How to travel from New York City to Washington, DC

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from New York City to Washington, DC

You can get from New York City to Washington, DC by train, bus or flight.

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To get from New York City to Washington, DC on Sep 30 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:30AMNew York City4h30 01:00PMWashington, DC
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12:45PMNew York City5h30 06:15PMWashington, DC
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04:30PMNew York City4h00 08:30PMWashington, DC
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04:30PMNew York City4h00 08:30PMWashington, DC
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03:30PMNew York City4h40 08:10PMWashington, DC
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471One-way

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How to get from New York City to Washington, DC

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Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from New York City to Washington, DC, 84,48% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from New York City to Washington, DC and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Washington, DC is approximately 203 miles (328 km) away from New York City.

Many of our customers traveling from New York City to Washington, DC don't make Washington, DC their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Washington, DC are Paris, London or Madrid, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Washington, DC to any of these top destinations today!

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