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There are 11 ways to get from Washington to Wallingford by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train via New Haven Union Station  •  5h 57m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New Haven Union Station Acela Express / ...

$66 - $266

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Bus  •  8h 59m

  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 236 W 36th St. NYC to New Haven, CT Ny

$32 - $46

9 alternative options

Train  •  6h 22m

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

$75 - $160

Bus via Union Station, Washington, DC  •  9h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Union Station, Washington, DC to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY Peter Pan / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to New Haven, Ct 2010 / ...

$38 - $69

Drive  •  5h 42m

  1. Drive from Washington to Wallingford 318 miles

$30 - $45

Fly Reagan Washington to Hartford, train  •  5h 16m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Hartford (BDL) DCA - BDL
  2. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak Station to Wallingford Amtrak

$106 - $317

Train to Baltimore, fly to Hartford, train  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Hartford (BDL) BWI - BDL
  3. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak Station to Wallingford Amtrak

$144 - $466

Fly Washington Dulles to Hartford, train  •  5h 36m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Hartford (BDL) IAD - BDL
  2. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak Station to Wallingford Amtrak

$120 - $392

Fly Reagan Washington to Newark, train  •  6h 37m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Newark (EWR) DCA - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Liberty International Airport to Wallingford Amtrak

$148 - $568

Fly Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia, train  •  6h 36m

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

$115 - $605

Fly Reagan Washington to White Plains, line 971 bus, train  •  7h 58m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to White Plains (HPN) DCA - HPN
  2. Take the line 971 bus from Westchester Ave and Paulding St to Stamford Transportation Ctr Bay A and N State St
  3. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak Station to New Haven Union Station
  4. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to Wallingford Amtrak

$211 - $750

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Wallingford is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Wallingford is to fly and train which costs $100 - $320 and takes 5h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Wallingford. However, there are services departing from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. and arriving at S Main St and Ward St via 236 W 36th St. NYC, Union Ave and Union Station and Church St and Chapel St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 59m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Washington Union Station station and arriving at Wallingford Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 22m.

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The distance between Washington and Wallingford is 286 miles. The road distance is 318 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Wallingford without a car is to train via New Haven Union Station which takes 5h 57m and costs $65 - $270.

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It takes approximately 5h 57m to get from Washington to Wallingford, including transfers.

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

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Washington to Wallingford train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Wallingford is to train via New Haven Union Station which takes 5h 57m and costs $65 - $270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $50 and takes 8h 59m.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Wallingford.
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  • Distance: 285.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 57m

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Wallingford, CT, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Washington to Wallingford every 4 hours. Tickets cost $170 - $240 and the journey takes 4h 43m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Wallingford via New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St., 236 W 36th St. NYC, New Haven, CT, Union Ave and Union Station, and Church St and Chapel St in around 8h 59m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Reagan Washington to Hartford via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
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 White Plains
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$170 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$170 - $240
First Class
$230 - $380
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $110
First Class
$75 - $190
Train from New York Penn Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $130
First Class
$100 - $220
Train from Stamford Amtrak Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $110
First Class
$80 - $200
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$70 - $150
Business Class Seat
$110 - $210
Train from Washington Union Station to Wallingford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$75 - $160
Business Class Seat
$120 - $210
Train from Hartford Amtrak Station to Wallingford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Class Seat
$50 - $100
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $100
Train from Newark Liberty International Airport to Wallingford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$45 - $85
Business Class Seat
$70 - $130
Train from New York Penn Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $80
Business Class Seat
$65 - $120
Train from Stamford Amtrak Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
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 Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Premium
$220 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$80 - $120
Train from Hartford Amtrak Station to Wallingford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$170 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Business Seat
$27 - $40
Train from New York Penn Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
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 Stamford Amtrak Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Train from New Haven Union Station to Wallingford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $30
Premium
$170 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Business Seat
$24 - $35
Bus operators
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
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from 236 W 36th St. NYC to New Haven, CT
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
boltbus.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
Bus from New York, Ny to New Haven, Ct
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $20
Flexible
$30 - $50
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-522-8101
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from Westchester Ave and Paulding St to Stamford Transportation Ctr Bay A and N State St
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Hartford Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 17m.

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Washington to Wallingford bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at New Haven, CT station.

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Washington to Wallingford train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at New Haven Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Wallingford is 318 miles. It takes approximately 5h 42m to drive from Washington to Wallingford.

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JetBlue Airways and American Airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Hartford Airport.

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There are 79+ hotels available in Wallingford. Prices start at $62 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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