There are 8 ways to get from Washington to Bristol by train, bus, car or plane

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

Train, bus  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Roanoke Amtrak Northeast Regional
  2. Take the bus from Roanoke, Va to Bristol, Tn 1511 / ...

$104 - $250

Cheapest option

Bus via Charlottesville, Va  •  11 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Springfield to Charlottesville, Va 3925 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Charlottesville, Va to Bristol, Tn 1511 / ...

$50 - $120

6 alternative options

Bus  •  10 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va 3013 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Bristol, Tn 1511 / ...

$52 - $127

Drive  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Bristol 378.6 miles

$35 - $55

Fly Reagan Washington to Greenville/Spartanburg, drive  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) DCA - GSP
  2. Drive from Greenville/Spartanburg to Bristol

$137 - $325

Fly Reagan Washington to Charlotte, bus, drive  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Charlotte (CLT) DCA - CLT
  2. Take the bus from Charlotte Airport to Hickory Airport
  3. Take the bus from Hickory Airport to Boone
  4. Drive from Boone to Bristol

$248 - $587

Fly Washington Dulles to Charlotte, bus, drive  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Charlotte (CLT) IAD - CLT
  2. Take the bus from Charlotte Airport to Hickory Airport
  3. Take the bus from Hickory Airport to Boone
  4. Drive from Boone to Bristol

$244 - $754

Train to Baltimore, fly to Charlotte, bus, drive  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Charlotte (CLT) BWI - CLT
  3. Take the bus from Charlotte Airport to Hickory Airport
  4. Take the bus from Hickory Airport to Boone
  5. Drive from Boone to Bristol

$261 - $604

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Bristol is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Bristol is to fly and drive which costs $130 - $330 and takes 5 h 48 min.

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The distance between Washington and Bristol is 325 miles. The road distance is 378.6 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 9 h 16 min to get from Washington to Bristol, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Bristol. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Bristol, Tn via Richmond, Va. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 46 min.

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What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Bristol, TN, USA?

You can take a bus from Washington to Bristol via Richmond, Va in around 10 h 46 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greenville/Spartanburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Columbia
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Wilmington
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Roanoke Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $140
Business Seat
$120 - $200
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Roanoke, Va to Bristol, Tn
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
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 Bristol, Tn
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Bus from Springfield to Charlottesville, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Charlottesville, Va to Bristol, Tn
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Hickory Hop
Website
hickoryhop.com
Bus from Charlotte Airport to Hickory Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Schedules at
hickoryhop.com
Bus from Hickory Airport to Boone
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
hickoryhop.com

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