# Distance between Washington D.C. (DCA) and New York, NY (LGA)

Flight distance from Washington D.C. to New York (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – New York LaGuardia Airport) is 214 miles / 345 kilometers / 186 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 54 minutes.

Driving distance from Washington D.C. (DCA) to New York (LGA) is 240 miles / 386 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 4 minutes.

214
Miles
345
Kilometers
186
Nautical miles

## How far is New York from Washington D.C.?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 214.445 miles
• 345.115 kilometers
• 186.347 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
• 214.237 miles
• 344.782 kilometers
• 186.167 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

## How long does it take to fly from Washington D.C. to New York?

Estimated flight time from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to New York LaGuardia Airport is 54 minutes.

## What is the time difference between Washington D.C. and New York?

There is no time difference between Washington D.C. and New York.

## Flight carbon footprint between Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA)

On average flying from Washington D.C. to New York generates about 57 kg of CO2 per passenger, 57 kilograms is equal to 125 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Washington D.C. to New York

Shortest flight path between Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA).

## Airport information

Origin Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
City: Washington D.C.
Country: United States
IATA Code: DCA
ICAO Code: KDCA
Coordinates: 38°51′7″N, 77°2′15″W
Destination New York LaGuardia Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States
IATA Code: LGA
ICAO Code: KLGA
Coordinates: 40°46′37″N, 73°52′21″W