There are 9 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Washington by plane, 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.

Recommended option

Fly New York JFK to Reagan Washington  •  1 h 38 min

  1. JFK - DCA

$73 - $306

Cheapest option

Bus Hola Bus  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Southbound

$31 - $33

7 alternative options

Fly New York JFK to Washington Dulles  •  2 h 17 min

  1. JFK - IAD

$74 - $289

Fly New York JFK to Baltimore, train  •  2 h 16 min

  1. JFK - BWI

$190 - $650

Train, train to New York La Guardia, fly to Reagan Washington  •  3 h 11 min

  1. LGA - DCA

$72 - $451

Fly Newark to Reagan Washington  •  3 h 36 min

  1. EWR - DCA

$134 - $516

Train  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Acela Express

$127 - $351

Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 43 min

  1. 2909 / ...

$33 - $73

Drive  •  4 h 18 min

  1. 243 miles

$23 - $35

What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and Washington, DC, USA?

Delta and American Airlines fly from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Washington every 3 hours. Alternatively, Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Washington hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $340 and the journey takes 2 h 58 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from New York JFK to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 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 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Baltimore via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 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 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from JFK International Airport to Jamaica AirTrain
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Woodside
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Hola Bus
Phone
+1 917-398-0398
Email
help@iLIKEBUS.com
Website
holabus.com
Bus from New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St. to Washington, DC - 715 H St NW.
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
holabus.com
Eastern Shuttle
Phone
202-750-9078
Website
easternshuttle.com
Bus from New York, NY - Penn Station to Washington DC
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
easternshuttle.com
Greyhound USA
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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65

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Questions & Answers

The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Washington is 339 km. The road distance is 389 km.

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Washington is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 18 min.

The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Washington is to fly which takes 1 h 38 min and costs $70 - $310.

No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Washington. However, there are services departing from JFK International Airport and arriving at Washington Union Station Amtrak via Jamaica and New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 1 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Washington, including transfers.