There are 6 ways to get from Washington to Emerald Isle by plane, bus, taxi, car or train

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

Fly Reagan Washington to Wilmington, bus, taxi  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Wilmington (ILM) DCA - ILM
  2. Take the bus from Wilmington, Nc to Jacksonville
  3. Take a taxi from Jacksonville to Emerald Isle

$226 - $520

Cheapest option

Bus, drive  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc
  3. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to New Bern, Nc 385
  4. Drive from New Bern, Nc to Emerald Isle

$59 - $140

4 alternative options

Fly Washington Dulles to Wilmington, bus, taxi  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Wilmington (ILM) IAD - ILM
  2. Take the bus from Wilmington, Nc to Jacksonville
  3. Take a taxi from Jacksonville to Emerald Isle

$312 - $1,077

Fly Reagan Washington to Raleigh/Durham, bus, drive  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) DCA - RDU
  2. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to New Bern, Nc
  3. Drive from New Bern, Nc to Emerald Isle

$113 - $290

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Wilson Amtrak Carolinian / ...
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Wilson, NC to Morehead City, NC 6089

Drive  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Emerald Isle 369.8 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Emerald Isle is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Emerald Isle is to fly and bus and taxi which costs $220 - $550 and takes 5 h 10 min.

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The distance between Washington and Emerald Isle is 293 miles. The road distance is 369.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to get from Washington to Emerald Isle, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Washington to Emerald Isle. However, you can take the subway to NATIONAL AIRPORT station, take the walk to Reagan Washington airport, fly to Wilmington, take the taxi to Wilmington, Nc, take the bus to Jacksonville, then take the taxi to Emerald Isle. Alternatively, you can take the subway to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station, take the walk to Wiehle-Reston East Station, take the bus to Washington Dulles Airport, take the walk to Washington Dulles airport, fly to Wilmington, take the taxi to Wilmington, Nc, take the bus to Jacksonville, then take the taxi to Emerald Isle.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Wilmington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to Wilmington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
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
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
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 Wilson Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
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 Wilmington, Nc to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Bus from Raleigh, Nc to New Bern, Nc
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Other operators
Taxi from Jacksonville to Emerald Isle
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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