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There are 11 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Arlington by plane, subway, train, bus or car

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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Fly New York JFK to Reagan Washington  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Reagan Washington (DCA) JFK - DCA

$75 - $308

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Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from NY Port Authority Bus Terminal to Washington, DC - Union Station 2909 / ...

$28 - $76

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Fly New York JFK to Washington Dulles, subway  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Washington Dulles (IAD) JFK - IAD
  2. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to VIRGINIA SQUARE station

$74 - $291

Fly New York JFK to Baltimore, subway  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Baltimore (BWI) JFK - BWI
  2. Take the subway from NEW CARROLLTON station to VIRGINIA SQUARE station

$141 - $690

Fly New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Reagan Washington (DCA) LGA - DCA

$81 - $453

Fly New York La Guardia to Washington Dulles, subway  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Washington Dulles (IAD) LGA - IAD
  2. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to VIRGINIA SQUARE station

$125 - $457

AirTrain, train, train to Newark, fly to Reagan Washington  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the AirTrain from Terminal 4 to Jamaica, NY
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  4. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Reagan Washington (DCA) EWR - DCA

$127 - $515

Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  4 h 57 min

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

$131 - $355

Train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  5 h 7 min

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

$90 - $214

Bus Vamoose Bus  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Penn Station 7th Ave. Corner of W 30th Street to Arlington, VA

$42 - $59

Drive  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Arlington 247.1 miles

$24 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Arlington is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 4 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Arlington is to fly which costs $75 - $310 and takes 1 h 43 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Arlington is 216 miles. The road distance is 247.1 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Arlington without a car is to train which takes 4 h 57 min and costs $130 - $360.

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It takes approximately 1 h 43 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Arlington, including transfers.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Arlington is to fly which takes 1 h 43 min and costs $75 - $310. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $130 - $360 and takes 4 h 57 min, you could also bus, which costs $40 - $60 and takes 6 h 31 min.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 18 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Arlington is 247 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Arlington.

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

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There are 878+ hotels available in Arlington. Prices start at $87 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Arlington.
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  • Distance: 215.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 43 min

What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and Arlington, VA, USA?

American Airlines and Delta fly from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Arlington every 3 hours. Alternatively, Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Arlington every 2 hours. Tickets cost $120 - $340 and the journey takes 2 h 53 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from New York JFK to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to VIRGINIA SQUARE station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from NEW CARROLLTON station to VIRGINIA SQUARE station
Ave. Duration
45 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
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
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
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to New Carrollton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
Bus operators
Vamoose Bus
Website
vamoosebus.com
Bus from Penn Station 7th Ave. Corner of W 30th Street to Arlington, VA
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
vamoosebus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from NY Port Authority Bus Terminal to Washington, DC - Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
peterpanbus.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.

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 York, Ny to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to New York La Guardia Airport is to shuttle which takes 34 min and costs $17.

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