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There are 7 ways to get from Washington to Lexington Airport (LEX) by plane, 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  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Lexington (LEX) DCA - LEX

$143 - $553

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  18 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Akron, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Akron, OH to Cincinnati, OH
  3. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky

$107 - $214

5 alternative options

Train, bus SkyHorse / Jaguar  •  16 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Lexington, KY

$230 - $446

Bus SkyHorse / Jaguar  •  18 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. to New York, NY - 28 Allen St. Northbound
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Lexington, KY

$122 - $132

Train Amtrak, bus  •  20 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Toledo Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky

$148 - $350

Train Amtrak, bus #2  •  25 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Indianapolis Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Cincinnati, OH
  3. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky

$160 - $386

Drive  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Lexington Airport (LEX) 543.5 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Lexington Airport (LEX) is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 8 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Lexington Airport (LEX) is to fly which costs $140 - $600 and takes 2 h 53 min.

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The distance between Washington and Lexington Airport (LEX) is 416 miles. The road distance is 543.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Lexington Airport (LEX) without a car is to train and bus which takes 16 h 52 min and costs $230 - $450.

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It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to get from Washington to Lexington Airport (LEX), including transfers.

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The best way to get from Washington to Lexington Airport (LEX) is to fly which takes 2 h 53 min and costs $140 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $220 and takes 18 h 36 min.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Lexington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 38 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Lexington Airport (LEX) is 544 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 59 min to drive from Washington to Lexington Airport (LEX).

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American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Lexington Airport.

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There are 89+ hotels available in Lexington Airport (LEX). Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Lexington Airport (LEX).
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  • Distance: 415.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 53 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Lexington Airport (LEX), USA?

Delta and American Airlines fly from Washington to Lexington Airport (LEX) every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Lexington Airport (LEX) via Akron, Oh, Akron, OH, Cincinnati, OH, Cincinnati, Oh, and Lexington, Ky in around 18 h 36 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lexington
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lexington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lexington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lexington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lexington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $650
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
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 Toledo Amtrak
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 Indianapolis Amtrak
Ave. Duration
18 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Room
$410 - $600
Bus operators
SkyHorse / Jaguar
Phone
+1 917.288.6888
Email
vaseagull@gotobus.com
Website
skyhorsebus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Lexington, KY
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
gotobus.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 Washington, Dc to Akron, Oh
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$75 - $110
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Toledo, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Akron, OH to Cincinnati, OH
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Cincinnati, OH
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Book at
baronsbus.com
Eastern Bus
Phone
+1 212-244-6132
Website
easternbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. to New York, NY - 28 Allen St.
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Book at
easternbus.com

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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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