There are 9 ways to get from Austin 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 Austin to Reagan Washington  •  4 h 59 min

  1. AUS - DCA

$183 - $498

Cheapest option

Fly Austin to Washington Dulles  •  5 h 35 min

  1. AUS - IAD

$149 - $462

7 alternative options

Fly Austin to Baltimore, train  •  5 h 35 min

  1. AUS - BWI

$256 - $758

Bus to San Antonio, fly to Washington Dulles  •  7 h 37 min

  1. SAT - IAD

$255 - $742

Bus  •  35 h 53 min

  1. 894

$153 - $398

Bus, train  •  36 h 30 min

$216 - $600

Bus, Megabus  •  36 h 35 min

$160 - $220

Train  •  46 h 46 min

  1. Texas Eagle
  2. Capitol Limited

$260 - $771

Drive  •  24 h 50 min

  1. 1529.8 miles

$150 - $220

What companies run services between Austin, TX, USA and Washington, DC, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Austin to Washington hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Austin to Washington via Speedway/44th, Austin, Tx, Dallas, Tx, and Charlottesville, Va in around 35 h 53 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Austin to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to Reagan Washington via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to Reagan Washington via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to Reagan Washington via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to Reagan Washington via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to Reagan Washington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to Reagan Washington via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to Washington Dulles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Austin to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to Baltimore via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to Baltimore via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to Baltimore via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to Baltimore via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to Baltimore via Panama City
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to Baltimore via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to Baltimore via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from San Antonio to Washington Dulles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Austin to Reagan Washington via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Flights from Austin to Washington Dulles via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Flights from Austin to Baltimore via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from San Antonio to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from San Antonio to Washington Dulles via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from San Antonio to Washington Dulles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Austin to Reagan Washington via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Austin to Reagan Washington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Austin to Washington Dulles via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Flights from Austin to Washington Dulles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Flights from Austin to Baltimore via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from San Antonio to Washington Dulles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from San Antonio to Washington Dulles via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Austin to Reagan Washington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to Washington Dulles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from San Antonio to Washington Dulles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $850
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Austin to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from San Antonio to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
25 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Flexi Coach Seat
$260 - $380
Business Coach Seat
$310 - $440
Room
$550 - $850
Train from Austin Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
28 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $470
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Flexi Coach Seat
$280 - $400
Business Coach Seat
$330 - $470
Room
$600 - $850
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Austin, Tx to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Charlottesville, Va
Ave. Duration
27 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $190
Flexible
$220 - $290
Bus from Charlottesville, Va to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Austin, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Houston, Tx to Baton Rouge, La
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Austin - San Jacinto/15Th to Downtown Dallas
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Downtown Dallas to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Atlanta GA to Washington
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Austin and Washington is 2118 km. The road distance is 2448 km.

The cheapest way to get from Austin to Washington is to drive which costs $150 - $220 and takes 24 h 50 min.

The quickest way to get from Austin to Washington is to fly which takes 4 h 59 min and costs $180 - $500.

No, there is no direct train from Austin to Washington. However, there are services departing from Austin Amtrak and arriving at Washington Union Station Amtrak via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46 h 46 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Austin to Washington. However, there are services departing from Lavaca/4th and arriving at Washington, Dc via Austin, Tx, Dallas, Tx and Charlottesville, Va. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 53 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to get from Austin to Washington, including transfers.