There are 11 ways to get from Washington to Alabama by plane, subway, 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 Reagan Washington to Huntsville  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Huntsville (HSV) DCA - HSV

$173 - $693

Cheapest option

Megabus, bus  •  17 h 48 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Washington to Atlanta GA
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA - W Peachtree St @ Civic Center MARTA Station to Birmingham, AL

$83 - $122

9 alternative options

Fly Reagan Washington to Birmingham  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Birmingham (BHM) DCA - BHM

$145 - $365

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Huntsville  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Huntsville (HSV) IAD - HSV

$179 - $650

Train to Baltimore, fly to Birmingham  •  4 h 8 min

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

$228 - $522

Fly Reagan Washington to Montgomery  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Montgomery (MGM) DCA - MGM

$177 - $857

Fly Reagan Washington to Pensacola, bus  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Pensacola (PNS) DCA - PNS
  2. Take the bus from Pensacola, Fl to Mobile, Al

$212 - $395

Fly Reagan Washington to Atlanta  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Atlanta (ATL) DCA - ATL

$108 - $378

Bus  •  17 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Atlanta, Ga
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al

$92 - $227

Train  •  18 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Birmingham Amtrak Crescent

$110 - $320

Drive  •  12 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Birmingham 747.5 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Alabama is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 12 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Alabama is to fly which takes 3 h 31 min and costs $170 - $700.

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The distance between Washington and Alabama is 1079 km. The road distance is 1196 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to get from Washington to Alabama, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Alabama. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Birmingham, Al via Richmond, Va and Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Washington Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Birmingham Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 h 20 min.

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

American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines fly from Washington to Huntsville hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Birmingham via Richmond, Va and Atlanta, Ga in around 17 h 38 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Huntsville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $650
Flights from Washington Dulles to Huntsville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Montgomery via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Pensacola via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Huntsville
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Huntsville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Huntsville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Baltimore to Birmingham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Montgomery
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Montgomery via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Pensacola
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Pensacola via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Birmingham via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to Birmingham via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to Pensacola via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Huntsville
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 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 Washington Union Station Amtrak to Birmingham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
18 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Room
$440 - $650
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Pensacola, Fl to Mobile, Al
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Richmond, Va to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Washington to Atlanta GA
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA - W Peachtree St @ Civic Center MARTA Station to Birmingham, AL
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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