There are 5 ways to get from Washington to Glen Allen by train, bus, car, subway 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  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Richmond Staples Mill Amtrak Silver Star / ...

$43 - $82

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va 3013 / ...

$39 - $64

3 alternative options

Bus Lacubanabus  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from K St Nw & 15Th St Nw to Columbia Pike & S Walter Reed Dr 16Y
  2. Take the bus from Arlington, VA to Ashland, VA Direct route

Drive  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Glen Allen 101.5 miles

$9 - $15

Subway, fly  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Richmond (RIC) IAD - RIC

$219 - $455

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Glen Allen is to drive which costs $9 - $15 and takes 1 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Glen Allen is to drive which costs $9 - $15 and takes 1 h 42 min.

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The distance between Washington and Glen Allen is 89 miles. The road distance is 101.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 9 min to get from Washington to Glen Allen, including transfers.

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

Amtrak operates a train from Washington to Glen Allen every 3 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $70 and the journey takes 2 h 2 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Washington to Glen Allen hourly. Tickets cost $16 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Richmond
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Richmond Staples Mill Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
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
Greyhound USA
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 Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from K St Nw & 15Th St Nw to Columbia Pike & S Walter Reed Dr
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
bus
Bus from Arlington, VA to Ashland, VA
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com

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