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There are 9 ways to get from Washington to Galesburg by plane, bus, train or car

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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Fly Reagan Washington to Moline, bus  •  7h 45m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Moline (MLI) DCA - MLI
  2. Take the bus from Moline, IL to Galesburg Amtrak

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Train  •  21h 13m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station Capitol Limited / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Galesburg Amtrak Station Southwest Chief / ...

$114 - $166

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Fly Washington Dulles to Moline, bus  •  8h 39m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Moline (MLI) IAD - MLI
  2. Take the bus from Moline, IL to Galesburg Amtrak

Fly Reagan Washington to Peoria, bus  •  8h 2m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Peoria (PIA) DCA - PIA
  2. Take the bus from Peoria, IL to Galesburg Amtrak

$163 - $731

Fly Reagan Washington to Chicago O'Hare, train  •  7h 42m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) DCA - ORD
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Galesburg Amtrak Station

$130 - $418

Fly Reagan Washington to Chicago Midway, train  •  7h 31m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Chicago Midway (MDW) DCA - MDW
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Galesburg Amtrak Station

$135 - $467

Bus  •  25h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Moline, IL
  3. Take the bus from Moline, IL to Galesburg Amtrak

Train, bus  •  25h 35m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Indianapolis Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Danville, IL
  3. Take the bus from Danville, IL to Galesburg

$131 - $194

Drive  •  14h 4m

  1. Drive from Washington to Galesburg 829.5 miles

$80 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Galesburg is to drive which costs $80 - $120 and takes 14h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Galesburg is to fly and train which costs $130 - $470 and takes 7h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Galesburg. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Galesburg Amtrak via Harrison & Morgan, Chicago, IL and Moline, IL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 11m.

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No, there is no direct train from Washington station to Galesburg station. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station and arriving at Galesburg Amtrak Station via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 13m.

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The distance between Washington and Galesburg is 724 miles. The road distance is 829.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Galesburg without a car is to train which takes 21h 13m and costs $110 - $170.

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It takes approximately 7h 45m to get from Washington to Galesburg, including transfers.

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Washington to Galesburg bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Washington, Dc station.

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Washington to Galesburg train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Galesburg is to train which takes 21h 13m and costs $110 - $170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 25h 11m.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Galesburg.
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  • Distance: 724.1 miles
  • Duration: 7h 45m

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Galesburg, IL, USA?

You can take a train from Washington to Galesburg via Chicago Union Station in around 21h 13m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Galesburg via Chicago, Il, Harrison & Morgan, Harrison & Jefferson, Chicago, IL, and Moline, IL in around 25h 11m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Moline via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Washington Dulles to Moline via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Moline via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Moline via Staunton, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Washington Dulles to Moline via Pittsburgh, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Moline via Cleveland, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Washington Dulles to Moline via Detroit, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Washington Dulles to Moline via Indianapolis, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Washington Dulles to Moline via Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Washington Dulles to Moline via Buffalo, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Peoria via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Moline via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Moline via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Washington Dulles to Moline via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Washington Dulles to Moline via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Peoria via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Peoria via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Peoria via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Moline via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Moline via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Moline via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Washington Dulles to Moline via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Moline via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Washington Dulles to Moline via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Peoria via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to Peoria via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to Chicago Midway via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak

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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Galesburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Seat
$50 - $80
Train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Premium
$290 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Seat
$170 - $250
Train from Washington Union Station to Indianapolis Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Premium
$280 - $390
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Business Seat
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Amtrak

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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Moline, IL to Galesburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Peoria, IL to Galesburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Peoria, IL to Galesburg, IL
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Moline, IL
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Danville, IL
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Danville, IL to Galesburg
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.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 Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $170

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There is no direct flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Moline Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 52m and has one stopover.

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Washington to Galesburg bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Galesburg Amtrak station.

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Galesburg is 1h behind Washington. It is currently 2:46 PM in Washington and 1:46 PM in Galesburg.

Washington to Galesburg train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Galesburg Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Galesburg is 830 miles. It takes approximately 14h 4m to drive from Washington to Galesburg.

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United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Moline Airport.

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There are 10+ hotels available in Galesburg. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15m and costs $2 - $4.

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