# Distance between Washington D.C. (DCA) and Philadelphia, PA (PHL)

Flight distance from Washington D.C. to Philadelphia (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – Philadelphia International Airport) is 119 miles / 192 kilometers / 104 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 43 minutes.

Driving distance from Washington D.C. (DCA) to Philadelphia (PHL) is 132 miles / 212 kilometers and travel time by car is about 2 hours 41 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL).

## How far is Philadelphia from Washington D.C.?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Washington D.C. and Philadelphia. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 119.184 miles
• 191.809 kilometers
• 103.568 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
• 119.058 miles
• 191.605 kilometers
• 103.459 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).

## Airport information

A 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

Country: United States
IATA Code: PHL
ICAO Code: KPHL
Coordinates: 39°52′18″N, 75°14′27″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Washington D.C. and Philadelphia.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 43 kg (94 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Washington D.C. (DCA) → Philadelphia (PHL).

Distance:
119
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
119

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