There are 7 ways to get from Cedar Rapids 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  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Cedar Rapids (CID) to Reagan Washington (DCA) CID - DCA

$253 - $605

Cheapest option

Bus  •  26 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Cedar Rapids, IA to Chicago, IL 1489 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Washington, Dc 1632 / ...

$123 - $259

5 alternative options

Fly to Washington Dulles  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Cedar Rapids (CID) to Washington Dulles (IAD) CID - IAD

$219 - $1,109

Fly to Baltimore, train  •  6 h 31 min

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

$286 - $1,356

Bus, train  •  25 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Cedar Rapids, IA to Chicago, IL 1489 / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak Capitol Limited

$146 - $376

Bus, train via Naperville Amtrak  •  26 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Cedar Rapids, IA to Naperville Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Naperville to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak

$143 - $374

Drive  •  15 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Cedar Rapids to Washington 937.7 miles

$90 - $140

What companies run services between Cedar Rapids, IA, USA and Washington, DC, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Cedar Rapids to Washington hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cedar Rapids to Washington via Cedar Rapids Airport, Cedar Rapids, IA, Chicago, IL, Harrison & Jefferson, Harrison & Morgan, and Chicago, Il in around 26 h 31 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Reagan Washington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Reagan Washington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Reagan Washington via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Washington Dulles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Washington Dulles via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Washington Dulles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Baltimore via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Baltimore via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Baltimore via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $950
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Reagan Washington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $950
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Reagan Washington via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $950
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Washington Dulles via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Washington Dulles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Baltimore via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Baltimore via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Baltimore via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,000
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Washington Dulles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Washington Dulles via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Washington Dulles via Chicago O'Hare, Dayton
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Washington Dulles via Chicago O'Hare, Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Baltimore via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Cedar Rapids to Reagan Washington via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
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 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
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Naperville to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
metrarail.com
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Cedar Rapids, IA to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Cedar Rapids, IA to Naperville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
burlingtontrailways.com
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Cedar Rapids to Washington?

The distance between Cedar Rapids and Washington is 1282 km. The road distance is 1500 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Cedar Rapids to Washington?

The cheapest way to get from Cedar Rapids to Washington is to drive which costs $90 - $140 and takes 15 h 37 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Cedar Rapids to Washington?

The quickest way to get from Cedar Rapids to Washington is to fly which takes 5 h 50 min and costs $250 - $650.

Is there a direct bus between Cedar Rapids and Washington?

No, there is no direct bus from Cedar Rapids to Washington. However, there are services departing from Gtc and arriving at Washington, Dc via Cedar Rapids, IA, Harrison & Jefferson and Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 31 min.

How long does it take to get from Cedar Rapids to Washington?

It takes approximately 5 h 50 min to get from Cedar Rapids to Washington, including transfers.