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There are 10 ways to get from Fort Lauderdale to Washington by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Fort Lauderdale to Reagan Washington  •  4h 15m

  1. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Reagan Washington (DCA) FLL - DCA

$84 - $216

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Fly Fort Lauderdale to Baltimore, train  •  5h 10m

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

$48 - $278

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Train to Miami, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4h 52m

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Broward Station to Miami Airport Station
  2. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Reagan Washington (DCA) MIA - DCA

$94 - $221

Fly Fort Lauderdale to Washington Dulles  •  4h 51m

  1. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Washington Dulles (IAD) FLL - IAD

$110 - $221

Train to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, fly to Reagan Washington  •  5h 7m

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Broward Station to West Palm Beach Station
  2. Fly from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach (PBI) to Reagan Washington (DCA) PBI - DCA

$120 - $239

Train to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, fly to Baltimore, train  •  6h

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Broward Station to West Palm Beach Station
  2. Fly from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach (PBI) to Baltimore (BWI) PBI - BWI
  3. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station

$75 - $411

Train  •  22h 17m

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station Silver Meteor / ...

$110 - $160

Bus  •  23h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Fort Lauderdale to Elkton Direct Route
  2. Take the bus from Elkton to Arlington Direct Route / ...

$163 - $201

Bus via Richmond  •  30h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Miami North, Fl to Richmond, Va 1014 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc 1002 / ...

$121 - $171

Drive  •  16h 47m

  1. Drive from Fort Lauderdale to Washington 1034.7 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Washington is to drive which costs $100 - $150 and takes 16h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Washington is to fly which costs $80 - $220 and takes 4h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort Lauderdale to Washington. However, there are services departing from Broward B/Se 1 A and arriving at Washington, Dc via Bus Terminal At Aventura Mall, Miami North, Fl and Richmond, Va. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30h 42m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak Station station and arriving at Washington Union Station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22h 17m.

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The distance between Fort Lauderdale and Washington is 906 miles. The road distance is 1034.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Washington without a car is to train which takes 22h 17m and costs $110 - $160.

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It takes approximately 4h 15m to get from Fort Lauderdale to Washington, including transfers.

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Fort Lauderdale to Washington bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Miami North, Fl station.

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Fort Lauderdale to Washington train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Washington is to fly which takes 4h 15m and costs $80 - $220. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $110 - $160 and takes 22h 17m, you could also bus, which costs $160 - $210 and takes 23h 31m.

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  • Distance: 906 miles
  • Duration: 4h 15m

What companies run services between Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA and Washington, DC, USA?

JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from Fort Lauderdale to Washington hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station twice daily. Tickets cost $110 - $160 and the journey takes 22h 17m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Reagan Washington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Flights from Miami to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $300
Flights from Miami to Reagan Washington via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $300
Flights from Miami to Reagan Washington via Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $300
Flights from Miami to Reagan Washington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $300
Flights from Miami to Reagan Washington via Orlando
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $300
Flights from Miami to Reagan Washington via Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $300
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Washington Dulles via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $290
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $330
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Reagan Washington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $330
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $330
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Baltimore via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $420
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Baltimore via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $370
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Reagan Washington via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $370
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Washington Dulles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $310
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Reagan Washington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Baltimore via Tampa
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $220
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $220
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Reagan Washington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Washington Dulles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Baltimore via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $260
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Reagan Washington via Newark
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $300
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Washington Dulles via Newark
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $300
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Reagan Washington via Newark
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $430
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $700
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Reagan Washington via Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $700
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $230
Train operators
Tri Rail
Phone
954-783-6030
Website
tri-rail.com
Train from Fort Lauderdale Broward Station to Miami Airport Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
tri-rail.com
Weekend | Holiday
$5
Weekday
$4 - $6
Train from Fort Lauderdale Broward Station to West Palm Beach Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
tri-rail.com
Weekend | Holiday
$5
Weekday
$5 - $8
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak Station to West Palm Beach Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Train from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
22h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Premium
$350 - $480
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $340
Business Seat
$240 - $350
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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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
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $100
Bus operators
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Fort Lauderdale to Elkton
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Elkton to Arlington
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$28 - $31
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Miami North, Fl to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
23h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $140
Flexible
$140 - $210
Bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $55

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The quickest flight from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 25m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Lauderdale to Washington is 1035 miles. It takes approximately 16h 47m to drive from Fort Lauderdale to Washington.

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JetBlue Airways, United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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There are 865+ hotels available in Washington. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Fort Lauderdale Airport is to line 01 bus which takes 20 min and costs $2 - $3.

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