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from Washington, DC to New York City

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

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To get from Washington, DC to New York City on Aug 4 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:30AMWashington, DC4h30 01:00PMNew York City
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$311One-way
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08:30AMWashington, DC4h30 01:00PMNew York City
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$311One-way
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09:45AMWashington, DC4h00 01:45PMNew York City
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$471One-way
05:45PMWashington, DC4h00 09:45PMNew York City
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$471One-way
09:00AMWashington, DC4h20 01:20PMNew York City
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$481One-way

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Tue
Aug 3
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$23Flixbus
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Wed
Aug 4
$78Amtrak
$21Flixbus
$275United
Thu
Aug 5
$99Amtrak
$23Flixbus
$275United
Fri
Aug 6
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$32OurBus
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Sat
Aug 7
$99Amtrak
$19Flixbus
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Sun
Aug 8
$99Amtrak
$23Flixbus
$275United
Mon
Aug 9
$78Amtrak
$19Flixbus
$275United
Tue
Aug 10
$44Amtrak
$19Flixbus
$211American Airlines
Wed
Aug 11
$44Amtrak
$19Flixbus
$211American Airlines
Thu
Aug 12
$44Amtrak
$19Flixbus
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Fri
Aug 13
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$19Flixbus
$211American Airlines
Sat
Aug 14
$33Amtrak
$19Flixbus
$211American Airlines
Sun
Aug 15
$44Amtrak
$19Flixbus
$211American Airlines
Mon
Aug 16
$33Amtrak
$19Flixbus
$148American Airlines
Tue
Aug 17
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$19Flixbus
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Wed
Aug 18
$33Amtrak
$19Flixbus
$71Republic Airlines
Thu
Aug 19
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$19Flixbus
$92American Airlines
Fri
Aug 20
$33Amtrak
$19Flixbus
$92American Airlines
Sat
Aug 21
$33Amtrak
$19Flixbus
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Sun
Aug 22
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$19Flixbus
$71American Airlines
Mon
Aug 23
$33Amtrak
$19Flixbus
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Travel Information from Washington, DC to New York City

distanceDistance203 miles (328 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$33 - $60
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $33 (€26) • 4 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $60 (€48) • 1 h 8 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAmerican Airlines, OurBus or Amtrak

Travel 203 miles (328 km) by flight, bus or train between Washington, DC and New York City. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 8 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $33 (€26). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are American Airlines, OurBus or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Washington, DC to New York City.

How to get from Washington, DC to New York City

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Washington, DC to New York City, 86,14% 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 Washington, DC to New York City 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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FAQs
How do I go from Washington, DC to New York City?

There are 3 ways to travel between Washington, DC and New York City including taking a flight, bus or train.

How many miles from Washington, DC to New York City would I travel?

The Washington, DC to New York City distance is around 203 miles (328 km).

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Washington, DC to New York City?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Washington, DC to New York City:

    Which travel operators can get me to New York City from Washington, DC?

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Washington, DC to New York City:

    • You can travel by plane from Washington, DC to New York City with American Airlines, and you can find American Airlines Washington, DC to New York City tickets for $60 (€48) on Omio.
    • You can take a bus from Washington, DC to New York City with OurBus. Cheap tickets can be found for $33 (€26) with OurBus from Washington, DC to New York City.
    • You can travel to New York City from Washington, DC by train with Amtrak. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $42 (€34) with Amtrak from Washington, DC to New York City.
    Can I find a direct route to New York City from Washington, DC?

    Yes, there are direct routes from Washington, DC to New York City with the following travel companies:

    • You can find direct flights to take to New York City with gojet airlines, Republic Airlines, CommutAir, air wisconsin, American Airlines or United.
    • You'll find direct bus services to New York City with Flixbus, Peter Pan Bus or Vamoose Bus.
    • You can check for a direct train to New York City with Amtrak or Amtrak.

    Direct services to New York City tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

    What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Washington, DC to New York City?
    Omio customers who travel from Washington, DC to New York City often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, Madrid or London. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between New York City and these popular destinations at a great price.
    How early should I buy Washington, DC to New York City tickets online to score the best deals?

    When planning your trip from Washington, DC to New York City, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Plane tickets are costing on average $60 (€48) one way.
    • Bus tickets cost $33 (€26) one way on average.
    • Train tickets are costing on average $42 (€34) one way.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from Washington, DC to New York City online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

    What is the cheapest way to travel from Washington, DC to New York City?

    The cheapest way to get from Washington, DC to New York City is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $33 (€26) compared to other travel options to New York City:

    A bus is $27 (€22) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Washington, DC to New York City costing on average $60 (€48).

    A bus is $9 (€7) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Washington, DC to New York City costing on average $42 (€34).

    What is the quickest way from Washington, DC to New York City?

    The quickest way to travel from Washington, DC to New York City is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 8 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

    In comparison, going by bus can take 4 h 20 min   on average.

    In comparison, getting to New York City by train can take on average 3 h 21 min.

    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Washington, DC
    Washington DC Union Station
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