There are 9 ways to get from Jamaica to Washington by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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

Train  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$124 - $346

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Washington, Dc 2909 / ...

$22 - $68

7 alternative options

Bus Hola Bus  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St. to Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. Southbound

$26 - $28

Drive  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Jamaica to Washington 242.3 miles

$23 - $35

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Reagan Washington  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Reagan Washington (DCA) LGA - DCA

$67 - $444

Fly New York JFK to Reagan Washington  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Reagan Washington (DCA) JFK - DCA

$75 - $319

Train, train to Newark, fly to Reagan Washington  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  3. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Reagan Washington (DCA) EWR - DCA

$122 - $510

Fly New York JFK to Washington Dulles  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Washington Dulles (IAD) JFK - IAD

$76 - $303

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Washington Dulles  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Washington Dulles (IAD) LGA - IAD

$113 - $448

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Jamaica to Washington is to bus which costs $26 - $28 and takes 5 h 15 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Jamaica to Washington is to fly which costs $75 - $320 and takes 2 h 48 min.

More details

The distance between Jamaica and Washington is 213 miles. The road distance is 242.3 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to get from Jamaica to Washington, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Jamaica to Washington station. However, there are services departing from Jamaica and arriving at Washington Union Station Amtrak via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 11 min.

More details

The best way to get from Jamaica to New York JFK Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs $2 - $5.

More details

Map of how to get from Jamaica to Washington.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 212.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 11 min

What companies run services between Jamaica, NY, USA and Washington, DC, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Jamaica to Washington hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $340 and the journey takes 2 h 58 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Jamaica to Washington every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $27 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 19 min. Peter Pan Bus Lines also services this route every 2 hours.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from New York JFK to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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 New York, Ny to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from NY Port Authority Bus Terminal to Washington, DC - Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com
Hola Bus
Phone
+1 917-398-0398
Email
help@iLIKEBUS.com
Website
holabus.com
Bus from New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St. to Washington, DC - 715 H St NW.
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
holabus.com
Eastern Shuttle
Phone
202-750-9078
Website
easternshuttle.com
Bus from New York, NY - Penn Station to Washington DC
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
easternshuttle.com

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.