There are 9 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 58 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 to New York, NY - Allen St Northbound

$25

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Fly to Newark, train  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Newark (EWR) DCA - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station

$118 - $497

Fly to New York JFK  •  1 h 58 min

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

$78 - $311

Fly to White Plains, train  •  4 h 3 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 Amtrak Acela Express  •  4 h 1 min

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

$125 - $346

Train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from New Carrollton Amtrak to New York Penn Station Northeast Regional / ...

$86 - $209

Bus Vamoose Bus  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Arlington, VA to Penn Station 7th Ave. Corner of W 30th Street

$37 - $52

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 which costs $75 - $320 and takes 1 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to New York station. However, there are services departing from Crystal City Bay A, S Bell St, SB @ S Hayes St S and arriving at Penn Station 7th Ave. Corner of W 30th Street via Arlington, VA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 11 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 4 h 1 min and costs $120 - $350.

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It takes approximately 1 h 58 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 Vamoose Bus, depart from Arlington, VA 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 58 min and costs $75 - $320. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $120 - $350 and takes 4 h 1 min, you could also bus, which costs $24 - $26 and takes 5 h 44 min.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 6 min.

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Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to New York bus services, operated by Vamoose Bus, arrive at Penn Station 7th Ave. Corner of W 30th Street.

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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 58 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 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to White Plains
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 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 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from White Plains to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$9 - $10
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
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
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Carrollton Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
Bus operators
Eastern Bus
Phone
+1 212-244-6132
Website
easternbus.com
Bus from Washington DC to New York, NY - Allen St
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Book at
easternbus.com
Vamoose Bus
Website
vamoosebus.com
Bus from Arlington, VA to Penn Station 7th Ave. Corner of W 30th Street
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
vamoosebus.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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American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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