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

$8 - $13

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

Questions & Answers

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

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

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The distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Smithsonian Institution is 3 miles.

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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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.

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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
Phone
202-637-7000
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
$8 - $13
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$8 - $13
uberWAV
$9 - $13
uberX
$9 - $13
uberX + Car Seat
$17 - $24
uberXL
$15 - $20
UberBLACK
$25 - $35
BLACK CAR + Car Seat
$30 - $40
SUV + Car Seat
$35 - $50
UberSUV
$30 - $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
Red Cab DC
Phone
+1 202-285-1632
Website
redcabdc.com
https://dfhv.dc.gov/
Website
dfhv.dc.gov
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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