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There are 9 ways to get from Washington to Catskill Mountains by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station Acela / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Blades to Hunter Mountain

$128 - $291

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Bus  •  8h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Dupont Cir, Washington DC to New York 6th Ave New York / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - REI Soho to Windham Mountain

$111 - $128

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Train  •  6h 37m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station Acela / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Hudson Amtrak Station Adirondack / ...

$158 - $353

Bus via New York  •  7h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Arlington, VA to Penn Station 7th Ave. Corner of W 30th Street
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Blades to Hunter Mountain

$119 - $123

Drive  •  6h 16m

  1. Drive from Washington to Catskill Mountains 346.2 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Reagan Washington to Albany, bus  •  5h 49m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Albany (ALB) DCA - ALB
  2. Take the bus from Albany Airport (ALB) to Catskill, NY - P & R

$156 - $493

Train to Baltimore, fly to Albany, bus  •  5h 58m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Albany (ALB) BWI - ALB
  3. Take the bus from Albany Airport (ALB) to Catskill, NY - P & R

$186 - $491

Fly Washington Dulles to Albany, bus  •  6h 8m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Albany (ALB) IAD - ALB
  2. Take the bus from Albany Airport (ALB) to Catskill, NY - P & R

$236 - $718

Fly Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia, bus  •  6h 24m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York La Guardia (LGA) DCA - LGA
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Blades to Hunter Mountain

$149 - $403

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Catskill Mountains is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Catskill Mountains is to fly and bus which costs $150 - $500 and takes 5h 49m.

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The distance between Washington and Catskill Mountains is 276 miles. The road distance is 346.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Catskill Mountains without a car is to train and bus which takes 5h 55m and costs $120 - $300.

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It takes approximately 5h 55m to get from Washington to Catskill Mountains, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Washington to Catskill Mountains is to train which takes 6h 37m and costs $150 - $360. Alternatively, you can bus via New York, which costs $119 - $123 and takes 7h 36m.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Albany Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 21m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Catskill Mountains is 346 miles. It takes approximately 6h 16m to drive from Washington to Catskill Mountains.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Albany Airport.

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There are 98+ hotels available in Catskill Mountains. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 275.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 55m

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Catskill Mountains, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Washington to Catskill Mountains via New York Penn Station and Hudson Amtrak Station in around 6h 37m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Catskill Mountains via Penn Station 7th Ave. Corner of W 30th Street, 34 St - Penn Station, 72 St, New York, NY - Blades, and Hunter Mountain in around 7h 36m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Reagan Washington to Albany via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $130
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Albany via Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Washington Dulles to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
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 New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from New York Penn Station to Hudson Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$40 - $65
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $100
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$140 - $200
First Class
$190 - $330
Bus operators
OVR Ride LLC
Phone
+1 347-559-1787
Email
info@ovrride.com
Website
ovrride.com
Bus from New York, NY - Blades to Hunter Mountain
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
ovrride.com
Bus from New York, NY - REI Soho to Windham Mountain
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
ovrride.com
Vamoose Bus
Phone
+1 212-695-6766
Website
vamoosebus.com
Bus from Arlington, VA to Penn Station 7th Ave. Corner of W 30th Street
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
vamoosebus.com
Economy
$30
Premium
$75
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Dupont Cir, Washington DC to New York 6th Ave
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
boltbus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany Airport (ALB) to Catskill, NY - P & R
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15 min and costs $2 - $3.

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