The driving time from Washington, District of Columbia to New York, New York is:

3 hours, 47 minutes

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Driving time from Washington, DC to New York, NY

How long is the drive from Washington, DC to New York, NY? The total driving time is 3 hours, 47 minutes.

Your trip begins in Washington, District of Columbia. It ends in New York, New York.

If you're planning a road trip, you might be interested in seeing the total driving distance from Washington, DC to New York, NY.

You can also calculate the cost to drive from Washington, DC to New York, NY based on current local gas 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 Washington, DC and New York, NY.

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Driving to the Big Apple can be challenging if you don’t have a place to park your vehicle. Most hotels in the city charge a fee for valet parking or self-parking either at the hotel on-site parking or off-site parking.

For parking guides check out Make sure you follow the alternative side parking regulations if you are parking on the streets. According to NYCDOT, most alternative side parking sides are clearly marked with “P” crossed by a broom. The restriction times vary for each side of the streets and some areas may have at a three-hour restriction.

The good news is the alternative side parking regulations are suspended during a holiday or other reasons determined by the NYCDOT office. Always check their website if you need to park on the streets.

Since November 7th, 2014, the speed limit in New York City has been 25mph. Some big streets still accommodate the previous 30 mph limit. If there is no street sign on speed limit, you can drive at 25 mph.

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Washington, District of Columbia

City: Washington
State: District of Columbia
Country: United States
Category: cities

New York, New York

City: New York
State: New York
Country: United States
Category: cities

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