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

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Train  •  3h 52m

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

$42 - $204

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Bus  •  5h 41m

  1. Take the bus from 28 Allen St., NYC to Washington DC FlixBus

$16 - $23

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Bus via N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C  •  5h 21m

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

$25 - $45

Drive  •  4h 20m

  1. Drive from New York to Reston 244.5 miles

$23 - $35

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

  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

$128 - $439

Train to New York JFK, fly to Washington Dulles  •  3h 23m

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

$125 - $3,023

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Washington Dulles  •  3h 31m

  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

$107 - $518

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Reagan Washington, subway  •  3h 52m

  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
  3. Take the subway from ROSSLYN station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station

$90 - $418

Train to Newark, fly to Reagan Washington, subway  •  3h 41m

  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

$116 - $499

Train to New York JFK, fly to Reagan Washington, subway  •  3h 59m

  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

$113 - $423

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York to Reston is to bus which costs $15 - $24 and takes 5h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Reston is to train and fly which costs $120 - $440 and takes 3h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from New York station to Reston station. However, there are services departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station via UNION STATION station and METRO CENTER station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 52m.

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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 3h 52m and costs $40 - $210.

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It takes approximately 3h 52m to get from New York to Reston, including transfers.

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New York to Reston train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York to Reston is to train which takes 3h 52m and costs $40 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus via N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C, which costs $25 - $45 and takes 5h 21m.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Washington Dulles Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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New York to Reston train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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Map of how to get from New York to Reston.
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  • Distance: 216.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 52m

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

Amtrak operates a train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 2h 54m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Boltbus operates a bus from New York 6th Ave to Washington Union hourly. Tickets cost $20 - $35 and the journey takes 4h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles via Richmond
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $170
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $170
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak

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
2h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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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
3h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$140 - $200
First Class
$190 - $330
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 30 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
$5 - $8
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$5 - $8
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from W 4 St - Wash Sq to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
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
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from New York 6th Ave to Washington Union
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
boltbus.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from 28 Allen St., NYC to Washington DC
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Reston is 244 miles. It takes approximately 4h 20m to drive from New York to Reston.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Washington Dulles Airport.

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There are 191+ hotels available in Reston. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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