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There are 7 ways to get from Washington to Key West by plane, train, ferry, bus or car

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Fly Reagan Washington to Key West  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Key West (EYW) DCA - EYW

$245 - $657

Cheapest option

Bus via Richmond, Va  •  31 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Miami, Fl
  3. Take the bus from Miami, Fl to Key West, Fl

$130 - $331

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Train to Baltimore, fly to Key West  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Key West (EYW) BWI - EYW

$348 - $1,454

Fly Reagan Washington to Ft. Myers, ferry  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Ft. Myers (RSW) DCA - RSW
  2. Take the ferry from Fort Myers Beach, FL to Key West, FL

$273 - $428

Bus Lacubanabus  •  27 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Arlington, VA to Hialeah, FL Direct route
  2. Take the bus from Miami, Fl to Key West, Fl 3715 / ...

$217 - $260

Train, bus  •  30 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Miami Amtrak Station Silver Meteor / ...
  2. Take the bus from Miami, FL - Airport Regency Hotel to Key West, FL - Mel Fisher Museum 400

$185 - $507

Drive  •  20 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Key West 1220 miles

$110 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Key West is to drive which costs $110 - $180 and takes 20 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Key West is to fly which costs $240 - $700 and takes 5 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Key West. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Flagler & Grinnell via Richmond, Va, Miami, Fl and Airport/Beaches. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 4 min.

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The distance between Washington and Key West is 1035 miles. The road distance is 1220 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Key West without a car is to bus which takes 27 h 58 min and costs $210 - $260.

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It takes approximately 5 h 26 min to get from Washington to Key West, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Washington to Key West is to fly which takes 5 h 26 min and costs $240 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $210 - $260 and takes 27 h 58 min.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Key West Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 2 min.

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Washington to Key West bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Key West, Fl station.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Key West.
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  • Distance: 1034.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 26 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Key West, FL, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and three other airlines fly from Washington to Key West hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Key West via Arlington, VA, Hialeah, FL, Dolphin Mall, Airport Station, Miami, Fl, Key West, Fl, and Airport/Beaches in around 27 h 58 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Key West
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Key West via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Key West via Miami
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $950
Flights from Baltimore to Key West via Miami
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Baltimore to Key West via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Baltimore to Key West via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Ft. Myers via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Ft. Myers via Miami
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Key West via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Key West via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Baltimore to Key West via Raleigh/Durham, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Baltimore to Key West via Covington, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Reagan Washington to Ft. Myers via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Baltimore to Key West via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Ft. Myers via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Ft. Myers via Columbus
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Key West via Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Baltimore to Key West via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,700
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
+1 215-856-7924
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Miami Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
23 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $390
Business Coach Seat
$310 - $440
Room
$600 - $850
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Arlington, VA to Hialeah, FL
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Miami, Fl to Key West, Fl
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $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 Miami, Fl
Ave. Duration
21 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $240
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $160
Flexible
$180 - $240
The Florida Express Bus
Phone
407-442-2810
Website
busticketreservations.com
Bus from Miami, FL - Airport Regency Hotel to Key West, FL - Mel Fisher Museum
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
More information at
American Bus Tickets
Ferry operators
Key West Express
Phone
+1 239-463-5733
Website
keywestexpress.net
Ferry from Fort Myers Beach, FL to Key West, FL
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95
Book at
Key West Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Key West is 1220 miles. It takes approximately 20 h 34 min to drive from Washington to Key West.

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

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There are 371+ hotels available in Key West. Prices start at $135 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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