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There are 5 ways to get from Washington to Buena Vista by train, taxi, bus, car or plane

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Train, taxi  •  4h 24m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Lynchburg Amtrak Station Crescent / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Lynchburg Amtrak Station to Buena Vista

$138 - $210

Cheapest option

Megabus  •  6h 59m

  1. Take the Megabus from Washington DC to Stonewall Square, Lexington, VA

$22 - $51

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Drive  •  3h 18m

  1. Drive from Washington to Buena Vista 194.4 miles

$19 - $28

Fly to Charlottesville, drive  •  4h 18m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Charlottesville (CHO) IAD - CHO
  2. Drive from Charlottesville to Buena Vista

$236 - $472

Fly to Lewisburg, drive  •  4h 23m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Lewisburg (LWB) IAD - LWB
  2. Drive from Lewisburg to Buena Vista

$146 - $721

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Buena Vista is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Buena Vista is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Buena Vista. However, there are services departing from Washington DC and arriving at Burger King via Stonewall Square and Goodwill. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 59m.

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The distance between Washington and Buena Vista is 150 miles. The road distance is 194.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Buena Vista without a car is to train and taxi which takes 4h 24m and costs $130 - $210.

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It takes approximately 4h 24m to get from Washington to Buena Vista, including transfers.

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Washington to Buena Vista bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Washington DC station.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Charlottesville Airport is the direct flight which takes 54m.

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Washington to Buena Vista bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Stonewall Square, Lexington, VA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Buena Vista is 194 miles. It takes approximately 3h 18m to drive from Washington to Buena Vista.

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  • Distance: 149.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 24m

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

Megabus operates a bus from Washington to Buena Vista once daily. Tickets cost $21 - $50 and the journey takes 4h 40m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Washington Dulles to Lewisburg
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
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 Lynchburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
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
Bus operators
Megabus
Other operators
Taxi from Lynchburg Amtrak Station to Buena Vista
Ave. Duration
54m
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Yellow Cab Lynchburg
Phone
+1 434-846-8888
Gray Top Cab
Phone
+1 434-845-4554
Allied Cabs
Phone
+1 434-845-7039

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

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There are 25+ hotels available in Buena Vista. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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