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

Train  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Stamford Amtrak Acela Express

$147 - $385

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to New York, NY - Penn Station Northbound
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Fairfield New Haven

$37 - $64

7 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to New York, Ny 2906 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Bridgeport, Ct 3464 / ...

$43 - $106

Drive  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Fairfield 279.3 miles

$27 - $40

Fly Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia, train  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York La Guardia (LGA) DCA - LGA
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Fairfield

$81 - $471

Fly Reagan Washington to Newark, train  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Newark (EWR) DCA - EWR
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Fairfield

$128 - $529

Fly Reagan Washington to New York JFK, train  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York JFK (JFK) DCA - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Stamford Amtrak
  4. Take the train from Stamford to Fairfield

$144 - $501

Fly Reagan Washington to White Plains, line 971 bus, train  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to White Plains (HPN) DCA - HPN
  2. Take the line 971 bus from Main St and S Broadway to S State St and Stamford Station
  3. Take the train from Stamford to Fairfield

$174 - $627

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to New York JFK, train  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to New York JFK (JFK) IAD - JFK
  3. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  4. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Stamford Amtrak
  5. Take the train from Stamford to Fairfield

$145 - $488

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Fairfield, CT, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Washington to Fairfield hourly. Tickets cost $140 - $370 and the journey takes 3 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Fairfield via New York, Ny, Bridgeport, Ct, and Bridgeport in around 7 h 22 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Washington Dulles to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to White Plains
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Stamford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$140 - $280
First Class Seat
$230 - $370
Train from New York Penn Station to Stamford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Fairfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$13 - $15
Off-peak onboard
$20 - $21
Onboard
$20 - $28
At station
$17 - $21
Train from Stamford to Fairfield
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$8 - $10
Off-peak onboard
$14 - $15
Onboard
$12 - $17
At station
$7 - $12
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Metro Washington DC
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
Bus operators
Eastern Shuttle
Phone
202-750-9078
Website
easternshuttle.com
Bus from Washington DC to New York, NY - Penn Station
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
easternshuttle.com
Hola Bus
Phone
+1 917-398-0398
Email
help@iLIKEBUS.com
Website
holabus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. to New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St.
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
holabus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Bus from New York, Ny to Bridgeport, Ct
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Bridgeport, CT - Greyhound Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
peterpanbus.com
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-522-8101
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from Main St and S Broadway to S State St and Stamford Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Washington to Fairfield?

The distance between Washington and Fairfield is 407 km. The road distance is 447 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Fairfield is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 5 h 1 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Washington to Fairfield is to fly and train which takes 4 h 44 min and costs $80 - $480.

Is there a direct train between Washington and Fairfield?

No, there is no direct train from Washington to Fairfield. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Fairfield via Stamford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 49 min.

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

It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to get from Washington to Fairfield, including transfers.