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There are 9 ways to get from Washington to Elyria by plane, train, bus or car

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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Fly Reagan Washington to Cleveland, train  •  5h 41m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Cleveland (CLE) DCA - CLE
  2. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak Station to Elyria Amtrak

$148 - $451

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Bus  •  13h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Elyria 4411 / ...

$50 - $70

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Fly Washington Dulles to Cleveland, train  •  5h 53m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Cleveland (CLE) IAD - CLE
  2. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak Station to Elyria Amtrak

$172 - $396

Train to Baltimore, fly to Cleveland, train  •  5h 49m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Cleveland (CLE) BWI - CLE
  3. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak Station to Elyria Amtrak

$191 - $420

Fly Reagan Washington to Pittsburgh, train  •  7h 56m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Pittsburgh (PIT) DCA - PIT
  2. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Elyria Amtrak

$146 - $396

Fly Reagan Washington to Akron, bus  •  8h 14m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Akron (CAK) DCA - CAK
  2. Take the bus from Akron, Oh to Cleveland, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Elyria

$124 - $236

Train  •  11h 24m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Elyria Amtrak Capitol Limited

$55 - $85

Bus via Pittsburgh  •  13h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to Pittsburgh, PA
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Elyria 4411 / ...

$52 - $73

Drive  •  6h 28m

  1. Drive from Washington to Elyria 384.9 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Elyria is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Elyria is to fly and train which costs $140 - $460 and takes 5h 41m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Elyria. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Washington Union Station station and arriving at Elyria Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11h 24m.

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The distance between Washington and Elyria is 320 miles. The road distance is 384.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Elyria without a car is to train which takes 11h 24m and costs $55 - $85.

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It takes approximately 5h 41m to get from Washington to Elyria, including transfers.

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

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Washington to Elyria train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Elyria is to train which takes 11h 24m and costs $55 - $85. Alternatively, you can bus via Pittsburgh, which costs $50 - $75 and takes 13h 1m.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Elyria.
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  • Distance: 319.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 41m

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Elyria, OH, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Washington to Elyria once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $85 and the journey takes 11h 24m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Elyria via Pittsburgh, PA and Pittsburgh, Pa in around 13h 1m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Cleveland via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Washington Dulles to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Baltimore to Cleveland via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Akron
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $360
Flights from Reagan Washington to Akron via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $360
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Cleveland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Baltimore to Cleveland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Cleveland via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Baltimore to Cleveland via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Cleveland Amtrak Station to Elyria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$170 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Business Seat
$27 - $40
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Elyria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Seat
$55 - $80
Train from Washington Union Station to Elyria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
11h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Premium
$240 - $340
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Seat
$110 - $160
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $100
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $110
First Class
$75 - $190
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.

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 Akron, Oh to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $16
Flexible
$27 - $40
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Elyria
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $15
Flexible
$27 - $40
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Elyria
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Washington, Dc to Elyria
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $120

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Cleveland Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 22m.

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Washington to Elyria bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Elyria station.

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Washington to Elyria train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Elyria Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Elyria is 385 miles. It takes approximately 6h 28m to drive from Washington to Elyria.

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Air Canada, American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Cleveland Airport.

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Book your Washington to Elyria bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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There are 54+ hotels available in Elyria. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15m and costs $2 - $4.

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