There are 7 ways to get from Washington to Virginia Beach by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Norfolk Amtrak Northeast Regional

$88 - $204

Cheapest option

Bus, line 020 bus  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to Hampton, VA Philadelphia
  2. Take the line 020 bus from Wood & Church to Arctic & 19Th 020 / ...

$21 - $36

5 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va 3013 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Norfolk, Va 3019 / ...

$34 - $74

Drive  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Virginia Beach 209.2 miles

$20 - $30

Fly from Reagan Washington, line 960 bus  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Norfolk (ORF) DCA - ORF
  2. Take the line 960 bus from Newtown Rd Station to Parks & 20Th

$133 - $277

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly  •  3 h 50 min

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

$139 - $314

Train to Baltimore, fly, line 960 bus  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Norfolk (ORF) BWI - ORF
  3. Take the line 960 bus from Newtown Rd Station to Parks & 20Th

$206 - $444

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Virginia Beach is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Virginia Beach is to fly and line 960 bus which costs $130 - $280 and takes 3 h 11 min.

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The distance between Washington and Virginia Beach is 153 miles. The road distance is 209.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 46 min to get from Washington to Virginia Beach, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Virginia Beach. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Parks & 20Th via Richmond, Va and Wood & Church. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 52 min.

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

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Washington to Virginia Beach once daily. Tickets cost $80 - $200 and the journey takes 4 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Virginia Beach via Richmond, Va, Norfolk, Va, and Wood & Church in around 5 h 52 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Norfolk Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
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
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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 Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Richmond, Va to Norfolk, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Hampton Roads Transit (HRT)
Website
gohrt.com
Bus from Wood & Church to Arctic & 19Th
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
gohrt.com
Bus from Newtown Rd Station to Parks & 20Th
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gohrt.com

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