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There are 9 ways to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Manhattan by plane, subway, bus, train or car

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Fly Washington Dulles to New York La Guardia, line 7 subway  •  1h 51m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to New York La Guardia (LGA) IAD - LGA
  2. Take the line 7 subway from Woodside-61 St to Queensboro Plaza

$79 - $251

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Bus via Washington  •  6h 8m

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

$34 - $50

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Fly Washington Dulles to New York JFK, subway  •  1h 59m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to New York JFK (JFK) IAD - JFK
  2. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport to Lexington Av/53 St

$113 - $314

Fly Washington Dulles to Newark  •  2h 9m

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

$100 - $349

Bus to Reagan Washington, fly to New York La Guardia  •  3h 45m

  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

$100 - $240

Bus to Reagan Washington, fly to New York JFK  •  3h 49m

  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 - $422

Train  •  5h 14m

  1. Take the train from New Carrollton Amtrak Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall Northeast Regional / ...

$44 - $142

Bus  •  6h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Arlington, VA to New York, NY

$34 - $58

Drive  •  4h 28m

  1. Drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Manhattan 254 miles

$24 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Manhattan is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 4h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Manhattan is to fly and line 7 subway which costs $75 - $260 and takes 1h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Manhattan. However, there are services departing from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door and arriving at New York, NY via Arlington, VA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 16m.

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The distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) and Manhattan is 225 miles. The road distance is 254 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 5h 14m and costs $40 - $150.

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It takes approximately 1h 51m 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 Tripper 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 9m and costs $100 - $350. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $40 - $150 and takes 5h 14m, you could also bus via Washington, which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6h 8m.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 12m.

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Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Manhattan bus services, operated by Tripper Bus, arrive at New York, NY station.

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Map of how to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Manhattan.
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  • Distance: 225 miles
  • Duration: 1h 51m

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

United Airlines flies from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Manhattan 3 times a day. Alternatively, Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from New Carrollton Amtrak Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $130 and the journey takes 3h 14m. Amtrak also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$15 - $290
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$14 - $280
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$15 - $300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $310
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $240
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Flights from Washington Dulles to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Washington Dulles to Newark via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Train operators
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 Woodside-61 St to Queensboro Plaza
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport to Lexington Av/53 St
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
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 New Carrollton Amtrak Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$95 - $180
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 New Carrollton Amtrak Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Seat
$65 - $95
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
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
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
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 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
vamoosebus.com
Economy
$30
Premium
$75

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Manhattan is 254 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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