Travel from Arlington to Chesapeake

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Bus$6 | 10h 15min Flight$118 | 1h 0min Bus28 lb of CO2
  1. Train$28
    2h 52min · 32 lb of CO2
  2. Bus$6
    5h 30min · 31 lb of CO2
  3. Flight$118
    7h 46min · 697 lb of CO2
  4. Drive$20
    2h 49min · 32 lb of CO2

Arlington to Chesapeake Trains

train tickets from Washington to Norfolk

$29 · 2h 52min
AmtrakAmtrak WAS train to NFK
Train Tickets
About $29
Travel Duration
2h 52min
Washington - WAS
Amtrak from WAS to NFKAmtrak · 2h 52minNortheast Regional
Norfolk - NFK

train tickets from Alexandria to Norfolk

$28 · 2h 46min
AmtrakAmtrak ALX train to NFK
Train Tickets
About $28
Travel Duration
2h 46min
Alexandria - ALX
Amtrak from ALX to NFKAmtrak · 2h 46minNortheast Regional
Norfolk - NFK

train tickets from Burke to Norfolk

$29 · 2h 51min
AmtrakAmtrak BCV train to NFK
Train Tickets
About $29
Travel Duration
2h 51min
Burke - BCV
Amtrak from BCV to NFKAmtrak · 2h 51minNortheast Regional
Norfolk - NFK

train tickets from Hyattsville to Norfolk

$30 · 2h 54min
AmtrakAmtrak NCR train to NFK
Train Tickets
About $30
Travel Duration
2h 54min
Hyattsville - NCR
Amtrak from NCR to NFKAmtrak · 2h 54minNortheast Regional
Norfolk - NFK

Arlington to Chesapeake Buses

bus tickets from Washington to Norfolk

$14 · 5h 30min

Bus to Norfolk

GreyhoundGreyhound Washington to Norfolk
Bus Tickets
About $14
Travel Duration
5h 30min

bus tickets from Springfield to Norfolk

$11 · 4h 54min

Bus to Norfolk

GreyhoundGreyhound Springfield to Norfolk
Bus Tickets
About $11
Travel Duration
4h 54min

bus tickets from Silver Spring to Norfolk

$9 · 7h 0min

Bus to Norfolk

GreyhoundGreyhound Silver Spring to Norfolk
Bus Tickets
About $9
Travel Duration
7h 0min

bus tickets from College Park to Norfolk

$6 · 10h 15min

Bus to Norfolk

GreyhoundGreyhound College Park to Norfolk
Bus Tickets
About $6
Travel Duration
10h 15min

Arlington to Chesapeake Flights

bus tickets from DCA to ORF

$626 · 7h 46min

Flight to ORF

UnitedUnited DCA to ORF
About $626
Travel Duration
7h 46min

bus tickets from IAD to ORF

$118 · 1h 0min

Flight to ORF

UnitedUnited IAD to ORF
About $118
Travel Duration
1h 0min

bus tickets from DCA to PHF

$228 · 4h 58min
Various airlines
About $228
Travel Duration
4h 58min

bus tickets from BWI to ORF

$122 · 5h 37min

Flight to ORF

UnitedUnited BWI to ORF
About $122
Travel Duration
5h 37min

Drive from Arlington to Chesapeake

Driving from Arlington to Chesapeake

$20 · 2h 49min

It's 150 miles between Arlington to Chesapeake. On a typical day, it might take between 2h 49min and 2h 57min from Arlington to Chesapeake under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 3h 6min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Chesapeake 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 $20.

Our recommendation to Chesapeake

Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Arlington to Chesapeake?

On your trip from Arlington to Chesapeake, 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.

Arlington to Chesapeake VA - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Arlington to Chesapeake. 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 Chesapeake is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Arlington/Chesapeake 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 Chesapeake 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 Chesapeake? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Chesapeake 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 Chesapeake 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 Chesapeake?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Arlington to Chesapeake is by bus. The bus costs $6 roughly and will take 10 hours 15 minutes.

How much does Amtrak cost from Arlington to Chesapeake?

Amtrak costs about $29 between Arlington and Chesapeake. In total, the train will take roughly 2 hours 52 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 NFK Norfolk or you will still have 2 miles to Chesapeake.

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

The total distance between Arlington and Chesapeake is 150 miles and will take you about 2 hours 49 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $20.

Travel companies on this route

Greyhound from Arlington to Chesapeake
Bus company
1 routes
Amtrak from Arlington to Chesapeake
Train company
19015 routes
United from Arlington to Chesapeake
2002 routes