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There are 6 ways to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Virginia Square–GMU Station by subway, bus, taxi, towncar, shuttle or foot

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

Subway  •  33 min

  1. Take the subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to ROSSLYN station Blue
  2. Take the subway from ROSSLYN station to Ballston Metro Orange / ...

$4 - $6

Cheapest option

Line 42 bus  •  52 min

  1. Take the line 42 bus from Army Navy Drive, WB @ S Hayes Street, FS to Wilson Blvd, WB @ N Monroe Street, FS 42

$4

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Virginia Square–GMU Station 5.7 miles

$21 - $26

Towncar  •  10 min

  1. Take a town car from Reagan Washington Airport to Virginia Square–GMU Station 5.7 miles

$80 - $110

Shuttle  •  10 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Reagan Washington Airport to Virginia Square–GMU Station

$21 - $45

Walk  •  1h 50m

  1. Walk from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Virginia Square–GMU Station 5.8 miles

Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Virginia Square–GMU Station by subway and walk

The journey time between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Virginia Square–GMU Station is around 25 min and covers a distance of around 8 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 22 min. Operated by Metro Washington DC, the Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Virginia Square–GMU Station service departs from NATIONAL AIRPORT station and arrives in Virginia Square–GMU Station. Typically 769 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
25 min
Fastest journey time:
22 min
Journey distance:
8 miles
Services per week:
769
Cheapest price:
$4
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

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

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Virginia Square–GMU Station subway and walk schedules

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

Departing Tuesday

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) → Virginia Square–GMU Station
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Rules to follow in United States

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Travel within United States

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

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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 Virginia Square–GMU Station is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Virginia Square–GMU Station is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Virginia Square–GMU 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: 22 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Virginia Square–GMU Station is to line 42 bus which costs $3 - $4 and takes 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Virginia Square–GMU Station is to taxi which costs $21 - $26 and takes 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) station to Virginia Square–GMU Station. However, there are services departing from NATIONAL AIRPORT station and arriving at Ballston Metro via ROSSLYN station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 min.

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The distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Virginia Square–GMU Station is 4 miles.

The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Virginia Square–GMU Station without a car is to subway which takes 33 min and costs $4 - $6.

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It takes approximately 33 min to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Virginia Square–GMU Station, including transfers.

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Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Virginia Square–GMU Station train services, operated by Metro Washington DC, depart from NATIONAL AIRPORT station.

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Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Virginia Square–GMU Station train services, operated by Metro Washington DC, arrive at Ballston Metro station.

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There are 556+ hotels available in Virginia Square–GMU Station. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Virginia Square–GMU Station.
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  • Distance: 3.9 miles
  • Duration: 33 min

What companies run services between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA), USA and Virginia Square–GMU Station, VA, USA?

You can take a vehicle from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Virginia Square–GMU Station via ROSSLYN station and Ballston Metro in around 33 min. Alternatively, Arlington Transit operates a bus from Army Navy Drive, WB @ S Hayes Street, FS to Wilson Blvd, WB @ N Monroe Street, FS every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 24 min.

Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to ROSSLYN station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from ROSSLYN station to Ballston Metro
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Arlington Transit
Phone
+1 703-228-7433
Website
arlingtontransit.com
Bus from Army Navy Drive, WB @ S Hayes Street, FS to Wilson Blvd, WB @ N Monroe Street, FS
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
arlingtontransit.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 Virginia Square–GMU Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Shuttle
$21 - $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 Virginia Square–GMU Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Private
$80 - $110
Taxi from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Virginia Square–GMU Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$21 - $26
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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