There are 5 ways to get from Nashville 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  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to Reagan Washington (DCA) BNA - DCA

$138 - $400

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  17 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Lynchburg, Va 1508 / ...
  2. Take the train from Lynchburg Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak Crescent / ...

$88 - $219

3 alternative options

Fly to Washington Dulles  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to Washington Dulles (IAD) BNA - IAD

$144 - $504

Fly to Baltimore, train  •  4 h 13 min

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

$191 - $601

Drive  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Nashville to Washington 670 miles

$65 - $95

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nashville to Washington is to drive which costs $65 - $95 and takes 11 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nashville to Washington is to fly which costs $130 - $400 and takes 3 h 25 min.

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The distance between Nashville and Washington is 569 miles. The road distance is 670 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to get from Nashville to Washington, including transfers.

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Washington is 1 h ahead of Nashville. It is currently 6:55 AM in Nashville and 7:55 AM in Washington.

Map of how to get from Nashville to Washington.
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  • Distance: 569.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 25 min

What companies run services between Nashville, TN, USA and Washington, DC, USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Nashville to Washington hourly.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Nashville to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Nashville to Washington Dulles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $950
Flights from Nashville to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Nashville to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Nashville to Washington Dulles via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Nashville to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Nashville to Washington Dulles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Lynchburg Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $260
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Nashville, Tn to Lynchburg, Va
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $130

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