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You can get from Los Angeles to Washington, DC by train, bus or flight.

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Travel Information between Los Angeles and Washington, DC

distanceDistance2289 miles (3692 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$163 - $279
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $163 (€130) • 5 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $163 (€130) • 5 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, Spirit Airlines or Amtrak

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 2289 miles (3692 km) from Los Angeles to Washington, DC. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Greyhound, Spirit Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Los Angeles to Washington, DC.

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FAQs
How do I get from Los Angeles to Washington, DC?

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Los Angeles and Washington, DC. You can take a bus, flight or train.

What is the distance between Los Angeles and Washington, DC?

You should expect to travel around 2289 miles (3692 km) between Los Angeles and Washington, DC.

Where do I depart from Los Angeles? Where do I arrive in Washington, DC?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Los Angeles to Washington, DC:

    Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Los Angeles to Washington, DC?

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Los Angeles to Washington, DC:

    • You can travel by bus from Los Angeles to Washington, DC with Greyhound, and you can find Greyhound Los Angeles to Washington, DC tickets for $279 (€223) on Omio.
    • You can travel from Los Angeles to Washington, DC by flight with Spirit Airlines. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $163 (€130) with Spirit Airlines from Los Angeles to Washington, DC.
    • You can travel to Washington, DC from Los Angeles by train with Amtrak. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $217 (€173) with Amtrak from Los Angeles to Washington, DC.
    Where should I go next after I travel between Los Angeles and Washington, DC?
    Many of our customers traveling from Los Angeles to Washington, DC don't make Washington, DC their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Washington, DC are New York City, Paris or London, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Washington, DC to any of these top destinations today!
    When should I purchase a ticket from Los Angeles to Washington, DC online to score the best deals?

    When planning your trip from Los Angeles to Washington, DC, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Bus tickets are costing on average $279 (€223) one way.
    • Plane tickets are costing $163 (€130) one way on average.
    • Train tickets are costing $217 (€173) one way on average.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from Los Angeles to Washington, DC online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

    What is the cheapest way to go from Los Angeles to Washington, DC?

    The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Washington, DC is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $163 (€130) compared to other travel options to Washington, DC:

    Taking a flight is about $117 (€93) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $279 (€223) for this journey.

    A flight is $54 (€43) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Los Angeles to Washington, DC costing on average $217 (€173).

    What is the fastest way from Los Angeles to Washington, DC?

    The fastest way to get to Washington, DC from Los Angeles is by flight with an average travel time of 5 h 5 min.

    Other travel options to Washington, DC can usually take longer:

    In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 86 h 55 min.

    In comparison, going by train can take 64 h 5 min   on average.

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    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Washington, DC
    Washington DC Union Station
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