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There are 5 ways to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Bethesda Station by subway, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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Subway  •  36 min

  1. Take the subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to FARRAGUT WEST station Blue
  2. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to BETHESDA station Red

$5 - $7

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Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Bethesda Station 11.4 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Bethesda Station 11.4 miles

$1 - $2

Towncar  •  18 min

  1. Take a town car from Reagan Washington Airport to Bethesda Station 11.4 miles

$45 - $65

Shuttle  •  18 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Reagan Washington Airport to Bethesda Station

$30 - $50

Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Bethesda Station by subway

The subway journey time between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Bethesda Station is around 39 min and covers a distance of around 13 miles. The fastest subway normally takes 36 min. Operated by Metro Washington DC, the Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Bethesda Station subway service departs from NATIONAL AIRPORT station and arrives in BETHESDA station. Typically 784 subways run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Subway route overview

Average subway time:
39 min
Fastest subway time:
36 min
Subways per week:
784
Cheapest price:
$5
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last subways

First subway departs at:
00:00
Last subway departs at:
23:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Bethesda Station subway schedules

Subway services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated

Departing Thursday

Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) → Bethesda Station
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Bethesda Station is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 18 min.

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The fastest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Bethesda Station is to taxi which takes 18 min and costs $40 - $50.

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No, there is no direct train from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) station to Bethesda Station station. However, there are services departing from NATIONAL AIRPORT station and arriving at BETHESDA station via FARRAGUT NORTH station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 min.

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The distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Bethesda Station is 10 miles. The road distance is 11.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Bethesda Station without a car is to subway which takes 36 min and costs $4 - $7.

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It takes approximately 36 min to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Bethesda Station, including transfers.

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Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Bethesda Station train services, operated by Metro Washington DC, depart from NATIONAL AIRPORT station.

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Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Bethesda Station train services, operated by Metro Washington DC, arrive at BETHESDA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Bethesda Station is 11 miles. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Bethesda Station.

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Map of how to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Bethesda Station.
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  • Distance: 9.6 miles
  • Duration: 36 min

What companies run services between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA), USA and Bethesda Station, MD, USA?

You can take a vehicle from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Bethesda Station via FARRAGUT WEST station and FARRAGUT NORTH station in around 36 min.

Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to FARRAGUT WEST station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to BETHESDA station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Shuttles by Jayride

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

Contact Details
Shuttle from Reagan Washington Airport to Bethesda Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Shuttle
$30 - $50
Other operators
Jayride Private Transfers

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

Contact Details
Towncar from Reagan Washington Airport to Bethesda Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Taxi from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Bethesda Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Yellow Cab DC
Phone
+1 202-544-1212
Website
dcyellowcab.com
Red Cab DC
Phone
+1 202-285-1632
Website
redcabdc.com
Mats DC
Phone
+1 202-480-6807
Website
dcmats.com
https://dfhv.dc.gov/
Website
dfhv.dc.gov

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