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There are 11 ways to get from Manhattan to Crystal City by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train via Washington Union Station

  1. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Washington Union Station

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Train

  1. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Alexandria

Bus

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Arlington, VA

Bus via Washington DC

  1. Take the bus from New York City to Washington DC

Drive

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Crystal City

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Reagan Washington

  1. Take the subway from Lexington Av/63 St to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Reagan Washington (DCA)

Train to Newark, fly to Reagan Washington

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

Subway to New York JFK, fly to Reagan Washington

  1. Take the subway from Lexington Av/53 St to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Reagan Washington (DCA)

Train to Newark, fly to Washington Dulles

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Washington Dulles (IAD)

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Washington Dulles

  1. Take the subway from Lexington Av/63 St to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Washington Dulles (IAD)

Train to White Plains, fly to Reagan Washington

  1. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to White Plains
  2. Fly from White Plains (HPN) to Reagan Washington (DCA)

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Crystal City is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Crystal City is to subway and fly which costs $65 - $280 and takes 2h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manhattan station to Crystal City station. However, there are services departing from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station and arriving at CRYSTAL CITY station via UNION STATION station and GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 26m.

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It is 212 miles from Manhattan to Crystal City. It is approximately 235.9 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Crystal City without a car is to train via Washington Union Station which takes 3h 26m and costs $22 - $210.

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It takes approximately 3h 26m to get from Manhattan to Crystal City, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Crystal City train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, depart from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Crystal City is to train via Washington Union Station which takes 3h 26m and costs $22 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $28 - $55 and takes 4h 45m.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 6m.

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Manhattan to Crystal City train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Crystal City.
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  • Distance: 212.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 26m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Crystal City, VA, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Washington Union Station hourly. Tickets cost $140 - $200 and the journey takes 2h 59m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Tripper Bus operates a bus from New York, NY to Arlington, VA twice daily. Tickets cost $27 - $50 and the journey takes 4h 30m. Vamoose Bus also services this route once daily.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Flights from White Plains to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $350
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $330
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 Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$140 - $200
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$140 - $200
Business Seat - Child
$140 - $200
First Class - Adult
$220 - $310
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$220 - $310
First Class - Child
$220 - $310
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$20 - $65
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $130
Business Class Seat
$65 - $170
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$20 - $65
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $130
Business Class Seat
$65 - $170
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 Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from Lexington Av/63 St to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Disabled
$2
Standard Fare
$3
Subway from Lexington Av/53 St to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Disabled
$2
Standard Fare
$3
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
$13 - $17
Schedules at
njtransit.com
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Train from Harlem-125th St. to White Plains
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Tripper Bus
Website
tripperbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Arlington, VA
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Schedules at
tripperbus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Regular
$27
Elite
$50
Vamoose Bus
Phone
+1 212-695-6766
Website
vamoosebus.com
Bus from Penn Station 7th Ave. Corner of W 30th Street to Arlington, VA
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
vamoosebus.com
Economy
$30
Premium
$75
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from New York City to Washington DC
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Crystal City is 236 miles. It takes approximately 4h 10m to drive from Manhattan to Crystal City.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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There are 551+ hotels available in Crystal City. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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