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

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Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Reagan Washington  •  2h 59m

  1. Take the subway from W 4 St-Wash Sq to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Reagan Washington (DCA) LGA - DCA

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Train  •  4h 14m

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

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Fly Newark to Reagan Washington  •  2h 56m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Reagan Washington (DCA) EWR - DCA

Fly New York JFK to Reagan Washington  •  2h 59m

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

Train to White Plains, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4h 51m

  1. Take the train from Grand Central Terminal to White Plains
  2. Fly from White Plains (HPN) to Reagan Washington (DCA) HPN - DCA

Train to Newark, fly to Washington Dulles, subway  •  4h 3m

  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, Blue/Orange/Silver Track 2 Platform to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Washington Dulles, subway  •  4h 18m

  1. Take the subway from W 4 St-Wash Sq 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, Blue/Orange/Silver Track 2 Platform to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport

Train via Washington Union Station  •  3h 31m

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

Bus  •  4h 49m

  1. Take the bus from New York Penn Station to Rosslyn Station Nyc / ...

Bus via Washington Union Station  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the bus from New York Midtown to Washington Union Station FlixBus 2601 / ...

Drive  •  4h 10m

  1. Drive from New York to Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) 232.8 miles

New York to Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) by train and subway

The journey time between New York and Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) is around 3h 31m and covers a distance of around 234 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 11 min. Operated by Amtrak Acela, Amtrak Northeast Regional, Amtrak and others, the New York to Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) service departs from New York Penn Station and arrives in Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Typically 278 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

278 Weekly Services
3h 31m Average Duration
$12 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from New York to Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) is to train which costs $10 - $220 and takes 4h 14m.

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The fastest way to get from New York to Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) is to fly which takes 2h 56m and costs $120 - $260.

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No, there is no direct train from New York station to Reagan Washington Airport (DCA). However, there are services departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport via Washington Union Station and Metro Center, Blue/Orange/Silver Line Center Platform. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 31m.

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The distance between New York and Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) is 209 miles. The road distance is 232.8 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) without a car is to train via Washington Union Station which takes 3h 31m and costs $12 - $500.

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It takes approximately 2h 59m to get from New York to Reagan Washington Airport (DCA), including transfers.

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New York to Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) train services, operated by Amtrak Acela, depart from New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York to Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) is to fly which takes 2h 56m and costs $120 - $260. Alternatively, you can train via Washington Union Station, which costs $12 - $500 and takes 3h 31m, you could also bus, which costs $50 - $75 and takes 4h 49m.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 18m.

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New York to Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) train services, operated by Amtrak Acela, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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Map of how to get from New York to Reagan Washington Airport (DCA).
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  • Distance: 208.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 59m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Reagan Washington Airport (DCA), USA?

United Airlines flies from New York to Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) every 3 hours. Alternatively, Amtrak Acela operates a train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station hourly. Tickets cost $50 - $490 and the journey takes 2h 54m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $280
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from New York La Guardia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $330
Flights from White Plains to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $220
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $220
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $250
Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
877.690.5114
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central Terminal to White Plains
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
https://new.mta.info/agency/metro-north-railroad
Schedules at
https://new.mta.info/schedules
At Station Off-Peak
$9 - $12
Onboard Off-Peak
$16
At Station Peak
$12 - $15
Onboard-Peak
$19 - $21
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
https://www.njtransit.com/
Schedules at
https://www.njtransit.com/bus-to
Child 5-11 and Senior
$10 - $12
Adult Airport
$13 - $16
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from Rosslyn, Blue/Orange/Silver Track 2 Platform to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Senior / Disabled
$1 - $2
Standard Fare
$2 - $3
Amtrak Acela
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $490
Schedules at
https://www.amtrak.com/acela-train
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$25 - $180
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$45 - $320
Business Seat - Adult
$50 - $360
First Class - Child 2-12
$85 - $290
First Class - Senior Citizens
$170 - $500
First Class - Adult
$170 - $490
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Schedules at
https://www.amtrak.com/northeast-regional-train
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$11 - $110
Reserved Coach Seat
$30 - $220
Business Class Seat
$110 - $260
Train from New York Penn Station to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Schedules at
https://www.amtrak.com/northeast-regional-train
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$12 - $110
Reserved Coach Seat
$30 - $220
Business Class Seat
$110 - $260
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $110
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Child Coach - Advance Purchase
$9 - $40
Child Coach - short notice
$24 - $40
Child Business Class - advance purchase
$20 - $65
Child Business Class - short notice
$22 - $70
Coach Seat - Advance Purchase
$29 - $60
Business Seat - advance purchase
$40 - $140
Business Seat - short notice
$45 - $130
Coach Seat - short notice
$27 - $110
Train from New York Penn Station to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $110
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Child Coach - Advance Purchase
$9 - $40
Child Coach - short notice
$25 - $40
Child Business Class - advance purchase
$21 - $70
Child Business Class - short notice
$23 - $70
Coach Seat - Advance Purchase
$30 - $60
Business Seat - advance purchase
$40 - $140
Business Seat - short notice
$50 - $130
Coach Seat - short notice
$27 - $110
Bus operators
Tripper Bus
Phone
+1 (718) 834-9214
Email
info@tripperbus.com
Bus from New York Penn Station to Rosslyn Station
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
gotobus.com
Website
https://www.gotobus.com/cgi-bin/ivyu.cgi?gid=657605&d=tripperbus/
Flixbus USA
Phone
+1 (855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from New York Midtown to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $75
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult
$20 - $75

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) is 233 miles. It takes approximately 4h 10m to drive from New York to Reagan Washington Airport (DCA).

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

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