There are 8 ways to get from Washington to Hilton Head Island by plane, bus, train or car

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

Fly Reagan Washington to Hilton Head  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Hilton Head (HHH) DCA - HHH

$243 - $1,203

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  14 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Savannah, Ga
  3. Take the bus from Savannah, Ga to Beaufort, Sc

$74 - $182

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Fly Reagan Washington to Savannah, bus  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Savannah (SAV) DCA - SAV
  2. Take the bus from Savannah, Ga to Beaufort, Sc
  3. Take the bus from Lowes to Hwy 278

$180 - $513

Fly Washington Dulles to Savannah, bus  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Savannah (SAV) IAD - SAV
  2. Take the bus from Savannah, Ga to Beaufort, Sc
  3. Take the bus from Lowes to Hwy 278

$156 - $690

Fly Reagan Washington to Columbia, bus  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Columbia (CAE) DCA - CAE
  2. Take the bus from Columbia, Sc to Beaufort, Sc

$166 - $710

Bus Lacubanabus  •  12 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Arlington, VA to Hardeeville, SC Direct route

Train, bus  •  12 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Yemassee Amtrak Silver Meteor / ...
  2. Take the bus from Yemassee to Hwy 278 & Wild Horse 320

$85 - $228

Drive  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Hilton Head Island 584.2 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Hilton Head Island is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 9 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Hilton Head Island is to fly which costs $240 - $1,200 and takes 6 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Hilton Head Island. However, there are services departing from 19Th St Nw & H St Nw and arriving at Palmetto Bay & Cora Lee via Arlington, VA and Hwy 46 & Hardeeville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 38 min.

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The distance between Washington and Hilton Head Island is 509 miles. The road distance is 584.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Hilton Head Island without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 38 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 41 min to get from Washington to Hilton Head Island, including transfers.

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Washington to Hilton Head Island bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Washington, Dc station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Hilton Head Island is to fly which takes 6 h 41 min and costs $240 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 38 min.

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There is no direct flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Hilton Head Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Washington to Hilton Head Island bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Beaufort, Sc station.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Hilton Head Island.
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  • Distance: 509.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 41 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Hilton Head Island, SC, USA?

American Airlines flies from Washington to Hilton Head Island hourly. Alternatively, operates a bus from Washington to Hilton Head Island 5 times a week, and the journey takes 8 h 55 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Hilton Head via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Hilton Head via Columbia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Hilton Head via Raleigh/Durham, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Hilton Head via Wilmington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Hilton Head via Norfolk, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Hilton Head via Columbus, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Hilton Head via Greenville/Spartanburg, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Hilton Head via Greensboro/High Point, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Hilton Head via Detroit, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Hilton Head via Charleston, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Hilton Head via Hartford, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Savannah
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Savannah via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Savannah via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Columbia
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Columbia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Savannah via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $950
Flights from Washington Dulles to Savannah via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Columbia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Savannah
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $800
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 Yemassee Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$340 - $480
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 Savannah, Ga to Beaufort, Sc
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
Bus from Columbia, Sc to Beaufort, Sc
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
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
Bus from Richmond, Va to Savannah, Ga
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120
Palmetto Breeze Transit
Website
palmettobreezetransit.com
Bus from Lowes to Hwy 278
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
palmettobreezetransit.com
Bus from Yemassee to Hwy 278 & Wild Horse
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
palmettobreezetransit.com
bus
Bus from Arlington, VA to Hardeeville, SC
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com

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