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from Washington, DC to Charlottesville, VA

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

Our recommendation

To get from Washington, DC to Charlottesville, VA on Oct 17 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:49PMUnion Station2h24 07:13PMCharlottesville Amtrak, VA
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$541One-way
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04:49PMUnion Station2h24 07:13PMCharlottesville Amtrak, VA
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$541One-way
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06:30PMUnion Station2h17 08:47PMCharlottesville Amtrak, VA
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$811One-way
01:10PMDulles International Airport, VA0h50 02:00PMAlbemarle Airport, VA
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$2611One-way
06:30PMDulles International Airport, VA0h55 07:25PMAlbemarle Airport, VA
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$5241One-way

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Sat
Oct 16
$42Amtrak
$40Greyhound
$232air wisconsin
Sun
Oct 17
$54Amtrak
$39Greyhound
$232air wisconsin
Mon
Oct 18
$23Amtrak
$33Greyhound
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Thu
Oct 21
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$34Greyhound
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Fri
Oct 22
$23Amtrak
$37Greyhound
$229air wisconsin
Sat
Oct 23
$24Amtrak
$34Greyhound
$233air wisconsin
Wed
Oct 27
$23Amtrak
$27Greyhound
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Thu
Oct 28
$23Amtrak
$33Greyhound
$138air wisconsin
Fri
Oct 29
$23Amtrak
$37Greyhound
$137air wisconsin

Travel Information from Washington, DC to Charlottesville, VA

distanceDistance98 miles (158 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$23 - $226
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $23 (€19) • 2 h 17 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $226 (€185) • 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesair wisconsin, Greyhound or Amtrak

Travel 98 miles (158 km) by flight, bus or train from Washington, DC to Charlottesville, VA. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $23 (€19). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are air wisconsin, Greyhound or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Washington, DC to Charlottesville, VA.

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FAQs
How do I go from Washington, DC to Charlottesville, VA?

You can travel to Charlottesville, VA from Washington, DC 3 different ways: flight, bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to get from Washington, DC to Charlottesville, VA is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $23 (€19) compared to other travel options to Charlottesville, VA:

A train is generally $203 (€166) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $226 (€185) from Washington, DC to Charlottesville, VA.

Taking a train is about $10 (€8) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $33 (€27) for this trip.

What is the fastest way to travel between Washington, DC and Charlottesville, VA?

The fastest way to get to Charlottesville, VA from Washington, DC is by flight with an average travel time of 45 min.

Other travel options to Charlottesville, VA can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 3 h 40 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 2 h 17 min   of travel time.

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

Charlottesville, VA is approximately 98 miles (158 km) away from Washington, DC.

How many services a day are there between Washington, DC and Charlottesville, VA?

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

  • Around 2 trains per day.

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

When traveling between Washington, DC and Charlottesville, VA, what are the departure and arrival points in Washington, DC and Charlottesville, VA?

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

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

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

    • You can travel by plane to Charlottesville, VA from Washington, DC with air wisconsin, and you can find air wisconsin Washington, DC to Charlottesville, VA tickets for $226 (€185) on Omio.
    • You can take a bus from Washington, DC to Charlottesville, VA with Greyhound. Cheap tickets can be found for $33 (€27) with Greyhound from Washington, DC to Charlottesville, VA.
    • You can take a train from Washington, DC to Charlottesville, VA with Amtrak. Cheap tickets can be found for $23 (€19) with Amtrak from Washington, DC to Charlottesville, VA.
    Where else should I travel to after my journey from Washington, DC to Charlottesville, VA ends?
    Looking to extend your trip from Washington, DC to Charlottesville, VA? Many Omio customers who go from Washington, DC to Charlottesville, VA usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like New York City, Newark, NJ or Johannesburg. If you're looking to explore New York City, Newark, NJ or Johannesburg from Charlottesville, VA, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
    How far in advance should I purchase tickets to Charlottesville, VA from Washington, DC online to get the best deals?

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

    • A plane ticket for this trip costs on average $226 (€185) one way.
    • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $33 (€27) one way.
    • A train ticket is costing on average $23 (€19) one way for this route.

    But we recommend booking Washington, DC to Charlottesville, VA 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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