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There are 8 ways to get from Washington to Williamstown by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Albany Empire Plaza, NY to Williamstown, MA

$181 - $438

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Bus Eastern Bus  •  9 h 45 min

  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 New York to Williamstown

$45 - $65

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Bus Megabus  •  11 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to New York
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Albany, NY
  3. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Williamstown, MA

$58 - $96

Drive  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Williamstown 401.5 miles

$35 - $60

Fly Reagan Washington to Albany, bus  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Albany (ALB) DCA - ALB
  2. Take the bus from Albany International Airport to Bennington Bus Terminal - 215 Pleasant St.

$115 - $278

Train to Baltimore, fly to Albany, bus  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Albany (ALB) BWI - ALB
  3. Take the bus from Albany International Airport to Bennington Bus Terminal - 215 Pleasant St.

$178 - $495

Fly Washington Dulles to Albany, bus  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Albany (ALB) IAD - ALB
  2. Take the bus from Albany International Airport to Bennington Bus Terminal - 215 Pleasant St.

$161 - $285

Fly Reagan Washington to Hartford, train  •  8 h 46 min

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

$130 - $363

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Williamstown is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 7 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Williamstown is to train and fly and bus which costs $170 - $500 and takes 6 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Williamstown. However, there are services departing from Washington DC and arriving at Williamstown, MA via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal and Albany, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 3 min.

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The distance between Washington and Williamstown is 333 miles. The road distance is 401.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Williamstown without a car is to train and bus which takes 9 h 14 min and costs $180 - $440.

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It takes approximately 9 h 14 min to get from Washington to Williamstown, including transfers.

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Washington to Williamstown bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Washington DC station.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Albany Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 26 min.

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Washington to Williamstown bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Williamstown, MA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Williamstown is 402 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 15 min to drive from Washington to Williamstown.

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  • Distance: 333.1 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 14 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Williamstown, MA, USA?

You can take a bus from Washington to Williamstown via New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St., 34 St - Penn Station, W 4 St, and New York in around 9 h 45 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $370
Flights from Reagan Washington to Albany via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $370
Flights from Reagan Washington to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Reagan Washington to Hartford via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Albany via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Albany via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
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 New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Train from Hartford Amtrak Station to Springfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Train from Springfield Amtrak Station to Pittsfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
VIA Rail
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Albany Empire Plaza, NY to Williamstown, MA
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York to Williamstown
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Williamstown, MA
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
peterpanbus.com
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
4 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Book at
easternbus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Vermont Translines
Phone
+1 844- 888-7267
Email
info@vttranslines.com
Website
vttranslines.com
Bus from Albany International Airport to Bennington Bus Terminal - 215 Pleasant St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
vttranslines.com
Book at
vttranslines.com

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Albany Airport.

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There are 51+ hotels available in Williamstown. Prices start at $79 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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