There are 5 ways to get from Washington to Elizabethtown by train, bus, car, plane or subway

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Elizabethtown Amtrak Keystone Service / ...

$122 - $306

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa 4696 / ...

$37 - $74

3 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Elizabethtown 113.9 miles

$11 - $17

Train to Baltimore, fly to Lancaster, train  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Lancaster (LNS) BWI - LNS
  3. Take the train from Lancaster Amtrak to Elizabethtown Amtrak

$118 - $254

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Harrisburg, train  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Harrisburg (MDT) IAD - MDT
  3. Take the train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Elizabethtown Amtrak

$210 - $458

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Elizabethtown is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Elizabethtown is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 16 min.

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The distance between Washington and Elizabethtown is 90 miles. The road distance is 113.9 miles.

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

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No, there is no direct train from Washington station to Elizabethtown. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Elizabethtown Amtrak via Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 4 min.

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What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Elizabethtown, PA, USA?

You can take a train from Washington to Elizabethtown via Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak in around 4 h 4 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Washington to Elizabethtown hourly. Tickets cost $17 - $40 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min.

Airlines
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Baltimore to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
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
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Elizabethtown Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Lancaster Amtrak to Elizabethtown Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$20 - $30
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$25 - $35
Room
$120 - $180
Train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Elizabethtown Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$20 - $30
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$25 - $35
Room
$120 - $180
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
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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 Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40

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