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

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

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Ithaca  •  4 h 2 min

  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  •  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

5 alternative options

Fly Reagan Washington to Rochester, bus  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Rochester (ROC) DCA - ROC
  2. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Ithaca, Ny

$174 - $599

Train to Baltimore, fly to Rochester, bus  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Rochester (ROC) BWI - ROC
  3. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Ithaca, Ny

$237 - $566

Fly Washington Dulles to Rochester, bus  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Rochester (ROC) IAD - ROC
  2. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Ithaca, Ny

$180 - $336

Train, bus  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Binghamton, Ny
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, Ny to Ithaca, Ny 300

$199 - $473

Drive  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Watkins Glen 302.1 miles

$29 - $45

Questions & Answers

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 2 min.

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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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It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to get from Washington to Watkins Glen, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Washington to Watkins Glen without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 33 min and costs $100 - $180.

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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 2 min

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

You can take a bus from Washington to Watkins Glen via Harrisburg, Pa, Harrisburg Transportation Center, and Elmira, NY in around 8 h 33 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Rochester via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Rochester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Rochester via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Rochester via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
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
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
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
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
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 Rochester, Ny to Ithaca, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from New York, Ny to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Binghamton, Ny to Ithaca, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $25
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
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Schedules at
ourbus.com

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