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There are 6 ways to get from Washington to Danville by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Danville Amtrak Station

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC to Danville, VA - Transit System Hub

Drive

  1. Drive from Washington to Danville

Fly Reagan Washington to Greensboro/High Point, train

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Greensboro/High Point (GSO)
  2. Take the train from Greensboro to Danville Amtrak Station

Fly Washington Dulles to Greensboro/High Point, line 2 bus, train

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Greensboro/High Point (GSO)
  2. Take the line 2 bus from Coble Transportation Center to Greensboro Depot
  3. Take the train from Greensboro to Danville Amtrak Station

Fly Washington Dulles to Charlottesville, train

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Charlottesville (CHO)
  2. Take the train from Charlottesville to Danville Amtrak Station

Washington to Danville by train

The train journey time between Washington and Danville is around 4h 52m and covers a distance of around 237 miles. The fastest train normally takes 4h 52m. Operated by Amtrak, the Washington to Danville train service departs from Washington Union Station and arrives in Danville Amtrak Station. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
4h 52m
Fastest train time:
4h 52m
Train distance:
237 miles
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$35
Carbon emissions:
20 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
18:30
Last train departs at:
18:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Washington to Danville train schedules

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Yes, travel within United States is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Danville is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Danville is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Danville is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 22 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Danville is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 4h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Danville is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 4h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Washington, DC and arriving at Danville, VA - Transit System Hub. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Washington Union Station station and arriving at Danville Amtrak Station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 52m.

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The distance between Washington and Danville is 206 miles. The road distance is 248.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Danville without a car is to train which takes 4h 52m and costs $35 - $55.

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The train from Washington Union Station to Danville Amtrak Station takes 4h 52m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Washington to Danville bus services, operated by Virginia Breeze, depart from Washington, DC station.

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Washington to Danville train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Danville is to train which takes 4h 52m and costs $35 - $55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $55 and takes 5h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Danville.
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  • Distance: 206.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 52m

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Danville, VA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Washington Union Station to Danville Amtrak Station twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 4h 52m. Alternatively, Virginia Breeze operates a bus from Washington, DC to Danville, VA - Transit System Hub twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $55 and the journey takes 5h 45m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $330
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $380
Flights from Washington Dulles to Greensboro/High Point via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $340
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Danville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $100
Train from Greensboro to Danville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Train from Charlottesville to Danville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$45 - $65
Bus operators
Virginia Breeze
Email
support@virginiabreeze.org
Website
virginiabreeze.org
Bus from Washington, DC to Danville, VA - Transit System Hub
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
virginiabreeze.org
PART NC
Phone
+1 336-662-0002
Website
partnc.org
Bus from Coble Transportation Center to Greensboro Depot
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
partnc.org

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Greensboro/High Point Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Washington to Danville bus services, operated by Virginia Breeze, arrive at Danville, VA - Transit System Hub station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Danville is 249 miles. It takes approximately 4h 45m to drive from Washington to Danville.

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American Airlines offers flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Greensboro/High Point Airport.

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15 min and costs $1 - $3.

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