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There are 4 ways to get from Washington to Hershey by bus, car, train, plane or subway

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Bus, line 322 bus  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa 4696 / ...
  2. Take the line 322 bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to Chocolate Ave & Cocoa Ave 322

$18 - $42

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Drive  •  2h 28m

  1. Drive from Washington to Hershey 127.2 miles

$12 - $18

Train to Baltimore, fly to Lancaster  •  2h 49m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Lancaster (LNS) BWI - LNS

$148 - $285

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Harrisburg, line 322 bus  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Harrisburg (MDT) IAD - MDT
  3. Take the line 322 bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to Chocolate Ave & Cocoa Ave

$191 - $426

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Hershey is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Hershey is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Hershey. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Chocolate Ave & Cocoa Ave via Harrisburg Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 4m.

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The distance between Washington and Hershey is 99 miles. The road distance is 127.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Hershey without a car is to bus and line 322 bus which takes 5h 4m and costs $18 - $45.

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It takes approximately 5h 4m to get from Washington to Hershey, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Baltimore Airport to Lancaster Airport is the direct flight which takes 40m.

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Washington to Hershey bus services, operated by CAT Transit, arrive at Chocolate Ave & Cocoa Ave station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Hershey is 127 miles. It takes approximately 2h 28m to drive from Washington to Hershey.

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  • Distance: 98.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 4m

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Hershey, PA, USA?

You can take a bus from Washington to Hershey via Harrisburg, Pa and Harrisburg Transportation Center in around 5h 4m.

Airlines
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Baltimore to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
21m
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
37m
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 Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
CAT Transit
Phone
+1 717-238-8304
Website
cattransit.com
Bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to Chocolate Ave & Cocoa Ave
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
cattransit.com
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cattransit.com

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Southern Airways Express offers flights from Baltimore Airport to Lancaster Airport.

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There are 124+ hotels available in Hershey. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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