There are 11 ways to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Manhattan by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Washington Dulles to New York La Guardia  •  2h 14m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to New York La Guardia (LGA) IAD - LGA

$113 - $513

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Bus via 86 St  •  6h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to 300 W 31st St, NYC FlixBus

$24 - $32

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Fly Washington Dulles to Newark  •  2h 17m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Newark (EWR) IAD - EWR

$129 - $419

Fly Washington Dulles to New York JFK  •  2h 10m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to New York JFK (JFK) IAD - JFK

$134 - $2,934

Bus to Reagan Washington, fly to Newark  •  3h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Newark (EWR) DCA - EWR

$122 - $498

Bus to Reagan Washington, fly to New York La Guardia  •  4h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York La Guardia (LGA) DCA - LGA

$98 - $428

Bus to Reagan Washington, fly to New York JFK  •  4h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York JFK (JFK) DCA - JFK

$120 - $430

Train  •  4h 19m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station Acela / ...

$48 - $214

Train via Landover  •  5h 28m

  1. Take the train from New Carrollton Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station Northeast Regional / ...

$48 - $146

Bus  •  6h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Arlington, VA to Penn Station 7th Ave. Corner of W 30th Street

$34 - $58

Drive  •  4h 28m

  1. Drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Manhattan 254.9 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Manhattan is to bus via 86 St which costs $24 - $35 and takes 6h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Manhattan is to fly which costs $130 - $3,000 and takes 2h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Manhattan station. However, there are services departing from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door and arriving at Penn Station 7th Ave. Corner of W 30th Street via Arlington, VA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 6m.

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The distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) and Manhattan is 225 miles. The road distance is 254.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Manhattan without a car is to train which takes 4h 19m and costs $45 - $220.

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It takes approximately 2h 14m to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Manhattan, including transfers.

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Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Manhattan bus services, operated by Vamoose Bus, depart from Arlington, VA station.

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The best way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Manhattan is to fly which takes 2h 14m and costs $110 - $550. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $45 - $220 and takes 4h 19m, you could also bus, which costs $30 - $60 and takes 6h 6m.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 14m.

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Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Manhattan bus services, operated by Vamoose Bus, arrive at Penn Station 7th Ave. Corner of W 30th Street.

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Map of how to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Manhattan.
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  • Distance: 225 miles
  • Duration: 2h 14m

What companies run services between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD), USA and Manhattan, NY, USA?

United Airlines flies from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Manhattan 4 times a day. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 2h 49m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Washington Dulles to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to Newark via Syracuse
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to Newark via Norfolk
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to Newark via Buffalo
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to Newark via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $160
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $140
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
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 Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from New Carrollton Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Seat
$65 - $95
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 Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
Train from New Carrollton Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$95 - $180
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 New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$140 - $200
First Class
$190 - $330
Bus operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
wmata.com
Vamoose Bus
Phone
+1 212-695-6766
Website
vamoosebus.com
Bus from Arlington, VA to Penn Station 7th Ave. Corner of W 30th Street
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
vamoosebus.com
Economy
$30
Premium
$75
Tripper Bus
Website
tripperbus.com
Bus from Arlington, VA to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Schedules at
tripperbus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Regular
$27
Elite
$50
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Washington DC to 300 W 31st St, NYC
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Manhattan is 255 miles. It takes approximately 4h 28m to drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Manhattan.

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United Airlines offers flights from Washington Dulles Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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