There are 5 ways to get from Washington to Lexington Airport (LEX) by plane, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  2 h 50 min

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

$143 - $553

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Pittsburgh, Pa
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
  4. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky

$113 - $240

3 alternative options

Train, bus via Pittsburgh Amtrak  •  15 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
  4. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky

$132 - $295

Train, bus  •  19 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak 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

Drive  •  8 h 59 min

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

$50 - $80

Questions & Answers

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 50 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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It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to get from Washington to Lexington Airport (LEX), including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Lexington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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  • Distance: 415.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 50 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) 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Lexington Airport (LEX) via Pittsburgh, Pa, Columbus, Oh, Cincinnati, Oh, and Lexington, Ky in around 14 h 24 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lexington
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lexington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lexington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lexington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $330
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak 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
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60

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