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There are 7 ways to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Cave City by plane, car, night bus, taxi, bus or train

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 Washington Dulles to Louisville, drive  •  3h 2m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Louisville (SDF) IAD - SDF
  2. Drive from Louisville to Cave City

$164 - $409

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Train, bus, drive  •  26h 51m

  1. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak Station to Indianapolis Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Louisville, KY
  3. Drive from Paraquet Springs @ Hwy 44 to Cave City

$104 - $158

5 alternative options

Fly Washington Dulles to Lexington, drive  •  3h 38m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Lexington (LEX) IAD - LEX
  2. Drive from Lexington to Cave City

$179 - $811

Fly Washington Dulles to Nashville, night bus, taxi  •  5h 29m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Nashville (BNA) IAD - BNA
  2. Take the night bus from Nashville, Tn to Bowling Green, Ky
  3. Take a taxi from Bowling Green, Ky to Cave City

$219 - $592

Fly Reagan Washington to Louisville, drive  •  5h 6m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Louisville (SDF) DCA - SDF
  2. Drive from Louisville to Cave City

$148 - $432

Bus, night bus, taxi  •  20h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Washington Dulles Airport to Charlottesville
  2. Take the bus from Charlottesville, Va to Nashville, Tn
  3. Take the night bus from Nashville, Tn to Bowling Green, Ky
  4. Take a taxi from Bowling Green, Ky to Cave City

$155 - $215

Drive  •  10h 48m

  1. Drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Cave City 658 miles

$60 - $95

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Cave City is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 10h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Cave City is to fly and drive which costs $160 - $410 and takes 3h 2m.

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The distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) and Cave City is 482 miles. The road distance is 658 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Cave City without a car is to bus and night bus and taxi which takes 20h 38m and costs $150 - $220.

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It takes approximately 3h 2m to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Cave City, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Louisville Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 39m.

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Cave City is 1h behind Washington Dulles Airport (IAD). It is currently 1:05 AM in Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) and 12:05 AM in Cave City.

Yes, the driving distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Cave City is 658 miles. It takes approximately 10h 48m to drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Cave City.

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United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Washington Dulles Airport to Louisville Airport.

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There are 20+ hotels available in Cave City. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Cave City.
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  • Distance: 482.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 2m

What companies run services between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD), USA and Cave City, KY, USA?

There is no direct connection from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Cave City. However, you can fly to Louisville then take the drive to Cave City. Alternatively, you can fly to Lexington then take the drive to Cave City.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Louisville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Lexington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nashville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Louisville
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to Louisville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to Louisville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Louisville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Lexington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nashville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nashville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Louisville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Louisville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Louisville
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Lexington
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Louisville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nashville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Louisville via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $700
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Alexandria Amtrak Station to Indianapolis Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
17h 56m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Premium
$280 - $390
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Business Seat
$160 - $230
Bus operators
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
Night bus from Nashville, Tn to Bowling Green, Ky
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Charlottesville, Va to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $85
Flexible
$95 - $140
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Washington Dulles Airport to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Book at
megabus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Bowling Green, Ky to Cave City
Ave. Duration
28m
Estimated price
$70 - $85

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