There are 10 ways to get from Washington to San Antonio by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Washington Dulles to San Antonio  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to San Antonio (SAT) IAD - SAT

$241 - $712

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Bus  •  39 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Charlottesville, Va
  2. Take the bus from Charlottesville, Va to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to San Antonio, Tx 895 / ...

$158 - $417

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Fly Reagan Washington to San Antonio  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to San Antonio (SAT) DCA - SAT

$255 - $465

Train to Baltimore, fly to San Antonio  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to San Antonio (SAT) BWI - SAT

$248 - $752

Fly Reagan Washington to Austin, bus  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Austin (AUS) DCA - AUS
  2. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx

$199 - $536

Fly Washington Dulles to Austin, bus  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Austin (AUS) IAD - AUS
  2. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx

$165 - $503

Train to Baltimore, fly to Austin, bus  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Austin (AUS) BWI - AUS
  3. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx

$272 - $793

Train, bus  •  38 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Crescent
  2. Take the bus from New Orleans to San Antonio

$196 - $500

Train  •  42 h 7 min

  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 San Antonio Amtrak Sunset Limited

$236 - $675

Drive  •  26 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Washington to San Antonio 1608.5 miles

$150 - $230

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to San Antonio. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at San Antonio, Tx via Charlottesville, Va and Dallas, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Washington station to San Antonio. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station and arriving at San Antonio Amtrak via New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 h 7 min.

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The distance between Washington and San Antonio is 1394 miles. The road distance is 1608.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to San Antonio without a car is to train and bus which takes 38 h 2 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 14 min to get from Washington to San Antonio, including transfers.

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Washington to San Antonio bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Washington, Dc station.

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Washington to San Antonio train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from Washington to San Antonio is to fly which takes 6 h 14 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 39 h 31 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 42 h 7 min.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to San Antonio Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 19 min.

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Washington to San Antonio bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at San Antonio, Tx station.

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  • Distance: 1393.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 14 min

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

United Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Washington to San Antonio hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to San Antonio via Charlottesville, Va and Dallas, Tx in around 39 h 31 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to San Antonio via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to San Antonio via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to San Antonio via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to San Antonio via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$460 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to San Antonio via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to San Antonio via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to San Antonio via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to San Antonio via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to San Antonio via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to San Antonio via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Austin
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Austin via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Austin via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Austin via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Austin via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Austin via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Austin via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Baltimore to Austin
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Austin via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Austin via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Austin via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Austin via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Austin via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Austin via New Orleans
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Austin via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to San Antonio via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $850
Flights from Washington Dulles to San Antonio via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to San Antonio via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to San Antonio via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to San Antonio via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Austin via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Austin via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Austin via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Austin via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to San Antonio via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to San Antonio via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Austin via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Austin
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Austin via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Austin via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to San Antonio via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Washington Dulles to San Antonio via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to San Antonio via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to San Antonio via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $600
Flights from Baltimore to San Antonio via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to San Antonio via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Austin via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Austin via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Austin via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to San Antonio via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Austin
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Train operators
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
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 San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Room
$350 - $490
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 Austin, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Washington, Dc to Charlottesville, Va
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
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
Bus from Dallas, Tx to San Antonio, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75

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San Antonio is 1 h behind Washington. It is currently 1:54 PM in Washington and 12:54 PM in San Antonio.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to San Antonio is 1609 miles. It takes approximately 26 h 9 min to drive from Washington to San Antonio.

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Southwest Airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Washington Dulles Airport to San Antonio Airport.

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Book your Washington to San Antonio bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 409+ hotels available in San Antonio. Prices start at $52 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 .

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