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

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Train  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to East Hampton Montauk

$148 - $362

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Bus  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC to New York 31st St.
  2. Take the bus from 40th & Lex to East Hampton Montauk-Eastbound

$40 - $55

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Bus, Hamptons  •  8 h 58 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 Hamptons from 59th & Lex to East Hampton Hampton-Eastbound / ...

$44 - $89

Drive  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Washington to East Hampton 336.2 miles

$30 - $50

Train to Baltimore, fly to Islip, train  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Islip (ISP) BWI - ISP
  3. Take the train from Patchogue to East Hampton

$219 - $597

Fly Reagan Washington to White Plains, train  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to White Plains (HPN) DCA - HPN
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to East Hampton

$198 - $656

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to East Hampton is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to East Hampton is to train and fly which costs $210 - $600 and takes 5 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to East Hampton. However, there are services departing from Washington, DC and arriving at East Hampton via 40th & Lex. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Washington station to East Hampton. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station and arriving at East Hampton via Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 57 min.

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The distance between Washington and East Hampton is 296 miles. The road distance is 336.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to East Hampton without a car is to train which takes 5 h 57 min and costs $140 - $370.

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It takes approximately 5 h 57 min to get from Washington to East Hampton, including transfers.

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Washington to East Hampton bus services, operated by Focus, depart from Washington, DC station.

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Washington to East Hampton train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from Washington to East Hampton is to train which takes 5 h 57 min and costs $140 - $370. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $55 and takes 7 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Washington to East Hampton.
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  • Distance: 295.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 57 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and East Hampton, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Washington to East Hampton via New York Penn Station and Penn Station in around 5 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to East Hampton via New York 31st St. and 40th & Lex in around 7 h 25 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Islip
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to White Plains
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to East Hampton
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
LIRR
Train from Patchogue to East Hampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
Focus
Phone
+1 215-625-2727
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from Washington, DC to New York 31st St.
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Book at
gotobus.com
Hampton Jitney Inc.
Phone
212.362.8400
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Bus from 40th & Lex to East Hampton
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Online
$20 - $29
Onboard
$24 - $35
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
Hampton Ambassador
Phone
631.283.4676
Website
hamptonambassador.com
Bus from 59th & Lex to East Hampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $50
Schedules at
hamptonambassador.com
Book at
hamptonambassador.com
Prepay
$45
Onboard
$50
Hampton Luxury Liner
Phone
+1 631-537-5800
Website
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Bus from 59th St-Lexington btwn 58th & 59th St to East Hampton
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $60
Schedules at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
VIP
$45 - $60
Coach Class
$20 - $28
Luxury Class
$30 - $40

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The quickest flight from Baltimore Airport to Islip Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Washington to East Hampton bus services, operated by Hampton Jitney Inc., arrive at East Hampton station.

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Washington to East Hampton train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at East Hampton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to East Hampton is 336 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 56 min to drive from Washington to East Hampton.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Baltimore Airport to Islip Airport.

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There are 112+ hotels available in East Hampton. Prices start at $179 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 $2 - $4.

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