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There are 9 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.

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Train, bus  •  9 h 55 min

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

$104 - $250

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Bus via Charlottesville, Va  •  12 h 13 min

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

$50 - $120

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Bus  •  11 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va 1051 / ...
  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 53 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 Knoxville, drive  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Knoxville (TYS) DCA - TYS
  2. Drive from Knoxville to Bristol

$165 - $621

Fly Reagan Washington to Charlotte, bus, drive  •  8 h 1 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 Roanoke, bus  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Roanoke (ROA) IAD - ROA
  2. Take the bus from Roanoke, Va to Bristol, Tn

$190 - $664

Fly Washington Dulles to Charlotte, bus, drive  •  8 h 41 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

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 $160 - $650 and takes 5 h 11 min.

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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 11 h 25 min.

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

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The best way to get from Washington to Bristol without a car is to train and bus which takes 9 h 55 min and costs $100 - $250.

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It takes approximately 9 h 55 min to get from Washington to Bristol, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Greenville/Spartanburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 36 min.

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Washington to Bristol bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Bristol, Tn station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Bristol is 379 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 17 min to drive from Washington to Bristol.

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  • Distance: 325.1 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 55 min

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 11 h 25 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greenville/Spartanburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Knoxville via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Columbia
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Charleston
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Wilmington
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Flights from Reagan Washington to Knoxville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Roanoke
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
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 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
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 Roanoke, Va to Bristol, Tn
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
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
Every 4 hours
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
4 times a day
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
Twice daily
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
4 times a day
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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Delta, Southwest Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Greenville/Spartanburg Airport.

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Book your Washington to Bristol bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 22+ hotels available in Bristol. Prices start at $49 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 $2 - $4.

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