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The total driving distance from New York, NY to Washington, DC is 229 miles or 369 kilometers.
Your trip begins in New York, New York. It ends in Washington, District of Columbia.
If you are planning a road trip, you might also want to calculate the total driving time from New York, NY to Washington, DC so you can see when you'll arrive at your destination.
You can also calculate the cost of driving from New York, NY to Washington, DC based on current local fuel prices and an estimate of your car's best gas mileage.
If you're meeting a friend, you might be interested in finding the city that is halfway between New York, NY and Washington, DC.
Planning to fly a plane instead? You might be more interested in calculating the straight line distance to fly from New York, NY to Washington, DC.
There are many ways to travel from New York, NY to Washington, DC. Train is the best way to travel if you hate flying and prefer to arrive in comfort without the hassle of driving. However for those who are driving, there is so much to see and do along the route.
Consider stopping in Philadelphia, your halfway point. Philadelphia is the path to American history and the birthplace of American democracy. Visit the Historic Philadelphia’s Independence National Historical Park with four centuries of architecture and museum collections. This vibrant city offers the authentic Philly cheesesteaks and multiple ethnic cuisines.
Baltimore is another popular stop for road trippers. Baltimore’s Inner Harbor is a major tourist attraction in Baltimore. Here you will find family-friendly museums, cruises in the harbor and excellent seafood and dining experience.
Baltimore’s Inner Harbor was America’s leading shipbuilding site, oyster canning, railroad building and immigration port. Apart from its beauty, it is rich in history, culture and entertainment for visitors of all ages.
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