There are 8 ways to get from Washington to Elizabeth City by train, car, bus, plane or subway

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Recommended option

Train, drive  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Newport News Amtrak Northeast Regional
  2. Drive from Newport News Amtrak to Elizabeth City

$87 - $205

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Hampton, VA
  2. Take the bus from Norfolk, Va to Elizabeth City, Nc 391

$49 - $84

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Bus via Richmond, Va  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Norfolk, Va
  3. Take the bus from Norfolk, Va to Elizabeth City, Nc 391

$60 - $118

Bus  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Norfolk, Va 3005 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Norfolk, Va to Elizabeth City, Nc 391

$53 - $104

Drive  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Elizabeth City 235.8 miles

$23 - $35

Train to Baltimore, fly, bus  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Norfolk (ORF) BWI - ORF
  3. Take the bus from Norfolk, Va to Elizabeth City, Nc

$235 - $492

Fly from Reagan Washington, bus  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Norfolk (ORF) DCA - ORF
  2. Take the bus from Norfolk, Va to Elizabeth City, Nc

$162 - $325

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly, bus  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Norfolk (ORF) IAD - ORF
  3. Take the bus from Norfolk, Va to Elizabeth City, Nc

$168 - $362

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Elizabeth City is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Elizabeth City is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 10 min.

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The distance between Washington and Elizabeth City is 186 miles. The road distance is 235.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Elizabeth City without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 42 min and costs $55 - $120.

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It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to get from Washington to Elizabeth City, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Baltimore Airport to Norfolk Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Elizabeth City is 236 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to drive from Washington to Elizabeth City.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Baltimore Airport to Norfolk Airport.

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There are nine+ hotels available in Elizabeth City. Prices start at $100 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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  • Distance: 185.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 41 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Elizabeth City, NC, USA?

You can take a bus from Washington to Elizabeth City via Richmond, Va, Norfolk, Va, and Elizabeth City, Nc in around 6 h 42 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Newport News Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
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
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
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.

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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 Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Richmond, Va to Norfolk, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Norfolk, Va to Elizabeth City, Nc
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
Bus from Washington, Dc to Norfolk, Va
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Megabus

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