There are 10 ways to get from Washington to Garden City by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 42m

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

$45 - $208

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Bus  •  5h 21m

  1. Take the bus from 904 9th St. NW, DC to 7th Ave. & 33rd St., NYC FlixBus

$18 - $30

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Bus via Jamaica  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to New York, Ny 2424 / ...

$36 - $61

Drive  •  4h 30m

  1. Drive from Washington to Garden City 253.4 miles

$24 - $40

Fly Reagan Washington to New York JFK, train  •  3h 29m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York JFK (JFK) DCA - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Garden City

$81 - $324

Fly Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia, train  •  4h 5m

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

$73 - $450

Train to Baltimore, fly to New York JFK  •  3h 47m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to New York JFK (JFK) BWI - JFK

$161 - $572

Fly Washington Dulles to New York JFK, train  •  3h 59m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to New York JFK (JFK) IAD - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Garden City

$80 - $308

Fly Reagan Washington to Newark, train  •  4h 26m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Newark (EWR) DCA - EWR
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Mineola

$128 - $515

Train to Baltimore, fly to Islip, train  •  5h 27m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Islip (ISP) BWI - ISP
  3. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Mineola

$185 - $507

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Garden City is to bus which costs $18 - $30 and takes 5h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Garden City is to fly and train which costs $80 - $330 and takes 3h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Washington station to Garden City. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station and arriving at Mineola via Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 42m.

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The distance between Washington and Garden City is 222 miles. The road distance is 253.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Garden City without a car is to train which takes 3h 42m and costs $40 - $210.

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It takes approximately 3h 42m to get from Washington to Garden City, including transfers.

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Washington to Garden City train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Garden City is to train which takes 3h 42m and costs $40 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $18 - $30 and takes 5h 21m.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to New York JFK Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 12m.

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Washington to Garden City train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Garden City.
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  • Distance: 221.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 42m

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Garden City, NY, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Washington to Garden City hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 2h 51m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Flixbus USA operates a bus from Washington to Garden City every 4 hours. Tickets cost $9 - $18 and the journey takes 4h 15m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK via Norfolk
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Islip
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
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 51m
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 Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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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 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $100
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.

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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 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$140 - $200
First Class
$190 - $330
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Garden City
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
LIRR
Train from Woodside to Mineola
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
LIRR
Train from Penn Station to Mineola
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
LIRR
Train from Ronkonkoma to Mineola
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from 904 9th St. NW, DC to 7th Ave. & 33rd St., NYC
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $75
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Union Station, Washington, DC to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Garden City is 253 miles. It takes approximately 4h 30m to drive from Washington to Garden City.

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

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There are 277+ hotels available in Garden City. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15 min and costs $2 - $4.

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