There are 10 ways to get from Washington to Waterbury 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  •  6 h 4 min

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

$156 - $414

Cheapest option

Bus Eastern Shuttle  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to New York, NY - Penn Station Northbound
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Waterbury, CT - Travel Center

$34 - $46

8 alternative options

Train via New York Penn Station  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Bridgeport Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Bridgeport to Waterbury

$207 - $545

Bus Greyhound USA  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to New York, Ny 2906 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to New Haven, Ct 2010 / ...

$43 - $107

Drive  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Waterbury 317.4 miles

$30 - $45

Fly Reagan Washington to Hartford, bus  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Hartford (BDL) DCA - BDL
  2. Take the bus from Hartford, CT to Waterbury, CT

$96 - $274

Train to Baltimore, fly to Hartford, bus  •  5 h 9 min

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

$154 - $471

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Hartford, bus  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Hartford (BDL) IAD - BDL
  3. Take the bus from Hartford, CT to Waterbury, CT

$112 - $351

Fly Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia, train  •  7 h 17 min

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

$148 - $657

Fly Reagan Washington to White Plains, line 971 bus, train  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to White Plains (HPN) DCA - HPN
  2. Take the line 971 bus from Main St and S Broadway to S State St and Stamford Station
  3. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak to Bridgeport Amtrak
  4. Take the train from Bridgeport to Waterbury

$181 - $812

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Washington to Waterbury hourly. Tickets cost $150 - $410 and the journey takes 4 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Waterbury via New York, Ny, New Haven, Ct, Union Ave and Union Station, and Church St and Chapel St in around 7 h 38 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to White Plains
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to New Haven Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$150 - $410
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$150 - $300
First Class Seat
$250 - $410
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Bridgeport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Seat
$100 - $190
Train from Stamford Amtrak to Bridgeport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
Train from Bridgeport to Waterbury
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$10 - $12
Off-peak onboard
$16 - $18
Onboard
$15 - $22
At station
$11 - $16
Train from Stamford to Bridgeport
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$9 - $10
Off-peak onboard
$15 - $16
Onboard
$13 - $18
At station
$8 - $13
Metro Washington DC
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
Shore Line East
Website
shorelineeast.com
Train from Stamford to Bridgeport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
shorelineeast.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Bus from New York, Ny to New Haven, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Eastern Shuttle
Phone
202-750-9078
Website
easternshuttle.com
Bus from Washington DC to New York, NY - Penn Station
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
easternshuttle.com
Hola Bus
Phone
+1 917-398-0398
Email
help@iLIKEBUS.com
Website
holabus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. to New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St.
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
holabus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Waterbury, CT - Travel Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $24
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Hartford, CT to Waterbury, CT
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
peterpanbus.com
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-522-8101
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from Main St and S Broadway to S State St and Stamford Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
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Questions & Answers

The distance between Washington and Waterbury is 449 km. The road distance is 508 km.

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Waterbury is to bus which costs $30 - $50 and takes 7 h 40 min.

The quickest way to get from Washington to Waterbury is to fly and bus which takes 4 h 59 min and costs $95 - $280.

No, there is no direct train from Washington to Waterbury. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Waterbury via New York Penn Station and Bridgeport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 9 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Waterbury. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at State St and W Main St via New York, Ny, Union Ave and Union Station and Church St and Chapel St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 38 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 4 min to get from Washington to Waterbury, including transfers.