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Fly Reagan Washington to Syracuse, bus, drive  •  4h 34m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Syracuse (SYR) DCA - SYR
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY - Airport to Watertown, NY
  3. Drive from Watertown, NY to Kingston

$194 - $709

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Bus, drive  •  13h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC to Binghamton, NY
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton to Syracuse
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Watertown, NY
  4. Drive from Watertown, NY to Kingston

$81 - $147

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Fly Reagan Washington to Ottawa, train  •  5h 32m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Ottawa (YOW) DCA - YOW
  2. Take the train from Ottawa to Kingston

$396 - $1,460

Fly Washington Dulles to Ogdensburg, bus  •  5h 59m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Ogdensburg (OGS) IAD - OGS
  2. Take the bus from Brockville, ON to Kingston, Ontario

$174 - $249

Fly Washington Dulles to Syracuse, bus, drive  •  6h 52m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Syracuse (SYR) IAD - SYR
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY - Airport to Watertown, NY
  3. Drive from Watertown, NY to Kingston

$194 - $908

Train, bus, drive  •  14h 18m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall
  2. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Watertown, NY
  4. Drive from Watertown, NY to Kingston

$137 - $386

Drive  •  9h 5m

  1. Drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Kingston 810.8 km

$80 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Kingston is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 9h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Kingston is to fly and bus and drive which costs $150 - $600 and takes 4h 34m.

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The distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Kingston is 600 km. The road distance is 810.8 km.

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It takes approximately 4h 34m to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Kingston, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Syracuse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 7m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Kingston is 811 km. It takes approximately 9h 5m to drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Kingston.

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American Airlines offers flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Syracuse Airport.

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There are 41+ hotels available in Kingston. Prices start at $112 CAD per night.

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Map of how to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Kingston.
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  • Distance: 599.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 34m

What companies run services between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA), USA and Kingston, ON, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Kingston. However, you can fly to Syracuse, take the walk to Syracuse, NY - Airport, take the bus to Watertown, NY, then take the drive to Kingston. Alternatively, you can fly to Ottawa, take the walk to Airport Stop, take the line 97 bus to Hurdman A, take the walk to Hurdman O-Train East / Est, take the line 1 train to Tremblay O-Train East / Est, take the walk to Ottawa, take the train to Kingston, take the walk to VIA Rail Station, then take the line 7 bus to Kingston.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Ogdensburg
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $370
Flights from Washington Dulles to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Kingston
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$30 - $50
Business
$90 - $105
Economy
$60 - $64
EconomyPlus
$75 - $110
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 New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$180 - $250
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$180 - $250
First Class
$230 - $410
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 New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Premium
$260 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Seat
$80 - $120
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
6h 4m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Premium
$270 - $380
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Seat
$95 - $140
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 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$75 - $160
Business Class Seat
$120 - $220
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY - Airport to Watertown, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Watertown, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Brockville, ON to Kingston, Ontario
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Book at
megabus.ca
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Book at
ourbus.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Binghamton to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$40 - $60

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