There are 11 ways to get from Washington to Connecticut by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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

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Train Amtrak  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Bridgeport Amtrak Vermonter / ...

$50 - $130

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to New York, Ny 2906 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Bridgeport, Ct 3464 / ...

$32 - $93

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Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Bridgeport Amtrak Northeast Regional / ...

$197 - $523

Bus via NEW CARROLLTON station  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from New Carrollton, Md to New York, Ny 2908 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Bridgeport, Ct 3464 / ...

$42 - $98

Drive  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Bridgeport 284.7 miles

$27 - $45

Fly Reagan Washington to Hartford  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Hartford (BDL) DCA - BDL

$84 - $257

Train to Baltimore, fly to Hartford  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Hartford (BDL) BWI - BDL

$142 - $454

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Hartford  •  4 h 14 min

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

$100 - $334

Fly Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia, train  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York La Guardia (LGA) DCA - LGA
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Stamford Amtrak

$123 - $605

Fly Reagan Washington to New York JFK, train  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York JFK (JFK) DCA - JFK
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Stamford Amtrak

$135 - $482

Fly Reagan Washington to White Plains, line 971 bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to White Plains (HPN) DCA - HPN
  2. Take the line 971 bus from Main St and S Broadway to Main St and Athlantic St

$167 - $610

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Connecticut is to drive which costs $27 - $45 and takes 5 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Connecticut is to fly which costs $80 - $260 and takes 3 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Connecticut. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Bridgeport, Ct via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 58 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Washington Union Station station and arriving at Bridgeport Amtrak. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 36 min.

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The distance between Washington and Connecticut is 298 miles. The road distance is 284.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Connecticut without a car is to train which takes 4 h 36 min and costs $50 - $130.

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The train from Washington Union Station to Bridgeport Amtrak takes 4 h 36 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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Washington to Connecticut train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Connecticut is to train which takes 4 h 36 min and costs $50 - $130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $95 and takes 6 h 58 min, you could also fly, which costs $80 - $260 and takes 3 h 27 min.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Connecticut.
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  • Distance: 297.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 36 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Connecticut, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Washington to Bridgeport every 4 hours. Tickets cost $50 - $130 and the journey takes 4 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Bridgeport via New York, Ny in around 6 h 58 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to White Plains
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Hartford via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to Hartford via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Bridgeport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $330
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
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
Train from New York Penn Station to Stamford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Bridgeport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Seat
$100 - $190
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
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.

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 New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Bus from New York, Ny to Bridgeport, Ct
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Bus from New Carrollton, Md to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to NY Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
peterpanbus.com
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-522-8101
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from Main St and S Broadway to Main St and Athlantic St
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
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