There are 9 ways to get from Washington to Fire Island by train, 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.

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Train  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Babylon Babylon / ...

$138 - $348

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to NY Port Authority Bus Terminal 2428 / ...
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Babylon Babylon / ...

$30 - $79

7 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. to New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St. Northbound

$36 - $60

Drive  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Islip 275.3 miles

$27 - $40

Train to Baltimore, fly to Islip  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Islip (ISP) BWI - ISP

$208 - $582

Fly Reagan Washington to New York JFK, train  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York JFK (JFK) DCA - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Islip

$84 - $328

Fly Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia, train  •  5 h 17 min

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

$74 - $454

Fly Washington Dulles to New York JFK, train  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to New York JFK (JFK) IAD - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Islip

$85 - $315

Fly Reagan Washington to Newark, train  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Newark (EWR) DCA - EWR
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Babylon

$117 - $509

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Fire Island. However, there are services departing from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. and arriving at Islip Town Hall via New York, Ny, Hempstead Transit Center and No Pick Ups. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 37 min.

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The distance between Washington and Fire Island is 242 miles. The road distance is 275.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Fire Island without a car is to train which takes 5 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to get from Washington to Fire Island, including transfers.

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Washington to Fire Island bus services, operated by Eastern Bus, depart from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Fire Island is to train which takes 5 h 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 37 min.

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The quickest flight from Baltimore Airport to Islip Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Washington to Fire Island bus services, operated by Eastern Bus, arrive at New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Fire Island is 275 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to drive from Washington to Fire Island.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Baltimore Airport to Islip Airport.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Fire Island.
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  • Distance: 241.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 10 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Fire Island, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Washington to Islip via New York Penn Station, Penn Station, Babylon, and No Pick Ups in around 5 h 10 min. Alternatively, Eastern Bus operates a bus from Washington to Islip every 3 hours. Tickets cost $22 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK via Norfolk
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Islip
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 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 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Babylon
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Islip
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Woodside to Babylon
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to NY Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
peterpanbus.com
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 Washington, Dc to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Eastern Bus
Phone
+1 212-244-6132
Website
easternbus.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 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Book at
easternbus.com

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15 min and costs .

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