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

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Fly Reagan Washington to Wilmington  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Wilmington (ILM) DCA - ILM

$105 - $355

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Bus  •  11 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Raleigh, Nc 1051
  2. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Wilmington, Nc 381 / ...

$53 - $124

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Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Wilmington  •  4 h 28 min

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

$191 - $912

Fly Reagan Washington to Myrtle Beach, bus  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Myrtle Beach (MYR) DCA - MYR
  2. Take the bus from Myrtle Beach, Sc to Wilmington, Nc

$221 - $705

Bus via Richmond, Va  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc
  3. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Wilmington, Nc 381 / ...

$59 - $139

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  10 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Wilson Amtrak Carolinian / ...
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Wilson, NC to Wilmington, NC 6189

Drive  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Wilmington 373.6 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Wilmington station. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Downtown Station via Richmond, Va, Raleigh, Nc and Forden Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 41 min.

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The distance between Washington and Wilmington is 328 miles. The road distance is 373.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Wilmington without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 41 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 37 min to get from Washington to Wilmington, including transfers.

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Washington to Wilmington bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Washington, Dc station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Wilmington is to fly which takes 3 h 37 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 41 min.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Wilmington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 28 min.

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Washington to Wilmington bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Wilmington, Nc station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Wilmington is 374 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 14 min to drive from Washington to Wilmington.

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American Airlines offers flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Wilmington Airport.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Wilmington.
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  • Distance: 328.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 37 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Wilmington, NC, USA?

American Airlines flies from Washington to Wilmington every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Wilmington via Richmond, Va, Raleigh, Nc, Wilmington, Nc, and Forden Station in around 9 h 41 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Wilmington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Wilmington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to Wilmington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Myrtle Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Myrtle Beach via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
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

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Wilson Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
Bus operators
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 Myrtle Beach, Sc to Wilmington, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Raleigh, Nc to Wilmington, Nc
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Washington, Dc to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Wilson, NC to Wilmington, NC
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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There are 78+ hotels available in Wilmington. Prices start at $72 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 .

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