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

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Fly to New York La Guardia  •  2h 2m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York La Guardia (LGA) DCA - LGA

$73 - $287

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Bus via Washington Union  •  5h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Washington Union to 36th St & 11th Ave New York / ...

$24 - $41

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Fly to New York JFK  •  1h 51m

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

$80 - $347

Fly to Newark  •  2h 12m

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

$137 - $501

Fly to White Plains, train  •  4h 31m

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

Train  •  4h 3m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall Silver Meteor / ...

$39 - $136

Bus  •  5h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to New York City 2601 / ...

Drive  •  4h 7m

  1. Drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Pennsylvania Station (New York City) 232.7 miles

$22 - $35

Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York La Guardia (LGA) flights

The flight time between Reagan Washington (DCA) and New York La Guardia (LGA) is around 1h 30m and covers a distance of around 216 miles. The fastest flight normally takes 1h 16m. Services are operated by Delta and American Airlines. Typically 73 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
1h 30m
Fastest flight journey time:
1h 16m
Flight distance:
216 miles
Flights per week:
73
Cheapest price:
$38
Carbon emissions:
114 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
07:16
Last flight departs at:
22:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York La Guardia (LGA) flight schedules

Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) → Pennsylvania Station (New York City)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Pennsylvania Station (New York City) is 800-232-4636.

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The cheapest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Pennsylvania Station (New York City) is to bus via Washington Union which costs $24 - $45 and takes 5h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Pennsylvania Station (New York City) is to fly which costs $80 - $350 and takes 1h 51m.

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No, there is no direct train from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) station to Pennsylvania Station (New York City). However, there are services departing from NATIONAL AIRPORT station and arriving at New York Moynihan Train Hall via GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station and Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 3m.

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The distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Pennsylvania Station (New York City) is 210 miles. The road distance is 232.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Pennsylvania Station (New York City) without a car is to train which takes 4h 3m and costs $35 - $140.

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It takes approximately 2h 2m to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Pennsylvania Station (New York City), including transfers.

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Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Pennsylvania Station (New York City) train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Pennsylvania Station (New York City) is to fly which takes 2h 2m and costs $70 - $290. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $35 - $140 and takes 4h 3m, you could also bus, which costs and takes 5h 18m.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 16m.

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Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Pennsylvania Station (New York City) train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Moynihan Train Hall station.

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Map of how to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Pennsylvania Station (New York City).
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  • Distance: 209.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 2m

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

Delta and American Airlines fly from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Pennsylvania Station (New York City) every 3 hours. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Washington Union Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 3h 25m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $330
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Reagan Washington to White Plains
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Train operators
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Train from White Plains to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
mta.info
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 New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
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 New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$95 - $180
Bus operators
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Washington DC to New York City
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Washington Union to 36th St & 11th Ave
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
boltbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Pennsylvania Station (New York City) is 233 miles. It takes approximately 4h 7m to drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Pennsylvania Station (New York City).

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

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