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There are 8 ways to get from Washington to Boone by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  9h 35m

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

$60 - $77

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Bus  •  12h

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Greensboro, Nc
  3. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Boone

$64 - $87

Drive  •  7h 7m

  1. Drive from Washington to Boone 397.7 miles

$35 - $60

Fly Reagan Washington to Charlotte, bus  •  6h 15m

  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

$230 - $317

Fly Washington Dulles to Charlotte, bus  •  6h 32m

  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

$208 - $792

Train to Baltimore, fly to Charlotte, bus  •  6h 30m

  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

$213 - $616

Fly Reagan Washington to Greensboro/High Point, bus  •  8h 34m

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

$166 - $876

Fly Washington Dulles to Greensboro/High Point, bus  •  8h 53m

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

$340 - $1,230

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Boone is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 7h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Boone is to fly and bus which costs $230 - $320 and takes 6h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Boone. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Boone via Richmond, Va and Greensboro, Nc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h.

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The distance between Washington and Boone is 316 miles. The road distance is 397.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Boone without a car is to train and bus which takes 9h 35m and costs $60 - $80.

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

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Washington to Boone bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Washington, Dc station.

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

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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 398 miles. It takes approximately 7h 7m to drive from Washington to Boone.

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

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

You can take a bus from Washington to Boone via Richmond, Va and Greensboro, Nc in around 12h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$127 - $129
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Wilmington
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$127 - $129
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$127 - $129
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$127 - $129
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$127 - $129
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Columbia
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$127 - $129
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Charleston
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$127 - $129
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Baltimore to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
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
5h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$75 - $110
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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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
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $100
Bus operators
Sunway Charters
Phone
+1 704-348-1200
Email
info@sunwaycharters.com
Website
sunwaycharters.com
Bus from Greensboro, Nc to Boone
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
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 Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $55
Bus from Richmond, Va to Greensboro, Nc
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $75
Hickory Hop
Website
hickoryhop.com
Bus from Charlotte Airport to Hickory Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Schedules at
hickoryhop.com
Bus from Hickory Airport to Boone
Ave. Duration
1h
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 585+ hotels available in Boone. 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 - $3.

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