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

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Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Wilson Amtrak Carolinian / ...
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Wilson, NC to Morehead City, NC 6089

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Fly from Reagan Washington, bus, taxi  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Wilmington (ILM) DCA - ILM
  2. Take the bus from Wilmington, Nc to Jacksonville
  3. Take a taxi from Jacksonville to Morehead City

$261 - $560

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Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Raleigh, Nc
  2. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Wilson, Nc 312
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Wilson, NC to Morehead City, NC

Drive  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Morehead City 358.9 miles

$35 - $55

Fly from Washington Dulles, bus, taxi  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Wilmington (ILM) IAD - ILM
  2. Take the bus from Wilmington, Nc to Jacksonville
  3. Take a taxi from Jacksonville to Morehead City

$347 - $1,117

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Morehead City is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Morehead City is to fly and bus and taxi which costs $260 - $600 and takes 5 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Morehead City. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Morehead City, NC via Raleigh, Nc and Wilson, NC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 30 min.

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The distance between Washington and Morehead City is 290 miles. The road distance is 358.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Morehead City without a car is to train and Amtrak Thruway which takes 8 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 51 min to get from Washington to Morehead City, including transfers.

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Washington to Morehead City bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Washington, Dc station.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Wilmington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 28 min.

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Washington to Morehead City bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Morehead City, NC station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Morehead City is 359 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 20 min to drive from Washington to Morehead City.

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  • Distance: 290.5 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 51 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Morehead City, NC, USA?

You can take a bus from Washington to Morehead City via Raleigh, Nc, Wilson, Nc, and Wilson, NC in around 13 h 30 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Wilmington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Wilmington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to Wilmington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak

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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Wilson Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
Bus operators
Amtrak

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
Bus from Wilson, NC to Morehead City, NC
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.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.

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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 Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Raleigh, Nc to Wilson, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30
Bus from Wilmington, Nc to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Other operators
Taxi from Jacksonville to Morehead City
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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American Airlines offers flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Wilmington Airport.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Morehead City. Prices start at $71 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 $2 - $4.

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