How to travel from Virginia Beach, VA to Washington, DC

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from Virginia Beach, VA to Washington, DC

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

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To get from Virginia Beach, VA to Washington, DC on Dec 07 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:00AMVirginia Beach, VA5h28 01:28PMUnion Station
1 transfer
391One-way
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08:00AMVirginia Beach, VA5h28 01:28PMUnion Station
1 transfer
391One-way
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05:15AMVirginia Beach, VA5h31 10:46AMUnion Station
1 transfer
521One-way
01:50PMVirginia Beach, VA6h09 07:59PMUnion Station
1 transfer
521One-way
06:25AMNorfolk International Airport, VA1h08 07:33AMDulles International Airport, VA
0 transfers
2181One-way

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Travel Information to Washington, DC from Virginia Beach, VA

distanceDistance152 miles (245 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$20 - $113
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $20 (€18) • 4 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $113 (€100) • 52 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAmtrak, United or Amtrak

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 152 miles (245 km) between Virginia Beach, VA and Washington, DC. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Amtrak, United or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Virginia Beach, VA to Washington, DC.

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There are 4 ways that you can travel from Virginia Beach, VA to Washington, DC. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Washington, DC from Virginia Beach, VA is by taking a train with an average price of $20 (€18).

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

Taking a train is about $8 (€7) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $28 (€25) for this journey.

A train is generally $93 (€83) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $113 (€100) from Virginia Beach, VA to Washington, DC.

The fastest way to get to Washington, DC from Virginia Beach, VA is by flight with an average travel time of 52 min.

Other travel options to Washington, DC can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 5 h 37 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 4 h 10 min   on average.

The Virginia Beach, VA to Washington, DC distance is around 152 miles (245 km).

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

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

    • You can travel by bus to Washington, DC from Virginia Beach, VA with Amtrak, and you can find Amtrak Virginia Beach, VA to Washington, DC tickets for $28 (€25) on Omio.
    • You can go to Washington, DC from Virginia Beach, VA by plane with United. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $113 (€100) with United from Virginia Beach, VA to Washington, DC on Omio.
    • You can go to Washington, DC from Virginia Beach, VA by train with Amtrak. You'll see cheap train tickets for $20 (€18) with Amtrak from Virginia Beach, VA to Washington, DC on Omio.
    Omio customers who travel from Virginia Beach, 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.

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

    • A bus ticket costs $28 (€25) one way on average for this trip.
    • A plane ticket costs $113 (€100) one way on average for this trip.
    • A train ticket is costing on average $20 (€18) one way for this journey.

    But we recommend booking Virginia Beach, 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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