There are 4 ways to get from Washington to Cambridge by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Acela Express / ...
  2. 8109

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 40 min

  1. 3038 / ...
  2. 2309

$25 - $57

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 47 min

  1. 85.8 miles

$8 - $13

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Cambridge, MD, USA?

You can take a bus from Washington to Cambridge via Baltimore Downtown, Md in around 3 h 40 min.

Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$17 - $22
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Baltimore, MD - Greyhound Bus Terminal Downtown
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Washington and Cambridge is 91 km. The road distance is 137 km.

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Cambridge is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 47 min.

The quickest way to get from Washington to Cambridge is to drive which takes 1 h 47 min and costs $8 - $13.

No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Cambridge via Baltimore Downtown, Md. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to get from Washington to Cambridge, including transfers.