How to travel from Norfolk, VA to Washington, DC

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from Norfolk, VA to Washington, DC

How to get from Norfolk, VA to Washington, DC by train, bus, or flight.

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The best way to travel from Norfolk, VA to Washington, DC is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Amtrak
06:14AM4h42
Norfolk Station, Norfolk, VA
10:56AMUnion Station, Washington, DC
$531One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Amtrak
06:14AM4h42
Norfolk Station, Norfolk, VA
10:56AMUnion Station, Washington, DC
$531One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
United
10:16AM1h03
Norfolk International Airport, VA (ORF)
11:19AMDulles International Airport, VA (IAD)
$2641One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Amtrak
07:25AM5h10
Norfolk Station, Norfolk, VA
12:35PMUnion Station, Washington, DC
$1131One-way
1 transfer
Amtrak
01:04PM4h37
Norfolk Station, Norfolk, VA
05:41PMUnion Station, Washington, DC
$1201One-way
0 transfers
Amtrak
02:35PM5h20
Norfolk Station, Norfolk, VA
07:55PMUnion Station, Washington, DC
$1251One-way
1 transfer
C5
02:54PM1h22
Norfolk International Airport, VA (ORF)
04:16PMDulles International Airport, VA (IAD)
$2641One-way
0 transfers
C5
07:45PM1h05
Norfolk International Airport, VA (ORF)
08:50PMDulles International Airport, VA (IAD)
$2641One-way
0 transfers
United
06:14AM1h03
Norfolk International Airport, VA (ORF)
07:17AMDulles International Airport, VA (IAD)
$2641One-way
0 transfers

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Travel Information to Washington, DC from Norfolk, VA

distanceDistance147 miles (237 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$31 - $216
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $31 (€27) • 4 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $216 (€189) • 57 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, Republic Airlines or Amtrak

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 147 miles (237 km) to Washington, DC from Norfolk, VA. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Greyhound, Republic Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Norfolk, VA to Washington, DC.

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    FAQs: Travel from Norfolk, VA to Washington, DC

    FAQs: Travel to Washington, DC easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Norfolk, VA to Washington, DC.
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    There are 3 ways to get from Norfolk, VA to Washington, DC: train, bus or flight.

    The cheapest way to go to Washington, DC from Norfolk, VA is by taking a bus, which costs on average $31 (€27).

    This is compared to other ways of getting from Norfolk, VA to Washington, DC:

    Taking a bus costs $185 (€162) less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of $216 (€189).

    Taking a bus costs $5 (€5) less than taking a train, which costs on average $37 (€32) for the same trip.

    The fastest way to get to Washington, DC from Norfolk, VA is by flight with an average travel time of 57 min.

    Other travel options to Washington, DC take longer:

    Bus takes 4 h 20 min on average.

    Taking a train requires on average 4 h 37 min of travel time.

    Washington, DC is approximately 147 miles (237 km) away from Norfolk, VA.

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

    • 1 bus per day.
    • Around 3 trains per day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Norfolk, VA to Washington, DC as scheduled services by train, bus or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

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

    • Buses mostly depart from Norfolk, VA-405 (Ballentine Broad Creek Station) and arrive in Washington DC, Eastern Market/Pennsylvania Ave SE & 8th St SE.

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Norfolk, VA to Washington, DC:

    • You can travel by bus from Norfolk, VA to Washington, DC with Greyhound or FlixBus, and you can find FlixBus Norfolk, VA to Washington, DC tickets for $31 (€27) on Omio.
    • You can go to Washington, DC from Norfolk, VA by plane with Republic Airlines, American Airlines, United, psa airlines or Mesa Airlines. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $216 (€189) with Republic Airlines from Norfolk, VA to Washington, DC on Omio.
    • You can go to Washington, DC from Norfolk, VA by train with Amtrak. You'll see cheap train tickets for $37 (€32) with Amtrak from Norfolk, VA to Washington, DC on Omio.

    Yes, there are direct services available from Norfolk, VA to Washington, DC with the following travel companies:

    • Direct buses with FlixBus with 1 direct bus per day.
    • Direct trains with Amtrak with 3 direct trains per day.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Washington, DC as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Norfolk, VA and Washington, DC.

    Many of our customers traveling from Norfolk, VA to Washington, DC don't make Washington, DC their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Washington, DC are New York, NY, Philadelphia, PA, Newark, NJ, Baltimore, MD or Boston, MA, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Washington, DC to any of these top destinations today!

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