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There are 9 ways to get from Washington to Vassar College by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 16m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station Empire Service / ...

$67 - $241

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Bus  •  8h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. to New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St. Washington DC-NYC
  2. Take the bus from New York, Port Authority to New Paltz

$43 - $89

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Bus, train  •  7h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Union Station, Washington, DC to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY Peter Pan / ...
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Poughkeepsie Hudson

$44 - $81

Drive  •  5h 26m

  1. Drive from Washington to Vassar College 301.2 miles

$29 - $45

Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  6h 20m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York La Guardia (LGA) DCA - LGA
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station

$96 - $487

Fly to Newark, train  •  6h 28m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Newark (EWR) DCA - EWR
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station

$147 - $545

Fly to New York JFK, train  •  6h 25m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York JFK (JFK) DCA - JFK
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station

$110 - $366

Fly to Albany, train  •  7h 13m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Albany (ALB) DCA - ALB
  2. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station

$133 - $308

Fly to White Plains, train, bus  •  8h 19m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to White Plains (HPN) DCA - HPN
  2. Take the train from White Plains to Harlem-125th St.
  3. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to Poughkeepsie
  4. Take the bus from Poughkeepsie Train Station to Collegeview Ave & Fairmont Ave

$191 - $660

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Vassar College is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Vassar College is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Vassar College. However, there are services departing from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. and arriving at Collegeview Ave & Fairmont Ave via New York, Port Authority, New Paltz Trailways and Poughkeepsie Train Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 58m.

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The distance between Washington and Vassar College is 256 miles. The road distance is 301.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Vassar College without a car is to train which takes 6h 16m and costs $65 - $250.

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It takes approximately 6h 16m to get from Washington to Vassar College, including transfers.

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Washington to Vassar College bus services, operated by Eastern Bus, depart from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Vassar College is to train which takes 6h 16m and costs $65 - $250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $90 and takes 8h 58m.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 59m.

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Washington to Vassar College bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at New Paltz station.

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  • Distance: 255.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 16m

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Vassar College, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Washington to Vassar College via New York Penn Station, Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station, Poughkeepsie Train Station, and Collegeview Ave & Fairmont Ave in around 6h 16m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Vassar College via New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St., New York, Port Authority, New Paltz Trailways, Poughkeepsie Train Station, and Collegeview Ave & Fairmont Ave in around 8h 58m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $370
Flights from Reagan Washington to Albany via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $370
Flights from Reagan Washington to White Plains
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$140 - $200
First Class
$190 - $330
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
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 New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from New York Penn Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $50
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$19 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
EconomyPlus
$55 - $85
Business
$55 - $80
Train from Albany to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$19 - $40
Economy
$40 - $55
EconomyPlus
$55 - $85
Business
$55 - $80
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$17 - $19
Off-peak onboard
$23 - $25
Onboard
$25 - $35
At station
$24 - $27
Train from White Plains to Harlem-125th St.
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$8 - $10
Off-peak onboard
$14 - $16
Onboard
$12 - $17
At station
$7 - $12
Train from Harlem-125th St. to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$16 - $18
Off-peak onboard
$23 - $25
Onboard
$24 - $35
At station
$23 - $26
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Union Station, Washington, DC to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
peterpanbus.com
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 Washington, Dc to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $75
Eastern Bus
Phone
+1 212-244-6132
Website
easternbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. to New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St.
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Book at
easternbus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, Port Authority to New Paltz
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $65
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Dutchess County Public Transit
Phone
+1 845-473-8424
Email
PublicTransit@DutchessNY.gov
Website
dutchessny.gov
Bus from Poughkeepsie Train Station to Collegeview Ave & Fairmont Ave
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
dutchessny.gov

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Vassar College is 301 miles. It takes approximately 5h 26m to drive from Washington to Vassar College.

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American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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There are 54+ hotels available in Vassar College. Prices start at $85 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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