There are 9 ways to get from Washington to Lexington by train, taxi, bus, car or plane

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

Train, taxi  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Lynchburg Amtrak Crescent / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Lynchburg Amtrak to Lexington

$148 - $230

Cheapest option

Train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Clifton Forge Amtrak Cardinal

$127 - $212

7 alternative options

Bus, taxi  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Lynchburg, Va
  3. Take a taxi from Lynchburg, Va to Lexington

$146 - $222

Drive  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Lexington 191 miles

$18 - $27

Fly to Staunton, taxi  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Staunton (SHD) IAD - SHD
  2. Take a taxi from Staunton to Lexington

$259 - $820

Fly to Roanoke, taxi  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Roanoke (ROA) IAD - ROA
  2. Take a taxi from Roanoke to Lexington

$289 - $760

Fly to Charlottesville, drive  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Charlottesville (CHO) IAD - CHO
  2. Drive from Charlottesville to Lexington

$236 - $471

Fly to Lewisburg, drive  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Lewisburg (LWB) IAD - LWB
  2. Drive from Lewisburg to Lexington

$145 - $720

Fly to Richmond, bus, taxi  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Richmond (RIC) IAD - RIC
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Lynchburg, Va
  3. Take a taxi from Lynchburg, Va to Lexington

$328 - $615

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Lexington is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Lexington is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 14 min.

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The distance between Washington and Lexington is 152 miles. The road distance is 191 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to get from Washington to Lexington, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Lexington, VA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Washington to Lexington 3 times a week. Tickets cost $40 - $110 and the journey takes 5 h 13 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Staunton
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Washington Dulles to Roanoke
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Washington Dulles to Lewisburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Lewisburg via Staunton
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Richmond
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Lynchburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $260
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Clifton Forge Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Room
$200 - $280
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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 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 Lynchburg, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Other operators
Taxi from Lynchburg Amtrak to Lexington
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Yellow Cab Lynchburg
Phone
+1 434-846-8888
Allied Cabs
Phone
+1 434-845-7039
Gray Top Cab
Phone
+1 434-845-4554

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