There are 9 ways to get from Manhattan to Washington by plane, train, shuttle, car or bus

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Fly Manhattan to Reagan Washington  •  5h 14m

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

$141 - $588

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Fly Manhattan to Baltimore, train  •  6h 21m

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

$146 - $579

Fly Manhattan to Washington Dulles  •  6h 20m

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

$147 - $522

Shuttle to Kansas City, fly to Reagan Washington  •  6h 37m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from 4 Points By Sheraton to Kansas City Airport
  2. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Reagan Washington (DCA) MCI - DCA

$171 - $613

Shuttle to Kansas City, fly to Washington Dulles  •  7h 18m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from 4 Points By Sheraton to Kansas City Airport
  2. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Washington Dulles (IAD) MCI - IAD

$187 - $617

Drive, train  •  29h 17m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Topeka Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Topeka Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Rockville Amtrak

$149 - $218

Bus  •  29h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Junction City to Pittsburgh, Pa 1684
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Washington DC

$182 - $244

Bus, train  •  31h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Junction City to Pittsburgh, Pa 1684
  2. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station Capitol Limited

$195 - $269

Drive  •  19h 52m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Washington 1182.3 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 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Washington is to fly which costs $140 - $600 and takes 5h 14m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Washington is 1053 miles. The road distance is 1182.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Washington without a car is to bus which takes 29h 57m and costs $180 - $250.

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It takes approximately 5h 14m to get from Manhattan to Washington, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Washington is to fly which takes 5h 14m and costs $140 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $180 - $250 and takes 29h 57m.

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There is no direct flight from Manhattan Airport to Reagan Washington Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 44m and has one stopover.

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Washington is 1h ahead of Manhattan. It is currently 2:35 AM in Manhattan and 3:35 AM in Washington.

Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Washington is 1182 miles. It takes approximately 19h 52m to drive from Manhattan to Washington.

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  • Distance: 1052.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 14m

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

American Airlines flies from Manhattan to Washington hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manhattan to Washington via Junction City, Pittsburgh, Pa, and Pittsburgh, PA in around 29h 57m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Manhattan to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Manhattan to Reagan Washington via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Manhattan to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare, Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Manhattan to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare, Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Manhattan to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare, Columbus
Ave. Duration
6h 53m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Manhattan to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare, Louisville
Ave. Duration
7h 34m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Manhattan to Reagan Washington via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Huntsville
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Manhattan to Reagan Washington via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Memphis
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Manhattan to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare, Cleveland
Ave. Duration
7h 54m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Manhattan to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare, Lansing
Ave. Duration
8h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Manhattan to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare, Buffalo
Ave. Duration
8h 33m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Manhattan to Reagan Washington via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Nashville
Ave. Duration
9h 3m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Manhattan to Baltimore via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Manhattan to Baltimore via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Manhattan to Baltimore via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Manhattan to Baltimore via Chicago O'Hare, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Manhattan to Washington Dulles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Manhattan to Washington Dulles via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Kansas City to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Kansas City to Washington Dulles via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Kansas City to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Kansas City to Reagan Washington via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Kansas City to Reagan Washington via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Kansas City to Reagan Washington via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Kansas City to Washington Dulles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Manhattan to Washington Dulles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Kansas City to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Kansas City to Washington Dulles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Kansas City to Reagan Washington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Kansas City to Washington Dulles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Kansas City to Washington Dulles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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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
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $100
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.

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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
23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Train from Topeka Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Premium
$250 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Seat
$120 - $170
Train from Chicago Union Station to Rockville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
16h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Premium
$290 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Seat
$170 - $240
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Premium
$220 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$80 - $120
Bus operators
Arrival Shuttle
Phone
785.209.3090
Email
support@arrivalshuttle.com
Website
arivalshuttle.com
Shuttle from 4 Points By Sheraton to Kansas City Airport
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$59
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 Junction City to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
22h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $140
Flexible
$140 - $210
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Washington DC
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Book at
megabus.com

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

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There are 909+ hotels available in Washington. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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

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