There are 5 ways to get from Richmond Airport (RIC) to Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) by plane, subway, train, bus or car

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

Fly, subway  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Richmond (RIC) to Washington Dulles (IAD) RIC - IAD
  2. Take the subway from ROSSLYN station to NATIONAL AIRPORT station

$174 - $382

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond to Washington

$18 - $33

3 alternative options

Train Amtrak  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Richmond Staples Mill Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak Silver Star / ...

$71 - $115

Train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Richmond Main Street Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak Northeast Regional

$74 - $195

Drive  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Richmond Airport (RIC) to Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) 113.1 miles

$11 - $16

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Richmond Airport (RIC) to Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) is to drive which costs $11 - $16 and takes 1 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Richmond Airport (RIC) to Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) is to drive which costs $11 - $16 and takes 1 h 58 min.

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The distance between Richmond Airport (RIC) and Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) is 95 miles. The road distance is 113.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to get from Richmond Airport (RIC) to Reagan Washington Airport (DCA), including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Richmond Airport (RIC) to Reagan Washington Airport (DCA).
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  • Distance: 94.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 6 min

What companies run services between Richmond Airport (RIC), USA and Reagan Washington Airport (DCA), USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Richmond Airport (RIC) to Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) every 3 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $65 and the journey takes 1 h 48 min. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Richmond Airport (RIC) to Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) every 4 hours. Tickets cost $12 - $22 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Richmond to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from ROSSLYN station to NATIONAL AIRPORT station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Staples Mill Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Main Street Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
Bus operators

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