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There are 4 ways to get from Washington to Sharpsburg by 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.

Recommended option

Train Amtrak  •  1 h 37 min

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

$70 - $108

Cheapest option

Train Maryland Transit  •  2 h 10 min

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

$36 - $45

2 alternative options

Subway, bus  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to SHADY GROVE station Red
  2. Take the bus from SHADY GROVE & station to Meyersville Park & Ride 505

$49 - $65

Drive  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Sharpsburg 66.3 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Sharpsburg is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Sharpsburg is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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The distance between Washington and Sharpsburg is 55 miles. The road distance is 66.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Sharpsburg without a car is to train which takes 1 h 37 min and costs $70 - $110.

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It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to get from Washington to Sharpsburg, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Sharpsburg is 66 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to drive from Washington to Sharpsburg.

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There are 60+ hotels available in Sharpsburg. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Sharpsburg.
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  • Distance: 54.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 37 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Sharpsburg, MD, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Washington to Sharpsburg once daily. Tickets cost $24 - $50 and the journey takes 1 h 11 min.

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Harpers Ferry Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
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
1 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to SHADY GROVE station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from SHADY GROVE & station to Meyersville Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov

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