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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 Moynihan Train Hall to Washington Union Station Acela / ...

$42 - $131

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Bus via N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay E  •  5h 43m

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

$25 - $63

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Bus  •  5h 42m

  1. Take the bus from New York City to Washington DC 2601 / ...

Drive  •  4h 20m

  1. Drive from New York to Reston 244.3 miles

$23 - $35

Train to Newark, fly to Washington Dulles  •  3h 8m

  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

$118 - $379

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Washington Dulles  •  3h 24m

  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

$77 - $308

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Reagan Washington, subway  •  3h 53m

  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

$95 - $278

Train to New York JFK, fly to Washington Dulles  •  3h 24m

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

$115 - $463

Train to New York JFK, fly to Reagan Washington, subway  •  3h 50m

  1. Take the train from New York 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 - $513

Train to Newark, fly to Reagan Washington, subway  •  3h 37m

  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 - $629

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Reston is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4h 20m.

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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 3h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Reston. However, there are services departing from New York 6th Ave and arriving at Herndon-Monroe Pk & Rd & Bus Bay T via North Capitol Street and Massachusetts Avenue NW, I St Nw & 19Th St Nw and N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 43m.

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No, there is no direct train from New York to Reston station. However, there are services departing from New York Moynihan Train Hall 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 244.3 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 - $140.

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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 bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from New York 6th Ave station.

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New York to Reston train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Moynihan Train Hall 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 - $140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5h 42m.

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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 Moynihan Train Hall to Washington Union Station hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 2h 54m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route hourly. Alternatively, FlixBus-us operates a bus from New York City to Washington DC every 2 hours, and the journey takes 4h 40m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $380
Flights from New York JFK to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $370
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $380
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $330
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $330
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
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 Moynihan Train Hall to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from New York Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$5 - $8
Bus operators
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from New York City to Washington DC
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Washington Dulles Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 12m.

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New York to Reston bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at Washington Union station.

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

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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 224+ hotels available in Reston. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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