Distance between Washington D.C. (DCA) and Rochester, NY (ROC)

Flight distance from Washington D.C. to Rochester (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – Greater Rochester International Airport) is 296 miles / 477 kilometers / 257 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 3 minutes.

Driving distance from Washington D.C. (DCA) to Rochester (ROC) is 376 miles / 605 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 37 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC).

How far is Rochester from Washington D.C.?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 296.295 miles
• 476.840 kilometers
• 257.473 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
• 296.658 miles
• 477.425 kilometers
• 257.789 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

B Greater Rochester International Airport
City: Rochester, NY
Country: United States
IATA Code: ROC
ICAO Code: KROC
Coordinates: 43°7′8″N, 77°40′20″W

Time difference and current local times

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

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 69 kg (151 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Washington D.C. (DCA) → Rochester (ROC).

Distance:
296
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
296

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