There are 5 ways to get from Washington to Nashville by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Reagan Washington  •  4h 7m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Nashville (BNA) DCA - BNA

$80 - $655

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Fly from Washington Dulles  •  4h 28m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Nashville (BNA) IAD - BNA

$100 - $370

Train to Baltimore, fly  •  4h 27m

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

$125 - $513

Train, bus  •  17h 59m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Charlottesville Amtrak Station Crescent / ...
  2. Take the bus from Charlottesville, Va to Nashville, Tn 1511 / ...

$90 - $173

Drive  •  11h 5m

  1. Drive from Washington to Nashville 669.8 miles

$65 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Nashville is to drive which costs $65 - $95 and takes 11h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Nashville is to fly which costs $75 - $700 and takes 4h 7m.

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The distance between Washington and Nashville is 569 miles. The road distance is 669.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Nashville without a car is to train and bus which takes 17h 59m and costs $85 - $180.

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It takes approximately 4h 7m to get from Washington to Nashville, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Nashville Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Nashville is 1h behind Washington. It is currently 9:31 PM in Washington and 8:31 PM in Nashville.

Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Nashville is 670 miles. It takes approximately 11h 5m to drive from Washington to Nashville.

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American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Nashville Airport.

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There are 830+ hotels available in Nashville. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Nashville.
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  • Distance: 569.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 7m

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

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Washington to Nashville hourly.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Reagan Washington to Nashville via Columbus
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nashville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Baltimore to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Baltimore to Nashville via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Baltimore to Nashville via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Nashville
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nashville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nashville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nashville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $410
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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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
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $100
Train from Washington Union Station to Charlottesville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$45 - $90
Business Class Seat
$70 - $140
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Train from Washington Union Station to Charlottesville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$40 - $65
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 Charlottesville, Va to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $85
Flexible
$95 - $140

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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 - $3.

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