There are 6 ways to get from Washington to Marfa by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Reagan Washington to Midland/Odessa, bus  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Midland/Odessa (MAF) DCA - MAF
  2. Take the bus from Midland/Odessa Airport to Marfa, TX

$300 - $1,150

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Bus, train  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the bus from Springfield to Charlottesville, Va
  2. Take the bus from Charlottesville, Va to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the train from Dallas Union Station to Alpine Amtrak

$278 - $688

4 alternative options

Fly Washington Dulles to Midland/Odessa, bus  •  12 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Midland/Odessa (MAF) IAD - MAF
  2. Take the bus from Midland/Odessa Airport to Marfa, TX

$306 - $1,057

Fly Reagan Washington to El Paso, train  •  13 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to El Paso (ELP) DCA - ELP
  2. Take the train from El Paso Union Depot to Alpine Amtrak

$285 - $925

Train  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Crescent
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Alpine Amtrak Sunset Limited

$321 - $865

Drive  •  30 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Marfa 1856.9 miles

$180 - $270

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Marfa is to drive which costs $180 - $270 and takes 30 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Marfa is to fly and bus which costs $300 - $1,200 and takes 11 h 35 min.

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The distance between Washington and Marfa is 1647 miles. The road distance is 1856.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Marfa without a car is to train which takes 2 days 5 h and costs $320 - $900.

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It takes approximately 11 h 35 min to get from Washington to Marfa, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Midland/Odessa Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Marfa is 1 h behind Washington. It is currently 6:44 PM in Washington and 5:44 PM in Marfa.

Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Marfa is 1857 miles. It takes approximately 30 h 43 min to drive from Washington to Marfa.

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American Airlines, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Midland/Odessa Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Marfa. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Marfa.
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  • Distance: 1647.2 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 35 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Marfa, TX, USA?

You can take a train from Washington to Marfa via New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal and Alpine Amtrak in around 2 days 5 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Midland/Odessa via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Midland/Odessa via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Midland/Odessa via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Midland/Odessa via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Midland/Odessa via Jacksonville, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 28 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Midland/Odessa via New Orleans, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 33 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Midland/Odessa via Orlando, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Midland/Odessa via Austin, Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 43 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to El Paso via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to El Paso via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to El Paso via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Midland/Odessa via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Midland/Odessa via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Midland/Odessa via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Midland/Odessa via Charlotte, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to El Paso via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to El Paso via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Midland/Odessa via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Midland/Odessa via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to El Paso via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to El Paso via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to El Paso via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to El Paso via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Train operators
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from El Paso Union Depot to Alpine Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$200 - $290
Train from Washington Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
26 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Flexi Coach Seat
$260 - $380
Business Coach Seat
$310 - $440
Room
$550 - $850
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Alpine Amtrak
Ave. Duration
25 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Train from Dallas Union Station to Alpine Amtrak
Ave. Duration
22 h 38 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $280
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $280
Room
$400 - $600
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Springfield to Charlottesville, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Charlottesville, Va to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
31 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $200
Flexible
$220 - $300

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