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

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Recommended option

Fly from Reagan Washington  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Memphis (MEM) DCA - MEM

$135 - $555

Cheapest option

Bus  •  24 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va 3013 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Memphis, Tn 1511 / ...

$97 - $247

4 alternative options

Train to Baltimore, fly  •  4 h 37 min

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

$198 - $602

Train, Megabus  •  23 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Birmingham Amtrak Crescent
  2. Take the Megabus from Birmingham to Memphis

$136 - $348

Train  •  29 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Capitol Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Memphis Central Station City Of New Orleans

$184 - $525

Drive  •  14 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Memphis 878.8 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Memphis is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 14 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Memphis is to fly which takes 4 h 29 min and costs $130 - $600.

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The distance between Washington and Memphis is 1227 km. The road distance is 1406 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from Washington to Memphis, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Memphis. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Memphis, Tn via Richmond, Va. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Washington to Memphis. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Memphis Central Station via Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 2 min.

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What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Memphis, TN, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Washington to Memphis hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Memphis via Richmond, Va in around 24 h 12 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Memphis
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Memphis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Memphis via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Baltimore to Memphis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Memphis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Memphis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to Memphis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Baltimore to Memphis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Memphis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Baltimore to Memphis
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Memphis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Birmingham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
18 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Room
$440 - $650
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Memphis Central Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Richmond, Va to Memphis, Tn
Ave. Duration
21 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $140
Flexible
$160 - $210

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