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

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express
  2. Take the bus from New York, Port Authority to Cooperstown

$162 - $398

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Bus OurBus  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC to Binghamton, NY Washington DC-Ithaca Route
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Oneonta, NY Binghamton

$46 - $79

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Train, bus via Utica  •  10 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York to Utica
  3. Take the bus from Utica to Cooperstown

$181 - $494

Bus Greyhound USA  •  11 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to New York, Ny 2906 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Port Authority to Cooperstown

$54 - $129

Drive  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Cooperstown 373.2 miles

$35 - $55

Fly Reagan Washington to Syracuse, train, bus  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Syracuse (SYR) DCA - SYR
  2. Take the train from Syracuse to Utica
  3. Take the bus from Utica to Cooperstown

$170 - $509

Fly Reagan Washington to Albany, bus  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Albany (ALB) DCA - ALB
  2. Take the bus from SUNY Collins Circle to Oneonta, NY

$136 - $312

Train to Baltimore, fly to Albany, bus  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Albany (ALB) BWI - ALB
  3. Take the bus from SUNY Collins Circle to Oneonta, NY

$199 - $529

Fly Washington Dulles to Syracuse, train, bus  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Syracuse (SYR) IAD - SYR
  2. Take the train from Syracuse to Utica
  3. Take the bus from Utica to Cooperstown

$156 - $496

Fly Washington Dulles to Albany, bus  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Albany (ALB) IAD - ALB
  2. Take the bus from SUNY Collins Circle to Oneonta, NY

$182 - $319

Fly Washington Dulles to Ithaca, bus  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Ithaca (ITH) IAD - ITH
  2. Take the bus from Ithaca, Ny to Binghamton, Ny
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Oneonta, NY

$275 - $1,199

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Cooperstown is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Cooperstown is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Cooperstown. However, there are services departing from Washington, DC and arriving at Cooperstown via Binghamton, NY and Oneonta. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 5 min.

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The distance between Washington and Cooperstown is 287 miles. The road distance is 373.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Cooperstown without a car is to train and bus which takes 9 h 41 min and costs $160 - $400.

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It takes approximately 9 h 41 min to get from Washington to Cooperstown, including transfers.

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Washington to Cooperstown bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from Washington, DC station.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Syracuse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 16 min.

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Washington to Cooperstown bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at Oneonta, NY station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Cooperstown is 373 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 51 min to drive from Washington to Cooperstown.

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  • Distance: 286.8 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 41 min

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

You can take a bus from Washington to Cooperstown via Binghamton, NY, Oneonta, NY, and Oneonta in around 10 h 5 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $370
Flights from Reagan Washington to Albany via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $370
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Albany via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Washington Dulles to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Albany via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Albany via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,200
Train operators
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.

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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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Utica
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$65 - $90
Economy Plus
$95 - $140
Business
$95 - $130
Business Plus/Sleeper
$170 - $240
Train from Syracuse to Utica
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $70
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$23 - $35
Economy
$29 - $40
Economy Plus
$45 - $70
Business
$40 - $60
Business Plus/Sleeper
$75 - $110
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 New York Penn Station to Utica Boehlert Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Utica Boehlert Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, Port Authority to Cooperstown
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Oneonta, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Utica to Cooperstown
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from SUNY Collins Circle to Oneonta, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Book at
trailwaysny.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Book at
ourbus.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 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 Ithaca, Ny to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
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

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

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There are 51+ hotels available in Cooperstown. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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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 - $4.

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