There are 10 ways to get from Kentucky 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 Covington to Reagan Washington  •  3 h 22 min

  1. CVG - DCA

$134 - $426

Cheapest option

Bus, Megabus  •  18 h 12 min

$85 - $121

8 alternative options

Fly Louisville to Reagan Washington  •  3 h 24 min

  1. SDF - DCA

$134 - $417

Fly Covington to Washington Dulles  •  3 h 57 min

  1. CVG - IAD

$140 - $1,210

Fly Covington to Baltimore, train  •  3 h 56 min

  1. CVG - BWI

$157 - $952

Fly Louisville to Baltimore, train  •  3 h 58 min

  1. SDF - BWI

$187 - $523

Line 3 bus to Lexington, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4 h 50 min

  1. LEX - DCA

$144 - $556

Bus  •  17 h 29 min

$85 - $216

Bus, train  •  21 h 30 min

  1. 8251 / ...
  2. Cardinal

$129 - $326

Drive  •  10 h

  1. 609.9 miles

$55 - $90

What companies run services between Kentucky, USA and Washington, DC, USA?

American Airlines and Delta fly from Covington to Washington every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Louisville to Washington via Cincinnati, Oh and Cleveland, Oh in around 17 h 29 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Louisville to Reagan Washington via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $700
Flights from Covington to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Covington to Baltimore via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Louisville to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Covington to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Covington to Reagan Washington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Louisville to Reagan Washington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Covington to Washington Dulles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Covington to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Louisville to Baltimore via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Lexington to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Covington to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Louisville to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Louisville to Reagan Washington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Louisville to Baltimore via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Covington to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Covington to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
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 Indianapolis Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
18 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Room
$410 - $600
Bus operators
LexTran
Website
lextran.com
Bus from Centre Parkway @ 1349 to Transit Center
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
lextran.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Louisville, Ky to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Louisville, KY to Chattanooga
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Chattanooga to Washington
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kentucky and Washington is 724 km. The road distance is 976 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kentucky to Washington is to drive which costs $55 - $90 and takes 10 h.

The quickest way to get from Kentucky to Washington is to fly which takes 3 h 22 min and costs $130 - $430.

No, there is no direct bus from Kentucky to Washington. However, there are services departing from Louisville, Ky and arriving at Washington, Dc via Cincinnati, Oh and Cleveland, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 29 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to get from Kentucky to Washington, including transfers.