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There are 8 ways to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to South Kensington by subway, bus, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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Recommended option

Subway, line 34 bus  •  1h 2m

  1. Take the subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to FARRAGUT WEST station
  2. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to Medical Center Metro/Naval Med Ctr & Nih Red
  3. Take the line 34 bus from Medical Center Station & Bay D to Cedar Ln & Saul Rd 34

$7 - $12

7 alternative options

Subway, bus  •  1h 6m

  1. Take the subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to FARRAGUT WEST station
  2. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to FRIENDSHIP HEIGHTS station Red
  3. Take the bus from Friendship Hgts Sta & Bus Bay K to Connecticut Ave & Saul Rd L8

$7 - $11

Subway, line 33 bus, bus  •  1h 34m

  1. Take the subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to FARRAGUT WEST station
  2. Take the line 33 bus from I St & 17Th St Nw to Friendship Heights Sta & Bus Bay C 33 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Friendship Hgts Sta & Bus Bay K to Connecticut Ave & Saul Rd L8

$7 - $13

Subway, bus, line 5 bus  •  1h 37m

  1. Take the subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to MCPHERSON SQ station
  2. Take the bus from Franklin Square & Bus Bay D to Silver Spring Station & Bus Bay 103 S2 / ...
  3. Take the line 5 bus from Silver Spring Station & Bay 232 to Capitol View Ave & Leafy Ave 5

$7 - $13

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to South Kensington 13.4 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to South Kensington 13.4 miles

$1 - $2

Towncar  •  22 min

  1. Take a town car from Reagan Washington Airport to South Kensington 13.4 miles

$90 - $130

Shuttle  •  22 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Reagan Washington Airport to South Kensington

$30 - $55

Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to South Kensington by subway and bus

The journey time between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and South Kensington is around 59 min and covers a distance of around 16 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 48 min. Operated by Metro Washington DC and Montgomery County MD Ride On, the Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to South Kensington service departs from NATIONAL AIRPORT station and arrives in Cedar Ln & Saul Rd. Typically 280 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
59 min
Fastest journey time:
48 min
Journey distance:
16 miles
Services per week:
280
Cheapest price:
$7
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:45
Last service departs at:
23:16

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to South Kensington subway and bus schedules

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

Departing Sunday

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) → South Kensington
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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 South Kensington is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in South Kensington is recommended.

The social distance requirement in South Kensington 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: 20 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to South Kensington is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to South Kensington is to taxi which costs $45 - $55 and takes 22 min.

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The distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and South Kensington is 11 miles. The road distance is 13.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to South Kensington without a car is to subway and line 34 bus which takes 1h 2m and costs $6 - $12.

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It takes approximately 1h 2m to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to South Kensington, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to South Kensington is 13 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to South Kensington.

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Map of how to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to South Kensington.
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  • Distance: 11.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 2m

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

There is no direct connection from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to South Kensington. However, you can take the subway to FARRAGUT WEST station, take the walk to FARRAGUT NORTH station, take the subway to Medical Center Metro/Naval Med Ctr & Nih, take the walk to Medical Center Station & Bay D, then take the line 34 bus to Cedar Ln & Saul Rd. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to South Kensington via FARRAGUT WEST station, FARRAGUT NORTH station, FRIENDSHIP HEIGHTS station, and Friendship Hgts Sta & Bus Bay K in around 1h 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 Medical Center Metro/Naval Med Ctr & Nih
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to FRIENDSHIP HEIGHTS station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to MCPHERSON SQ station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Montgomery County MD Ride On
Website
montgomerycountymd.gov
Bus from Medical Center Station & Bay D to Cedar Ln & Saul Rd
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
montgomerycountymd.gov
Bus from Friendship Heights Station & Bay B to Connecticut Ave & Saul Rd
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
montgomerycountymd.gov
Bus from Silver Spring Station & Bay 232 to Capitol View Ave & Leafy Ave
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
montgomerycountymd.gov
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from Friendship Hgts Sta & Bus Bay K to Connecticut Ave & Saul Rd
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
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 Franklin Square & Bus Bay D to Silver Spring Station & Bus Bay 103
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Shuttles by Jayride

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
Shuttle from Reagan Washington Airport to South Kensington
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Shuttle
$30 - $55
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 South Kensington
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Private
$90 - $130
Taxi from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to South Kensington
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
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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