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There are 7 ways to get from Washington to Cedar Falls by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Reagan Washington to Waterloo  •  5h 25m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Waterloo (ALO) DCA - ALO

$218 - $972

Cheapest option

Bus  •  26h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Chicago, Il 1607 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Waterloo, IA 1485 / ...

$132 - $201

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Train to Baltimore, fly to Waterloo  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Waterloo (ALO) BWI - ALO

$271 - $1,221

Fly Washington Dulles to Waterloo  •  7h 6m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Waterloo (ALO) IAD - ALO

$202 - $976

Fly Reagan Washington to Cedar Rapids, bus  •  7h 37m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Cedar Rapids (CID) DCA - CID
  2. Take the bus from Cedar Rapids,IA to Waterloo, IA

$294 - $658

Train, bus  •  25h 25m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station Capitol Limited / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Waterloo, IA 1485 / ...

$137 - $209

Drive  •  16h 22m

  1. Drive from Washington to Cedar Falls 996.7 miles

$95 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Cedar Falls is to drive which costs $95 - $150 and takes 16h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Cedar Falls is to fly which costs $210 - $1,000 and takes 5h 25m.

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The distance between Washington and Cedar Falls is 849 miles. The road distance is 996.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Cedar Falls without a car is to train and bus which takes 25h 25m and costs $130 - $210.

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It takes approximately 5h 25m to get from Washington to Cedar Falls, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Washington to Cedar Falls is to fly which takes 5h 25m and costs $210 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $210 and takes 26h 31m.

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There is no direct flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Waterloo Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 15m and has one stopover.

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Cedar Falls is 1h behind Washington. It is currently 2:27 AM in Washington and 1:27 AM in Cedar Falls.

Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Cedar Falls is 997 miles. It takes approximately 16h 22m to drive from Washington to Cedar Falls.

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American Airlines offers flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Waterloo Airport.

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  • Distance: 848.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 25m

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Cedar Falls, IA, USA?

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Washington to Cedar Falls hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Cedar Falls via Chicago, Il, Harrison & Morgan, Harrison & Jefferson, Chicago, IL, and Waterloo, IA in around 26h 31m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Waterloo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Waterloo via Columbus, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Waterloo via New York La Guardia, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 14m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Waterloo via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Waterloo via Detroit, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 18m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Waterloo via Rochester, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Waterloo via Boston, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Waterloo via Buffalo, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 23m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Waterloo via Indianapolis, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 38m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Waterloo via Covington, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 39m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Waterloo via Toronto, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Waterloo via Cleveland, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 49m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Baltimore to Waterloo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Waterloo via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Waterloo via Philadelphia, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Waterloo via New York JFK, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Washington Dulles to Waterloo via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Waterloo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Waterloo via Atlanta, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Waterloo via Newark, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Washington Dulles to Waterloo via Detroit, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Cedar Rapids via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Cedar Rapids via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Cedar Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Cedar Rapids via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Cedar Rapids via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Cedar Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,000
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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 BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $110
First Class
$75 - $190
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Premium
$290 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Seat
$170 - $250
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Cedar Rapids,IA to Waterloo, IA
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Waterloo, IA
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $170

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There are 29+ hotels available in Cedar Falls. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15m and costs $2 - $4.

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