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There are 5 ways to get from Washington to Staunton by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 54m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Staunton Amtrak Station Cardinal

$30 - $50

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Bus  •  4h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to Staunton Wdc

$23 - $50

3 alternative options

Drive  •  2h 43m

  1. Drive from Washington to Staunton 157.9 miles

$15 - $23

Fly to Staunton  •  2h 53m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Staunton (SHD) IAD - SHD

$202 - $668

Fly to Charlottesville, train  •  4h 45m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Charlottesville (CHO) IAD - CHO
  2. Take the train from Charlottesville Amtrak Station to Staunton Amtrak Station

$210 - $682

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Staunton is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Staunton is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2h 43m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Washington Union Station station and arriving at Staunton Amtrak Station station. Services depart three times a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3h 54m.

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The distance between Washington and Staunton is 122 miles. The road distance is 157.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Staunton without a car is to train which takes 3h 54m and costs $30 - $50.

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The train from Washington Union Station to Staunton Amtrak Station takes 3h 54m including transfers and departs three times a week.

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

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The best way to get from Washington to Staunton is to train which takes 3h 54m and costs $30 - $50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $22 - $50 and takes 4h 3m, you could also fly, which costs $200 - $700 and takes 2h 53m.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Staunton Airport is the direct flight which takes 53 min.

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

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  • Distance: 122.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 54m

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Staunton, VA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Washington Union Station to Staunton Amtrak Station 3 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 3h 54m. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Washington DC to Staunton once daily. Tickets cost $14 - $40 and the journey takes 4h. Virginia Breeze also services this route once daily.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Staunton
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Staunton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Seat
$50 - $75
Train from Charlottesville Amtrak Station to Staunton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$29 - $45
Bus operators
Megabus
Virginia Breeze
Email
support@virginiabreeze.org
Website
virginiabreeze.org
Bus from Washington DC to Staunton
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
virginiabreeze.org

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Staunton is 158 miles. It takes approximately 2h 43m to drive from Washington to Staunton.

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United Airlines offers flights from Washington Dulles Airport to Staunton Airport.

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There are 37+ hotels available in Staunton. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Washington to Washington Dulles Airport is to bus which takes 38 min and costs $8.

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