There are 4 ways to get from Washington to Buena Vista by train, taxi, bus, car or plane

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Train, taxi  •  4 h 24 min

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

$138 - $210

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Megabus  •  6 h 59 min

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

$22 - $51

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Drive  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Buena Vista 194.4 miles

$19 - $28

Fly, drive  •  4 h 15 min

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

$236 - $472

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

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

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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 6 h 59 min.

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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 4 h 24 min and costs $130 - $210.

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It takes approximately 4 h 24 min 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 51 min.

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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 3 h 18 min to drive from Washington to Buena Vista.

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

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 4 h 40 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
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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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
Bus operators
Megabus
Other operators
Taxi from Lynchburg Amtrak to Buena Vista
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120
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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United Airlines offers flights from Washington Dulles Airport to Charlottesville Airport.

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There are 24+ hotels available in Buena Vista. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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