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

Flight distance from Rochester to Washington D.C. (Greater Rochester International Airport – Washington Dulles International Airport) is 288 miles / 464 kilometers / 251 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Rochester (ROC) to Washington D.C. (IAD) is 371 miles / 597 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 35 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC) and Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD).

How far is Washington D.C. from Rochester?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 288.281 miles
  • 463.944 kilometers
  • 250.509 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
  • 288.644 miles
  • 464.528 kilometers
  • 250.825 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 Greater Rochester International Airport
City: Rochester, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ROC
ICAO Code: KROC
Coordinates: 43°7′8″N, 77°40′20″W

B Washington Dulles International Airport
City: Washington D.C.
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IAD
ICAO Code: KIAD
Coordinates: 38°56′40″N, 77°27′20″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Rochester, NY

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Washington D.C.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 67 kg (149 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

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

Distance:
288
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
288

Round trip?