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 7 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

Megabus  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Richmond to Washington via Fayetteville

$18 - $31

3 alternative options

Train Amtrak  •  2 h 20 min

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

$71 - $115

Train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  4 h 23 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

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) hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $65 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Richmond Airport (RIC) to Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) 5 times a day. Tickets cost $12 - $22 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Richmond to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
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
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Staples Mill Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Main Street Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Richmond Airport (RIC) to Reagan Washington Airport (DCA)?

The distance between Richmond Airport (RIC) and Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) is 152 km. The road distance is 181 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Richmond Airport (RIC) to Reagan Washington Airport (DCA)?

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.

What is the fastest way to get from Richmond Airport (RIC) to Reagan Washington Airport (DCA)?

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

How long does it take to get from Richmond Airport (RIC) to Reagan Washington Airport (DCA)?

It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to get from Richmond Airport (RIC) to Reagan Washington Airport (DCA), including transfers.

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