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

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Bus  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa 4696 / ...

$18 - $42

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Drive  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Carlisle 110.6 miles

$10 - $16

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Harrisburg, bus  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Harrisburg (MDT) IAD - MDT
  3. Take the bus from Market Square Transfer Center to Hanover St & High St

$191 - $426

Train to Baltimore, fly to Hagerstown, taxi  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Hagerstown (HGR) BWI - HGR
  3. Take a taxi from Hagerstown to Shippensburg Walmart Park & Ride Lot

$144 - $288

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Carlisle is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 2 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Carlisle is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 2 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Carlisle. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Hanover St & High St via Market Square Transfer Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 54 min.

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The distance between Washington and Carlisle is 91 miles. The road distance is 110.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Carlisle without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 54 min and costs $18 - $45.

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It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to get from Washington to Carlisle, including transfers.

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Washington to Carlisle bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Washington, Dc station.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Harrisburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Washington to Carlisle bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Harrisburg, Pa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Carlisle is 111 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to drive from Washington to Carlisle.

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  • Distance: 91.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 54 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Carlisle, PA, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Washington to Carlisle hourly. Tickets cost $17 - $40 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min.

Airlines
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Baltimore to Hagerstown
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $120
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $600
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Bus operators
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, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
CAT Transit
Phone
+1 717-238-8304
Website
cattransit.com
Bus from Market Square Transfer Center to Hanover St & High St
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
cattransit.com
Book at
cattransit.com
Other operators
Taxi from Hagerstown to Shippensburg Walmart Park & Ride Lot
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Bonnie's Transportation
Phone
+1 240-527-5377

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

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