There are 6 ways to get from Washington to Cape May by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street 316

$109 - $282

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Philadelphia, Pa 1002
  2. Take the bus from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street 316

$29 - $73

4 alternative options

Train, bus via Gate #2 Inside Ac Bus Terminal  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from 30Th St. Phl. to Atlantic City
  3. Take the bus from Gate #2 Inside Ac Bus Terminal to Rt-47 At First St 552

$141 - $322

Bus Megabus  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to Philadelphia, PA
  2. Take the bus from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street 316

$30 - $61

Drive  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Cape May 189.9 miles

$18 - $27

Fly, bus  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Philadelphia (PHL) DCA - PHL
  2. Take the bus from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street

$181 - $473

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Cape May is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Cape May is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 42 min.

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The distance between Washington and Cape May is 115 miles. The road distance is 189.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 23 min to get from Washington to Cape May, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Cape May. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street via Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 41 min.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 1 min.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Cape May.
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  • Distance: 115.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 23 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Cape May, NJ, USA?

You can take a bus from Washington to Cape May via Philadelphia, PA, 30th St Station - MFL, 11th St Station - MFL, and Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St in around 6 h 29 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from 30Th St. Phl. to Atlantic City
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $29
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Gate #2 Inside Ac Bus Terminal to Rt-47 At First St
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Greyhound USA
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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 Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45

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