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There are 10 ways to get from Washington to Sandusky by plane, train, subway, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Reagan Washington to Cleveland, train  •  5h 44m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Cleveland (CLE) DCA - CLE
  2. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak Station to Sandusky Amtrak Station

$151 - $466

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Bus  •  14h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Sandusky, Oh 4411 / ...

$66 - $145

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Train to Baltimore, fly to Cleveland, train  •  5h 45m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Cleveland (CLE) BWI - CLE
  3. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak Station to Sandusky Amtrak Station

$214 - $483

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Cleveland, train  •  6h 17m

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Cleveland (CLE) IAD - CLE
  3. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak Station to Sandusky Amtrak Station

$177 - $413

Fly Reagan Washington to Detroit, bus, train  •  7h 54m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Detroit (DTW) DCA - DTW
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
  3. Take the train from Toledo Amtrak Station to Sandusky Amtrak Station

$132 - $430

Train to Baltimore, fly to Detroit, bus, train  •  8h 8m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Detroit (DTW) BWI - DTW
  3. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
  4. Take the train from Toledo Amtrak Station to Sandusky Amtrak Station

$155 - $517

Fly Washington Dulles to Detroit, bus, train  •  8h 37m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Detroit (DTW) IAD - DTW
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
  3. Take the train from Toledo Amtrak Station to Sandusky Amtrak Station

$138 - $437

Bus, train  •  11h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to Pittsburgh, PA
  2. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Sandusky Amtrak Station Capitol Limited

$68 - $148

Train  •  11h 57m

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

$75 - $210

Drive  •  7h 4m

  1. Drive from Washington to Sandusky 419.3 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Sandusky is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 7h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Sandusky is to fly and train which costs $150 - $470 and takes 5h 44m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Washington Union Station station and arriving at Sandusky Amtrak Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11h 57m.

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The distance between Washington and Sandusky is 349 miles. The road distance is 419.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Sandusky without a car is to bus and train which takes 11h 33m and costs $65 - $150.

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It takes approximately 5h 44m to get from Washington to Sandusky, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Washington to Sandusky is to train which takes 11h 57m and costs $75 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $150 and takes 14h 2m.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Cleveland Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 29m.

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

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Map of how to get from Washington to Sandusky.
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  • Distance: 349.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 44m

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

Amtrak operates a train from Washington to Sandusky once daily. Tickets cost $75 - $210 and the journey takes 11h 57m. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Washington to Sandusky twice daily. Tickets cost $50 - $130 and the journey takes 13h 55m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Cleveland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Detroit via Covington
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Baltimore to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Cleveland via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Washington Dulles to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Washington Dulles to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Detroit via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Cleveland via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Cleveland via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Washington Dulles to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Baltimore to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
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 Cleveland Amtrak Station to Sandusky Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Toledo Amtrak Station to Sandusky Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Sandusky Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Room
$200 - $280
Train from Washington Union Station to Sandusky Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
11h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $450
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 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
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Washington, Dc to Sandusky, Oh
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$95 - $130

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Sandusky is 419 miles. It takes approximately 7h 4m to drive from Washington to Sandusky.

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

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There are 157+ hotels available in Sandusky. Prices start at $58 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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