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There are 3 ways to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Ocean City by train, bus, car or shuttle

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Train, bus  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station Northeast Regional / ...
  2. Take the bus from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Ocean City, MD 8109

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Shuttle  •  6h 48m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from BWI-Thurgood Marshall Airport to Ocean City, MD

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Drive  •  2h 58m

  1. Drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Ocean City 139.5 miles
Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) → Ocean City
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The cheapest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Ocean City is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2h 58m.

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The fastest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Ocean City is to drive. Taking this option will cost $13 - $20 and takes 2h 58m.

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The distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Ocean City is 112 miles. The road distance is 139.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Ocean City without a car is to train and bus which takes 5h 29m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 29m to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Ocean City, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Ocean City is 140 miles. It takes approximately 2h 58m to drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Ocean City.

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  • Distance: 112.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 29m

What companies run services between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA), USA and Ocean City, MD, USA?

There is no direct connection from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Ocean City. However, you can take the subway to GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station, take the subway to UNION STATION station, take the walk to Washington Union Station, take the train to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station, take the walk to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak, then take the bus to Ocean City, MD. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Ocean City.

Train operators
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 Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$12 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$24 - $70
Business Class Seat
$35 - $95
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 Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$70 - $100
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$70 - $100
Business Seat - Child
$65 - $95
First Class - Adult
$110 - $170
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$110 - $170
First Class - Child
$110 - $160
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 Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Ocean City, MD
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
amtrak.com
BayRunner Shuttle

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