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  •  4 h 24 min

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

$69 - $406

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Fly Fort Lauderdale to Washington Dulles  •  4 h 59 min

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

$100 - $390

Train to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4 h 49 min

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

$116 - $673

Train to Miami, fly to Reagan Washington  •  5 h 7 min

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

$81 - $559

Fly Fort Lauderdale to Baltimore, train  •  5 h 13 min

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

$117 - $497

Train to Miami, fly to Washington Dulles  •  5 h 47 min

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

$77 - $563

Bus Lacubanabus  •  19 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort Lauderdale, FL to Arlington, VA Direct route

$163 - $167

Train  •  22 h 17 min

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

$150 - $440

Bus La Cubana  •  28 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Miami Beach, FL to Arlington, VA Atlanta route

$129 - $174

Drive  •  16 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Fort Lauderdale to Washington 1030 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 16 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Washington is to fly which costs $65 - $410 and takes 4 h 24 min.

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

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The distance between Fort Lauderdale and Washington is 906 miles. The road distance is 1030 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Washington without a car is to bus which takes 19 h 30 min and costs $163 - $167.

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It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to get from Fort Lauderdale to Washington, including transfers.

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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 4 h 24 min and costs $65 - $410. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $163 - $167 and takes 19 h 30 min, you could also train, which costs $150 - $440 and takes 22 h 17 min.

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The quickest flight from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 23 min.

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

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  • Distance: 906 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 24 min

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, operates a bus from Fort Lauderdale to Washington 5 times a week. Tickets cost $158 and the journey takes 17 h 25 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Reagan Washington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $700
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Washington Dulles via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Reagan Washington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from Miami to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $800
Flights from Miami to Reagan Washington via Orlando
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $800
Flights from Miami to Reagan Washington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $800
Flights from Miami to Reagan Washington via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $800
Flights from Miami to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $850
Flights from Miami to Washington Dulles via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Reagan Washington via Orlando
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Washington Dulles via Orlando
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Reagan Washington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $900
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Washington Dulles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $900
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Reagan Washington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,000
Flights from Miami to Washington Dulles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $1,100
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Washington Dulles via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Reagan Washington via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $1,000
Flights from Miami to Washington Dulles via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Miami to Washington Dulles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $500
Train operators
Brightline
Website
gobrightline.com
Train from Fort Lauderdale Station to West Palm Beach Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
gobrightline.com
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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 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 Fort Lauderdale Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
22 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice 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
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Fort Lauderdale, FL to Arlington, VA
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$158
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Miami Beach, FL to Arlington, VA
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Lauderdale to Washington is 1030 miles. It takes approximately 16 h 47 min to drive from Fort Lauderdale to Washington.

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Delta, JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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There are 846+ hotels available in Washington. Prices start at $88 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 21 min and costs $2.

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