There are 9 ways to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Smithsonian Institution by bus, subway, taxi, towncar, shuttle, foot or bike

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  14 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC - Crystal City to Washington, DC - Independence & 12th West Side

$13 - $14

Cheapest option

Subway via L'ENFANT PLAZA station  •  19 min

  1. Take the subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to L'ENFANT PLAZA station Yellow

$2 - $3

7 alternative options

Subway  •  25 min

  1. Take the subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to SMITHSONIAN station Blue

$3 - $4

Taxi  •  5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Smithsonian Institution 3.2 miles

$13 - $17

Towncar  •  5 min

  1. Take a town car from Reagan Washington Airport to Smithsonian Institution 3.2 miles

$75 - $110

Shuttle  •  5 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Reagan Washington Airport to Smithsonian Institution

$16 - $75

Uber  •  5 min

  1. Take an Uber from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Smithsonian Institution 3.2 miles

$7 - $12

Walk  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Walk from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Smithsonian Institution 4.2 miles

Bikeshare  •  33 min

  1. Cycle from Rd & Crystal Dr to Independence Ave & L'enfant Plaza Sw / Doe 5.2 miles

$7

What companies run services between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA), USA and Smithsonian Institution, DC, USA?

Academy Bus LLC operates a bus from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Smithsonian Institution 5 times a week. Tickets cost $13 - $14 and the journey takes 10 min.

Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Website
wmata.com
Subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to L'ENFANT PLAZA station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to SMITHSONIAN station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Academy Bus LLC
Phone
201-420-7000
Website
academybus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - Crystal City to Washington, DC - Independence & 12th West Side
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $14
Schedules at
academybus.com
Other operators
Uber Washington D.C.
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Smithsonian Institution
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$7 - $12
uberWAV
$8 - $12
uberX
$8 - $12
uberX + Car Seat
$18 - $23
uberXL
$14 - $19
UberBLACK
$24 - $35
BLACK CAR + Car Seat
$29 - $40
SUV + Car Seat
$35 - $50
UberSUV
$28 - $40
Capital BikeShare
Website
capitalbikeshare.com
Bike from Rd & Crystal Dr to Independence Ave & L'enfant Plaza Sw / Doe
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$7
Bikeshare
$7
Taxi from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Smithsonian Institution
Ave. Duration
5 min
Estimated price
$13 - $17
https://dfhv.dc.gov/
Website
dfhv.dc.gov
Red Cab DC
Phone
+1 202-285-1632
Website
redcabdc.com
Mats DC
Phone
+1 202-480-6807
Website
dcmats.com
Yellow Cab DC
Phone
+1 202-544-1212
Website
dcyellowcab.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Reagan Washington Airport to Smithsonian Institution
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Shuttle from Reagan Washington Airport to Smithsonian Institution
Estimated price
$16 - $75

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Smithsonian Institution is 4 km.

The cheapest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Smithsonian Institution is to subway which costs $2 - $3 and takes 19 min.

The quickest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Smithsonian Institution is to taxi which takes 5 min and costs $13 - $17.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Washington, DC - Crystal City and arriving at Washington, DC - Independence & 12th West Side. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 10 min.

The bus from Washington, DC - Crystal City to Washington, DC - Independence & 12th West Side takes 10 min including transfers and departs five times a week.

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