There are 9 ways to get from Washington to Cortland by subway, plane, bus, train or car

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Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Ithaca  •  3 h 48 min

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

$329 - $1,260

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Bus  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC to Binghamton, NY Washington DC-Ithaca Route
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, Ny to Cortland 252 / ...

$28 - $60

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Fly Reagan Washington to Syracuse, bus  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Syracuse (SYR) DCA - SYR
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Cortland

$144 - $442

Fly Reagan Washington to Rochester, bus  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Rochester (ROC) DCA - ROC
  2. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Cortland

$139 - $561

Train to Baltimore, fly to Rochester, bus  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Rochester (ROC) BWI - ROC
  3. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
  4. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Cortland

$202 - $528

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Syracuse, bus  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Syracuse (SYR) IAD - SYR
  3. Take the bus from Regional Transportation Center to S State St & E Jefferson St
  4. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Cortland

$130 - $429

Fly Washington Dulles to Rochester, bus  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Rochester (ROC) IAD - ROC
  2. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Cortland

$145 - $298

Train, bus  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Binghamton, Ny Nyc
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, Ny to Cortland 252 / ...

$154 - $412

Drive  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Cortland 338.4 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Cortland is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Cortland is to subway and fly which costs $320 - $1,300 and takes 3 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Cortland. However, there are services departing from Washington, DC and arriving at Cortland via Binghamton, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 33 min.

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The distance between Washington and Cortland is 261 miles. The road distance is 338.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Cortland without a car is to train and bus which takes 7 h 28 min and costs $150 - $420.

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It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to get from Washington to Cortland, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Ithaca Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 19 min.

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Washington to Cortland bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Cortland station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Cortland is 338 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 5 min to drive from Washington to Cortland.

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  • Distance: 261.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 48 min

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

You can take a bus from Washington to Cortland via Binghamton, NY and Binghamton, Ny in around 7 h 33 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
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
Flights from Washington Dulles to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Washington Dulles to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
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 Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Rochester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Rochester via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Train operators
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 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 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 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
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Syracuse, Ny to Cortland
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $22
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from New York, Ny to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Binghamton, Ny to Cortland
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
Centro
Phone
+1 315 442-3400.
Website
centro.org
Bus from Regional Transportation Center to S State St & E Jefferson St
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
centro.org
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Book at
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

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United Airlines offers flights from Washington Dulles Airport to Ithaca Airport.

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There are 13+ hotels available in Cortland. Prices start at $57 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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