Directions from Washington to University of Virginia

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak Crescent / ...

$30 - $70

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Amtrak Charlottesville, Va 3925 / ...

$18 - $45

4 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Washington to University of Virginia 116.3 miles

$11 - $17

Subway, fly to Charlottesville  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Charlottesville (CHO) IAD - CHO

$259 - $500

Subway, fly to Staunton, drive  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Staunton (SHD) IAD - SHD
  3. Drive from Staunton to University of Virginia

$134 - $668

Subway, fly to Richmond, bus  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Richmond (RIC) IAD - RIC
  3. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va

$212 - $459

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and University of Virginia, VA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Washington to University of Virginia 5 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $70 and the journey takes 2 h 17 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Washington to University of Virginia every 3 hours. Tickets cost $18 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min. Amtrak also services this route once daily.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Washington Dulles to Staunton
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Washington Dulles to Richmond
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to Amtrak Charlottesville, Va
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Washington and University of Virginia is 160 km. The road distance is 186 km.

The cheapest way to get from Washington to University of Virginia is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Washington to University of Virginia is to drive which takes 2 h 20 min and costs $11 - $17.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Washington Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Charlottesville Amtrak. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 17 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Amtrak Charlottesville, Va. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

The train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak takes 2 h 17 min including transfers and departs five times a day.