There are 6 ways to get from Washington to Montauk by train, bus, car, plane or ferry

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Train  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Montauk Montauk

$151 - $368

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Bus Focus  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC to New York 31st St.
  2. Take the bus from 40th & Lex to Montauk Montauk-Eastbound / ...

$40 - $80

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Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to NY Port Authority Bus Terminal 2428 / ...
  2. Take the bus from 47th St- Lexington btwn 46th & 47th St to Montauk- 34 S. Euclid Avenue Eastbound

$42 - $127

Drive  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Montauk 350 miles

$30 - $50

Train to Baltimore, fly to Islip, train  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Islip (ISP) BWI - ISP
  3. Take the train from Patchogue to Montauk

$221 - $601

Fly Reagan Washington to Providence, train, ferry  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Providence (PVD) DCA - PVD
  2. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to New London Union Station
  3. Take the ferry from New London to Montauk

$182 - $547

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Montauk. However, there are services departing from Washington, DC and arriving at Montauk via 40th & Lex. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Washington station to Montauk. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station and arriving at Montauk via Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 18 min.

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The distance between Washington and Montauk is 309 miles. The road distance is 350 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Montauk without a car is to train which takes 6 h 18 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 18 min to get from Washington to Montauk, including transfers.

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Washington to Montauk bus services, operated by Focus, depart from Washington, DC station.

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Washington to Montauk train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Montauk is to train which takes 6 h 18 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 52 min.

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The quickest flight from Baltimore Airport to Islip Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Washington to Montauk bus services, operated by Hampton Jitney Inc., arrive at Montauk station.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Montauk.
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  • Distance: 308.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 18 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Montauk, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Washington to Montauk via New York Penn Station and Penn Station in around 6 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Montauk via New York 31st St. and 40th & Lex in around 7 h 52 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Islip
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Providence via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
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 New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
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
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Montauk
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Patchogue to Montauk
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
mta.info
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak to New London Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Seat
$100 - $190
Bus operators
Focus
Phone
+1 215-625-2727
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from Washington, DC to New York 31st St.
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Book at
gotobus.com
Hampton Jitney Inc.
Phone
212.362.8400
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Bus from 40th & Lex to Montauk
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Online
$20 - $29
Onboard
$24 - $35
Hampton Luxury Liner
Phone
+1 631-537-5800
Website
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Bus from 39th St- Lexington btwn 38th & 38th St to Montauk- 34 S. Euclid Avenue
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $60
Schedules at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
VIP
$45 - $60
Coach Class
$20 - $28
Luxury Class
$30 - $40
Bus from 47th St- Lexington btwn 46th & 47th St to Montauk- 34 S. Euclid Avenue
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $60
Schedules at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
VIP
$45 - $60
Coach Class
$20 - $28
Luxury Class
$30 - $40
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to NY Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
peterpanbus.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Ferry operators
Viking Fleet
Website
vikingfleet.com
Ferry from New London to Montauk
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50
Schedules at
vikingfleet.com

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Washington to Montauk train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Montauk station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Montauk is 350 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 16 min to drive from Washington to Montauk.

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Baltimore Airport to Islip Airport.

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There are 61+ hotels available in Montauk. Prices start at $184 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15 min and costs .

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