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

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

Train, taxi  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Petersburg Amtrak Silver Meteor / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Petersburg Amtrak to Emporia

$134 - $207

Cheapest option

Bus, taxi  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Petersburg, Va 1051
  2. Take a taxi from Petersburg, Va to Emporia

$114 - $163

4 alternative options

Bus, taxi via Richmond, Va  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va 3013 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Petersburg, Va to Emporia

$121 - $177

Drive  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Emporia 178.3 miles

$17 - $26

Fly Washington Dulles to Richmond, drive  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Richmond (RIC) IAD - RIC
  2. Drive from Richmond to Emporia

$175 - $400

Fly Reagan Washington to Norfolk, train, taxi  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Norfolk (ORF) DCA - ORF
  2. Take the train from Norfolk Amtrak to Petersburg Amtrak
  3. Take a taxi from Petersburg Amtrak to Emporia

$303 - $597

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Emporia, VA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Washington to Emporia. However, you can take the train to Petersburg Amtrak then take the taxi to Emporia. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Richmond, Va, take the bus to Petersburg, Va, then take the taxi to Emporia.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Richmond
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Petersburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $240
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Norfolk Amtrak to Petersburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$100 - $190
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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 Washington, Dc to Petersburg, Va
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Other operators
Taxi from Petersburg Amtrak to Emporia
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Washington to Emporia?

The distance between Washington and Emporia is 249 km. The road distance is 285 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Washington to Emporia?

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Emporia is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 2 h 55 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Washington to Emporia?

The quickest way to get from Washington to Emporia is to drive which takes 2 h 55 min and costs $17 - $26.

How long does it take to get from Washington to Emporia?

It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to get from Washington to Emporia, including transfers.