There are 5 ways to get from Fort Wayne to Washington by plane, bus, train 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  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Fort Wayne (FWA) to Reagan Washington (DCA) FWA - DCA

$220 - $999

Cheapest option

Bus via Akron, Oh  •  21 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Akron, OH Schedule 22:Chicago-Cleveland
  2. Take the bus from Akron, Oh to Washington, Dc 4440 / ...

$75 - $173

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  20 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Ft Wayne, IN to Elkhart, IN Columbus
  2. Take the train from Elkhart Amtrak to Washington Union Station Capitol Limited

$117 - $299

Bus  •  21 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Detroit, MI Cincinnati
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Washington, Dc 4440 / ...

$82 - $201

Drive  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Fort Wayne to Washington 565.3 miles

$55 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fort Wayne to Washington is to drive which costs $55 - $80 and takes 9 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Wayne to Washington is to fly which costs $220 - $1,000 and takes 4 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort Wayne to Washington. However, there are services departing from Coldwater Rd. at Wal-Mart Entrance and arriving at Washington, Dc via Central Station, Fort Wayne, IN and Akron, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 14 min.

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The distance between Fort Wayne and Washington is 458 miles. The road distance is 565.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Wayne to Washington without a car is to bus and train which takes 20 h 2 min and costs $110 - $300.

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It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to get from Fort Wayne to Washington, including transfers.

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Fort Wayne to Washington bus services, operated by Barons Bus, depart from Fort Wayne, IN station.

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The best way to get from Fort Wayne to Washington is to fly which takes 4 h 22 min and costs $220 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $75 - $180 and takes 21 h 14 min.

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Map of how to get from Fort Wayne to Washington.
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  • Distance: 457.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 22 min

What companies run services between Fort Wayne, IN, USA and Washington, DC, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines fly from Fort Wayne to Washington hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort Wayne to Washington via Central Station, Northbound on Lafayette @ Wayne St., Fort Wayne, IN, Akron, OH, and Akron, Oh in around 21 h 14 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Fort Wayne to Reagan Washington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Fort Wayne to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Fort Wayne to Reagan Washington via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Reagan Washington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Fort Wayne to Reagan Washington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Fort Wayne to Reagan Washington via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Train operators
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Elkhart Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
15 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Business Coach Seat
$190 - $270
Room
$390 - $550
Bus operators
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Akron, OH
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Detroit, MI
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Book at
baronsbus.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 Akron, Oh to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $160

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