There are 11 ways to get from McLean to New York 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 Amtrak Acela Express  •  4 h

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...

$127 - $352

Cheapest option

Bus Boltbus  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington Union to New York 6th Ave Washington

$22 - $38

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Train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  5 h 7 min

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

$85 - $209

Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from New Carrollton, Md to New York, Ny 2908 / ...

$34 - $77

Drive  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Drive from McLean to New York 236.2 miles

$23 - $35

Bus, subway to Reagan Washington, fly to New York La Guardia, subway  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Old Dominion Dr & Corner La to Mclean Station & Bus Bay A
  2. Take the subway from MCLEAN station to ROSSLYN station
  3. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York La Guardia (LGA) DCA - LGA
  4. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to W 4 St

$71 - $451

Bus, subway to Reagan Washington, fly to New York JFK, train  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Old Dominion Dr & Corner La to Mclean Station & Bus Bay A
  2. Take the subway from MCLEAN station to ROSSLYN station
  3. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York JFK (JFK) DCA - JFK
  4. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station

$83 - $330

Bus, subway to Washington Dulles, fly to New York La Guardia, subway  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Old Dominion Dr & Corner La to Mclean Station & Bus Bay A
  2. Take the subway from MCLEAN station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  3. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to New York La Guardia (LGA) IAD - LGA
  4. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to W 4 St

$114 - $453

Bus, subway to Reagan Washington, fly to Newark  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Old Dominion Dr & Corner La to Mclean Station & Bus Bay A
  2. Take the subway from MCLEAN station to ROSSLYN station
  3. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Newark (EWR) DCA - EWR

$123 - $508

Subway, train to Baltimore, fly to New York JFK, train  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the subway from MCLEAN station to FARRAGUT WEST station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  3. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to New York JFK (JFK) BWI - JFK
  4. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station

$199 - $676

Subway to Reagan Washington, fly to White Plains, train  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the subway from MCLEAN station to ROSSLYN station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to White Plains (HPN) DCA - HPN
  3. Take the train from White Plains to Grand Central

$177 - $632

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from McLean to New York. However, there are services departing from Old Dominion Dr & Chain Bridge Rd and arriving at New York 6th Ave via Ballston Station & Bus Bay B, Pennsylvania Avenue and 26th Street NW and Washington Union. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 23 min.

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The distance between McLean and New York is 211 miles. The road distance is 236.2 miles.

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The best way to get from McLean to New York without a car is to train which takes 4 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h to get from McLean to New York, including transfers.

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McLean to New York bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from Washington Union station.

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The best way to get from McLean to New York is to train which takes 4 h and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 46 min.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 59 min.

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McLean to New York bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at New York 6th Ave station.

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Yes, the driving distance between McLean to New York is 236 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to drive from McLean to New York.

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

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Map of how to get from McLean to New York.
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  • Distance: 210.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

What companies run services between McLean, VA, USA and New York, NY, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from McLean to New York hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $340 and the journey takes 2 h 46 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from McLean to New York every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $26 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 10 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK via Norfolk
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to White Plains
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Carrollton Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from MCLEAN station to ROSSLYN station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from MCLEAN station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from MCLEAN station to FARRAGUT WEST station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from White Plains to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$9 - $11
Off-peak onboard
$15 - $16
Onboard
$13 - $18
At station
$8 - $13
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New Carrollton, Md to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Washington Union to New York 6th Ave
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
boltbus.com
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from Old Dominion Dr & Corner La to Mclean Station & Bus Bay A
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com

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