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There are 9 ways to get from Washington to Flint by plane, bus, subway, train 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 Detroit, bus  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Detroit (DTW) DCA - DTW
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to Flint

$109 - $373

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Bus  •  18 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Detroit, Mi 1605 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to Flint 1492 Detroit to Bay City

$72 - $163

7 alternative options

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Detroit, bus  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Detroit (DTW) IAD - DTW
  3. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to Flint

$115 - $380

Train to Baltimore, fly to Detroit, bus  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Detroit (DTW) BWI - DTW
  3. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to Flint

$132 - $460

Fly Reagan Washington to Lansing, train  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Lansing (LAN) DCA - LAN
  2. Take the train from East Lansing Amtrak Station to Flint Amtrak Station

$127 - $310

Fly Reagan Washington to Grand Rapids, bus  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Grand Rapids (GRR) DCA - GRR
  2. Take the bus from Grand Rapids to Flint

$152 - $779

Train, bus  •  17 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Toledo Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi
  3. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to Flint

$106 - $265

Train  •  23 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station Capitol Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Flint Amtrak Station Blue Water

$154 - $425

Drive  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Flint 577.5 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Flint is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 9 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Flint is to fly and bus which costs $100 - $380 and takes 6 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Flint. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Flint via Detroit, MI. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Washington station to Flint station. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station and arriving at Flint Amtrak Station via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 30 min.

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The distance between Washington and Flint is 451 miles. The road distance is 577.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Flint without a car is to train and bus which takes 17 h 56 min and costs $100 - $270.

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It takes approximately 6 h 57 min to get from Washington to Flint, including transfers.

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

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Washington to Flint train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Flint is to bus which takes 18 h 13 min and costs $70 - $170. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $150 - $430 and takes 23 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Flint.
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  • Distance: 451.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 57 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Flint, MI, USA?

You can take a bus from Washington to Flint via Detroit, Mi and Detroit, MI in around 18 h 13 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Washington to Flint via Chicago Union Station in around 23 h 30 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Baltimore to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lansing via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $480
Flights from Reagan Washington to Grand Rapids via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Detroit via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Grand Rapids via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $480
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lansing
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $480
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $480
Flights from Reagan Washington to Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Grand Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Grand Rapids via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Baltimore to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
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

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
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from East Lansing Amtrak Station to Flint Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Washington Union Station to Toledo Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
13 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$340 - $470
Train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Chicago Union Station to Flint Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
Bus operators
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Detroit, MI to Flint
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
Bus from Grand Rapids to Flint
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
indiantrails.com
Book at
webstore.indiantrails.com
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 Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Washington, Dc to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$110 - $150

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 33 min.

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Washington to Flint bus services, operated by Indian Trails, arrive at Flint station.

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Washington to Flint train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Flint Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Flint is 577 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 35 min to drive from Washington to Flint.

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

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There are 24+ hotels available in Flint. 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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