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

Flight distance from Nashville to Washington D.C. (Nashville International Airport – Washington Dulles International Airport) is 542 miles / 873 kilometers / 471 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 31 minutes.

Driving distance from Nashville (BNA) to Washington D.C. (IAD) is 647 miles / 1042 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 18 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Nashville International Airport (BNA) and Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD).

How far is Washington D.C. from Nashville?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Nashville and Washington D.C.. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 542.224 miles
  • 872.625 kilometers
  • 471.180 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
  • 541.240 miles
  • 871.042 kilometers
  • 470.325 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).

Airport information


A 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

B Washington Dulles International Airport
City: Washington D.C.
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IAD
ICAO Code: KIAD
Coordinates: 38°56′40″N, 77°27′20″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 105 kg (232 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Nashville (BNA) → Washington D.C. (IAD).

Distance:
542
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
542

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