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There are 7 ways to get from Washington to Fort Polk by plane, taxi, 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 from Reagan Washington, taxi  •  7h 3m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Alexandria (AEX) DCA - AEX
  2. Take a taxi from Alexandria to Fort Polk

$263 - $893

Cheapest option

Train, drive  •  33h 56m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Lake Charles Amtrak Station
  3. Drive from Lake Charles Amtrak Station to Fort Polk

$156 - $224

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Fly from Washington Dulles, taxi  •  7h 36m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Alexandria (AEX) IAD - AEX
  2. Take a taxi from Alexandria to Fort Polk

$268 - $898

Train to Baltimore, fly, taxi  •  7h 32m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Alexandria (AEX) BWI - AEX
  3. Take a taxi from Alexandria to Fort Polk

$316 - $1,092

Train, bus, taxi  •  33h 51m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Alexandria, La
  3. Take a taxi from Alexandria, La to Fort Polk

$251 - $338

Bus, taxi  •  36h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Atlanta, Ga
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Lafayette, La
  3. Take the bus from Lafayette, La to Alexandria, La
  4. Take a taxi from Alexandria, La to Fort Polk

$257 - $350

Drive  •  21h 33m

  1. Drive from Washington to Fort Polk 1220.8 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Fort Polk is to drive which costs $120 - $180 and takes 21h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Fort Polk is to fly and taxi which costs $260 - $900 and takes 7h 3m.

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The distance between Washington and Fort Polk is 1061 miles. The road distance is 1220.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Fort Polk without a car is to train and bus and taxi which takes 33h 51m and costs $250 - $340.

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It takes approximately 7h 3m to get from Washington to Fort Polk, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Alexandria Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 33m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Fort Polk is 1221 miles. It takes approximately 21h 33m to drive from Washington to Fort Polk.

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United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Alexandria Airport.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Fort Polk. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15m and costs $2 - $4.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Fort Polk.
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  • Distance: 1060.7 miles
  • Duration: 7h 3m

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Fort Polk, LA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Washington to Fort Polk. However, you can take the subway to NATIONAL AIRPORT station, take the walk to Reagan Washington airport, fly to Alexandria, then take the taxi to Fort Polk. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door, take the walk to Washington Dulles airport, fly to Alexandria, then take the taxi to Fort Polk.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Alexandria via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to Alexandria via Raleigh/Durham, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 34m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to Alexandria via Covington, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 56m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Alexandria via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Alexandria via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Washington Dulles to Alexandria via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Baltimore to Alexandria via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Alexandria via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 6m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Alexandria via Covington, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 19m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Alexandria via Raleigh/Durham, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 13m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Alexandria via New York JFK, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Alexandria via Houston
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Alexandria via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Alexandria via New Orleans, Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Alexandria via Austin, Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Alexandria via Jacksonville, Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Alexandria via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Alexandria via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Alexandria via Chicago O'Hare, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Alexandria via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Baltimore to Alexandria via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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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
28m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $100
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
22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $110
First Class
$75 - $190
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
26h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Premium
$350 - $490
Flexi Coach Seat
$230 - $340
Business Seat
$250 - $350
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Lake Charles Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Seat
$65 - $95
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 New Orleans, La to Alexandria, La
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $75
Bus from Washington, Dc to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $100
Flexible
$110 - $160
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Lafayette, La
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $90
Flexible
$95 - $140
Bus from Lafayette, La to Alexandria, La
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$30 - $50
Other operators
Taxi from Alexandria to Fort Polk
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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