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

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Fly from Reagan Washington  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Hartford (BDL) DCA - BDL

$84 - $257

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Hartford, Ct 2554 / ...

$35 - $90

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Train to Baltimore, fly  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Hartford (BDL) BWI - BDL

$142 - $454

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly  •  4 h 14 min

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

$100 - $334

Train  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Hartford Amtrak Vermonter / ...

$55 - $150

Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New Haven Union Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to Hartford Amtrak Shuttle / ...

$176 - $451

Bus Eastern Bus  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. to New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St. Northbound
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Hartford, CT - Union Station

$38 - $49

Drive  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Hartford 342.3 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Hartford, Ct. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Washington Union Station station and arriving at Hartford Amtrak. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 58 min.

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The distance between Washington and Hartford is 305 miles. The road distance is 342.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Hartford without a car is to train which takes 5 h 58 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to get from Washington to Hartford, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Washington to Hartford is to fly which takes 3 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 58 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 7 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Hartford Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Washington to Hartford.
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  • Distance: 304.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 25 min

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

JetBlue Airways and American Airlines fly from Washington to Hartford every 4 hours. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Washington to Hartford twice daily. Tickets cost $55 - $150 and the journey takes 5 h 58 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Baltimore to Hartford via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
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 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
Train from Washington Union Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$150 - $410
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$150 - $300
First Class Seat
$250 - $410
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
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
Train from Washington Union Station to Hartford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $360
Train from New Haven Union Station to Hartford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
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.

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 Hartford, Ct
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Eastern Bus
Phone
+1 212-244-6132
Website
easternbus.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 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Book at
easternbus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Hartford, CT - Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Washington to Hartford train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Hartford Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Hartford is 342 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 2 min to drive from Washington to Hartford.

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JetBlue Airways and American Airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Hartford Airport.

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Book your Washington to Hartford bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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There are 111+ hotels available in Hartford. Prices start at $69 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 .

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