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Distance between Nashville, TN (BNA) and Washington D.C. (DCA)

Flight distance from Nashville to Washington D.C. (Nashville International Airport – Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport) is 562 miles / 904 kilometers / 488 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 33 minutes.

Driving distance from Nashville (BNA) to Washington D.C. (DCA) is 660 miles / 1062 kilometers and travel time by car is about 12 hours 15 minutes.

Nashville – Washington D.C.

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562
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904
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488
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How far is Washington D.C. from Nashville?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 561.835 miles
  • 904.186 kilometers
  • 488.221 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 560.778 miles
  • 902.485 kilometers
  • 487.303 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Nashville International Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is 1 hour 33 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Nashville and Washington D.C. is 1 hour. Washington D.C. is 1 hour ahead of Nashville.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Nashville to Washington D.C. generates about 108 kg of CO2 per passenger, 108 kilograms is equal to 237 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Nashville to Washington D.C.

Shortest flight path between Nashville International Airport (BNA) and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA).

Airport information

Origin Nashville International Airport
City: Nashville, TN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BNA
ICAO Code: KBNA
Coordinates: 36°7′28″N, 86°40′41″W
Destination Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
City: Washington D.C.
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DCA
ICAO Code: KDCA
Coordinates: 38°51′7″N, 77°2′15″W

Airlines flying from Nashville (BNA) to Washington D.C. (DCA)

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