There are 9 ways to get from Washington to New York JFK Airport (JFK) by plane, subway, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Reagan Washington to New York JFK  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York JFK (JFK) DCA - JFK

$73 - $313

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to New York, Ny 2906 / ...

$24 - $72

7 alternative options

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to New York JFK  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to New York JFK (JFK) IAD - JFK

$74 - $300

Train to Baltimore, fly to New York JFK  •  2 h 49 min

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

$186 - $650

Fly Reagan Washington to Newark, train  •  3 h 51 min

  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
  3. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  4. Take the train from Station D Jamaica Station to Terminal 4

$125 - $514

Fly Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York La Guardia (LGA) DCA - LGA

$80 - $450

Train  •  3 h 35 min

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

$133 - $344

Bus Eastern Shuttle  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to New York, NY - Penn Station Northbound

$28 - $33

Drive  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Washington to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 242.4 miles

$23 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to fly which costs $70 - $320 and takes 2 h 34 min.

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The distance between Washington and New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 212 miles. The road distance is 242.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to get from Washington to New York JFK Airport (JFK), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Washington station to New York JFK Airport (JFK). However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Terminal 4 via Penn Station and Station D Jamaica Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

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What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA?

Delta and American Airlines fly from Washington to New York JFK Airport (JFK) every 3 hours. Alternatively, Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Washington to New York JFK Airport (JFK) hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $340 and the journey takes 2 h 56 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Washington Dulles to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
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
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Station D Jamaica Station to Terminal 4
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Rome2rio guide to
rome2rio.com
Bus operators
Eastern Shuttle
Phone
202-750-9078
Website
easternshuttle.com
Bus from Washington DC to New York, NY - Penn Station
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
easternshuttle.com
Hola Bus
Phone
+1 917-398-0398
Email
help@iLIKEBUS.com
Website
holabus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. to New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St.
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
holabus.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to NY Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com

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