The distance from Washington, District of Columbia to LaGuardia Airport is:

248 miles / 399 km driving

212 miles / 342 km flying

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Distance from Washington, DC to LGA

The total driving distance from Washington, DC to LGA is 248 miles or 399 kilometers.

The total straight line flight distance from Washington, DC to LGA is 212 miles.

This is equivalent to 342 kilometers or 185 nautical miles.

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

Your flight direction from Washington, DC to LGA is Northeast (51 degrees from North).

The distance calculator helps you figure out how far it is to get from Washington, DC to LGA. It does this by computing the straight line flying distance ("as the crow flies") and the driving distance if the route is drivable. It uses all this data to compute the total travel mileage.

Washington, District of Columbia

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

LaGuardia Airport

IATA: LGA
ICAO: KLGA
FAA: LGA
City: New York
State: New York
Zip code: 10003
Country: United States
Category: airports

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