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There are 8 ways to get from Manhattan to Washington by plane, shuttle, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Manhattan to Reagan Washington  •  5h 21m

  1. Fly from Manhattan (MHK) to Reagan Washington (DCA) MHK - DCA

$291 - $1,238

Cheapest option

Shuttle, bus  •  30h 40m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Manhattan, KS to Topeka, KS
  2. Take the bus from Topeka, Ks to Pittsburgh, Pa
  3. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Washington DC

$158 - $309

6 alternative options

Fly Manhattan to Washington Dulles  •  6h 27m

  1. Fly from Manhattan (MHK) to Washington Dulles (IAD) MHK - IAD

$297 - $1,242

Shuttle to Kansas City, fly to Reagan Washington  •  6h 22m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Manhattan, KS to Kansas City International Airport, MO
  2. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Reagan Washington (DCA) MCI - DCA

$236 - $766

Shuttle to Kansas City, fly to Washington Dulles  •  6h 57m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Manhattan, KS to Kansas City International Airport, MO
  2. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Washington Dulles (IAD) MCI - IAD

$232 - $670

Shuttle to Kansas City, fly to Baltimore, train  •  7h 4m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Manhattan, KS to Kansas City International Airport, MO
  2. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Baltimore (BWI) MCI - BWI
  3. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station

$309 - $867

Shuttle, bus, train  •  30h 5m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Manhattan, KS to Topeka, KS
  2. Take the bus from Topeka, Ks to Kansas City, Mo
  3. Take the train from Kansas City Union Station to Chicago Union Station
  4. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station

$230 - $586

Drive  •  19h 53m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Washington 1180 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Washington is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 19h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Washington is to fly which costs $290 - $1,300 and takes 5h 21m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Washington is 1053 miles. The road distance is 1180 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Washington without a car is to shuttle and bus and train which takes 30h 5m and costs $230 - $600.

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It takes approximately 5h 21m to get from Manhattan to Washington, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Manhattan Airport to Reagan Washington Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 48m and has one stopover.

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Washington is 1h ahead of Manhattan. It is currently 3:09 PM in Manhattan and 4:09 PM in Washington.

Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Washington is 1180 miles. It takes approximately 19h 53m to drive from Manhattan to Washington.

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American Airlines offers flights from Manhattan Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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There are 853+ hotels available in Washington. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Washington.
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  • Distance: 1052.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 21m

What companies run services between Manhattan, KS, USA and Washington, DC, USA?

American Airlines flies from Manhattan to Washington hourly.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Kansas City to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Kansas City to Reagan Washington via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Kansas City to Reagan Washington via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Kansas City to Reagan Washington via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Kansas City to Washington Dulles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Kansas City to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Kansas City to Baltimore via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Kansas City to Baltimore via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Kansas City to Baltimore via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Manhattan to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Manhattan to Reagan Washington via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Manhattan to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare, Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 44m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Manhattan to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Manhattan to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Manhattan to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare, Chattanooga
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Manhattan to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare, Covington
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Manhattan to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare, Louisville
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Manhattan to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare, Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
8h 6m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Manhattan to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare, Cleveland
Ave. Duration
8h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Manhattan to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare, Grand Rapids
Ave. Duration
8h 9m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Manhattan to Washington Dulles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Manhattan to Washington Dulles via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Kansas City to Washington Dulles via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Manhattan to Washington Dulles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Kansas City to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Kansas City to Washington Dulles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Kansas City to Washington Dulles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Kansas City to Washington Dulles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
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 Kansas City Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$290 - $410
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
Bus operators
KCI RoadRunner
Website
kciroadrunner.com
Shuttle from Manhattan, KS to Kansas City International Airport, MO
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $115
Schedules at
arivalshuttle.com
Shuttle from Manhattan, KS to Topeka, KS
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$46 - $50
Schedules at
arivalshuttle.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Topeka, Ks to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Topeka, Ks to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$85 - $150
Flexible
$170 - $220

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Manhattan Airport is to taxi which takes 11m and costs $29 - $35.

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