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There are 9 ways to get from Washington to Boone 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.

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Train, bus  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Greensboro Amtrak Station Crescent / ...
  2. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Boone Westbound

$68 - $146

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Bus Megabus  •  11 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Durham, NC
  2. Take the bus from Durham, Nc to Greensboro, Nc
  3. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Boone

$55 - $79

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Bus  •  13 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Winston Salem, Nc 1051
  2. Take the bus from Winston-Salem to Boone Westbound

$55 - $111

Drive  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Boone 416.4 miles

$40 - $60

Fly Reagan Washington to Charlotte, bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Charlotte (CLT) DCA - CLT
  2. Take the bus from Charlotte Airport to Hickory Airport
  3. Take the bus from Hickory Airport to Boone

$243 - $578

Train to Baltimore, fly to Charlotte, bus  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Charlotte (CLT) BWI - CLT
  3. Take the bus from Charlotte Airport to Hickory Airport
  4. Take the bus from Hickory Airport to Boone

$256 - $595

Fly Washington Dulles to Charlotte, bus  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Charlotte (CLT) IAD - CLT
  2. Take the bus from Charlotte Airport to Hickory Airport
  3. Take the bus from Hickory Airport to Boone

$239 - $745

Fly Reagan Washington to Greensboro/High Point, bus  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Greensboro/High Point (GSO) DCA - GSO
  2. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Boone

$156 - $436

Fly Washington Dulles to Greensboro/High Point, bus  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Greensboro/High Point (GSO) IAD - GSO
  2. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Boone

$192 - $443

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Boone is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 7 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Boone is to fly and bus which costs $240 - $600 and takes 6 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Boone. However, there are services departing from Washington and arriving at Boone via Durham, Nc and Greensboro, Nc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 25 min.

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The distance between Washington and Boone is 316 miles. The road distance is 416.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Boone without a car is to train and bus which takes 9 h 35 min and costs $65 - $150.

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It takes approximately 9 h 35 min to get from Washington to Boone, including transfers.

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Washington to Boone bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Washington station.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Charlotte Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Washington to Boone bus services, operated by Sunway Charters, arrive at Boone station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Boone is 416 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 8 min to drive from Washington to Boone.

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  • Distance: 316.1 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 35 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Boone, NC, USA?

You can take a bus from Washington to Boone via Durham, NC, Durham, Nc, and Greensboro, Nc in around 11 h 25 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Charleston
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Columbia
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Norfolk
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Baltimore to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greensboro/High Point via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greensboro/High Point via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to Greensboro/High Point via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $480
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Greensboro Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $330
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 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
Sunway Charters
Phone
+1 704-348-1200
Email
info@sunwaycharters.com
Website
sunwaycharters.com
Bus from Greensboro, Nc to Boone
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
sunwaycharters.com
Bus from Winston-Salem to Boone
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
sunwaycharters.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 Durham, Nc to Greensboro, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Bus from Washington, Dc to Winston Salem, Nc
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Hickory Hop
Website
hickoryhop.com
Bus from Charlotte Airport to Hickory Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Schedules at
hickoryhop.com
Bus from Hickory Airport to Boone
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
hickoryhop.com

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

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There are 173+ hotels available in Boone. Prices start at $76 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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