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There are 5 ways to get from Washington to James Madison University by bus, car, subway, plane or taxi

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Megabus  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the Megabus from Washington DC to Godwin Transit Center, Harrisonburg

$16 - $27

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Megabus via Washington Dulles Airport  •  4h 14m

  1. Take the Megabus from Washington Dulles Airport to Godwin Transit Center, Harrisonburg

$22 - $34

Drive  •  2h 17m

  1. Drive from Washington to James Madison University 133.2 miles

$13 - $19

Subway, fly to Staunton  •  3h 14m

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

$159 - $700

Subway, fly to Charlottesville, taxi  •  3h 56m

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Charlottesville (CHO) IAD - CHO
  3. Take a taxi from Charlottesville to James Madison University

$324 - $580

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to James Madison University is to drive which costs $13 - $19 and takes 2h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to James Madison University is to drive which costs $13 - $19 and takes 2h 17m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Washington DC and arriving at Godwin Transit Center, Harrisonburg. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 20m.

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The distance between Washington and James Madison University is 105 miles. The road distance is 133.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to James Madison University without a car is to Megabus which takes 3h 30m and costs $16 - $27.

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The Megabus from Washington DC to Godwin Transit Center, Harrisonburg takes 3h 20m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Washington to James Madison University bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Washington DC station.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Staunton Airport is the direct flight which takes 56m.

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Washington to James Madison University bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Godwin Transit Center, Harrisonburg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to James Madison University is 133 miles. It takes approximately 2h 17m to drive from Washington to James Madison University.

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  • Distance: 104.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 30m

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and James Madison University, VA, USA?

Megabus operates a bus from Washington to James Madison University once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $27 and the journey takes 3h 20m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Staunton
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Train operators
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
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Washington DC to Godwin Transit Center, Harrisonburg
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $27
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Bus from Washington Dulles Airport to Godwin Transit Center, Harrisonburg
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $24
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megabus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Charlottesville to James Madison University
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Anytime Taxi
Phone
+1 434-977-5522
1st Call Taxi
Phone
+1 434-906-6670
Website
1stcalltaxi.wordpress.com

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United Airlines offers flights from Washington Dulles Airport to Staunton Airport.

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There are 26+ hotels available in James Madison University. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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