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There are 8 ways to get from Washington to Goldsboro by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Wilson Amtrak Carolinian / ...

$45 - $120

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Bus  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc
  3. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Goldsboro, Nc 385 / ...

$63 - $133

Drive  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Goldsboro 278.4 miles

$27 - $40

Fly Reagan Washington to Wilmington, bus  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Wilmington (ILM) DCA - ILM
  2. Take the bus from Wilmington, Nc to Goldsboro, Nc

$149 - $427

Fly Reagan Washington to Raleigh/Durham, train, Amtrak Thruway  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) DCA - RDU
  2. Take the train from Raleigh Amtrak to Wilson Amtrak
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Wilson, NC to Goldsboro, NC

Train to Baltimore, fly to Raleigh/Durham, train, Amtrak Thruway  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) BWI - RDU
  3. Take the train from Raleigh Amtrak to Wilson Amtrak
  4. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Wilson, NC to Goldsboro, NC

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Raleigh/Durham, train, Amtrak Thruway  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) IAD - RDU
  3. Take the train from Raleigh Amtrak to Wilson Amtrak
  4. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Wilson, NC to Goldsboro, NC

Fly Washington Dulles to Fayetteville Municipal, bus  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Fayetteville Municipal (FAY) IAD - FAY
  2. Take the bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Raleigh, Nc
  3. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Goldsboro, Nc

$254 - $654

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Goldsboro is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Goldsboro is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4 h 31 min.

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The distance between Washington and Goldsboro is 250 miles. The road distance is 278.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Goldsboro without a car is to train which takes 6 h 31 min and costs $45 - $120.

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It takes approximately 6 h 31 min to get from Washington to Goldsboro, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Washington to Goldsboro is to train which takes 6 h 31 min and costs $45 - $120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $140 and takes 8 h 4 min.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Wilmington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 28 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Goldsboro is 278 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to drive from Washington to Goldsboro.

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American Airlines offers flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Wilmington Airport.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Goldsboro. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Goldsboro.
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  • Distance: 249.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 31 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Goldsboro, NC, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Washington to Goldsboro twice daily. Tickets cost $45 - $120 and the journey takes 4 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Goldsboro via Richmond, Va, Raleigh, Nc, and Goldsboro, Nc in around 8 h 4 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Wilmington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Wilmington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Washington Dulles to Fayetteville Municipal via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Washington Dulles to Fayetteville Municipal
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Baltimore to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Wilson Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
Train from Raleigh Amtrak to Wilson Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
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
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

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.

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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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Raleigh, Nc to Goldsboro, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Wilmington, Nc to Goldsboro, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Wilson, NC to Goldsboro, NC
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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