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There are 5 ways to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Rockville by subway, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Subway  •  51 min

  1. Take the subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to FARRAGUT WEST station Blue
  2. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to ROCKVILLE station Red

$6 - $8

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Line 33 bus, bus  •  2h 6m

  1. Take the line 33 bus from I St & 17Th St Nw to Friendship Heights Sta & Bus Bay C 33 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Friendship Hts Sta & Bus Bay J to W Montgomery Ave & S Adams St T2

$5 - $8

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Rockville 21.3 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Rockville 21.3 miles

$2 - $3

Towncar  •  29 min

  1. Take a town car from Reagan Washington Airport to Rockville 21.3 miles

$100 - $150

Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Rockville by subway

The subway journey time between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Rockville is around 54 min and covers a distance of around 21 miles. The fastest subway normally takes 51 min. Operated by Metro Washington DC, the Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Rockville subway service departs from NATIONAL AIRPORT station and arrives in ROCKVILLE station. Typically 784 subways run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Subway route overview

Average subway time:
54 min
Fastest subway time:
51 min
Subway distance:
21 miles
Subways per week:
784
Cheapest price:
$6
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last subways

First subway departs at:
00:00
Last subway departs at:
23:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Rockville subway schedules

Subway services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) → Rockville
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rockville is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Rockville is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Rockville is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 4 Aug 2021
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The cost-effective way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Rockville is to drive, which costs $2 - $3 and takes 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Rockville is to taxi which costs $70 - $85 and takes 29 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) station to Rockville station. However, there are services departing from NATIONAL AIRPORT station and arriving at ROCKVILLE station via FARRAGUT NORTH station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 51 min.

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The distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Rockville is 17 miles. The road distance is 21.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Rockville without a car is to subway which takes 51 min and costs $5 - $8.

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It takes approximately 51 min to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Rockville, including transfers.

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Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Rockville train services, operated by Metro Washington DC, depart from NATIONAL AIRPORT station.

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Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Rockville train services, operated by Metro Washington DC, arrive at ROCKVILLE station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Rockville is 21 miles. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Rockville.

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Map of how to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Rockville.
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  • Distance: 17.1 miles
  • Duration: 51 min

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

You can take a vehicle from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Rockville via FARRAGUT WEST station and FARRAGUT NORTH station in around 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Rockville via FARRAGUT WEST station, I St & 17Th St Nw, and Friendship Hts Sta & Bus Bay J in around 2h 6m.

Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to FARRAGUT WEST station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to ROCKVILLE station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from I St & 17Th St Nw to Friendship Heights Sta & Bus Bay C
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus from Friendship Hts Sta & Bus Bay J to W Montgomery Ave & S Adams St
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
wmata.com
Montgomery County MD Ride On
Website
montgomerycountymd.gov
Bus from Friendship Heights Station & Bay J to W Montgomery Ave & Adams St
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
montgomerycountymd.gov
Other operators
Jayride Private Transfers

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

Contact Details
Towncar from Reagan Washington Airport to Rockville
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Private
$100 - $150
Taxi from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Rockville
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Yellow Cab DC
Phone
+1 202-544-1212
Website
dcyellowcab.com
Red Cab DC
Phone
+1 202-285-1632
Website
redcabdc.com
Mats DC
Phone
+1 202-480-6807
Website
dcmats.com
https://dfhv.dc.gov/
Website
dfhv.dc.gov

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