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There are 10 ways to get from New York to Reston by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train  •  3 h 49 min

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

$132 - $342

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Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  6 h 38 min

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

$26 - $75

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Bus Vamoose Bus  •  5 h 57 min

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

$37 - $53

Drive  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Drive from New York to Reston 244.5 miles

$23 - $35

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Washington Dulles  •  3 h 12 min

  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

$110 - $445

Train to Newark, fly to Washington Dulles  •  3 h 10 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

$112 - $374

Train to New York JFK, fly to Washington Dulles  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Washington Dulles (IAD) JFK - IAD

$79 - $306

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Reagan Washington, subway  •  3 h 43 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 subway from ROSSLYN station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station

$70 - $448

Train to Newark, fly to Reagan Washington, subway  •  3 h 37 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 subway from ROSSLYN station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station

$122 - $507

Train to New York JFK, fly to Reagan Washington, subway  •  3 h 46 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 subway from ROSSLYN station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station

$84 - $329

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Reston is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Reston is to train and fly which costs $110 - $380 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York station to Reston. However, there are services departing from Penn Station 7th Ave. Corner of W 30th Street and arriving at Herndon-Monroe Pk & Rd & Bus Bay T via N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 57 min.

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The distance between New York and Reston is 216 miles. The road distance is 244.5 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Reston without a car is to train which takes 3 h 49 min and costs $130 - $350.

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It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to get from New York to Reston, including transfers.

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New York to Reston bus services, operated by Vamoose Bus, arrive at Penn Station 7th Ave. Corner of W 30th Street.

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The best way to get from New York to Reston is to train which takes 3 h 49 min and costs $130 - $350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $55 and takes 5 h 57 min.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Washington Dulles Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 12 min.

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New York to Reston bus services, operated by Vamoose Bus, arrive at Arlington, VA station.

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Map of how to get from New York to Reston.
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  • Distance: 216.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 49 min

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Reston, VA, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from New York to Reston hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $340 and the journey takes 2 h 53 min. Alternatively, Vamoose Bus operates a bus from New York to Reston every 3 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 5 h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
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 Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 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
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from ROSSLYN station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
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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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Reston is 244 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to drive from New York to Reston.

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United Airlines offers flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Washington Dulles Airport.

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There are 265+ hotels available in Reston. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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