Travel from Washington to Long-Island-City

Train, bus or fly from Washington to Long Island City?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Washington to Long Island City hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $340 and the journey takes 2 h 46 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Washington to Long Island City hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min.

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How to get from Washington to Long Island City

ModeDurationPrice
From Washington Union Station Amtrak train to 34 St - Penn Station then subway to Court Sq.2 h 59 min$253
From Washington bus to 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal then subway to Court Sq.4 h 32 min$30
From Washington DC bus to W 32 St/7 Av then bus to Queens Plaza S/28 St.4 h 38 min$28
From Washington drive to Long Island City.4 h 3 min$27
From FARRAGUT WEST station subway to Reagan Washington airport, fly to New York La Guardia airport, bus to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av, then subway to Long Island City.2 h 51 min$232
From FARRAGUT WEST station subway to Reagan Washington airport, fly to New York JFK airport, AirTrain to Jamaica, NY, walk to Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport, then subway to Long Island City.3 h 22 min$139
From FARRAGUT WEST station subway to Reagan Washington airport, fly to Newark airport, bus to 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal, then subway to Long Island City.3 h 32 min$262
From FARRAGUT WEST station subway to Wiehle-Reston East Station, bus to Washington Dulles airport, fly to New York La Guardia airport, bus to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av, then subway to Long Island City.3 h 56 min$169
From Washington Union Station Amtrak train to BWI Amtrak/MARC Station, bus to Baltimore airport, fly to New York JFK airport, AirTrain to Jamaica, NY, walk to Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport, then subway to Long Island City.3 h 27 min$385

How long does it take to get from Washington to Long Island City?

It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to get from Washington to Long Island City, including transfers.

Is there a direct bus between Washington and Long Island City?

No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Long Island City. However, there are services departing from Washington DC and arriving at Queens Plaza S/28 St via W 32 St/7 Av. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 38 min.

Operators from Washington to Long Island City

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Amtrak Acela Express+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak Acela Express
New York City Transit (MTA)New York City Transit (MTA)
Greyhound USA+1 214-849-8100Greyhound USA
Eastern Shuttle202-750-9078Eastern Shuttle
Metro Washington DCMetro Washington DC
DeltaDelta
American AirlinesAmerican Airlines
JetBlue AirwaysJetBlue Airways
Port Authority NYNJPort Authority NYNJ
United AirlinesUnited Airlines
Coach USA201-225-7500Coach USA
MWAA+1(703) 417-8600MWAA
BWI Airport ShuttleBWI Airport Shuttle