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 31 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station 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  •  5 h 50 min

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

$31 - $66

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Dover 93.5 miles

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

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 Baltimore Downtown, Md and Amtrak Station @ Ml King-French. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 50 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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The best way to get from Washington to Dover without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to get from Washington to Dover, including transfers.

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Washington to Dover bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Washington, Dc station.

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Washington to Dover bus services, operated by DART First State, arrive at Federal St @ Water St Ib station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Dover is 93 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 1 min to drive from Washington to Dover.

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There are 19+ hotels available in Dover. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Dover.
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  • Distance: 83.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 31 min

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

You can take a bus from Washington to Dover via Baltimore Downtown, Md, Wilmington, De, and Amtrak Station @ Ml King-French in around 5 h 50 min.

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Wilmington Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 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

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 Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$17 - $22
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Wilmington, De
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35

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