236.8 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 20 min

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

You can take a bus from Washington to Alfred via Binghamton, NY in around 10 h 20 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Baltimore to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Washington Dulles to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Rochester via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Train operators
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 Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Book at
ourbus.com
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Alfred, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Bus from New York, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Schedules at
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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 - $22
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Bath, NY to Alfred, NY
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
web.coachusa.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.

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 Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from New York, Ny to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
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
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to Bath, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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

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There are seven+ hotels available in Alfred. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15 min and costs $2 - $4.

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