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

3 hours, 46 minutes

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Driving time from New York, NY to Washington, DC

How long is the drive from New York, NY to Washington, DC? The total driving time is 3 hours, 46 minutes.

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

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It is free to visit the National Zoo and all 15 Smithsonian Museums in Washington DC. The Air and Space Museum, Natural History Museum, American History Museum and the National Zoo are among the most popular with first timers visiting the capital city, according to Smithsonian.

The National Zoo has over 2,000 animals represented by almost 400 species. The giant pandas, Asian elephants, Sumatran tigers, New Zealand North Island brown kiwis are among the few that are the highlights of the zoo.

To learn more about the animals, we suggest taking one of the guided tours at the National Zoo. The zoo offers 3 different tour options every Saturday and Sunday, offered year round at 9:45 am at $10 per person. Children under 3 are free. Each tour group only accommodates up to 10 people and all proceeds go to the educational programs at the zoo.

You can choose the highlights tour, upper zoo tour or children’s tour. The highlights tour is a 2-hour walking tour that takes you to the zoo’s most popular animals. The 2-hour upper zoo tour will take you to 3 exhibits closest to the visitor center. The 90-minute children’s tour is catered to children ages 4 to 7 accompanied by an adult. Get more info at

New York, New York

City: New York
State: New York
Country: United States
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Washington, District of Columbia

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

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