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There are 8 ways to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to UNION STATION station by subway, bus, taxi, towncar, shuttle or foot

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Subway via UNION STATION station

  1. Take the subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station
  2. Take the subway from GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station to UNION STATION station

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Subway

  1. Take the subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station

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Subway, bus

  1. Take the subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to METRO CENTER station
  2. Take the bus from H St Nw & 11Th St Nw to H St & Union Station Garage

Subway, bus via K Street and 14th Street NW

  1. Take the subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to MCPHERSON SQ station
  2. Take the bus from K Street and 14th Street NW to Union Station Parking Garage

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to UNION STATION station

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Reagan Washington Airport to UNION STATION station

Shuttle

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Reagan Washington Airport to UNION STATION station

Walk

  1. Walk from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to UNION STATION station

Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to UNION STATION station by subway and bus

The journey time between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and UNION STATION station is around 40 min and covers a distance of around 8 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 8 min. The fastest journey normally takes 30 min. Operated by Metro Washington DC, the Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to UNION STATION station service departs from NATIONAL AIRPORT station and arrives in H St & Union Station Garage. Typically 685 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
31 min
Layover time:
8 min
Total time:
40 min

Route information

Fastest journey time:
30 min
Journey distance:
8 miles
Services per week:
685
Cheapest price:
$2
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:00
Last service departs at:
23:38

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to UNION STATION station 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) → UNION STATION station
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Rules to follow in United States

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Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 800-232-4636

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, travel within United States is currently allowed.

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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 UNION STATION station is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in UNION STATION station is recommended.

The social distance requirement in UNION STATION station 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: 14 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Centers for Disease control and prevention (CDC).

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to UNION STATION station is to subway which costs $1 - $3 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to UNION STATION station is to taxi which costs $19 - $24 and takes 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from NATIONAL AIRPORT station station and arriving at GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

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The distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and UNION STATION station is 4 miles.

The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to UNION STATION station without a car is to subway via UNION STATION station which takes 27 min and costs $2 - $6.

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It takes approximately 27 min to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to UNION STATION station, including transfers.

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

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

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There are 636+ hotels available in UNION STATION station. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to UNION STATION station.
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  • Distance: 3.9 miles
  • Duration: 27 min

What companies run services between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA), USA and UNION STATION station, DC, USA?

You can take a vehicle from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to UNION STATION station via GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station and UNION STATION station in around 27 min.

Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
wmata.com
Senior / Disabled
$1 - $2
Subway from GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station to UNION STATION station
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
wmata.com
Senior / Disabled
$1 - $2
Subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to METRO CENTER station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Senior / Disabled
$1 - $2
Subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to MCPHERSON SQ station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Senior / Disabled
$1 - $2
Bus operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from H St Nw & 11Th St Nw to H St & Union Station Garage
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
wmata.com
Senior / Disabled
$1
DC Circulator
Phone
+1 202-567-3040
Website
dccirculator.com
Bus from K Street and 14th Street NW to Union Station Parking Garage
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
dccirculator.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 UNION STATION station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Shuttle
$20 - $45
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 UNION STATION station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Private
$75 - $110
Taxi from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to UNION STATION station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$19 - $24
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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