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There are 7 ways to get from Washington to Orlando by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Reagan Washington to Orlando

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Orlando (MCO)

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Train to Baltimore, fly to Orlando

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Orlando (MCO)

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Fly Washington Dulles to Orlando

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Orlando (MCO)

Fly Reagan Washington to Tampa, train

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Tampa (TPA)
  2. Take the train from Tampa to Orlando

Train

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Orlando

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Orlando

Drive

  1. Drive from Washington to Orlando

Washington to Orlando by train

The train journey time between Washington and Orlando is around 18h 13m and covers a distance of around 904 miles. The fastest train normally takes 17h 25m. Operated by Amtrak, the Washington to Orlando train service departs from Washington Union Station and arrives in Orlando. Typically 14 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
18h 13m
Fastest train time:
17h 25m
Train distance:
904 miles
Trains per week:
14
Cheapest price:
$90
Carbon emissions:
76 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
15:04
Last train departs at:
19:24

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Washington to Orlando train schedules

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The most affordable way to get from Washington to Orlando is to drive, which costs $80 - $130 and takes 13h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Orlando is to fly which costs $75 - $450 and takes 4h 22m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Washington and arriving at Orlando. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 24h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Washington Union Station station and arriving at Orlando. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17h 25m.

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The distance between Washington and Orlando is 762 miles. The road distance is 855.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Orlando without a car is to train which takes 17h 25m and costs $90 - $130.

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It takes approximately 4h 22m to get from Washington to Orlando, including transfers.

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Washington to Orlando bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Washington station.

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Washington to Orlando train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Orlando is to fly which takes 4h 22m and costs $75 - $450. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $90 - $130 and takes 17h 25m, you could also bus, which costs $95 - $130 and takes 24h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Orlando.
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  • Distance: 762 miles
  • Duration: 4h 22m

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Orlando, FL, USA?

American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Washington to Orlando hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Washington Union Station to Orlando twice daily. Tickets cost $90 - $130 and the journey takes 17h 25m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Orlando via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $700
Flights from Baltimore to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Reagan Washington to Tampa
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Reagan Washington to Orlando via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Washington Dulles to Orlando via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Tampa
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Flights from Reagan Washington to Tampa via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Orlando via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $410
Flights from Washington Dulles to Orlando via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $390
Flights from Reagan Washington to Tampa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $380
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Baltimore to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $650
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from Baltimore to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $450
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Orlando
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
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 Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$12 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$24 - $70
Business Class Seat
$35 - $95
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$70 - $100
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$70 - $100
Business Seat - Child
$65 - $95
First Class - Adult
$110 - $170
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$110 - $170
First Class - Child
$110 - $160
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 Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Train from Tampa to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Washington Union Station to Orlando
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Premium
$310 - $430
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $280
Business Seat
$200 - $280
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 Washington to Orlando
Ave. Duration
24h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$95 - $130
Flexible
$140 - $200

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Orlando Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 11m.

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Washington to Orlando bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Orlando station.

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Washington to Orlando train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Orlando station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Orlando is 855 miles. It takes approximately 13h 58m to drive from Washington to Orlando.

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JetBlue Airways, Delta, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Orlando Airport.

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There are 771+ hotels available in Orlando. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15 min and costs $1 - $3.

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