How to get from Washington to Connecticut

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Recommended option

Train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Northeast Regional / ...

$85 - $210

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Northbound
  2. New Haven

$38 - $65

9 alternative options

Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Acela Express
  2. Vermonter / ...

$152 - $383

Bus  •  6 h 55 min

  1. 2906 / ...
  2. 3464 / ...

$40 - $93

Drive  •  5 h 7 min

  1. 284.7 miles

$27 - $45

Fly Reagan Washington to Hartford  •  3 h 23 min

  1. DCA - BDL

$84 - $257

Fly Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia, train  •  4 h 8 min

  1. DCA - LGA

$123 - $605

Train to Baltimore, fly to Hartford  •  3 h 34 min

  1. BWI - BDL

$142 - $451

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Hartford  •  4 h 12 min

  1. IAD - BDL

$100 - $334

Fly Reagan Washington to New York JFK, train  •  4 h 26 min

  1. DCA - JFK

$137 - $484

Fly Reagan Washington to White Plains, line 971 bus  •  5 h 16 min

  1. DCA - HPN

$167 - $610

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

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Washington to Bridgeport every 2 hours. Tickets cost $85 - $210 and the journey takes 4 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Bridgeport via New York, Ny in around 6 h 55 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 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 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 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 Washington Dulles to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Bridgeport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $140
Business Seat
$130 - $210
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
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
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Bridgeport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Bridgeport
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $29
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$14 - $16
Off-peak onboard
$20 - $22
Onboard
$21 - $29
At station
$19 - $22
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Woodside to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mta.info
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
Eastern Shuttle
Phone
202-750-9078
Website
easternshuttle.com
Bus from Washington DC to New York, NY - Penn Station
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
easternshuttle.com
Hola Bus
Phone
+1 917-398-0398
Email
help@iLIKEBUS.com
Website
holabus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. to New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St.
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
holabus.com
Greyhound USA
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
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Bridgeport, CT - Greyhound Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Washington and Connecticut is 476 km. The road distance is 456 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Washington to Connecticut is to fly which takes 3 h 23 min and costs $80 - $260.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Washington Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Bridgeport Amtrak. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 50 min.

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 55 min.

The train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Bridgeport Amtrak takes 4 h 50 min including transfers and departs every two hours.