There are 7 ways to get from Washington to Nashville by plane, train, subway, 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 from Reagan Washington  •  4 h

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

$141 - $401

Cheapest option

Megabus, bus  •  14 h 42 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Washington to Chattanooga
  2. Take the bus from Chattanooga to Nashville, TN

$70 - $104

5 alternative options

Train to Baltimore, fly  •  4 h 14 min

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

$194 - $598

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Nashville (BNA) IAD - BNA

$147 - $508

Train, bus  •  17 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Lynchburg Amtrak Northeast Regional / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lynchburg, Va to Nashville, Tn 1511 / ...

$130 - $325

Train Amtrak, bus  •  22 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Birmingham Amtrak Crescent
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham, Al to Nashville, Tn 1156 / ...

$147 - $389

Drive  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Nashville 669.7 miles

$65 - $95

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Nashville is to fly which takes 4 h and costs $140 - $410.

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The distance between Washington and Nashville is 911 km. The road distance is 1072 km.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Nashville. However, there are services departing from Washington and arriving at Nashville, TN via Chattanooga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 42 min.

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

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Washington to Nashville hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Nashville via Chattanooga in around 14 h 42 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Baltimore to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Nashville via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Nashville via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Nashville via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Nashville via Columbus
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Nashville
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nashville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nashville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nashville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nashville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nashville via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nashville via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $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
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Lynchburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
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
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Washington to Chattanooga
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Chattanooga to Nashville, TN
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Lynchburg, Va to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $130
Bus from Birmingham, Al to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65

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