There are 7 ways to get from Nashville to Washington by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Reagan Washington  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to Reagan Washington (DCA) BNA - DCA

$138 - $400

Cheapest option

Bus, Megabus  •  14 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, TN to Chattanooga
  2. Take the Megabus from Chattanooga to Washington

$70 - $104

5 alternative options

Fly to Washington Dulles  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to Washington Dulles (IAD) BNA - IAD

$144 - $504

Fly to Baltimore, train  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to Baltimore (BWI) BNA - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak

$191 - $601

Bus  •  18 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Richmond, Va 1508 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc 3014 / ...

$81 - $199

Bus, train  •  24 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Birmingham, Al 1167
  2. Take the train from Birmingham Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak Crescent

$149 - $396

Drive  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Nashville to Washington 670 miles

$65 - $95

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nashville to Washington is to drive which costs $65 - $95 and takes 11 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nashville to Washington is to fly which costs $130 - $400 and takes 3 h 22 min.

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The distance between Nashville and Washington is 569 miles. The road distance is 670 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to get from Nashville to Washington, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nashville to Washington. However, there are services departing from Nashville, TN and arriving at Washington via Chattanooga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 42 min.

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What companies run services between Nashville, TN, USA and Washington, DC, USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Nashville to Washington every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nashville to Washington via Chattanooga in around 14 h 42 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Nashville to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Nashville to Washington Dulles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $950
Flights from Nashville to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Nashville to Baltimore via Columbus
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Nashville to Baltimore via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Nashville to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Nashville to Washington Dulles via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Nashville to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Nashville to Washington Dulles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Birmingham Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
18 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Room
$440 - $650
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Nashville, TN to Chattanooga
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Chattanooga to Washington
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Nashville, Tn to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $160
Bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Nashville, Tn to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65

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