There are 7 ways to get from Washington to Dover by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 13 min

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

$131 - $338

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Bus, train  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. to New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St. Northbound
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Dover Morris & Essex Line

$30 - $36

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Drive  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Dover 238.5 miles

$23 - $35

Fly Reagan Washington to Newark, train  •  4 h 34 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 2 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 Reagan Washington to New York JFK, train  •  5 h 9 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

$88 - $336

Fly Washington Dulles to Newark, train  •  5 h 20 min

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

$107 - $375

Questions & Answers

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

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The best way to get from Washington to Dover without a car is to train which takes 4 h 13 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to get from Washington to Dover, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 13 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Dover is 238 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to drive from Washington to Dover.

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United Airlines offers flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Newark Airport.

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There are 60+ hotels available in Dover. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Washington to Dover.
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  • Distance: 191.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 13 min

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, Bus Lanes, Broad St Across From Njt Station, and Newark Broad St in around 4 h 13 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 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 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK via Norfolk
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 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
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 Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $250
First Class Seat
$210 - $330
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
Eastern Bus
Phone
+1 212-244-6132
Website
easternbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. to New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St.
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Book at
easternbus.com

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