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

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  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Newark Penn Station Amtrak Acela Express
  2. Take the train from Newark Broad St to Dover Morris & Essex Line / ...

$131 - $338

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to New York, Ny 2906 / ...

$23 - $79

7 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Newark, Nj 2408 / ...
  2. Take the train from Newark Broad St to Dover Morris & Essex Line / ...

$34 - $76

Drive  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Dover 238.5 miles

$23 - $35

Fly Reagan Washington to Newark, train  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Newark (EWR) DCA - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Broad St to Dover

$111 - $498

Fly Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia, train  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York La Guardia (LGA) DCA - LGA
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Dover

$76 - $459

Fly Washington Dulles to Newark, train  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Newark (EWR) IAD - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Broad St to Dover

$107 - $375

Fly Reagan Washington to New York JFK, train  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York JFK (JFK) DCA - JFK
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Dover

$90 - $338

Train to Baltimore, fly to Newark, train  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Newark (EWR) BWI - EWR
  3. Take the train from Newark Broad St to Dover

$184 - $655

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Dover is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Dover is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 15 min.

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The distance between Washington and Dover is 191 miles. The road distance is 238.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 28 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 W Blackwell St At Morris St via Port Authority Bus Terminal, Willowbrook Mall Shoppers Stop and Rail Station Parking Lot Off Morris St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 15 min.

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

You can take a train from Washington to Dover via Newark Penn Station Amtrak, Bus Lanes, Broad St Across From Njt Station, and Newark Broad St in around 4 h 28 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Washington to Dover hourly. Tickets cost $27 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 19 min. Peter Pan Bus Lines also services this route every 2 hours.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to Newark via Richmond
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Baltimore to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Newark Penn Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $250
First Class Seat
$210 - $330
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Broad St to Dover
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Dover
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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 Newark, Nj
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Washington, Dc to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to NY Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com

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