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from Charlottesville, VA to Washington, DC

You can get from Charlottesville, VA to Washington, DC by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Charlottesville, VA to Washington, DC on May 24 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:53AMCharlottesville Amtrak, VA2h29 11:22AMUnion Station
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$251One-way
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08:53AMCharlottesville Amtrak, VA2h29 11:22AMUnion Station
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$251One-way
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10:54AMCharlottesville Amtrak, VA2h51 01:45PMUnion Station
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$811One-way
08:00PMAlbemarle Airport, VA0h49 08:49PMDulles International Airport, VA
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$4321One-way

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May 24
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May 25
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May 26
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May 27
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May 28
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May 29
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May 30
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May 31
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Jun 1
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Jun 2
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Jun 3
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Jun 4
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Jun 5
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Jun 6
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Jun 7
$25Amtrak
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Jun 8
$13Amtrak
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Jun 9
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Jun 10
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Jun 11
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Travel Information from Charlottesville, VA to Washington, DC

distanceDistance98 miles (158 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$22 - $131
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $22 (€20) • 2 h 27 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $131 (€118) • 43 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, air wisconsin or Amtrak

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 98 miles (158 km) between Charlottesville, VA and Washington, DC. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 43 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $22 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Greyhound, air wisconsin or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Charlottesville, VA to Washington, DC.

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FAQs

How do I get from Charlottesville, VA to Washington, DC?

There are 3 ways to travel from Charlottesville, VA to Washington, DC including taking a bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Charlottesville, VA to Washington, DC?

The cheapest way to travel from Charlottesville, VA to Washington, DC is by taking a train with an average price of $22 (€20).

This is compared to other travel options to Washington, DC:

A train is generally $16 (€14) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $38 (€34) from Charlottesville, VA to Washington, DC.

Taking a train is about $110 (€98) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $131 (€118) for this trip.

What is the fastest way from Charlottesville, VA to Washington, DC?

The fastest way from Charlottesville, VA to Washington, DC is by flight with an average journey time of 43 min.

There are alternative travel options to Washington, DC that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 2 h 45 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 2 h 27 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Charlottesville, VA to Washington, DC?

The distance is approximately 98 miles (158 km) from Charlottesville, VA to Washington, DC.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Charlottesville, VA to Washington, DC?

The average frequency per day from Charlottesville, VA to Washington, DC is:

  • Around 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Charlottesville, VA and Washington, DC as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Charlottesville, VA and in Washington, DC?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Charlottesville, VA to Washington, DC:

    Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Charlottesville, VA to Washington, DC?

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Charlottesville, VA to Washington, DC, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • Greyhound can get you to Washington, DC by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Greyhound from Charlottesville, VA to Washington, DC for $38 (€34) on Omio.
    • Air wisconsin can take you to Washington, DC by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for air wisconsin from Charlottesville, VA to Washington, DC for $131 (€118).
    • Travel with Amtrak for trains to Washington, DC. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Amtrak Charlottesville, VA to Washington, DC tickets on Omio for $22 (€20).

    What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Charlottesville, VA to Washington, DC?

    Omio customers who travel from Charlottesville, VA to Washington, DC often also extend their vacation to go to New York City, Paris or London. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Washington, DC and these popular destinations at a great price.

    How far in advance should I book my Charlottesville, VA to Washington, DC one way ticket online to get the best deals?

    Before traveling from Charlottesville, VA to Washington, DC, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $38 (€34) one way.
    • A plane ticket costs $131 (€118) one way on average for this trip.
    • A train ticket is costing on average $22 (€20) one way for this trip.

    But we recommend booking Charlottesville, VA to Washington, DC tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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