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There are 10 ways to get from Washington to Elmira by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Binghamton, NY
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Elmira, NY

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC to Binghamton, NY
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Elmira, NY

Bus via New York

  1. Take the bus from Union Station, Washington, DC to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Binghamton, Ny
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Elmira, NY

Drive

  1. Drive from Washington to Elmira

Train to Baltimore, fly to Buffalo, bus

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Buffalo (BUF)
  3. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Elmira, NY

Fly Reagan Washington to Rochester, bus

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Rochester (ROC)
  2. Take the bus from Airport & Terminal Lower Level to Macvittie Union
  3. Take the bus from Geneseo, NY to Elmira, NY

Fly Reagan Washington to Syracuse, bus

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Syracuse (SYR)
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse Airport, NY to Binghamton, NY
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Elmira, NY

Train to Baltimore, fly to Rochester, bus

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Rochester (ROC)
  3. Take the bus from Airport & Terminal Lower Level to Macvittie Union
  4. Take the bus from Geneseo, NY to Elmira, NY

Train to Baltimore, fly to Syracuse, bus

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Syracuse (SYR)
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse Airport, NY to Binghamton, NY
  4. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Elmira, NY

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Syracuse, bus

  1. Take the subway from Farragut West, Blue/Orange/Silver Line Track 2 Platform to Washington Dulles International Airport, Silver Line Center Platform
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Syracuse (SYR)
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse Airport, NY to Binghamton, NY
  4. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Elmira, NY

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The most affordable way to get from Washington to Elmira is to drive, which costs $50 - $75 and takes 5h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Elmira is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 5h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington station to Elmira. However, there are services departing from Union Station, Washington, DC and arriving at Elmira, NY via New York, Ny and Binghamton, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 4m.

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The distance between Washington and Elmira is 222 miles. The road distance is 276.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Elmira without a car is to train and bus which takes 9h 20m and costs $70 - $320.

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It takes approximately 9h 20m to get from Washington to Elmira, including transfers.

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Washington to Elmira bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Union Station, Washington, DC.

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The quickest flight from Baltimore Airport to Buffalo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Washington to Elmira bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at Elmira, NY station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Elmira is 277 miles. It takes approximately 5h 34m to drive from Washington to Elmira.

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  • Distance: 222.3 miles
  • Duration: 9h 20m

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

You can take a bus from Washington to Elmira via Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY, New York, Ny, Binghamton, Ny, and Binghamton, NY in around 11h 4m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $220
Flights from Baltimore to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $200
Flights from Baltimore to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $210
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Reagan Washington to Rochester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Reagan Washington to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Flights from Reagan Washington to Syracuse via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Rochester via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Reagan Washington to Syracuse via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Train operators
Amtrak Acela

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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$35 - $130
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$65 - $230
Business Seat - Adult
$70 - $250
First Class - Child 2-12
$100 - $200
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$190 - $350
First Class - Adult
$210 - $380
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $80
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$15 - $40
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$26 - $75
Business Seat - Adult
$29 - $80
First Class - Child 2-12
$50 - $85
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$95 - $150
First Class - Adult
$100 - $160
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$20 - $65
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $130
Business Class Seat
$65 - $170
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$12 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$24 - $70
Business Class Seat
$35 - $95
Amtrak

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
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from Farragut West, Blue/Orange/Silver Line Track 2 Platform to Washington Dulles International Airport, Silver Line Center Platform
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Senior / Disabled
$2 - $4
Standard Fare
$3 - $6
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Email
pr@ourbus.com
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Bus from Geneseo, NY to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Bus from Syracuse Airport, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Union Station, Washington, DC to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
peterpanbus.com
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.

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 New York
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $75
Bus from New York to Binghamton
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $65
Trailways
Phone
+1 800-858-8555
Website
trailways.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
trailways.com
Shortline Bus
Phone
+1 (866) 912-6224
Email
shortline@coachusa.com
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $55
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Child (0-14)
$18 - $27
Seniors 62+ and Special Needs
$28 - $45
Adults 15-61
$35 - $55
RTS
Phone
+1 585-288-1700
Website
myrts.com
Bus from Airport & Terminal Lower Level to Macvittie Union
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Schedules at
myrts.com
Amtrak

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
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Geneseo Amtrak Bus Stop to Elmira Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Amtrak

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Baltimore Airport to Buffalo Airport.

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 16 min and costs $1 - $3.

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