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There are 6 ways to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Lansing by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  2h 19m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Lansing (LAN) DCA - LAN

$97 - $273

Cheapest option

Bus  •  21h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Cleveland
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland to Detroit
  3. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to Lansing, MI

$88 - $134

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  20h 10m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Toledo Capitol Limited
  2. Take the bus from Toledo to East Lansing Amtrak Station Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

$102 - $151

Bus via New York  •  21h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to New York City 2601
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to East Lansing Nyc

Train  •  24h 22m

  1. Take the train from Rockville Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Capitol Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to East Lansing Amtrak Station Blue Water

$124 - $188

Drive  •  9h 50m

  1. Drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Lansing 590.9 miles

$55 - $85

Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Lansing by subway, train and bus

The journey time between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Lansing is around 45h 55m and covers a distance of around 989 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 45h 54m. Operated by Metro Washington DC, Amtrak and Indian Trails, the Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Lansing service departs from NATIONAL AIRPORT station and arrives in Lansing, MI. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
45h 55m
Fastest journey time:
45h 54m
Journey distance:
989 miles
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
$124
Carbon emissions:
83 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
15:29
Last service departs at:
15:31

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Lansing subway, train and bus schedules

Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) → Lansing
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The cost-effective way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Lansing is to drive, which costs $55 - $85 and takes 9h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Lansing is to fly which costs $95 - $280 and takes 2h 19m.

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The distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Lansing is 478 miles. The road distance is 590.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Lansing without a car is to train and bus which takes 20h 10m and costs $100 - $160.

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It takes approximately 2h 19m to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Lansing, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Lansing is to fly which takes 2h 19m and costs $95 - $280. Alternatively, you can bus via New York, which costs and takes 21h 8m, you could also train, which costs $120 - $190 and takes 24h 22m.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Lansing Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Lansing is 591 miles. It takes approximately 9h 50m to drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Lansing.

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American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Lansing Airport.

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Map of how to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Lansing.
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  • Distance: 478.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 19m

What companies run services between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA), USA and Lansing, MI, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Lansing 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Lansing via GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station, Washington DC, New York City, New York, NY - 3 Allen St, East Lansing, EBD Jolly past Okemos, and Meridian Mall in around 21h 8m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lansing via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lansing
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Lansing via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $280
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 Toledo
Ave. Duration
13h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Premium
$250 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Seat
$120 - $180
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 East Lansing Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Seat
$60 - $90
Bus 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
Bus from Toledo to East Lansing Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Amtrak Thruway

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
Bus from Toledo Amtrak Station to East Lansing Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Washington DC to New York City
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
646-630-7186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to East Lansing
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $80
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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 Cleveland
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $70
Flexible
$75 - $110
Bus from Cleveland to Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $65
Indian Trails
Phone
+1 800-292-3831
Website
indiantrails.com
Bus from Detroit, MI to Lansing, MI
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
indiantrails.com

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