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There are 6 ways to get from Washington to Abilene by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Reagan Washington  •  6h 44m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Abilene (ABI) DCA - ABI

$208 - $822

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Bus  •  39h 55m

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

$170 - $239

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Fly from Washington Dulles  •  6h 34m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Abilene (ABI) IAD - ABI

$212 - $826

Train to Baltimore, fly  •  7h 5m

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

$261 - $1,021

Train, bus  •  45h 50m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Fort Worth Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Ft Worth, Tx to Abilene, Tx

$204 - $295

Drive  •  24h 45m

  1. Drive from Washington to Abilene 1515.8 miles

$140 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Abilene is to drive which costs $140 - $220 and takes 24h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Abilene is to fly which costs $210 - $850 and takes 6h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Abilene. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Abilene, Tx via Richmond, Va and Dallas, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39h 55m.

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The distance between Washington and Abilene is 1353 miles. The road distance is 1515.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Abilene without a car is to bus which takes 39h 55m and costs $170 - $240.

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It takes approximately 6h 44m to get from Washington to Abilene, including transfers.

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Washington to Abilene bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Washington, Dc station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Abilene is to fly which takes 6h 44m and costs $200 - $850. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $170 - $240 and takes 39h 55m.

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There is no direct flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Abilene Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 20m and has one stopover.

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Washington to Abilene bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Abilene, Tx station.

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  • Distance: 1353.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 44m

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Abilene, TX, USA?

American Airlines flies from Washington to Abilene hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Abilene via Richmond, Va and Dallas, Tx in around 39h 55m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Abilene via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Abilene via Atlanta, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Abilene via Pittsburgh, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Abilene via Nashville, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 59m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Abilene via Columbus, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Abilene via Huntsville, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Abilene via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Abilene via Cleveland, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Abilene via Memphis, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Abilene via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Abilene via Charlotte, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Baltimore to Abilene via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Abilene via Charlotte, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Abilene via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Abilene via Miami, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to Abilene via Philadelphia, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Abilene via New York JFK, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $100
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $110
First Class
$75 - $190
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Premium
$290 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Seat
$170 - $250
Train from Chicago Union Station to Fort Worth Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
23h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Premium
$330 - $460
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $310
Business Seat
$220 - $310
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$35 - $55
Bus from Richmond, Va to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
32h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $180
Flexible
$190 - $270
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Abilene, Tx
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Ft Worth, Tx to Abilene, Tx
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $29
Flexible
$40 - $60

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Abilene is 1h behind Washington. It is currently 5:46 PM in Washington and 4:46 PM in Abilene.

Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Abilene is 1516 miles. It takes approximately 24h 45m to drive from Washington to Abilene.

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American Airlines offers flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Abilene Airport.

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Book your Washington to Abilene bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 37+ hotels available in Abilene. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15m and costs $2 - $4.

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