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There are 10 ways to get from UNION STATION station to New York, NY by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  3h 18m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall Acela / ...

$42 - $128

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Bus  •  4h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Washington Union to New York 6th Ave Washington / ...

$20 - $35

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Bus via 36th St & 11th Ave  •  5h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to New York Wdc-Nyc

$21 - $42

Drive  •  4h 1m

  1. Drive from UNION STATION station to New York, NY 225.1 miles

$22 - $35

Fly Reagan Washington to New York JFK, subway  •  3h 57m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York JFK (JFK) DCA - JFK
  2. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport to Delancey St-Essex St

$100 - $506

Fly Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia, train  •  3h 56m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York La Guardia (LGA) DCA - LGA
  2. Take the train from Woodside to New York Penn Station

$77 - $287

Fly Reagan Washington to Newark, train  •  3h 53m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Newark (EWR) DCA - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station

$125 - $533

Train to Baltimore, fly to New York JFK, subway  •  4h 11m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to New York JFK (JFK) BWI - JFK
  3. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport to Delancey St-Essex St

$134 - $492

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  4h 47m

  1. Take the subway from METRO CENTER station to ROSSLYN station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to New York La Guardia (LGA) IAD - LGA
  3. Take the train from Woodside to New York Penn Station

$114 - $393

Fly Reagan Washington to White Plains, train  •  6h 3m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to White Plains (HPN) DCA - HPN
  2. Take the train from White Plains to Grand Central

UNION STATION station to New York, NY by walk, train and subway

The journey time between UNION STATION station and New York, NY is around 3h 37m and covers a distance of around 229 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 8m. Services are operated by Amtrak, Amtrak Northeast Regional and MTA. Typically 171 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 37m
Fastest journey time:
3h 8m
Journey distance:
229 miles
Services per week:
171
Cheapest price:
$42
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:45
Last service departs at:
22:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

UNION STATION station to New York, NY walk, train and subway schedules

UNION STATION station → New York, NY
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from UNION STATION station to New York, NY is to bus, which costs $20 - $35 and takes 4h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from UNION STATION station to New York, NY is to train which costs $40 - $130 and takes 3h 18m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Washington Union and arriving at New York 6th Ave. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h.

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No, there is no direct train from UNION STATION station station to New York, NY. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station and arriving at Grand St via 34 St-Herald Sq. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 18m.

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The distance between UNION STATION station and New York, NY is 204 miles. The road distance is 225.1 miles.

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The best way to get from UNION STATION station to New York, NY without a car is to train which takes 3h 18m and costs $40 - $130.

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It takes approximately 3h 18m to get from UNION STATION station to New York, NY, including transfers.

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UNION STATION station to New York, NY bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from Washington Union station.

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UNION STATION station to New York, NY train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from UNION STATION station to New York, NY is to train which takes 3h 18m and costs $40 - $130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $20 - $35 and takes 4h 22m.

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  • Distance: 204.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 18m

What companies run services between UNION STATION station, DC, USA and New York, NY, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Washington Union Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 2h 49m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Boltbus operates a bus from Washington Union to New York 6th Ave hourly. Tickets cost $20 - $35 and the journey takes 4h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $270
Flights from Reagan Washington to White Plains
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $320
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $320
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $310
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Washington Dulles to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Train operators
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 Washington Union Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $100
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport to Delancey St-Essex St
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Woodside to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$6 - $9
Peak
$3 - $12
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from METRO CENTER station to ROSSLYN station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
wmata.com
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Train from White Plains to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Washington Union to New York 6th Ave
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
boltbus.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Washington DC to New York
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Book at
megabus.com

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to New York JFK Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 14m.

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UNION STATION station to New York, NY bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at New York 6th Ave station.

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UNION STATION station to New York, NY train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Moynihan Train Hall station.

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Yes, the driving distance between UNION STATION station to New York, NY is 225 miles. It takes approximately 4h 1m to drive from UNION STATION station to New York, NY.

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American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to New York JFK Airport.

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