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There are 3 ways to get from Washington to Ranson by train or car

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Train via Harpers Ferry Amtrak  •  1h 22m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Harpers Ferry Amtrak Capitol Limited

$51 - $66

Cheapest option

Train  •  2h 5m

  1. Take the train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to DUFFIELFS W VA MARC wb Marc

$27 - $33

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 20m

  1. Drive from Washington to Ranson 65.2 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Ranson is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Ranson is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1h 20m.

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The distance between Washington and Ranson is 52 miles. The road distance is 65.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Ranson without a car is to train via Harpers Ferry Amtrak which takes 1h 22m and costs $50 - $70.

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It takes approximately 1h 22m to get from Washington to Ranson, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Ranson is 65 miles. It takes approximately 1h 20m to drive from Washington to Ranson.

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There are 48+ hotels available in Ranson. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Ranson.
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  • Distance: 52.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 22m

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

Amtrak operates a train from Washington to Ranson once daily. Tickets cost $24 - $35 and the journey takes 1h 11m.

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 Harpers Ferry Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$30 - $50
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to DUFFIELFS W VA MARC wb
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $11
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