There are 11 ways to get from Washington to New London by train, 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.

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Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  6 h 40 min

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

$202 - $523

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Bus Eastern Bus  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. to New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St. Northbound
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to New London, Ct 3434 / ...

$40 - $67

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Train  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New London Union Station Northeast Regional / ...

$95 - $220

Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to NY Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to New Haven, Ct
  3. Take the bus from New Haven, Ct to New London, Ct

$44 - $124

Drive  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Washington to New London 353.7 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Reagan Washington to Providence, train  •  5 h 44 min

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

$130 - $495

Train to Baltimore, fly to Providence, train  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Providence (PVD) BWI - PVD
  3. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to New London Union Station

$208 - $672

Fly Washington Dulles to Providence, train  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Providence (PVD) IAD - PVD
  2. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to New London Union Station

$191 - $652

Fly Reagan Washington to Hartford, train  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Hartford (BDL) DCA - BDL
  2. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak to New Haven Union Station
  3. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to New London Union Station

$113 - $482

Train to Baltimore, fly to Hartford, train  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Hartford (BDL) BWI - BDL
  3. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak to New Haven Union Station
  4. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to New London Union Station

$171 - $679

Fly Washington Dulles to Hartford, train  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Hartford (BDL) IAD - BDL
  2. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak to New Haven Union Station
  3. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to New London Union Station

$129 - $559

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Washington station to New London. However, there are services departing from Washington, DC - Union Station and arriving at New London, Ct via New York, Ny and New Haven, Ct. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 54 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Washington Union Station station and arriving at New London Union Station station. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 24 min.

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The distance between Washington and New London is 313 miles. The road distance is 353.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to New London without a car is to train which takes 6 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 40 min to get from Washington to New London, including transfers.

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Washington to New London bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Washington, DC - Union Station.

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

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The best way to get from Washington to New London is to train which takes 6 h 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 54 min.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Providence Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Washington to New London bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at New London, Ct station.

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Map of how to get from Washington to New London.
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  • Distance: 313.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 40 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and New London, CT, USA?

You can take a train from Washington to New London via New York Penn Station in around 6 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to New London via NY Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, Ny, and New Haven, Ct in around 7 h 54 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Baltimore to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Baltimore to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
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
Flights from Baltimore to Providence via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Baltimore to Hartford via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Washington Dulles to Providence via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Washington Dulles to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
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
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to New London Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
Train from Washington Union Station to New London Union Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Business Seat
$140 - $220
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
Train from New Haven Union Station to New London Union Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$100 - $180
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
Train from Hartford Amtrak to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Shore Line East
Website
shorelineeast.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to New London
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
shorelineeast.com
Bus operators
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.

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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 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
Bus from New York, Ny to New Haven, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from New Haven, Ct to New London, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $25
Bus from New York, Ny to New London, Ct
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Eastern Bus
Phone
+1 212-244-6132
Website
easternbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. to New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St.
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Book at
easternbus.com

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Washington to New London train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at New London Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to New London is 354 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 17 min to drive from Washington to New London.

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Southwest Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Providence Airport.

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There are 88+ hotels available in New London. Prices start at $75 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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