There are 10 ways to get from Washington to South Ferry/Whitehall Street (New York City Subway) by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  3h 9m

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

$42 - $201

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Bus via 34 St - Penn Station  •  4h 41m

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

$16 - $20

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Bus  •  4h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Dupont Cir, Washington DC to New York 6th Ave New York / ...

$23 - $35

Drive  •  4h 3m

  1. Drive from Washington to South Ferry/Whitehall Street (New York City Subway) 229.2 miles

$22 - $35

Fly Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia, line 7 subway, line 4 subway  •  3h 36m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York La Guardia (LGA) DCA - LGA
  2. Take the line 7 subway from Woodside - 61 St to Grand Central - 42 St
  3. Take the line 4 subway from Grand Central - 42 St to Bowling Green

$88 - $413

Fly Reagan Washington to New York JFK, train, subway  •  3h 30m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York JFK (JFK) DCA - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Atlantic Terminal
  3. Take the subway from Atlantic Av - Barclays Ctr to Whitehall St - South Ferry

$113 - $421

Fly Reagan Washington to Newark, train  •  3h 32m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Newark (EWR) DCA - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark to World Trade Center

$102 - $481

Fly Washington Dulles to New York La Guardia, line 7 subway, line 4 subway  •  4h 1m

  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 Grand Central - 42 St
  3. Take the line 4 subway from Grand Central - 42 St to Bowling Green

$112 - $518

Fly Washington Dulles to New York JFK, train, subway  •  3h 55m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to New York JFK (JFK) IAD - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Atlantic Terminal
  3. Take the subway from Atlantic Av - Barclays Ctr to Whitehall St - South Ferry

$132 - $3,026

Train to Baltimore, fly to New York JFK  •  3h 48m

  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

$133 - $489

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to South Ferry/Whitehall Street (New York City Subway) is to bus via 34 St - Penn Station which costs $15 - $21 and takes 4h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to South Ferry/Whitehall Street (New York City Subway) is to train which costs $40 - $210 and takes 3h 9m.

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No, there is no direct train from Washington station to South Ferry/Whitehall Street (New York City Subway). However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station and arriving at South Ferry via 34 St - Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 9m.

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The distance between Washington and South Ferry/Whitehall Street (New York City Subway) is 205 miles. The road distance is 229.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to South Ferry/Whitehall Street (New York City Subway) without a car is to train which takes 3h 9m and costs $40 - $210.

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It takes approximately 3h 9m to get from Washington to South Ferry/Whitehall Street (New York City Subway), including transfers.

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Washington to South Ferry/Whitehall Street (New York City Subway) train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from Washington to South Ferry/Whitehall Street (New York City Subway) is to train which takes 3h 9m and costs $40 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4h 38m.

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

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Washington to South Ferry/Whitehall Street (New York City Subway) train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Map of how to get from Washington to South Ferry/Whitehall Street (New York City Subway).
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  • Distance: 204.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 9m

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and South Ferry/Whitehall Street (New York City Subway), NY, USA?

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. Alternatively, Boltbus operates a bus from Dupont Cir, Washington DC to New York 6th Ave hourly. Tickets cost $20 - $35 and the journey takes 4h 27m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
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 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Flights from Washington Dulles to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $120
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
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Washington Dulles to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
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 Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
21 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

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 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.

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
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 Grand Central - 42 St
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Grand Central - 42 St to Bowling Green
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Website
mta.info
Subway from Atlantic Av - Barclays Ctr to Whitehall St - South Ferry
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Atlantic Terminal
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$4 - $7
PATH
Phone
+1 800 234-7284
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Newark to World Trade Center
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Dupont Cir, Washington DC to New York 6th Ave
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
boltbus.com
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 to South Ferry/Whitehall Street (New York City Subway) is 229 miles. It takes approximately 4h 3m to drive from Washington to South Ferry/Whitehall Street (New York City Subway).

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

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There are 1931+ hotels available in South Ferry/Whitehall Street (New York City Subway). Prices start at $100 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 - $3.

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