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There are 9 ways to get from West Town to American University by plane, bus, train, subway or car

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Reagan Washington, bus

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Reagan Washington (DCA)
  2. Take the bus from 17Th St Nw & I St Nw to Massachusetts Ave Nw & Ward Cir Nw

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Baltimore, train, subway

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Baltimore (BWI)
  2. Take the train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Washington Union Station
  3. Take the subway from UNION STATION station to TENLEYTOWN station

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Fly Chicago Midway to Reagan Washington, bus

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Reagan Washington (DCA)
  2. Take the bus from 17Th St Nw & I St Nw to Massachusetts Ave Nw & Ward Cir Nw

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles, bus

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Washington Dulles (IAD)
  2. Take the bus from 17Th St Nw & I St Nw to Massachusetts Ave Nw & Ward Cir Nw

Fly Chicago Midway to Washington Dulles, bus

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Washington Dulles (IAD)
  2. Take the bus from 17Th St Nw & I St Nw to Massachusetts Ave Nw & Ward Cir Nw

Fly Chicago Midway to Baltimore, train, subway

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Baltimore (BWI)
  2. Take the train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Washington Union Station
  3. Take the subway from UNION STATION station to TENLEYTOWN station

Train

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Rockville Amtrak

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Chicago to Washington

Drive

  1. Drive from West Town to American University

West Town to American University by train, subway and walk

The journey time between West Town and American University is around 17h 4m and covers a distance of around 768 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 8 min. The fastest journey normally takes 17h 3m. Operated by Amtrak and Metro Washington DC, the West Town to American University service departs from Chicago Union Station and arrives in American University. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
16h 56m
Layover time:
8 min
Total time:
17h 4m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
17h 3m
Journey distance:
768 miles
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
$83
Carbon emissions:
64 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
18:40
Last service departs at:
18:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

West Town to American University train, subway and walk schedules

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The cheapest way to get from West Town to American University is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 11h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from West Town to American University is to fly and bus which costs $110 - $390 and takes 4h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from West Town to American University. However, there are services departing from Chicago and arriving at Wisconsin Ave Nw & Rodman St Nw via Massachusetts Ave Ne & First St Ne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 59m.

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No, there is no direct train from West Town station to American University station. However, there are services departing from Chicago Union Station and arriving at TENLEYTOWN station via ROCKVILLE station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 16m.

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The distance between West Town and American University is 596 miles. The road distance is 697.3 miles.

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The best way to get from West Town to American University without a car is to train which takes 17h 16m and costs $80 - $120.

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It takes approximately 4h 12m to get from West Town to American University, including transfers.

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West Town to American University bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Chicago station.

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West Town to American University train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Chicago Union Station.

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The best way to get from West Town to American University is to train which takes 17h 16m and costs $80 - $120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $85 - $120 and takes 20h 59m.

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Map of how to get from West Town to American University.
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  • Distance: 596.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 12m

What companies run services between West Town, IL, USA and American University, DC, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Chicago Union Station to Rockville Amtrak once daily. Tickets cost $80 - $120 and the journey takes 16h 36m. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Chicago to Washington once daily. Tickets cost $85 - $120 and the journey takes 19h 45m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Flights from Chicago Midway to Reagan Washington via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Flights from Chicago Midway to Reagan Washington via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Flights from Chicago Midway to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from Chicago Midway to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Flights from Chicago Midway to Baltimore via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Flights from Chicago Midway to Baltimore via Columbus
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Flights from Chicago Midway to Baltimore via Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Chicago Midway to Baltimore via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $360
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles via Lewisburg
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $360
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles via Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $360
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles via Columbus
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $360
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles via Covington
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $360
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles via Buffalo
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $360
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $360
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles via Richmond
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $360
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles via Syracuse
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $360
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $450
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Reagan Washington via Covington
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Reagan Washington via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Reagan Washington via Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $390
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Washington Dulles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $290
Flights from Chicago Midway to Washington Dulles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $380
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$12 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$24 - $70
Business Class Seat
$35 - $95
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 Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$70 - $100
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$70 - $100
Business Seat - Child
$65 - $95
First Class - Adult
$110 - $170
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$110 - $170
First Class - Child
$110 - $160
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 Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Train from Chicago Union Station to Rockville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
16h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Premium
$290 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Seat
$170 - $240
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from UNION STATION station to TENLEYTOWN station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
wmata.com
Senior / Disabled
$1 - $2
Bus operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from 17Th St Nw & I St Nw to Massachusetts Ave Nw & Ward Cir Nw
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
wmata.com
Senior / Disabled
$1
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 Chicago to Washington
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $120
Flexible
$120 - $180

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 46m.

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West Town to American University bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Washington station.

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American University is 1h ahead of West Town. It is currently 2:08 AM in West Town and 3:08 AM in American University.

West Town to American University train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Rockville Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between West Town to American University is 697 miles. It takes approximately 11h 36m to drive from West Town to American University.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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There are 576+ hotels available in American University. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from West Town to Chicago O'Hare Airport is to subway which takes 25 min and costs $1 - $5.

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