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There are 6 ways to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Germantown Station (MARC) by subway, bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Subway, line 61 bus  •  2h 6m

  1. Take the subway from METRO CENTER station to SHADY GROVE station Red
  2. Take the line 61 bus from Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East to Germantown Rd & Germantown Marc Park & Ride 61

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Subway, train  •  2h 8m

  1. Take the subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station Yellow
  2. Take the train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to GERMANTOWN MARC wb Marc

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Bus, line 61 bus  •  3h 43m

  1. Take the bus from 16Th St & I St to Silver Spring Station & Bus Bay 103 S2 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Silver Spring Station & Bus Bay 218 to Shady Grove Metro Station & Bus Bay C Q1 / ...
  3. Take the line 61 bus from Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East to Germantown Rd & Germantown Marc Park & Ride 61

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Germantown Station (MARC) 31.5 miles

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Germantown Station (MARC) 31.5 miles

Towncar  •  41 min

  1. Take a town car from Reagan Washington Airport to Germantown Station (MARC) 31.5 miles
Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) → Germantown Station (MARC)
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The cheapest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Germantown Station (MARC) is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 41 min.

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The fastest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Germantown Station (MARC) is to taxi. Taking this option will cost $100 - $130 and takes 41 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) station to Germantown Station (MARC). However, there are services departing from NATIONAL AIRPORT station and arriving at GERMANTOWN MARC wb via GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station and UNION STATION MARC Washington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 8m.

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The distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Germantown Station (MARC) is 25 miles. The road distance is 31.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Germantown Station (MARC) without a car is to subway and line 61 bus which takes 2h 6m and costs $5 - $14.

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It takes approximately 2h 6m to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Germantown Station (MARC), including transfers.

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

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Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Germantown Station (MARC) train services, operated by Maryland Transit, arrive at GERMANTOWN MARC wb station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Germantown Station (MARC) is 31 miles. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Germantown Station (MARC).

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Map of how to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Germantown Station (MARC).
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  • Distance: 25.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 6m

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

You can take a bus from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Germantown Station (MARC) via FARRAGUT WEST station, 16Th St & I St, Silver Spring Station & Bus Bay 103, Silver Spring Station & Bus Bay 218, Shady Grove Metro Station & Bus Bay C, Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East, and Germantown Rd & Germantown Marc Park & Ride in around 3h 43m.

Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from METRO CENTER station to SHADY GROVE station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Senior / Disabled
$2 - $3
Subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
wmata.com
Senior / Disabled
$1 - $2
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to GERMANTOWN MARC wb
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $8
More information at
Maryland Transit
Senior / Disability
$2 - $4
Bus operators
Montgomery County MD Ride On
Website
montgomerycountymd.gov
Bus from Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East to Germantown Rd & Germantown Marc Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
montgomerycountymd.gov
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from 16Th St & I St to Silver Spring Station & Bus Bay 103
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
wmata.com
Senior / Disabled
$1
Bus from Silver Spring Station & Bus Bay 218 to Shady Grove Metro Station & Bus Bay C
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
wmata.com
Senior / Disabled
$1
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 Germantown Station (MARC)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Private
$120 - $180
Taxi from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Germantown Station (MARC)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
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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