There are 10 ways to get from Washington to Tennessee by plane, subway, train, 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 Reagan Washington to Chattanooga  •  3 h 18 min

  1. DCA - CHA

$201 - $355

Cheapest option

Megabus, bus  •  14 h 42 min

$70 - $104

8 alternative options

Fly Reagan Washington to Knoxville  •  3 h 19 min

  1. DCA - TYS

$208 - $673

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Knoxville  •  3 h 50 min

  1. IAD - TYS

$274 - $680

Fly Reagan Washington to Nashville  •  4 h 5 min

  1. DCA - BNA

$141 - $401

Train to Baltimore, fly to Nashville  •  4 h 19 min

  1. BWI - BNA

$194 - $598

Fly Reagan Washington to Memphis  •  5 h 1 min

  1. DCA - MEM

$137 - $557

Bus  •  18 h 22 min

  1. 3013 / ...
  2. 1511 / ...

$82 - $197

Train, bus  •  22 h 58 min

  1. Crescent
  2. 1156 / ...

$147 - $389

Drive  •  11 h 5 min

  1. 669.7 miles

$65 - $95

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Tennessee, USA?

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

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Chattanooga
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Chattanooga via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Knoxville via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Knoxville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Nashville
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Memphis
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Memphis via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Baltimore to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Nashville via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Memphis via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Chattanooga via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Chattanooga via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$420 - $700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Flights from Reagan Washington to Knoxville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Flights from Washington Dulles to Knoxville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Reagan Washington to Nashville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Nashville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Memphis via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Memphis via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
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 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
Twice 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
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 Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $160
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Washington and Tennessee is 888 km. The road distance is 1072 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Washington to Tennessee is to fly which takes 3 h 18 min and costs $200 - $360.

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

It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to get from Washington to Tennessee, including transfers.