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There are 5 ways to get from Washington to Watkins Glen by subway, plane, bus or car

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Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Ithaca  •  4 h

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

$279 - $1,185

Cheapest option

Bus OurBus  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC to Ithaca, NY Washington DC-Ithaca Route

$67 - $104

3 alternative options

Fly Reagan Washington to Syracuse, bus  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Syracuse (SYR) DCA - SYR
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Ithaca, NY

$199 - $507

Bus Fullington Trailways  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa 4696 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to Elmira, NY Harrisburg

$107 - $174

Drive  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Watkins Glen 302.1 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Watkins Glen is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Watkins Glen is to subway and fly which costs $270 - $1,200 and takes 4 h.

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The distance between Washington and Watkins Glen is 242 miles. The road distance is 302.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Watkins Glen without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 16 min and costs $65 - $110.

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It takes approximately 4 h to get from Washington to Watkins Glen, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Ithaca Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 17 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Watkins Glen is 302 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 56 min to drive from Washington to Watkins Glen.

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United Airlines offers flights from Washington Dulles Airport to Ithaca Airport.

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There are 36+ hotels available in Watkins Glen. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15 min and costs $2 - $4.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Watkins Glen.
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  • Distance: 242.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Watkins Glen, NY, USA?

OurBus operates a bus from Washington to Watkins Glen 5 times a week. Tickets cost $16 - $40 and the journey takes 7 h 40 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Train operators
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
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Book at
trailwaysny.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Book at
ourbus.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 Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com

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