There are 10 ways to get from Washington to Greenwich by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Stamford Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$143 - $381

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Bus, train  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to New York Washington
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Greenwich New Haven / ...

$30 - $56

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Train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New Rochelle Amtrak Northeast Regional

$91 - $218

Bus  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to New York, NY - Penn Station Northbound
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Stamford, Ct 3464 / ...

$34 - $50

Drive  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Greenwich 258.1 miles

$25 - $40

Fly Reagan Washington to White Plains  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to White Plains (HPN) DCA - HPN

$193 - $643

Fly Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia, train  •  4 h 17 min

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

$78 - $463

Fly Reagan Washington to Newark, train  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Newark (EWR) DCA - EWR
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Greenwich

$130 - $520

Fly Reagan Washington to New York JFK, train  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York JFK (JFK) DCA - JFK
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Greenwich

$89 - $339

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to New York La Guardia, line 7 subway, train  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to New York La Guardia (LGA) IAD - LGA
  3. Take the line 7 subway from 74 St - Broadway to Grand Central - 42 St
  4. Take the train from Grand Central to Greenwich

$124 - $470

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Greenwich is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Greenwich is to fly which costs $190 - $650 and takes 2 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Greenwich. However, there are services departing from Washington DC and arriving at Mason St and Amogerone Pl via New York, Ny and STAMFORD TRANS CTR BAY E and N STATE ST. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Washington station to Greenwich. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station and arriving at Greenwich via Stamford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

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The distance between Washington and Greenwich is 234 miles. The road distance is 258.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Greenwich without a car is to train which takes 4 h 10 min and costs $140 - $390.

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It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to get from Washington to Greenwich, including transfers.

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Washington to Greenwich bus services, operated by Eastern Bus, depart from Washington DC station.

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Washington to Greenwich train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Greenwich is to train which takes 4 h 10 min and costs $140 - $390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6 h 59 min, you could also fly, which costs $190 - $650 and takes 2 h 53 min.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Greenwich.
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  • Distance: 234.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 10 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Greenwich, CT, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Washington to Greenwich every 4 hours. Tickets cost $140 - $370 and the journey takes 3 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Greenwich via New York, NY - Penn Station, New York, Ny, Stamford, Ct, and STAMFORD TRANS CTR BAY E and N STATE ST in around 6 h 59 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to White Plains
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
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 Stamford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$140 - $280
First Class Seat
$230 - $370
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to New Rochelle Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $140
Business Seat
$130 - $210
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Greenwich
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$10 - $11
Off-peak onboard
$16 - $17
Onboard
$14 - $20
At station
$10 - $15
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
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Washington Union to 36th St & 11th Ave
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
boltbus.com
Eastern Bus
Phone
+1 212-244-6132
Website
easternbus.com
Bus from Washington DC to New York, NY - Penn Station
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Book at
easternbus.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 New York, Ny to Stamford, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to White Plains Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 26 min.

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Washington to Greenwich bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Stamford, Ct station.

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Washington to Greenwich train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Stamford Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Greenwich is 258 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to drive from Washington to Greenwich.

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American Airlines offers flights from Reagan Washington Airport to White Plains Airport.

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There are 81+ hotels available in Greenwich. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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

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