There are 3 ways to get from Washington to Dover by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Wilmington Amtrak Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Amtrak Station @ Ml King-French to Duke Of York St @ Legislative Av 301

$91 - $230

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Wilmington, De 3038 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Amtrak Station @ Ml King-French to Federal St @ Water St Ib 301

$23 - $47

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Dover 93.5 miles

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Dover is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 2 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Dover is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 2 h 1 min.

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The distance between Washington and Dover is 84 miles. The road distance is 93.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to get from Washington to Dover, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Dover. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Federal St @ Water St Ib via Amtrak Station @ Ml King-French. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 42 min.

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What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Dover, DE, USA?

You can take a bus from Washington to Dover via Wilmington, De and Amtrak Station @ Ml King-French in around 4 h 42 min.

Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Wilmington Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$160 - $230
Bus operators
DART First State
Phone
+1 800-652-3278
Website
dartfirststate.com
Bus from Amtrak Station @ Ml King-French to Duke Of York St @ Legislative Av
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
dartfirststate.com
Bus from Amtrak Station @ Ml King-French to Federal St @ Water St Ib
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
dartfirststate.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to Wilmington, De
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40

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