There are 9 ways to get from Washington to Ontario by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Reagan Washington to Ontario/San Bernardino  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) DCA - ONT

$185 - $755

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Fly Reagan Washington to Los Angeles, train  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Los Angeles (LAX) DCA - LAX
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Ontario Amtrak

$181 - $526

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Fly Washington Dulles to Los Angeles, train  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Los Angeles (LAX) IAD - LAX
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Ontario Amtrak

$187 - $563

Train to Baltimore, fly to Los Angeles, train  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Los Angeles (LAX) BWI - LAX
  3. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Ontario Amtrak

$194 - $543

Bus  •  2 days 12 h

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to Pittsburgh, PA
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Las Vegas, Nv
  3. Take the bus from Las Vegas to Ontario

$253 - $623

Train via San Bernardino Amtrak  •  2 days 12 h

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station Capitol Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to San Bernardino Amtrak Southwest Chief

$369 - $1,105

Bus via Chicago, Il  •  2 days 19 h

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Chicago, Il 1607
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to San Bernardino, Ca 1351

$267 - $687

Train  •  3 days 10 h

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station Capitol Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Ontario Amtrak Texas Eagle

$429 - $1,305

Drive  •  41 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Ontario 2620.3 miles

$250 - $380

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Ontario is to fly and train which costs $180 - $600 and takes 10 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Ontario is to fly which costs $180 - $800 and takes 8 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Ontario. However, there are services departing from Washington DC and arriving at Ontario via Pittsburgh, Pa, Bonanza @ Bruce and Las Vegas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 12 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Washington station to Ontario. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station and arriving at Ontario Amtrak via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 10 h.

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The distance between Washington and Ontario is 2275 miles. The road distance is 2620.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Ontario without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 12 h and costs $250 - $650.

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It takes approximately 8 h 59 min to get from Washington to Ontario, including transfers.

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

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Washington to Ontario train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Ontario is to fly which takes 8 h 59 min and costs $180 - $800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $250 - $650 and takes 2 days 12 h, you could also train, which costs $360 - $1,100 and takes 2 days 12 h.

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  • Distance: 2275.4 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 59 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Ontario, CA, USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from Washington to Ontario hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Ontario via Pittsburgh, PA, Pittsburgh, Pa, Las Vegas, Nv, Bonanza @ Bruce, BTC Bay #10, and Las Vegas in around 2 days 12 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Ontario/San Bernardino via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Ontario/San Bernardino via Dallas
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Ontario/San Bernardino via Chicago Midway, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Ontario/San Bernardino via Nashville, Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Ontario/San Bernardino via Kansas City, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Ontario/San Bernardino via Kansas City, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Los Angeles via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Los Angeles via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Los Angeles via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Baltimore to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to Los Angeles via Nashville
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to Los Angeles via Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to Los Angeles via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to Los Angeles via Dallas
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to Los Angeles via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Ontario/San Bernardino via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Ontario/San Bernardino via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
11 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Baltimore to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Baltimore to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Ontario/San Bernardino via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Ontario/San Bernardino via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Ontario/San Bernardino via Knoxville, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Ontario/San Bernardino via Nashville, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Los Angeles via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Los Angeles via Columbus
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to Los Angeles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to Los Angeles via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to Los Angeles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Washington Dulles to Los Angeles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to Los Angeles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Ontario/San Bernardino via Seattle
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Ontario/San Bernardino via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 28 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Baltimore to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Ontario Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Chicago Union Station to San Bernardino Amtrak
Ave. Duration
40 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$260 - $390
Flexi Coach Seat
$470 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $800
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
Train from Chicago Union Station to Ontario Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 days 16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$320 - $480
Flexi Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Business Coach Seat
$700 - $1,000
Room
$1,200 - $1,700
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
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
Bus operators
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 Pittsburgh, Pa to Las Vegas, Nv
Ave. Duration
47 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$200 - $330
Flexible
$390 - $550
Bus from Washington, Dc to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
18 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $120
Flexible
$140 - $190
Bus from Chicago, Il to San Bernardino, Ca
Ave. Duration
46 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$190 - $500
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$190 - $330
Flexible
$380 - $500
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There is no direct flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Ontario/San Bernardino Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Washington to Ontario bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at San Bernardino, Ca station.

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Ontario is 3 h behind Washington. It is currently 6:46 AM in Washington and 3:46 AM in Ontario.

Washington to Ontario train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Ontario Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Ontario is 2620 miles. It takes approximately 41 h 37 min to drive from Washington to Ontario.

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Frontier Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc., United Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Ontario/San Bernardino Airport.

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There are 137+ hotels available in Ontario. Prices start at $70 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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