There are 8 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Washington by plane, train, bus or car

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

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

$73 - $306

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Washington, Dc 2909 / ...

$25 - $73

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

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

$74 - $289

Fly New York JFK to Baltimore, train  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Baltimore (BWI) JFK - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak

$190 - $655

Fly New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington  •  2 h 53 min

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

$79 - $451

Train  •  4 h 29 min

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

$127 - $351

Bus Hola Bus  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St. to Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. Southbound

$31 - $33

Drive  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Washington 243 miles

$23 - $35

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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.

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

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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Washington station. However, there are services departing from JFK Terminal 4 and arriving at Washington Union Station Amtrak via Jamaica and New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 29 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Washington is 212 miles. The road distance is 243 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Washington without a car is to train which takes 4 h 29 min and costs $120 - $360.

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

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Washington train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Washington is to fly which takes 1 h 38 min and costs $70 - $310. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $120 - $360 and takes 4 h 29 min, you could also bus, which costs $31 - $33 and takes 5 h 33 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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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Washington train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Washington Union Station Amtrak.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Washington.
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  • Distance: 212.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 38 min

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

American Airlines and Delta 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 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from New York JFK to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 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 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 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
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
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
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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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Washington is 243 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Washington.

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

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The nearest airport to Washington is Reagan Washington (DCA) Airport which is 3 miles away. Other nearby airports include Washington Dulles (IAD) (22.6 miles), Baltimore (BWI) (28 miles), Harrisburg (MDT) (91.7 miles) and Richmond (RIC) (97.8 miles).

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There are 799+ hotels available in Washington. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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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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