There are 3 ways to get from Washington to Lexington by train, taxi, bus or car

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Train, taxi  •  4 h 34 min

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

$148 - $230

Cheapest option

Megabus  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Washington DC to Stonewall Square, Lexington, VA

$21 - $50

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Lexington 191 miles

$18 - $27

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Washington DC and arriving at Stonewall Square, Lexington, VA. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

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

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The best way to get from Washington to Lexington without a car is to train and taxi which takes 4 h 34 min and costs .

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

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Washington to Lexington bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Washington DC station.

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Washington to Lexington bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Stonewall Square, Lexington, VA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Lexington is 191 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to drive from Washington to Lexington.

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There are 23+ hotels available in Lexington. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Lexington.
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  • Distance: 152.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 34 min

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

Megabus operates a bus from Washington to Lexington once daily. Tickets cost $21 - $50 and the journey takes 4 h 40 min.

Train operators

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
+1 1-800-872-7245
Train from Washington Union Station to Lynchburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
$190 - $260
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Lynchburg Amtrak to Lexington
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Yellow Cab Lynchburg
+1 434-846-8888
Allied Cabs
+1 434-845-7039
Gray Top Cab
+1 434-845-4554

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