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There are 4 ways to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Shady Grove by subway, taxi, car or towncar

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Subway  •  55 min

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

$6 - $8

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Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Shady Grove 24 miles

$80 - $95

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Shady Grove 24 miles

$2 - $4

Towncar  •  31 min

  1. Take a town car from Reagan Washington Airport to Shady Grove 24 miles

$110 - $160

Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Shady Grove by subway

The subway journey time between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Shady Grove is around 58 min and covers a distance of around 24 miles. The fastest subway normally takes 55 min. Operated by Metro Washington DC, the Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Shady Grove subway service departs from NATIONAL AIRPORT station and arrives in SHADY GROVE station. Typically 735 subways run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Subway route overview

Average subway time:
58 min
Fastest subway time:
55 min
Subway distance:
24 miles
Subways per week:
735
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 Shady Grove subway schedules

Subway services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated

Departing Monday

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) → Shady Grove
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Shady Grove is 800-232-4636.

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The cheapest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Shady Grove is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Shady Grove is to taxi which costs $80 - $95 and takes 31 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) station to Shady Grove station. However, there are services departing from NATIONAL AIRPORT station and arriving at SHADY GROVE station via FARRAGUT NORTH station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 55 min.

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It is 20 miles from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Shady Grove. It is approximately 24 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Shady Grove without a car is to subway which takes 55 min and costs $5 - $8.

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It takes approximately 55 min to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Shady Grove, including transfers.

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

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Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Shady Grove train services, operated by Metro Washington DC, arrive at SHADY GROVE station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Shady Grove is 24 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Shady Grove.

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  • Distance: 20 miles
  • Duration: 55 min

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

You can take a vehicle from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Shady Grove via FARRAGUT WEST station and FARRAGUT NORTH station in around 55 min.

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 SHADY GROVE station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
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 Shady Grove
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Private
$110 - $160
Taxi from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Shady Grove
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$80 - $95
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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