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

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Train  •  3 h 58 min

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

$93 - $160

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Bus  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Springfield to Charlottesville, Va 3925 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Charlottesville, Va to Lynchburg, Va 1511 / ...

$88 - $144

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Bus via Richmond, Va  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va 3013 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Lynchburg, Va 1511 / ...

$91 - $152

Drive  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Appomattox 196.2 miles

$19 - $28

Subway, fly to Charlottesville, bus, taxi  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Charlottesville (CHO) IAD - CHO
  3. Take the bus from Charlottesville, Va to Lynchburg, Va
  4. Take a taxi from Lynchburg, Va to Appomattox

$327 - $599

Fly to Staunton, drive  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Staunton (SHD) IAD - SHD
  2. Drive from Staunton to Appomattox

$138 - $673

Subway, fly to Roanoke, bus, taxi  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Roanoke (ROA) IAD - ROA
  3. Take the bus from Roanoke, Va to Lynchburg, Va
  4. Take a taxi from Lynchburg, Va to Appomattox

$237 - $710

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Appomattox is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Appomattox is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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The distance between Washington and Appomattox is 145 miles. The road distance is 196.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Appomattox without a car is to train which takes 3 h 58 min and costs $90 - $160.

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It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Washington to Appomattox, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Washington to Appomattox is to train which takes 3 h 58 min and costs $90 - $160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $90 - $160 and takes 5 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Charlottesville Airport is the direct flight which takes 51 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Appomattox is 196 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to drive from Washington to Appomattox.

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

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There are five+ hotels available in Appomattox. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 144.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 58 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Appomattox, VA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Washington to Appomattox twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $90 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Appomattox via Richmond, Va and Lynchburg, Va in around 5 h 30 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Washington Dulles to Staunton
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Washington Dulles to Roanoke
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
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 Lynchburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $260
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
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 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 Lynchburg, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Springfield to Charlottesville, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Charlottesville, Va to Lynchburg, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Bus from Roanoke, Va to Lynchburg, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$21 - $26
Other operators
Taxi from Lynchburg, Va to Appomattox
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Yellow Cab Lynchburg
Phone
+1 434-846-8888
Allied Cabs
Phone
+1 434-845-7039
Gray Top Cab
Phone
+1 434-845-4554

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