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

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Train  •  8h 16m

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

$48 - $248

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Bus via Hartford  •  11h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Union Station, Washington, DC to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Hartford, Ct
  3. Take the bus from Main St and Travelers to E Main St and Phoenix St 928 / ...

$41 - $74

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Train via New York  •  9h 15m

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

$81 - $274

Train #2  •  9h 25m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New Haven State Street Station Northeast Regional

$75 - $158

Bus  •  10h 26m

  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 Manhattan, NY to New Haven, CT Manhattan-Providence

Drive  •  5h 40m

  1. Drive from Washington to Watertown 320 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Reagan Washington to Hartford, bus  •  6h 35m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Hartford (BDL) DCA - BDL
  2. Take the bus from Main St and Travelers to E Main St and Phoenix St

$86 - $265

Train to Baltimore, fly to Hartford, bus  •  6h 48m

  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 bus from Main St and Travelers to E Main St and Phoenix St

$124 - $414

Fly Washington Dulles to Hartford, bus, line 445 bus  •  6h 55m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Hartford (BDL) IAD - BDL
  2. Take the bus from Main St and Travelers to E Main St and Phoenix St
  3. Take the line 445 bus from E Main St and N Main St to Main St and Opp Town Hall Hill Rd

$100 - $340

Fly Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia, train  •  8h 25m

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

$93 - $498

Fly Reagan Washington to Newark, train  •  8h 22m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Newark (EWR) DCA - EWR
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Bridgeport
  3. Take the train from Bridgeport to Waterbury

$145 - $555

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Watertown is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Watertown is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Watertown. However, there are services departing from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. and arriving at Main St and Opp Town Hall Hill Rd via Manhattan, NY, Church St and Elm St and W Main St and Central Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 26m.

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The distance between Washington and Watertown is 280 miles. The road distance is 320 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Watertown without a car is to train which takes 8h 16m and costs $45 - $250.

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It takes approximately 8h 16m to get from Washington to Watertown, including transfers.

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Washington to Watertown 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 Watertown is to train which takes 8h 16m and costs $45 - $250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10h 26m.

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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 Watertown bus services, operated by Go Buses, arrive at New Haven, CT station.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Watertown.
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  • Distance: 280.5 miles
  • Duration: 8h 16m

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Washington to Watertown 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 Watertown via New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St., Manhattan, NY, New Haven, CT, Church St and Elm St, State St and W Main St, and W Main St and Central Ave in around 10h 26m.

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
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
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 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
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
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 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
Train from Washington Union Station to New Haven State Street Station
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$70 - $150
Business Class Seat
$110 - $210
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
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 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
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Bridgeport
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $29
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$14 - $16
Off-peak onboard
$20 - $22
Onboard
$21 - $29
At station
$19 - $22
Train from Bridgeport to Waterbury
Ave. Duration
56m
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
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
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Manhattan, NY to New Haven, CT
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
gobuses.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 Hartford, Ct
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $55
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-522-8101
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from Main St and Travelers to E Main St and Phoenix St
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
Book at
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Bus from E Main St and N Main St to Main St and Opp Town Hall Hill Rd
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
Book at
buypasses.storesecured.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Watertown is 320 miles. It takes approximately 5h 40m to drive from Washington to Watertown.

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

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There are 30+ hotels available in Watertown. Prices start at $75 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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