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There are 8 ways to get from Washington to Quebec by plane, train, bus, rideshare or car

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Fly from Reagan Washington  •  7h 15m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Quebec (YQB) DCA - YQB

$147 - $268

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Bus  •  20h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to Midtown NYC
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Montreal, Pq
  3. Take the bus from Montreal, QC to Québec, QC

$122 - $173

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Fly from Washington Dulles  •  7h 40m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Quebec (YQB) IAD - YQB

$204 - $364

Train to Baltimore, fly  •  7h 37m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Quebec (YQB) BWI - YQB

$165 - $317

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  7h 25m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to 30th Street Train Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Quebec (YQB) PHL - YQB

$217 - $413

Train  •  18h 36m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to St-Lambert Amtrak Station
  3. Take the train from Saint-Lambert to Québec

$188 - $509

Bus, rideshare  •  19h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Dupont Cir, Washington DC to New York 6th Ave
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Montreal, QC (1717 rue Berri)
  3. Take the rideshare from Montreal to Quebec City

$140 - $191

Drive  •  12h 52m

  1. Drive from Washington to Quebec 1171.9 km

$130 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Quebec is to bus which costs $85 - $130 and takes 20h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Quebec is to fly which costs $100 - $200 and takes 7h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Washington station to Quebec. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station and arriving at Québec via New York Penn Station and Saint-Lambert. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 36m.

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The distance between Washington and Quebec is 999 km. The road distance is 1171.9 km.

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The best way to get from Washington to Quebec without a car is to train which takes 18h 36m and costs $130 - $380.

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It takes approximately 7h 15m to get from Washington to Quebec, including transfers.

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Washington to Quebec train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Quebec is to fly which takes 7h 15m and costs $100 - $200. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $130 - $380 and takes 18h 36m, you could also bus, which costs $85 - $130 and takes 20h 11m.

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There is no direct flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Quebec Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 51m and has one stopover.

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Washington to Quebec train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Québec station.

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  • Distance: 999.4 km
  • Duration: 7h 15m

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Quebec, QC, Canada?

United Airlines, Air Canada and American Airlines fly from Washington to Quebec every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a train from Washington to Quebec via New York Penn Station and Saint-Lambert in around 18h 36m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Quebec via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $330
Flights from Reagan Washington to Quebec via Montreal
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $260
Flights from Reagan Washington to Quebec via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $340
Flights from Washington Dulles to Quebec via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $350
Flights from Washington Dulles to Quebec via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $450
Flights from Washington Dulles to Quebec via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Quebec via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Washington Dulles to Quebec via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
6h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $450
Flights from Washington Dulles to Quebec via Toronto, Ottawa
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $450
Flights from Baltimore to Quebec via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $230
Flights from Baltimore to Quebec via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $310
Flights from Baltimore to Quebec via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
6h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $310
Flights from Baltimore to Quebec via Toronto, Ottawa
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $310
Flights from Baltimore to Quebec via Montreal, Ottawa
Ave. Duration
8h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $300
Flights from Philadelphia to Quebec via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $270
Flights from Philadelphia to Quebec via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Quebec via Newark
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Quebec via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $330
Flights from Reagan Washington to Quebec via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Quebec via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $450
Flights from Washington Dulles to Quebec via Newark
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Washington Dulles to Quebec via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Flights from Baltimore to Quebec via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $310
Flights from Baltimore to Quebec via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Quebec via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Quebec via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Quebec via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Quebec via Pittsburgh, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6h 53m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to Quebec via Greensboro/High Point, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6h 58m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to Quebec via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Quebec
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Quebec via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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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
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$45 - $85
Business Class Seat
$75 - $140
Train from Washington Union Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$65 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $190
Train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$85 - $170
Business Class Seat
$130 - $240
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 BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$240 - $340
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Washington Union Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$260 - $370
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Premium
$280 - $390
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Seat
$90 - $130
Train from New York Penn Station to St-Lambert Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
10h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Premium
$310 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Business Seat
$130 - $190
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$190 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$190 - $270
First Class
$260 - $440
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Saint-Lambert to Québec
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$40 - $70
Economy
$70 - $100
EconomyPlus
$95 - $140
Business
$100 - $150
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Washington DC to Midtown NYC
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
flixbus.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 New York, Ny to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $140
Intercar
Phone
+1 800-806-2167
Email
info@intercar.ca
Website
intercar.qc.ca
Bus from Montreal, QC to Québec, QC
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
intercar.ca
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Dupont Cir, Washington DC to New York 6th Ave
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
boltbus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Montreal, QC (1717 rue Berri)
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Other operators
Ridesharing.com
Website
ridesharing.com
Rideshare from Montreal to Quebec City
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
ridesharing.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Quebec is 1172 km. It takes approximately 12h 52m to drive from Washington to Quebec.

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United Airlines, American Airlines and Air Canada offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Quebec Airport.

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There are 415+ hotels available in Quebec. Prices start at $125 CAD 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 - $3.

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