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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 45m

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

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Bus via Greensboro  •  9h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to Greensboro 2470
  2. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Boone Westbound

6 alternative options

Bus  •  12h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Winston Salem "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from Winston-Salem to Boone Westbound

Drive  •  7h 5m

  1. Drive from Washington to Boone 401 miles

Fly Reagan Washington to Charlotte, bus  •  6h 20m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Charlotte (CLT) DCA - CLT
  2. Take the bus from Charlotte Airport to ASU Peacock Hall Boone

Fly Washington Dulles to Charlotte, bus  •  6h 45m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Charlotte (CLT) IAD - CLT
  2. Take the bus from Charlotte Airport to ASU Peacock Hall Boone

Train to Baltimore, fly to Charlotte, bus  •  6h 39m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Charlotte (CLT) BWI - CLT
  3. Take the bus from Charlotte Airport to ASU Peacock Hall Boone

Fly Reagan Washington to Greensboro/High Point, bus  •  7h 38m

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

Washington to Boone by train and bus

The journey time between Washington and Boone is around 9h 45m and covers a distance of around 403 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by Amtrak and Sunway Charters, the Washington to Boone service departs from Washington Union Station and arrives in Boone. Typically nine services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

9 Weekly Services
9h 45m Average Duration
$60 Cheapest Price
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The most affordable way to get from Washington to Boone is to bus via Greensboro, which costs $30 - $40 and takes 9h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Boone is to fly and bus which costs $230 - $380 and takes 6h 20m.

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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 Greensboro, Nc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 55m.

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The distance between Washington and Boone is 316 miles. The road distance is 401 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 45m and costs $60 - $80.

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It takes approximately 9h 45m to get from Washington to Boone, including transfers.

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Washington to Boone bus services, operated by Flixbus 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 35m.

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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 401 miles. It takes approximately 7h 5m to drive from Washington to Boone.

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  • Distance: 316.1 miles
  • Duration: 9h 45m

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

You can take a bus from Washington to Boone via Greensboro and Greensboro, Nc in around 9h 55m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Norfolk
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Columbia
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Charleston
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from Baltimore to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $360
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $320
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Greensboro
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
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 Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
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
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$12 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$24 - $70
Business Class Seat
$35 - $95
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to BWI RAIL STATION MARC nb
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $8
More information at
Maryland Transit
Senior / Disability
$2 - $4
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$15 - $40
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$26 - $75
Business Seat - Adult
$29 - $80
First Class - Child 2-12
$50 - $85
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$95 - $150
First Class - Adult
$100 - $160
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
Bus from Winston-Salem to Boone
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
sunwaycharters.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Washington DC to Greensboro
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
flixbus.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 to Winston Salem
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $100
Hickory Hop
Website
hickoryhop.com
Bus from Charlotte Airport to ASU Peacock Hall Boone
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $180
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 296+ 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 $1 - $3.

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