# 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 39 minutes.

## 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).

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

There are several ways to calculate distances between New York and Washington D.C.. 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).

## Airport information

A 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

B 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

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 57 kg (125 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (LGA) → Washington D.C. (DCA).

Distance:
214
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
214

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