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There are 6 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.

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Fly to Reagan Washington  •  6h 49m

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

$173 - $465

5 alternative options

Fly to Baltimore, train  •  5h 51m

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

$256 - $706

Fly to Washington Dulles  •  7h 33m

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

$179 - $469

Train  •  44h 27m

  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  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the bus from Albuquerque, Nm to Chicago, Il 1364
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Washington, Dc 1602 / ...

$197 - $497

Drive  •  30h 15m

  1. Drive from Albuquerque to Washington 1864.7 miles

$180 - $270

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

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The quickest way to get from Albuquerque to Washington is to fly and train which costs $250 - $750 and takes 5h 51m.

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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 Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 2h.

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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 44h 27m.

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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 44h 27m and costs $270 - $850.

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It takes approximately 6h 49m 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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Albuquerque to Washington train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center station.

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The best way to get from Albuquerque to Washington is to fly which takes 6h 49m and costs $170 - $470. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $270 - $850 and takes 44h 27m, you could also bus, which costs $190 - $500 and takes 2 days 2h.

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  • Distance: 1657.7 miles
  • Duration: 6h 49m

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

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

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Reagan Washington via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $700
Flights from Albuquerque to Reagan Washington via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $700
Flights from Albuquerque to Reagan Washington via Austin
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $700
Flights from Albuquerque to Reagan Washington via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $700
Flights from Albuquerque to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Albuquerque to Baltimore via Austin
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Albuquerque to Baltimore via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Albuquerque to Baltimore via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Albuquerque to Baltimore via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Albuquerque to Washington Dulles via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Albuquerque to Washington Dulles via Orlando
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $650
Flights from Albuquerque to Reagan Washington via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $650
Flights from Albuquerque to Reagan Washington via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $650
Flights from Albuquerque to Baltimore via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
Flights from Albuquerque to Baltimore via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
Flights from Albuquerque to Washington Dulles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Albuquerque to Washington Dulles via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Albuquerque to Washington Dulles via Houston
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Reagan Washington via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $600
Flights from Albuquerque to Baltimore via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Albuquerque to Washington Dulles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $650
Flights from Albuquerque to Washington Dulles via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
9h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Reagan Washington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $750
Flights from Albuquerque to Reagan Washington via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$390 - $750
Flights from Albuquerque to Washington Dulles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $800
Flights from Albuquerque to Washington Dulles via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$450 - $800
Flights from Albuquerque to Washington Dulles via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $800
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Albuquerque to Reagan Washington via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 54m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Albuquerque to Washington Dulles via Orlando
Ave. Duration
6h 53m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
27m
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Albuquerque Alvarado Transportation Center to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
26h 2m
Frequency
Once 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
17h 25m
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 Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
31h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $210
Flexible
$240 - $320
Bus from Chicago, Il to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$140 - $180

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There is no direct flight from Albuquerque Airport to Reagan Washington Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 15m and has one stopover.

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Albuquerque to Washington bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Washington, Dc station.

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Washington is 2h ahead of Albuquerque. It is currently 2:47 PM in Albuquerque and 4:47 PM in Washington.

Albuquerque to Washington train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Albuquerque to Washington is 1865 miles. It takes approximately 30h 15m to drive from Albuquerque to Washington.

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Frontier Airlines, Delta, American Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Albuquerque Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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There are 853+ hotels available in Washington. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Albuquerque to Albuquerque Airport is to line 50 bus which takes 12m and costs $1.

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