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

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

Driving distance from New York (LGA) to Washington D.C. (DCA) is 245 miles / 395 kilometers and travel time by car is about 4 hours 57 minutes.

New York – Washington D.C.

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214
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345
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186
Nautical miles

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

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 New York to Washington D.C.?

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

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

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

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

On average flying from New York to Washington D.C. 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 New York to Washington D.C.

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

Airport information

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

Airlines flying from New York (LGA) to Washington D.C. (DCA)

American Airlines
Delta Air Lines