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There are 7 ways to get from Washington to Parkersburg by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  13 h

  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

$49 - $97

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Train, bus  •  13 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Charleston Amtrak Station Cardinal
  2. Take the bus from Charleston, WV to Parkersburg, WV Charleston

$84 - $207

Bus Greyhound USA  •  14 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Akron, Oh 1605 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Akron, OH to Parkersburg, WV Cleveland

$60 - $136

Drive  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Parkersburg 317.3 miles

$30 - $45

Fly Reagan Washington to Charleston, bus  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Charleston (CRW) DCA - CRW
  2. Take the bus from Charleston, WV to Parkersburg, WV

$190 - $946

Fly Washington Dulles to Charleston, bus  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Charleston (CRW) IAD - CRW
  2. Take the bus from Charleston, WV to Parkersburg, WV

$216 - $953

Fly Reagan Washington to Columbus, bus  •  8 h 1 min

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

$95 - $403

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Parkersburg is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Parkersburg is to fly and bus which costs $190 - $950 and takes 4 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Parkersburg. However, there are services departing from Washington DC and arriving at Parkersburg, WV via Morgantown WVU and Charleston, WV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h.

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The distance between Washington and Parkersburg is 245 miles. The road distance is 317.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Parkersburg without a car is to bus which takes 13 h and costs $45 - $100.

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It takes approximately 13 h to get from Washington to Parkersburg, including transfers.

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Washington to Parkersburg bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Washington DC station.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Charleston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 21 min.

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Washington to Parkersburg bus services, operated by Barons Bus, arrive at Parkersburg, WV station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Parkersburg is 317 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 23 min to drive from Washington to Parkersburg.

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  • Distance: 245.5 miles
  • Duration: 13 h

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Parkersburg, WV, USA?

You can take a bus from Washington to Parkersburg via Morgantown, WV, Morgantown WVU, and Charleston, WV in around 13 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Charleston Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 29 min
Frequency
4 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
Bus operators
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Morgantown WVU to Charleston, WV
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
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baronsbus.com
Bus from Charleston, WV to Parkersburg, WV
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Akron, OH to Parkersburg, WV
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
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.

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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 Akron, Oh
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$75 - $110
Lakefront Lines
Website
webstore.lakefrontlines.com
Bus from Columbus, OH - Airport to Athens, OH - Ohio U.
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $20
Schedules at
lakefrontlines.com

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

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There are 27+ hotels available in Parkersburg. Prices start at $55 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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