There are 7 ways to get from Washington to Chesapeake Beach by plane, train, subway, bus or car

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

Fly from Reagan Washington  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Norfolk (ORF) DCA - ORF

$138 - $284

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Virginia Beach, VA

$24 - $45

5 alternative options

Train to Baltimore, fly  •  2 h 36 min

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

$211 - $451

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Norfolk (ORF) IAD - ORF

$144 - $321

Train  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Norfolk Amtrak Northeast Regional

$88 - $204

Bus Greyhound USA  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Norfolk, Va 3005 / ...

$27 - $60

Drive  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Chesapeake Beach 197.2 miles

$19 - $28

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Chesapeake Beach is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Chesapeake Beach is to fly which costs $130 - $290 and takes 2 h 32 min.

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The distance between Washington and Chesapeake Beach is 146 miles. The road distance is 197.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 32 min to get from Washington to Chesapeake Beach, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington station to Chesapeake Beach. However, there are services departing from Washington, DC - Union Station and arriving at Shore & Treasure Island via Arctic & 19Th. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 26 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Chesapeake Beach is 197 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to drive from Washington to Chesapeake Beach.

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  • Distance: 146.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 32 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Chesapeake Beach, VA, USA?

American Airlines flies from Washington to Chesapeake Beach 4 times a day. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Washington to Chesapeake Beach twice a week. Tickets cost $21 - $45 and the journey takes 4 h 40 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
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 BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
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 Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Norfolk Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Virginia Beach, VA
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Book at
megabus.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 Norfolk, Va
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60

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