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There are 4 ways to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Monticello by train, car, subway or plane

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Train  •  3h 17m

  1. Take the train from Alexandria to Charlottesville Crescent / ...

3 alternative options

Drive  •  2h 27m

  1. Drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Monticello 116.5 miles

Subway, fly to Charlottesville  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to ROSSLYN station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Charlottesville (CHO) IAD - CHO

Fly to Staunton, drive  •  4h 9m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Staunton (SHD) IAD - SHD
  2. Drive from Staunton to Monticello
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The cheapest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Monticello is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Monticello is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2h 27m.

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The distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Monticello is 97 miles. The road distance is 116.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Monticello without a car is to train which takes 3h 17m and costs $30 - $120.

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It takes approximately 3h 17m to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Monticello, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Charlottesville Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Monticello is 116 miles. It takes approximately 2h 27m to drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Monticello.

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United Airlines offers flights from Washington Dulles Airport to Charlottesville Airport.

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There are 46+ hotels available in Monticello. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 96.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 17m

What companies run services between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA), USA and Monticello, VA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Alexandria to Charlottesville 3 times a day. Tickets cost $28 - $40 and the journey takes 1h 58m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route once daily.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Washington Dulles to Staunton
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $190
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Alexandria to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
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
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Alexandria to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
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amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$15 - $50
Reserved Coach Seat
$29 - $90
Business Class Seat
$50 - $130
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to ROSSLYN station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
wmata.com
Senior / Disabled
$1 - $2

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