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Bus via H St Nw & 11Th St Nw  •  2h 43m

  1. Take the bus from N CAPITOL ST & H ST nb to Stevensville Park & Ride 220 / ...

$12 - $22

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Bus  •  2h 43m

  1. Take the bus from INDEPENDENCE AVE & 4TH & 3RD ST SW eb to Stevensville Park & Ride 250

$9 - $17

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2h 58m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station Northeast Regional / ...
  2. Take the bus from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Kent Island, MD 8109

Taxi  •  57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Chester 48 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Chester 48 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Chester is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Chester is to taxi which costs $150 - $190 and takes 57 min.

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The distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Chester is 42 miles. The road distance is 48 miles.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Chester without a car is to bus via H St Nw & 11Th St Nw which takes 2h 43m and costs $11 - $23.

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It takes approximately 2h 43m to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Chester, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Chester is 48 miles. It takes approximately 57 min to drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Chester.

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  • Distance: 41.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 43m

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

Maryland Transit operates a bus from N CAPITOL ST & H ST nb to Stevensville Park & Ride every 4 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $5 and the journey takes 1h 8m.

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $100
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 Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $110
First Class
$75 - $190
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Bus operators
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from N CAPITOL ST & H ST nb to Stevensville Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $5
More information at
Maryland Transit
Bus from INDEPENDENCE AVE & 4TH & 3RD ST SW eb to Stevensville Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $5
More information at
Maryland Transit
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Kent Island, MD
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Other operators
Taxi from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Chester
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
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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