There are 5 ways to get from Washington to Jersey Shore by bus, car, plane, taxi or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa 4696 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to Williamsport Harrisburg

$105 - $164

Cheapest option

Train to Baltimore, fly to Altoona, drive  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Altoona (AOO) BWI - AOO
  3. Drive from Altoona to Jersey Shore

$93 - $235

3 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Jersey Shore 217.2 miles

$21 - $35

Fly Washington Dulles to State College, taxi  •  4 h

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to State College (SCE) IAD - SCE
  2. Take a taxi from State College to Jersey Shore

$359 - $720

Fly Washington Dulles to Harrisburg, bus  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Harrisburg (MDT) IAD - MDT
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to Williamsport

$278 - $548

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Jersey Shore is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 4 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Jersey Shore is to fly and taxi which costs $350 - $750 and takes 4 h.

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The distance between Washington and Jersey Shore is 161 miles. The road distance is 217.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Jersey Shore without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 34 min and costs $100 - $170.

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It takes approximately 6 h 34 min to get from Washington to Jersey Shore, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to State College Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 8 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Jersey Shore is 217 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to drive from Washington to Jersey Shore.

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United Airlines offers flights from Washington Dulles Airport to State College Airport.

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  • Distance: 160.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 34 min

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

You can take a bus from Washington to Jersey Shore via Harrisburg, Pa, Harrisburg Transportation Center, and Williamsport in around 6 h 34 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to State College
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $950
Flights from Washington Dulles to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $600
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Baltimore to Altoona
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
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
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
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to Williamsport
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Other operators
Taxi from State College to Jersey Shore
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110

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