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There are 8 ways to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to New York by plane, subway, train, bus or car

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Fly to New York La Guardia, subway  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York La Guardia (LGA) DCA - LGA
  2. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to W 4 St

$69 - $437

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Bus Eastern Bus  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. to New York, NY - 28 Allen St. Washington DC-NYC

$25

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Fly to New York JFK  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York JFK (JFK) DCA - JFK

$80 - $313

Fly to Newark  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Newark (EWR) DCA - EWR

$119 - $494

Fly to White Plains, train  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to White Plains (HPN) DCA - HPN
  2. Take the train from White Plains to Grand Central

$180 - $607

Train  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...

$125 - $346

Bus Go Buses  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from L'Enfant Plaza Station to Manhattan, NY Alexandria-Manhattan

$26

Drive  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to New York 231.5 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to New York is to bus which costs $24 - $26 and takes 5 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to New York is to fly and subway which costs $65 - $440 and takes 1 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) station to New York. However, there are services departing from NATIONAL AIRPORT station and arriving at Manhattan, NY via L'Enfant Plaza Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 35 min.

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The distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and New York is 209 miles. The road distance is 231.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to New York without a car is to train which takes 3 h 33 min and costs $120 - $350.

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It takes approximately 1 h 50 min to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to New York, including transfers.

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Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to New York bus services, operated by Go Buses, arrive at L'Enfant Plaza Station.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to New York is to fly which takes 1 h 53 min and costs $80 - $320. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $120 - $350 and takes 3 h 33 min, you could also bus, which costs $26 and takes 5 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 59 min.

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Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to New York bus services, operated by Go Buses, arrive at Manhattan, NY station.

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Map of how to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to New York.
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  • Distance: 208.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 50 min

What companies run services between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA), USA and New York, NY, USA?

Delta and American Airlines fly from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to New York every 3 hours. Alternatively, Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to New York hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $340 and the journey takes 2 h 46 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to White Plains
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from White Plains to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$9 - $11
Off-peak onboard
$15 - $16
Onboard
$13 - $18
At station
$8 - $13
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Bus operators
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from L'Enfant Plaza Station to Manhattan, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24
Website
gobuses.com
Eastern Bus
Phone
+1 212-244-6132
Website
easternbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. to New York, NY - 28 Allen St.
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
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easternbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to New York is 232 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to New York.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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