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There are 9 ways to get from Arlington to Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Dallas to Reagan Washington  •  3h 4m

  1. Fly from Dallas (DAL) to Reagan Washington (DCA) DAL - DCA

$141 - $484

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Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Reagan Washington  •  3h 3m

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Reagan Washington (DCA) DFW - DCA

$143 - $739

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Washington Dulles  •  4h 19m

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Washington Dulles (IAD) DFW - IAD

$153 - $650

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Baltimore, train  •  4h 39m

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Baltimore (BWI) DFW - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station

$157 - $691

Fly Dallas to Baltimore, train  •  4h 43m

  1. Fly from Dallas (DAL) to Baltimore (BWI) DAL - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station

$225 - $766

Bus, train  •  35h

  1. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Lynchburg, Va 1508 / ...
  2. Take the train from Lynchburg Amtrak Station to Alexandria Amtrak Station Crescent / ...

$170 - $400

Train via Dallas Union Station  •  43h 2m

  1. Take the train from Dallas Union Station to Chicago Union Station Texas Eagle
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station Capitol Limited

$254 - $721

Train  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the train from Fort Worth Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station Texas Eagle
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Alexandria Amtrak Station Cardinal

$272 - $767

Drive  •  22h 8m

  1. Drive from Arlington to Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) 1355.3 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Arlington to Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) is to drive which costs $130 - $200 and takes 22h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Arlington to Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) is to fly which costs $140 - $750 and takes 3h 3m.

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The distance between Arlington and Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) is 1205 miles. The road distance is 1355.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Arlington to Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) without a car is to bus and train which takes 35h and costs $170 - $400.

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It takes approximately 3h 4m to get from Arlington to Reagan Washington Airport (DCA), including transfers.

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The best way to get from Arlington to Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) is to fly which takes 3h 4m and costs $140 - $490. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $250 - $750 and takes 43h 2m.

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The quickest flight from Dallas Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 35m.

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Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) is 1h ahead of Arlington. It is currently 10:40 AM in Arlington and 11:40 AM in Reagan Washington Airport (DCA).

Yes, the driving distance between Arlington to Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) is 1355 miles. It takes approximately 22h 8m to drive from Arlington to Reagan Washington Airport (DCA).

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Southwest Airlines offers flights from Dallas Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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  • Distance: 1205.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 4m

What companies run services between Arlington, TX, USA and Reagan Washington Airport (DCA), USA?

Southwest Airlines and Delta fly from Arlington to Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Arlington to Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) via Bell Station, Union Station, Dallas Union Station, Chicago Union Station, Washington Union Station, UNION STATION station, and GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station in around 43h 2m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Dallas to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Dallas to Reagan Washington via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Dallas to Reagan Washington via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Dallas to Reagan Washington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Dallas to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Dallas to Baltimore via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Dallas to Baltimore via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Dallas to Baltimore via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Reagan Washington via Huntsville
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Reagan Washington via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Reagan Washington via Memphis
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Reagan Washington via Covington
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Reagan Washington via Columbus
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Reagan Washington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Washington Dulles via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Baltimore via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Baltimore via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Baltimore via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Reagan Washington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Washington Dulles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Baltimore via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Baltimore via Covington
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Dallas to Baltimore via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,200
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Washington Dulles via Houston
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,200
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
27m
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Lynchburg Amtrak Station to Alexandria Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$180 - $260
Train from Dallas Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
22h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$230 - $340
Business Coach Seat
$270 - $380
Room
$500 - $750
Train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Fort Worth Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
23h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Business Coach Seat
$280 - $390
Room
$500 - $750
Train from Chicago Union Station to Alexandria Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
23h 14m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $350
Room
$490 - $700
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Lynchburg, Va
Ave. Duration
28h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $280
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $190
Flexible
$210 - $280

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There are 850+ hotels available in Reagan Washington Airport (DCA). Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Arlington to Dallas Airport is to taxi which takes 29m and costs $45 - $55.

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