There are 7 ways to get from Albuquerque 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  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Albuquerque (ABQ) to Reagan Washington (DCA) ABQ - DCA

$173 - $465

6 alternative options

Fly to Baltimore, train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Albuquerque (ABQ) to Baltimore (BWI) ABQ - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station

$256 - $706

Fly to Washington Dulles  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Albuquerque (ABQ) to Washington Dulles (IAD) ABQ - IAD

$179 - $469

Train  •  44 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center to Chicago Union Station Southwest Chief
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station Capitol Limited

$273 - $811

Bus  •  45 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Albuquerque, Nm to St Louis, Mo
  2. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Harrisburg, Pa
  3. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Washington, Dc

$192 - $478

Bus via Chicago, Il  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Albuquerque, Nm to Chicago, Il 1364
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Washington, Dc 1632 / ...

$202 - $507

Drive  •  30 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Albuquerque to Washington 1864.7 miles

$180 - $270

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Albuquerque to Washington is to drive which costs $180 - $270 and takes 30 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Albuquerque to Washington is to fly and train which costs $250 - $750 and takes 6 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Albuquerque to Washington. However, there are services departing from Albuquerque, Nm and arriving at Washington, Dc via St Louis, Mo and Harrisburg, Pa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Albuquerque to Washington station. However, there are services departing from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center and arriving at Washington Union Station via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44 h 27 min.

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The distance between Albuquerque and Washington is 1658 miles. The road distance is 1864.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Albuquerque to Washington without a car is to train which takes 44 h 27 min and costs $270 - $850.

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It takes approximately 7 h 18 min to get from Albuquerque to Washington, including transfers.

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Albuquerque to Washington bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Albuquerque, Nm station.

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Map of how to get from Albuquerque to Washington.
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  • Distance: 1657.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 18 min

What companies run services between Albuquerque, NM, USA and Washington, DC, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Albuquerque to Washington hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Albuquerque to Washington via Chicago Union Station in around 44 h 27 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Reagan Washington via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $700
Flights from Albuquerque to Reagan Washington via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $700
Flights from Albuquerque to Reagan Washington via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $700
Flights from Albuquerque to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Albuquerque to Baltimore via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Albuquerque to Baltimore via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Albuquerque to Washington Dulles via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Reagan Washington via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $650
Flights from Albuquerque to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $650
Flights from Albuquerque to Reagan Washington via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $650
Flights from Albuquerque to Baltimore via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
Flights from Albuquerque to Baltimore via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
Flights from Albuquerque to Washington Dulles via Denver
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Albuquerque to Washington Dulles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Albuquerque to Washington Dulles via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Reagan Washington via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $600
Flights from Albuquerque to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $600
Flights from Albuquerque to Baltimore via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Albuquerque to Baltimore via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Albuquerque to Washington Dulles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $650
Flights from Albuquerque to Washington Dulles via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Reagan Washington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $750
Flights from Albuquerque to Baltimore via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Albuquerque to Washington Dulles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $800
Flights from Albuquerque to Washington Dulles via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $800
Flights from Albuquerque to Washington Dulles via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9 h 28 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $800
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Washington Dulles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Washington Dulles via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
8 h 59 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
26 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$300 - $440
Business Coach Seat
$360 - $500
Room
$650 - $950
Train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Albuquerque, Nm to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
22 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $170
Flexible
$190 - $250
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
18 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$140 - $190
Bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Albuquerque, Nm to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
31 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $320
Bus from Chicago, Il to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
18 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$140 - $190

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