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There are 7 ways to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Washington Monument by subway, train, bus, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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Recommended option

Subway, train  •  1h 23m

  1. Take the subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station Yellow
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Baltimore Penn Station Acela / ...

$27 - $121

Cheapest option

Subway, bus, train  •  2h 43m

  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 X2
  3. Take the train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to PENN STATION MARC nb

$10 - $16

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Bus  •  2h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Baltimore Newark / ...

$11 - $14

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Washington Monument 42.8 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Washington Monument 42.8 miles

$4 - $7

Towncar  •  54 min

  1. Take a town car from Reagan Washington Airport to Washington Monument 42.8 miles

$140 - $210

Shuttle  •  54 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Reagan Washington Airport to Washington Monument

$75 - $85

Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Washington Monument by subway, bus, train and walk

The journey time between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Washington Monument is around 1h 51m and covers a distance of around 49 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 40m. Operated by Metro Washington DC and Maryland Transit, the Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Washington Monument service departs from NATIONAL AIRPORT station and arrives in Washington Monument. Typically 101 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 51m
Fastest journey time:
1h 40m
Journey distance:
49 miles
Services per week:
101
Cheapest price:
$10
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:35
Last service departs at:
22:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Washington Monument subway, bus, train and walk schedules

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

Departing Monday

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) → Washington Monument
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Washington Monument is 800-232-4636.

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The cheapest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Washington Monument is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Washington Monument is to taxi which costs $140 - $170 and takes 54 min.

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The distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Washington Monument is 39 miles. The road distance is 42.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Washington Monument without a car is to subway and train which takes 1h 23m and costs $27 - $130.

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It takes approximately 1h 23m to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Washington Monument, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Washington Monument is 43 miles. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Washington Monument.

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Map of how to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Washington Monument.
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  • Distance: 38.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 23m

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

Boltbus operates a bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Baltimore every 4 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $8 and the journey takes 59 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
$2 - $3
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to METRO CENTER station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Baltimore Penn Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $110
First Class
$80 - $200
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Baltimore Penn Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Baltimore Penn Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to PENN STATION MARC nb
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
More information at
Maryland Transit
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Website
boltbus.com
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
$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 Washington Monument
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$75 - $85
Shuttle
$75 - $85
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 Washington Monument
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Private
$140 - $210
Taxi from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Washington Monument
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
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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