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There are 3 ways to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Alexandra Palace Station by plane or train

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Fly from Reagan Washington

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to London Heathrow (LHR)

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Fly from Washington Dulles

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to London Heathrow (LHR)

Train to Baltimore, fly

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to London Heathrow (LHR)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Alexandra Palace Station is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Alexandra Palace Station is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Alexandra Palace Station is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

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The cheapest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Alexandra Palace Station is to fly which costs $270 - $950 and takes 11h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Alexandra Palace Station is to fly which costs $300 - $850 and takes 10h 20m.

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The distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Alexandra Palace Station is 3687 miles.

It takes approximately 10h 20m to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Alexandra Palace Station, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Reagan Washington Airport to London Heathrow Airport. The quickest flight takes 8h 55m and has one stopover.

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Alexandra Palace Station is 5h ahead of Reagan Washington Airport (DCA). It is currently 6:29 AM in Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and 11:29 AM in Alexandra Palace Station.

Virgin Atlantic, JetBlue Airways, Air Canada and four other airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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There are 3508+ hotels available in Alexandra Palace Station. Prices start at £75 per night.

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  • Distance: 3687.1 miles
  • Duration: 10h 20m

What companies run services between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA), USA and Alexandra Palace Station, England?

American Airlines, Delta and five other airlines fly from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Alexandra Palace Station every 30 minutes.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to London Heathrow via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
9h 51m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£470 - £1,800
Flights from Reagan Washington to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£440 - £1,800
Flights from Reagan Washington to London Heathrow via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£470 - £1,800
Flights from Reagan Washington to London Heathrow via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
10h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£450 - £1,800
Flights from Reagan Washington to London Heathrow via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
10h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£470 - £1,800
Flights from Reagan Washington to London Heathrow via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£450 - £1,800
Flights from Reagan Washington to London Heathrow via Nashville
Ave. Duration
11h 11m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£430 - £1,800
Flights from Reagan Washington to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
11h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£430 - £1,800
Flights from Baltimore to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£470 - £1,800
Flights from Baltimore to London Heathrow via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £2,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£370 - £1,700
Flights from Washington Dulles to London Heathrow via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
10h 49m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£400 - £1,900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to London Heathrow via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
10h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£260 - £950
Flights from Reagan Washington to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
10h 1m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£170 - £600
Flights from Reagan Washington to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£180 - £700
Flights from Reagan Washington to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
11h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£200 - £800
Flights from Reagan Washington to London Heathrow via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£210 - £850
Flights from Baltimore to London Heathrow via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £550
Flights from Baltimore to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
11h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£170 - £700
Flights from Washington Dulles to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£400 - £1,700
Flights from Washington Dulles to London Heathrow via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
9h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £600
Flights from Washington Dulles to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£410 - £1,500
Flights from Washington Dulles to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£410 - £1,500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to London Heathrow via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
10h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£450 - £1,800
Flights from Reagan Washington to London Heathrow via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
10h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£470 - £1,800
Flights from Reagan Washington to London Heathrow via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£450 - £1,800
Flights from Baltimore to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£470 - £1,800
Flights from Baltimore to London Heathrow via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £2,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£370 - £1,700
Flights from Washington Dulles to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£250 - £950
Virgin Atlantic
Website
virginatlantic.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to London Heathrow via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
10h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£260 - £950
Flights from Reagan Washington to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£180 - £700
Flights from Reagan Washington to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
11h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£200 - £800
Flights from Baltimore to London Heathrow via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £550
Flights from Baltimore to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
11h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£170 - £700
Flights from Washington Dulles to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£400 - £1,700
Flights from Washington Dulles to London Heathrow via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
9h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £600
Flights from Washington Dulles to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£410 - £1,500
Flights from Washington Dulles to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£410 - £1,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to London Heathrow via Newark
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£440 - £1,600
Flights from Reagan Washington to London Heathrow via Toronto
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£400 - £1,600
Flights from Reagan Washington to London Heathrow via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£440 - £1,600
Flights from Washington Dulles to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£400 - £1,600
Flights from Washington Dulles to London Heathrow via Montreal
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£400 - £1,600
Flights from Washington Dulles to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£420 - £1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£400 - £1,600
Flights from Washington Dulles to London Heathrow via Newark
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£400 - £1,600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to London Heathrow via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
10h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£170 - £600
Flights from Reagan Washington to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£180 - £700
Flights from Baltimore to London Heathrow via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £550
Flights from Baltimore to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
11h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£170 - £700
Flights from Washington Dulles to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£400 - £1,700
Flights from Washington Dulles to London Heathrow via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
9h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £600
Flights from Washington Dulles to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£410 - £1,500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to London Heathrow via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£170 - £600
Flights from Reagan Washington to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
11h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£200 - £800
Flights from Baltimore to London Heathrow via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £550
Flights from Baltimore to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
11h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£170 - £700
Flights from Washington Dulles to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£400 - £1,700
Flights from Washington Dulles to London Heathrow via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
9h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £600
Flights from Washington Dulles to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£410 - £1,500
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to London Heathrow via Toronto
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£400 - £1,600
Flights from Baltimore to London Heathrow via Montreal
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£440 - £900
Flights from Washington Dulles to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£400 - £1,600
Flights from Washington Dulles to London Heathrow via Montreal
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£400 - £1,600
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Baltimore to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£470 - £1,800
Flights from Washington Dulles to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£370 - £1,700
Flights from Washington Dulles to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£250 - £950
Icelandair
Website
icelandair.com
Flights from Baltimore to London Heathrow via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£300 - £600
Flights from Washington Dulles to London Heathrow via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£330 - £950
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£420 - £1,200
Train operators
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
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
£9 - £27
Reserved Coach Seat
£18 - £55
Business Class Seat
£29 - £75
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to BWI RAIL STATION MARC nb
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £6
More information at
Maryland Transit
Senior / Disability
£2 - £3
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£11 - £60
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
£11 - £30
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
£19 - £55
Business Seat - Adult
£21 - £60
First Class - Child 2-12
£35 - £65
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
£70 - £110
First Class - Adult
£80 - £120
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£17 - £24
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
£17 - £24
Premium
£130 - £190
Flexi Coach Seat
£23 - £35
Business Seat
£21 - £30

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