There are 5 ways to get from Washington to Elmira by bus, car, plane or taxi

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Bus Fullington Trailways  •  8 h

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa 4696 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to Elmira, NY Harrisburg

$57 - $114

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Bus OurBus  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC to Binghamton, NY Washington DC-Ithaca Route
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Elmira, NY Binghampton-Olean

$34 - $61

3 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Elmira 285.8 miles

$28 - $45

Fly to Ithaca, taxi  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Ithaca (ITH) IAD - ITH
  2. Take a taxi from Ithaca to Elmira

$299 - $1,205

Fly to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, bus  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AVP) IAD - AVP
  2. Take the bus from Scranton, Pa to Binghamton, Ny
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Elmira, NY

$238 - $968

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Elmira. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Elmira, NY via Harrisburg Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h.

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The distance between Washington and Elmira is 222 miles. The road distance is 285.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Elmira without a car is to bus which takes 8 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h to get from Washington to Elmira, including transfers.

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Washington to Elmira bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Washington, Dc station.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Ithaca Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 19 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Elmira is 286 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to drive from Washington to Elmira.

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United Airlines offers flights from Washington Dulles Airport to Ithaca Airport.

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There are 24+ hotels available in Elmira. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Elmira.
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  • Distance: 222.3 miles
  • Duration: 8 h

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

You can take a bus from Washington to Elmira via Harrisburg, Pa and Harrisburg Transportation Center in around 8 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Washington Dulles to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
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 Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Scranton, Pa to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $28
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Book at
ourbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ithaca to Elmira
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Ithaca Dispatch
Phone
+1 607-277-8294
Website
ithacataxi.biz
Green Hornet Taxi
Phone
+1 607-280-3779
Website
greenhornettaxicab.com
Collegetown Cab
Phone
+1 607-588-8888

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