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.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 11 min

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

$138 - $348

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to New York, NY
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Babylon Babylon / ...

$32 - $49

7 alternative options

Bus, line 3506 bus  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to New York, NY - Penn Station
  2. Take the line 3506 bus from New York, Ny to Hempstead, Ny
  3. Take the bus from Hempstead Transit Center to Babylon LIRR Station n72
  4. Take the bus from Babylon LIRR to Islip Town Hall S40

$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 28 min

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

$208 - $582

Fly Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia, train  •  4 h 54 min

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

$75 - $454

Fly Reagan Washington to New York JFK, train  •  4 h 33 min

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

$86 - $329

Fly Reagan Washington to Newark, train  •  5 h 20 min

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

$130 - $518

Fly Washington Dulles to New York JFK, train  •  5 h 15 min

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

$87 - $316

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Fire Island is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Fire Island is to train and fly which costs $200 - $600 and takes 3 h 28 min.

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The distance between Washington and Fire Island is 241 miles. The road distance is 275.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to get from Washington to Fire Island, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Fire Island. However, there are services departing from Washington DC and arriving at Islip Town Hall via New York, Ny, Hempstead Transit Center and Babylon LIRR. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 57 min.

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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 Babylon LIRR in around 5 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Islip via New York, NY - Penn Station, New York, Ny, Hempstead, Ny, Hempstead Transit Center, Babylon LIRR Station, and Babylon LIRR in around 7 h 57 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 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 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Islip
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 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 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 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 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Woodside to Babylon
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Bay Shore
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
mta.info
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
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Hempstead, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$15 - $19
Nassau Inter-County Express
Phone
+1 516 336-6600
Website
nicebus.com
Bus from Hempstead Transit Center to Babylon LIRR Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Hempstead Transit Center to Babylon
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Suffolk County Transit
Phone
+1 631.852.5200
Website
sct-bus.org
Bus from Babylon LIRR to Islip Town Hall
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org

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