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There are 4 ways to get from Richmond Airport (RIC) to Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) by plane, subway, train, bus or car

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Fly, subway  •  2 h 8 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

Train  •  2 h 19 min

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

$71 - $115

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Ric Airport to 7Th + Marshall 7A / ...
  2. Take the train from Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station to Alexandria Amtrak Station Northeast Regional

$74 - $198

Drive  •  1 h 58 min

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

$11 - $16

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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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The best way to get from Richmond Airport (RIC) to Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) without a car is to train which takes 2 h 19 min and costs $70 - $120.

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It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to get from Richmond Airport (RIC) to Reagan Washington Airport (DCA), including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Richmond Airport to Washington Dulles Airport is the direct flight which takes 49 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Richmond Airport (RIC) to Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) is 113 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to drive from Richmond Airport (RIC) to Reagan Washington Airport (DCA).

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United Airlines offers flights from Richmond Airport to Washington Dulles Airport.

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There are 827+ hotels available in Reagan Washington Airport (DCA). Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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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 8 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.

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

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station to Alexandria Amtrak Station
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station to Alexandria Amtrak Station
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
GRTC
Phone
(804) 358-4782
Email
webcustomerservice@ridegrtc.com
Website
ridegrtc.com
Bus from Ric Airport to 7Th + Marshall
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
More information at
GRTC

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