There are 8 ways to get from Washington to Bowling Green by plane, night bus, 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 Reagan Washington to Nashville, night bus  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Nashville (BNA) DCA - BNA
  2. Take the night bus from Nashville, Tn to Bowling Green, Ky

$170 - $453

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Bus  •  20 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Nashville, Tn
  3. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Bowling Green, Ky

$111 - $246

6 alternative options

Train to Baltimore, fly to Nashville, night bus  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Nashville (BNA) BWI - BNA
  3. Take the night bus from Nashville, Tn to Bowling Green, Ky

$223 - $650

Fly Washington Dulles to Nashville, night bus  •  7 h 34 min

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

$176 - $560

Fly Reagan Washington to Covington, bus  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Covington (CVG) DCA - CVG
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Bowling Green, Ky

$177 - $506

Train, bus, night bus  •  18 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Lynchburg Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Lynchburg, Va to Nashville, Tn
  3. Take the night bus from Nashville, Tn to Bowling Green, Ky

$117 - $269

Train, bus  •  24 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Birmingham Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham, Al to Nashville, Tn
  3. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Bowling Green, Ky

$165 - $425

Drive  •  11 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Bowling Green 690.4 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

The distance between Washington and Bowling Green is 532 miles. The road distance is 690.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Bowling Green without a car is to train and bus and night bus which takes 18 h 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 52 min to get from Washington to Bowling Green, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Nashville Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Bowling Green is 1 h behind Washington. It is currently 10:35 PM in Washington and 9:35 PM in Bowling Green.

Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Bowling Green is 690 miles. It takes approximately 11 h 24 min to drive from Washington to Bowling Green.

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Delta, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Nashville Airport.

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There are 42+ hotels available in Bowling Green. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15 min and costs .

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  • Distance: 532 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 52 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Bowling Green, KY, USA?

You can take a bus from Washington to Bowling Green via Richmond, Va, Nashville, Tn, and Bowling Green, Ky in around 20 h 23 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Baltimore to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Nashville via Columbus
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Nashville via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Nashville via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Nashville via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nashville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Nashville
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Nashville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Baltimore to Nashville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nashville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Covington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Covington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Nashville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nashville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nashville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Covington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nashville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nashville via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Covington via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nashville via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Covington via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 min
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Lynchburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 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
Train from Washington Union Station 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

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
Night bus from Nashville, Tn to Bowling Green, Ky
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $30
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Bowling Green, Ky
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Lynchburg, Va to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $130
Bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Richmond, Va to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $160
Bus from Birmingham, Al to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65

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