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There are 10 ways to get from Manhattan to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) by plane, bus, subway, train or car

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Fly Newark to Washington Dulles  •  2h 48m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Washington Dulles (IAD) EWR - IAD

$104 - $326

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Bus  •  5h 35m

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

$21 - $58

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Fly New York La Guardia to Washington Dulles  •  2h 57m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Washington Dulles (IAD) LGA - IAD

$135 - $510

Fly New York JFK to Washington Dulles  •  3h 4m

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

$321 - $3,011

Fly New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington, bus  •  4h 8m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Reagan Washington (DCA) LGA - DCA
  2. Take the bus from N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C to Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door

$70 - $321

Fly Newark to Reagan Washington, bus  •  4h 9m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Reagan Washington (DCA) EWR - DCA
  2. Take the bus from N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C to Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door

$104 - $517

Subway to New York JFK, fly to Reagan Washington, bus  •  4h 30m

  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) JFK - DCA
  3. Take the bus from N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C to Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door

$116 - $372

Train  •  5h 41m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Carrollton Amtrak Station Northeast Regional / ...

$45 - $146

Bus via 86 St  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Midtown NYC to Washington DC FlixBus

$25 - $32

Drive  •  4h 30m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) 254.7 miles

$24 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) is to bus via 86 St which costs $24 - $35 and takes 6h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) is to fly which costs $100 - $330 and takes 2h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD). However, there are services departing from New York, NY and arriving at Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door via N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 35m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) is 225 miles. The road distance is 254.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) without a car is to bus which takes 5h 35m and costs $21 - $60.

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It takes approximately 2h 48m to get from Manhattan to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD), including transfers.

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Manhattan to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) bus services, operated by Tripper Bus, depart from New York, NY station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) is to fly which takes 2h 48m and costs $100 - $330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $21 - $60 and takes 5h 35m, you could also train, which costs $45 - $150 and takes 5h 41m.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Washington Dulles Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Manhattan to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) bus services, operated by Tripper Bus, arrive at Arlington, VA station.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD).
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  • Distance: 225 miles
  • Duration: 2h 48m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Washington Dulles Airport (IAD), USA?

United Airlines flies from Manhattan to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) every 4 hours. Alternatively, Tripper Bus operates a bus from New York, NY to Arlington, VA 4 times a day. Tickets cost $27 - $50 and the journey takes 4h 30m. Flixbus USA also services this route 3 times a day.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles via Richmond
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Flights from New York La Guardia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $140
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Train operators
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/53 St to Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
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 New York Penn Station to New Carrollton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$95 - $180
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 New York Penn Station to New Carrollton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Bus operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C to Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
wmata.com
Tripper Bus
Website
tripperbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Arlington, VA
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Schedules at
tripperbus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Regular
$27
Elite
$50
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Midtown NYC to Arlington
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Midtown NYC to Washington DC
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) is 255 miles. It takes approximately 4h 30m to drive from Manhattan to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD).

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Washington Dulles Airport.

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There are 167+ hotels available in Washington Dulles Airport (IAD). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs $19 - $26.

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