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There are 9 ways to get from Phoenix 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.

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Fly to Reagan Washington  •  6h 13m

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Reagan Washington (DCA) PHX - DCA

$154 - $806

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Fly to Washington Dulles  •  6h 39m

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Washington Dulles (IAD) PHX - IAD

$200 - $760

Fly to Baltimore, train  •  6h 50m

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

$227 - $807

Amtrak Thruway, train via Flagstaff Amtrak Station  •  2 days 8h

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Phoenix, AZ - Sky Harbor Airport to Flagstaff, AZ
  2. Take the train from Flagstaff Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station

Bus via Dallas, Tx  •  2 days 9h

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to Dallas, Tx
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Richmond, Va
  3. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc

$237 - $600

Bus  •  2 days 13h

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to Chicago, Il 1364
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Washington, Dc 1602 / ...

$238 - $600

Bus, train  •  2 days 18h

  1. Take the bus from Tempe to University of Arizona
  2. Take the train from Tucson Amtrak Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  3. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Washington Union Station

$348 - $1,055

Amtrak Thruway, train  •  3 days 3h

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Sky Harbor Airport to Maricopa Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Maricopa Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station

Drive  •  37h 9m

  1. Drive from Phoenix to Washington 2329.8 miles

$220 - $330

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The cheapest way to get from Phoenix to Washington is to fly which costs $150 - $850 and takes 6h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Phoenix to Washington is to fly which costs $150 - $850 and takes 6h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Phoenix to Washington. However, there are services departing from Phoenix, Az and arriving at Washington, Dc via Dallas, Tx and Richmond, Va. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 9h.

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The distance between Phoenix and Washington is 1989 miles. The road distance is 2329.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Phoenix to Washington without a car is to Amtrak Thruway and train which takes 2 days 8h and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 13m to get from Phoenix to Washington, including transfers.

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Phoenix to Washington bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Phoenix, Az station.

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The best way to get from Phoenix to Washington is to fly which takes 6h 13m and costs $150 - $850. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $230 - $600 and takes 2 days 9h.

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The quickest flight from Phoenix Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 8m.

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

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Map of how to get from Phoenix to Washington.
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  • Distance: 1989.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 13m

What companies run services between Phoenix, AZ, USA and Washington, DC, USA?

American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from Phoenix to Washington hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Phoenix to Washington via Dallas, Tx and Richmond, Va in around 2 days 9h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Phoenix to Reagan Washington via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Phoenix to Reagan Washington via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Phoenix to Reagan Washington via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Phoenix to Reagan Washington via Columbus
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Phoenix to Reagan Washington via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Phoenix to Washington Dulles via Denver
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from Phoenix to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Phoenix to Baltimore via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Phoenix to Baltimore via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Phoenix to Baltimore via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Phoenix to Baltimore via Oklahoma City
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Phoenix to Baltimore via Kansas City
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Phoenix to Baltimore via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Phoenix to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Phoenix to Reagan Washington via Columbus
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Phoenix to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Phoenix to Reagan Washington via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 9m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Phoenix to Washington Dulles via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Phoenix to Washington Dulles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Phoenix to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Phoenix to Baltimore via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Phoenix to Reagan Washington via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Phoenix to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Phoenix to Washington Dulles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Phoenix to Washington Dulles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Phoenix to Washington Dulles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Phoenix to Washington Dulles via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Phoenix to Washington Dulles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Phoenix to Washington Dulles via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Phoenix to Baltimore via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Train operators
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
24m
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Flagstaff Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
32h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Business Coach Seat
$450 - $650
Room
$800 - $1,100
Train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Tucson Amtrak Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
35h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$330 - $480
Business Coach Seat
$400 - $600
Room
$700 - $1,000
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
25h 53m
Frequency
Once 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
Train from Maricopa Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 days 6h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$280 - $420
Flexi Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Business Coach Seat
$600 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,500
Bus 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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Phoenix, AZ - Sky Harbor Airport to Flagstaff, AZ
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Sky Harbor Airport to Maricopa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
amtrak.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 Phoenix, Az to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
22h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $170
Flexible
$190 - $250
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
31h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $200
Flexible
$240 - $310
Bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Phoenix, Az to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
42h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $420
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$160 - $280
Flexible
$320 - $420
Bus from Chicago, Il to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$140 - $180
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Tempe to University of Arizona
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $13
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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Washington is 2h ahead of Phoenix. It is currently 9:21 PM in Phoenix and 11:21 PM in Washington.

Yes, the driving distance between Phoenix to Washington is 2330 miles. It takes approximately 37h 9m to drive from Phoenix to Washington.

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United Airlines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Phoenix Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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