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

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Fly Reagan Washington to Chicago Midway, train  •  5h 37m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Chicago Midway (MDW) DCA - MDW
  2. Take the train from Van Buren St. to 211th St.

$136 - $455

Cheapest option

Train  •  19h 40m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station Capitol Limited / ...
  2. Take the train from Van Buren St. to Matteson Me

$119 - $162

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Fly Reagan Washington to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  5h 56m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) DCA - ORD
  2. Take the train from Millennium Station to Matteson

$133 - $411

Train to Baltimore, fly to Chicago Midway, train  •  5h 57m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Chicago Midway (MDW) BWI - MDW
  3. Take the train from Van Buren St. to 211th St.

$164 - $544

Fly Washington Dulles to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  6h 25m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) IAD - ORD
  2. Take the train from Millennium Station to Matteson

$142 - $426

Train to Baltimore, fly to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) BWI - ORD
  3. Take the train from Millennium Station to Matteson

$141 - $500

Fly Reagan Washington to Milwaukee, Wisconsin Coach Lines, train  •  7h 49m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Milwaukee (MKE) DCA - MKE
  2. Take the Wisconsin Coach Lines from Milwaukee, WI - Airport to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
  3. Take the train from Millennium Station to Matteson

$168 - $636

Bus  •  18h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Gary, In 1607 / ...

$157 - $204

Drive  •  11h 30m

  1. Drive from Washington to Crete 696.1 miles

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Crete is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 11h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Crete is to fly and train which costs $130 - $460 and takes 5h 37m.

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The distance between Washington and Crete is 589 miles. The road distance is 696.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Crete without a car is to bus which takes 18h 37m and costs $150 - $210.

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It takes approximately 5h 37m to get from Washington to Crete, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Washington to Crete is to bus which takes 18h 37m and costs $150 - $210. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $110 - $170 and takes 19h 40m.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Chicago Midway Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Crete is 1h behind Washington. It is currently 4:51 PM in Washington and 3:51 PM in Crete.

Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Crete is 696 miles. It takes approximately 11h 30m to drive from Washington to Crete.

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Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Chicago Midway Airport.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Crete.
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  • Distance: 589.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 37m

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Crete, IL, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Washington to Crete twice daily. Tickets cost $75 - $110 and the journey takes 18h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Washington to Crete via Chicago Union Station, Jackson & Chicago River, Michigan & Van Buren/Congress, Van Buren St., and Matteson in around 19h 40m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Baltimore to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Baltimore to Chicago Midway via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Baltimore to Chicago Midway via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Washington Dulles to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Chicago O'Hare via Staunton
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Chicago O'Hare via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Chicago O'Hare via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Chicago O'Hare via Buffalo
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Chicago O'Hare via Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Chicago O'Hare via Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Chicago O'Hare via Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Baltimore to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Baltimore to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Baltimore to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Reagan Washington to Milwaukee via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Baltimore to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Baltimore to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $470
Train operators
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Van Buren St. to 211th St.
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
Metra
Train from Millennium Station to Matteson
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
Metra
Train from Van Buren St. to Matteson
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
Metra
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $100
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $110
First Class
$75 - $190
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Premium
$290 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Seat
$170 - $250
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Milwaukee, WI - Airport to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Book at
Coach USA
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 Gary, In
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $110
Flexible
$110 - $170

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There are 63+ hotels available in Crete. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15m and costs $2 - $4.

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