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There are 10 ways to get from Manhattan to White House 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.

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Train

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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from 36th St & 11th Ave to Dupont Cir, Washington DC

Bus via L’Enfant Plaza, DC

  1. Take the bus from Manhattan, NY to L’Enfant Plaza, DC

Drive

  1. Drive from Manhattan to White House

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)

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to White House is to bus which costs $21 - $35 and takes 4h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to White House is to subway and fly which costs $65 - $290 and takes 3h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to White House. However, there are services departing from Manhattan, NY and arriving at 15Th St Nw & F St Nw via Independence Ave Sw & 4Th St Sw. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manhattan station to White House station. However, there are services departing from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station and arriving at FARRAGUT NORTH station via UNION STATION station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 19m.

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The distance between Manhattan and White House is 210 miles. The road distance is 233.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to White House without a car is to train which takes 3h 19m and costs $21 - $210.

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It takes approximately 3h 19m to get from Manhattan to White House, including transfers.

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Manhattan to White House bus services, operated by Go Buses, depart from Manhattan, NY station.

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Manhattan to White House 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 White House is to train which takes 3h 19m and costs $21 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus via L’Enfant Plaza, DC, which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4h 36m.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to White House.
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  • Distance: 209.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 19m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and White House, DC, 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, Go Buses operates a bus from Manhattan, NY to L’Enfant Plaza, DC twice daily. Tickets cost $25 - $40 and the journey takes 4h 15m.

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 22m
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
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
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
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
22 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
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Manhattan, NY to L’Enfant Plaza, DC
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
gobuses.com
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from 36th St & 11th Ave to Dupont Cir, Washington DC
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
boltbus.com

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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 White House bus services, operated by Go Buses, arrive at L’Enfant Plaza, DC station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to White House is 234 miles. It takes approximately 4h 6m to drive from Manhattan to White House.

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

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