There are 11 ways to get from New York to National Harbor 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Alexandria Amtrak Carolinian / ...

$47 - $115

Cheapest option

Bus Boltbus  •  5 h 31 min

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

$21 - $38

9 alternative options

Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  4 h 49 min

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

$148 - $373

Bus Hola Bus  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - 28 Allen St. to Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. Southbound

$26 - $31

Drive  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Drive from New York to National Harbor 233.1 miles

$22 - $35

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Reagan Washington, bus  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the subway from W 4 St to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Reagan Washington (DCA) LGA - DCA
  3. Take the bus from King St Station & Bus Bay A to St George Blvd & Waterfront St

$69 - $448

Train to Newark, fly to Reagan Washington, bus  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Reagan Washington (DCA) EWR - DCA
  3. Take the bus from King St Station & Bus Bay A to St George Blvd & Waterfront St

$121 - $507

Train to New York JFK, fly to Reagan Washington, bus  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Reagan Washington (DCA) JFK - DCA
  3. Take the bus from King St Station & Bus Bay A to St George Blvd & Waterfront St

$80 - $329

Train to Newark, fly to Washington Dulles, subway, bus  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Washington Dulles (IAD) EWR - IAD
  3. Take the subway from ROSSLYN station to KING STREET station
  4. Take the bus from King St Station & Bus Bay A to St George Blvd & Waterfront St

$119 - $386

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Washington Dulles, subway, bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the subway from W 4 St to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Washington Dulles (IAD) LGA - IAD
  3. Take the subway from ROSSLYN station to KING STREET station
  4. Take the bus from King St Station & Bus Bay A to St George Blvd & Waterfront St

$117 - $457

Train to White Plains, fly to Reagan Washington, bus  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Grand Central to White Plains
  2. Fly from White Plains (HPN) to Reagan Washington (DCA) HPN - DCA
  3. Take the bus from King St Station & Bus Bay A to St George Blvd & Waterfront St

$176 - $629

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York to National Harbor is to bus which costs $21 - $40 and takes 5 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to National Harbor is to subway and fly and bus which costs $65 - $450 and takes 3 h 27 min.

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The distance between New York and National Harbor is 210 miles. The road distance is 233.1 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 4 h 38 min to get from New York to National Harbor, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to National Harbor. However, there are services departing from New York 6th Ave and arriving at Oxon Hill Rd & Claudia Dr via Massachusetts Avenue and Columbus Circle, Anacostia Station & Bus Bay K and Indian Head Hwy & Southern Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 31 min.

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What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and National Harbor, MD, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from New York to National Harbor every 2 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $110 and the journey takes 4 h. Alternatively, Boltbus operates a bus from New York to National Harbor twice daily. Tickets cost $17 - $28 and the journey takes 4 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from White Plains to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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 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
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
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Metro Washington DC
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to White Plains
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$9 - $10
Off-peak onboard
$15 - $16
Onboard
$13 - $18
At station
$8 - $13
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from New York 6th Ave to Washington Union
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Schedules at
boltbus.com
Hola Bus
Phone
+1 917-398-0398
Email
help@iLIKEBUS.com
Website
holabus.com
Bus from New York, NY - 28 Allen St. to Washington, DC - 715 H St NW.
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
holabus.com
Eastern Shuttle
Phone
202-750-9078
Website
easternshuttle.com
Bus from New York, NY - Allen St to Washington DC
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
easternshuttle.com
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from King St Station & Bus Bay A to St George Blvd & Waterfront St
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com

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