There are 9 ways to get from Washington to Elon by bus, train, 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.

Recommended option

Bus La Cubana  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Arlington, VA to Greensboro, NC Atlanta route

$177 - $182

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  10 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Greensboro, Nc 1051

$53 - $110

7 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Burlington Amtrak Carolinian

$75 - $175

Drive  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Elon 296.9 miles

$29 - $45

Fly Reagan Washington to Raleigh/Durham, line 700 bus, train  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) DCA - RDU
  2. Take the line 700 bus from Regional Transit Center to GoDurham Station
  3. Take the train from Durham Amtrak to Burlington Amtrak

$128 - $301

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Raleigh/Durham, line 700 bus, train  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) IAD - RDU
  3. Take the line 700 bus from Regional Transit Center to GoDurham Station
  4. Take the train from Durham Amtrak to Burlington Amtrak

$134 - $348

Fly Reagan Washington to Greensboro/High Point, bus  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Greensboro/High Point (GSO) DCA - GSO
  2. Take the bus from Coble Transportation Center to Alamance Regional Medical Center

$152 - $436

Train to Baltimore, fly to Raleigh/Durham, train  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) BWI - RDU
  3. Take the train from Durham Amtrak to Burlington Amtrak

$181 - $458

Fly Washington Dulles to Greensboro/High Point, bus  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Greensboro/High Point (GSO) IAD - GSO
  2. Take the bus from Coble Transportation Center to Alamance Regional Medical Center

$188 - $443

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Elon is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Elon is to fly and line 700 bus and train which costs $120 - $310 and takes 5 h.

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The distance between Washington and Elon is 237 miles. The road distance is 296.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 28 min to get from Washington to Elon, including transfers.

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

La Cubana operates a bus from Washington to Elon 3 times a week. Tickets cost $159 and the journey takes 4 h 45 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Washington to Elon once daily. Tickets cost $60 - $160 and the journey takes 7 h 21 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Reagan Washington to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greensboro/High Point via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to Greensboro/High Point via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Baltimore to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Washington Dulles to Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $480
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Burlington Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$270 - $370
Train from Durham Amtrak to Burlington Amtrak
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
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
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 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
Bus operators
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Arlington, VA to Greensboro, NC
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
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 Greensboro, Nc
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $90
Go Triangle
Phone
+1 919-485-7433
Email
customerservice@gotriangle.org
Website
gotriangle.org
Bus from Regional Transit Center to GoDurham Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org
PART NC
Phone
+1 336-662-0002
Website
partnc.org
Bus from Coble Transportation Center to Alamance Regional Medical Center
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
partnc.org

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