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There are 8 ways to get from Washington to Ohio University by plane, bus, train, taxi or car

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Fly from Reagan Washington, bus  •  5h 19m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Columbus (CMH) DCA - CMH
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, OH - Airport to Athens, OH - Ohio U.

$85 - $383

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Bus via Charleston, WV  •  16h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to Morgantown, WV
  2. Take the bus from Morgantown WVU to Charleston, WV
  3. Take the bus from Charleston, WV to Parkersburg, WV
  4. Take the bus from Parkersburg, WV to Athens

$59 - $117

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Train to Baltimore, fly, bus  •  5h 34m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Columbus (CMH) BWI - CMH
  3. Take the bus from Columbus, OH - Airport to Athens, OH - Ohio U.

$183 - $650

Fly from Washington Dulles, bus  •  6h 5m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Columbus (CMH) IAD - CMH
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, OH - Airport to Athens, OH - Ohio U.

$96 - $400

Train, bus, taxi  •  13h 24m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Charleston Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from Charleston, WV to Ripley, WV
  3. Take a taxi from Ripley, WV to Ohio University

$192 - $343

Bus Greyhound USA  •  14h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Pittsburgh, Pa
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to Athens, OH - Ohio U.

$65 - $160

Train, bus  •  14h 37m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to Athens, OH - Ohio U.

$81 - $207

Drive  •  6h 13m

  1. Drive from Washington to Ohio University 357.1 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Ohio University is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Ohio University is to fly and bus which costs $80 - $390 and takes 5h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Ohio University. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Athens, OH - Ohio U. via Pittsburgh, Pa and Columbus, OH. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 24m.

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The distance between Washington and Ohio University is 274 miles. The road distance is 357.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Ohio University without a car is to train and bus and taxi which takes 13h 24m and costs $190 - $350.

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It takes approximately 5h 19m to get from Washington to Ohio University, including transfers.

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Washington to Ohio University bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Washington, Dc station.

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

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Washington to Ohio University bus services, operated by Lakefront Lines, arrive at Athens, OH - Ohio U. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Ohio University is 357 miles. It takes approximately 6h 13m to drive from Washington to Ohio University.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Ohio University.
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  • Distance: 274.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 19m

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Ohio University, OH, USA?

You can take a bus from Washington to Ohio University via Pittsburgh, Pa, Columbus, Oh, Columbus, OH, and Athens, OH - Ohio U. in around 14h 24m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Baltimore to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Reagan Washington to Columbus via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $380
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Charleston Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
9h 29m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Room
$270 - $380
Train from Washington Union Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $330
Bus operators
Lakefront Lines
Website
webstore.lakefrontlines.com
Bus from Columbus, OH - Airport to Athens, OH - Ohio U.
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $20
Schedules at
lakefrontlines.com
Bus from Columbus, OH to Athens, OH - Ohio U.
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $20
Schedules at
lakefrontlines.com
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Charleston, WV to Ripley, WV
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Morgantown WVU to Charleston, WV
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Charleston, WV to Parkersburg, WV
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Book at
baronsbus.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 Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $85
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55
Other operators
Taxi from Ripley, WV to Ohio University
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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

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There are 13+ hotels available in Ohio University. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15m and costs $2 - $4.

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