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There are 9 ways to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Great Falls by plane, bus, car or train

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Fly Reagan Washington to Great Falls  •  7h 58m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Great Falls (GTF) DCA - GTF

Cheapest option

Fly Reagan Washington to Bozeman, drive  •  9h 22m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Bozeman (BZN) DCA - BZN
  2. Drive from Bozeman to Great Falls

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Fly Reagan Washington to Helena, bus  •  10h 14m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Helena (HLN) DCA - HLN
  2. Take the bus from Helena, MT to Great Falls, MT

Fly Washington Dulles to Great Falls  •  10h 20m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Great Falls (GTF) IAD - GTF

Train to Baltimore, fly to Great Falls  •  10h 22m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Great Falls (GTF) BWI - GTF

Train, bus via ROCKVILLE station  •  2 days 3h

  1. Take the train from Rockville Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Shelby Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Shelby Transit Center to Great Falls Transfer Center

Train, bus  •  2 days 9h

  1. Take the train from Alexandria to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Shelby Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Shelby Amtrak Station to Great Falls Transfer Center

Bus  •  2 days 13h

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Chicago to Minneapolis
  3. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Butte, MT 933
  4. Take the bus from Butte, MT to Great Falls, MT

Drive  •  33h 43m

  1. Drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Great Falls 2086.5 miles

Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Great Falls by subway, train, walk and bus

The journey time between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Great Falls is around 2 days 21h and covers a distance of around 2342 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 21h 1m. The fastest journey normally takes 2 days 21h. Operated by Metro Washington DC, Amtrak and Northern Transit Interlocal, the Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Great Falls service departs from NATIONAL AIRPORT station and arrives in Great Falls Transfer Center. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2 days 0h
Layover time:
21h 1m
Total time:
2 days 21h

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2 days 21h
Journey distance:
2342 miles
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
$222
Carbon emissions:
207 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
15:29
Last service departs at:
15:29

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Great Falls subway, train, walk and bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Great Falls is to drive which costs $200 - $300 and takes 33h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Great Falls is to fly which costs $590 - $630 and takes 7h 58m.

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The distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Great Falls is 1820 miles. The road distance is 2086.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Great Falls without a car is to train and bus via ROCKVILLE station which takes 2 days 3h and costs $220 - $330.

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It takes approximately 7h 58m to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Great Falls, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Great Falls is to fly which takes 7h 58m and costs $590 - $630. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $280 - $550 and takes 2 days 13h.

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There is no direct flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Great Falls Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 1m and has one stopover.

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Great Falls is 2h behind Reagan Washington Airport (DCA). It is currently 10:54 PM in Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and 8:54 PM in Great Falls.

Yes, the driving distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Great Falls is 2087 miles. It takes approximately 33h 43m to drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Great Falls.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Great Falls Airport.

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Map of how to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Great Falls.
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  • Distance: 1819.9 miles
  • Duration: 7h 58m

What companies run services between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA), USA and Great Falls, MT, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and three other airlines fly from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Great Falls hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Great Falls via GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station, UNION STATION station, Washington, Chicago, Minneapolis, Minneapolis, MN, and Butte, MT in around 2 days 13h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Great Falls via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$640 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Great Falls via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$640 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Great Falls via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$640 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Great Falls via Atlanta, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
10h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$640 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Great Falls via New York JFK, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$640 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Great Falls via Atlanta, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$640 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Great Falls via Boston, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$640 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Great Falls via New York La Guardia, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$640 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Great Falls via Covington, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
11h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$640 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Helena via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Helena via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $1,600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Helena via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $1,600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Helena via New York JFK, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
11h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Helena via Atlanta, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
11h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Helena via Atlanta, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
11h 44m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Helena via New York La Guardia, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
12h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Bozeman via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $480
Flights from Reagan Washington to Bozeman via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $480
Flights from Reagan Washington to Bozeman via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 9m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $480
Flights from Reagan Washington to Bozeman via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
9h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $480
Flights from Washington Dulles to Great Falls via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $1,500
Flights from Washington Dulles to Great Falls via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $1,400
Flights from Washington Dulles to Great Falls via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $1,400
Flights from Washington Dulles to Great Falls via Atlanta, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $1,600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Great Falls via Atlanta, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
11h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $1,500
Flights from Baltimore to Great Falls via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 23m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $1,400
Flights from Baltimore to Great Falls via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $1,400
Flights from Baltimore to Great Falls via Atlanta, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
10h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $1,700
Flights from Baltimore to Great Falls via Atlanta, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $1,600
Flights from Baltimore to Great Falls via New York JFK, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
11h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $1,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Great Falls via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$630 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Great Falls via Newark, Denver
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$630 - $650
Flights from Reagan Washington to Helena via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Bozeman via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $420
Flights from Reagan Washington to Bozeman via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $420
Flights from Reagan Washington to Bozeman via Houston
Ave. Duration
8h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $420
Flights from Washington Dulles to Great Falls via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Great Falls via Yampa Valley, Denver
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Great Falls via Houston, Denver
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Great Falls via Will Rogers World, Denver
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Baltimore to Great Falls via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$624
Flights from Baltimore to Great Falls via Houston, Denver
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$624
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Great Falls via Seattle
Ave. Duration
8h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$758 - $760
Flights from Reagan Washington to Helena via Seattle
Ave. Duration
9h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Bozeman via Seattle
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Bozeman via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Great Falls via Seattle
Ave. Duration
8h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Bozeman via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Flights from Reagan Washington to Bozeman via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 49m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Bozeman via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 23m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Bozeman via Boston
Ave. Duration
7h 38m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Bozeman via Dallas
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$12 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$24 - $70
Business Class Seat
$35 - $95
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$70 - $100
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$70 - $100
Business Seat - Child
$65 - $95
First Class - Adult
$110 - $170
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$110 - $170
First Class - Child
$110 - $160
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
Train from Rockville Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Premium
$290 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Seat
$170 - $240
Train from Chicago Union Station to Shelby Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
28h 2m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Premium
$400 - $550
Flexi Coach Seat
$280 - $420
Business Seat
$310 - $440
Train from Alexandria to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
23h 41m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Premium
$310 - $430
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $280
Business Seat
$200 - $280
Bus operators
Salt Lake Express
Phone
+1 208-656-8824
Email
info@saltlakeexpress.com
Website
saltlakeexpress.com
Bus from Helena, MT to Great Falls, MT
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
One Way Child (2-12 yr)
$21 - $29
One Way Adult (13+ yr)
$30 - $45
Bus from Butte, MT to Great Falls, MT
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Schedules at
saltlakeexpress.com
One Way Child (2-12 yr)
$27 - $40
One Way Adult (13+ yr)
$35 - $55
Northern Transit Interlocal
Phone
+1 406-470-0727
Website
northern.rural-transit.com
Bus from Shelby Transit Center to Great Falls Transfer Center
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
northern.rural-transit.com
Bus from Shelby Amtrak Station to Great Falls Transfer Center
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
northern.rural-transit.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington to Chicago
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $120
Flexible
$120 - $180
Bus from Chicago to Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $70
Flexible
$75 - $110
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Minneapolis, MN to Butte, MT
Ave. Duration
23h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $260
Book at
jeffersonlines.com

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