Arlington to Akron Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $60
Fastest Way Flight — 4h 31min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 45 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — bus, flight, train and by car
Distance 279 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak, jetBlue, United
Bus
$60 · 8h 4min · 45 lb of CO2
Washington to Akron
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Flight
$121 · 4h 31min · 627 lb of CO2
DCA to CAK
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Arlington to Akron Flights

There are 3 airports — DCA, IAD, BWI — that make sense to fly out of from Arlington and 2 airports — CAK, CLE — to access Akron. The best deals are usually found by flying out of IAD.

United, jetBlue operate flights which can help you travel from Arlington to Akron.

The cheapest way by air is via United and flies from Washington Dulles Intl (IAD) to Akron Canton Regional Airport (CAK). jetBlue flies from Washington Dulles Intl (IAD) to Akron Canton Regional Airport (CAK) and is the quickest flight to get you from Arlington to Akron.Out of the 4 total modes of travel to Akron from Arlington, a flight is the quickest method.
Train
$65 · 5h 56min · 65 lb of CO2
WAS to ALC
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Drive
$38 · 4h 58min · 57 lb of CO2
Arlington to Akron

Drive from Arlington to Akron

It's 279 miles between Arlington to Akron. On a typical day, it might take between 4h 58min and 5h 13min from Arlington to Akron under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 5h 28min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Akron by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $37.

What is the best way to travel from Arlington to Akron?

The are 13 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Arlington to Akron. The fastest way out of Washington towards Akron is by bus, as it is the quickest to the Akron area. This doesn't necessarily take into consideration traffic or weather - so these may impact some of your decision making. It's common to find tickets for as low as $60. jetBlue operates from Arlington to Akron, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Arlington to Akron?

On your trip from Arlington to Akron, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train.

Is the train or the bus better from Arlington to Akron OH?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Arlington to Akron. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Akron is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Arlington/Akron buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Arlington is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Arlington VA and Akron during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Arlington to Akron? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Akron traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Akron is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Arlington to Akron?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Arlington to Akron is by bus. The bus costs $60 roughly and will take 8 hours 4 minutes.

How much does Amtrak cost from Arlington to Akron?

Amtrak costs about $65 between Arlington and Akron. In total, the train will take roughly 5 hours 56 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at WAS Washington Union Station, which is 6 miles from Arlington. Further, once you arrive at ALC Alliance Amtrak or you will still have 25 miles to Akron.

How long does it take from Arlington to Akron by car?

The total distance between Arlington and Akron is 279 miles and will take you about 4 hours 58 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $38.

Travel companies on this route

Train
Amtrak Amtrak from Arlington to Akron
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Customer Service and Reservations1-800-872-7245
International Visitors215-856-7952
Group Travel Requests1-800-872-1477
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Flight
jetBlue jetBlue from Arlington to Akron
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Flight
United United from Arlington to Akron
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Reservations1-800-864-8331
Damaged, Delayed, or Lost Luggage & Lost Items1-800-335-2247
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