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There are 4 ways to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Kabul by plane or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Reagan Washington  •  22h 20m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Kabul (KBL) DCA - KBL

$792 - $1,216

Cheapest option

Train to New York JFK, fly  •  24h 59m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Kabul (KBL) JFK - KBL

$708 - $1,266

2 alternative options

Fly from Washington Dulles  •  21h 22m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Kabul (KBL) IAD - KBL

$717 - $1,220

Train to Baltimore, fly  •  25h 45m

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

$833 - $1,180

Reagan Washington (DCA) to Kabul (KBL) flights

The flight time between Reagan Washington (DCA) and Kabul (KBL) is around 28h 33m and covers a distance of around 11144 km. The fastest flight normally takes 22h 14m. Services are operated by Delta, Emirates, JetBlue Airways and others. Typically 152 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
28h 33m
Fastest flight journey time:
22h 14m
Flight distance:
11144 km
Flights per week:
152
Cheapest price:
$643
Carbon emissions:
2259 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:00
Last flight departs at:
21:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Reagan Washington (DCA) to Kabul (KBL) flight schedules

Flights departing Sunday, July 25, 2021

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Afghanistan

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Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Afghanistan. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Afghanistan.

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For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Afghanistan.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some international borders began to reopen in Afghanistan from May 14.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Afghanistan

Domestic travel is restricted within Afghanistan due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Afghanistan

Currently, we are unable to provide travel restriction information for leaving United States. For the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) travel status in United States, please check government recommendations.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for United States

Last updated: July 22 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Kabul is to train and fly which costs $700 - $1,300 and takes 24h 59m.

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The fastest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Kabul is to fly which takes 21h 22m and costs $700 - $1,300.

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The distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Kabul is 11145 km.

It takes approximately 22h 20m to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Kabul, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Kabul Airport. The quickest flight takes 27h 30m and has two stopovers.

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Kabul is 8h 30m ahead of Reagan Washington Airport (DCA). It is currently 8:02 PM in Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and 4:32 AM in Kabul.

JetBlue Airways, United Airlines, Air India Limited and seven other airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Kabul Airport.

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Map of how to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Kabul.
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  • Distance: 11145.5 km
  • Duration: 22h 20m

What companies run services between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA), USA and Kabul, Afghanistan?

Delta, Emirates and eight other airlines fly from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Kabul hourly.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kabul via New York JFK, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
25h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kabul via Boston, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
26h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kabul via Atlanta, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
26h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kabul via Chicago O'Hare, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
27h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kabul via Toronto, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
27h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kabul via Montreal, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
30h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Kabul via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
23h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,600
Flights from New York JFK to Kabul via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
22h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from Baltimore to Kabul via Boston, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
25h 10m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,600
Flights from Baltimore to Kabul via London Heathrow, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
25h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Flights from Baltimore to Kabul via Frankfurt, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
25h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$900 - $1,700
Flights from Baltimore to Kabul via Atlanta, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
26h 39m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,700
Flights from Baltimore to Kabul via Chicago O'Hare, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
28h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,700
Flights from Baltimore to Kabul via Montreal, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
30h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,600
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kabul via New York JFK, Dubai
Ave. Duration
24h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kabul via Boston, Dubai
Ave. Duration
27h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kabul via Toronto, Dubai
Ave. Duration
28h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kabul via Chicago O'Hare, Dubai
Ave. Duration
28h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $1,900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Kabul via Dubai
Ave. Duration
19h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,800
Flights from New York JFK to Kabul via Dubai
Ave. Duration
21h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,700
Flights from Baltimore to Kabul via New York JFK, Dubai
Ave. Duration
24h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,800
Flights from Baltimore to Kabul via London Heathrow, Dubai
Ave. Duration
26h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from Baltimore to Kabul via Frankfurt, Dubai
Ave. Duration
26h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $1,700
Flights from Baltimore to Kabul via Boston, Dubai
Ave. Duration
28h 25m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,800
Kam Air
Website
kamair.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Kabul via Chicago O'Hare, Delhi
Ave. Duration
22h 14m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Kabul via Delhi
Ave. Duration
20h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to Kabul via Delhi
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Kabul via Chicago O'Hare, Delhi
Ave. Duration
22h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,200
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Washington Dulles to Kabul via Delhi
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,200
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Baltimore to Kabul via London Heathrow, Dubai
Ave. Duration
26h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Pakistan International Airlines
Website
www4.piac.com.pk
Flights from Baltimore to Kabul via London Heathrow, Islamabad
Ave. Duration
29h 20m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,100
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
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 New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
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

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