Arlington to Brooklyn Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $5
Fastest Way Flight — 1h 14min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 23 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — bus, train, flight and by car
Distance 207 miles
Travel Companies Amtrak, Alaska Airlines, jetBlue, United, Virgin America, Multiple Airlines, BestBus, Go Buses
Bus
$5 · 4h 0min · 23 lb of CO2
Arlington to New York
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Train
$39 · 3h 48min · 44 lb of CO2
WAS to NYP
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Flight
$38 · 1h 14min · 512 lb of CO2
DCA to JFK
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Arlington to Brooklyn Flights

There are 2 airports — DCA, IAD — that make sense to fly out of from Arlington and 3 airports — JFK, LGA, EWR — to access Brooklyn. The best deals are usually found by flying out of IAD.

jetBlue, Virgin America, Alaska Airlines, United operate flights which can help you travel from Arlington to Brooklyn.

The cheapest way by air is via jetBlue and flies from Washington Dulles Intl (IAD) to John F Kennedy Intl (JFK). jetBlue flies from Washington Dulles Intl (IAD) to John F Kennedy Intl (JFK) and is the quickest flight to get you from Arlington to Brooklyn.Out of the 4 total modes of travel to Brooklyn from Arlington, a flight is the quickest method.
Drive
$28 · 3h 47min · 43 lb of CO2
Arlington to Brooklyn

Drive from Arlington to Brooklyn

It's 208 miles between Arlington to Brooklyn. On a typical day, it might take between 3h 47min and 3h 58min from Arlington to Brooklyn under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 4h 9min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Brooklyn by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $27.

What is the best way to travel from Arlington to Brooklyn?

The are 12 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Arlington to Brooklyn. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the bus out of Alexandria towards New York, as it is the cheapest to Brooklyn. It's common to find tickets for as low as $5. Go Buses operates from Arlington to Brooklyn, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Arlington to Brooklyn?

On your trip from Arlington to Brooklyn, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train.

Is the train or the bus better from Arlington to Brooklyn NY?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Arlington to Brooklyn. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Brooklyn is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Arlington/Brooklyn buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Arlington is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Arlington VA and Brooklyn during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Arlington to Brooklyn? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Brooklyn traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Brooklyn is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Arlington to Brooklyn?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Arlington to Brooklyn is by bus. The bus costs $5 roughly and will take 5 hours.

How much does Amtrak cost from Arlington to Brooklyn?

Amtrak costs about $41 between Arlington and Brooklyn. In total, the train will take roughly 4 hours and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at WAS Washington Union Station, which is 6 miles from Arlington. Further, once you arrive at NYP New York Penn Station or you will still have 8 miles to Brooklyn.

How long does it take from Arlington to Brooklyn by car?

The total distance between Arlington and Brooklyn is 208 miles and will take you about 3 hours 47 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $28.

Travel companies on this route

Train
Amtrak Amtrak from Arlington to Brooklyn
Useful Links Map Coverage Schedule Pet Policy Website
Customer Service and Reservations1-800-872-7245
International Visitors215-856-7952
Group Travel Requests1-800-872-1477
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Flight
Alaska Airlines Alaska Airlines from Arlington to Brooklyn
Flight
jetBlue jetBlue from Arlington to Brooklyn
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Flight
United United from Arlington to Brooklyn
Useful Links Map Reservations Coverage Baggage Website
Reservations1-800-864-8331
Damaged, Delayed, or Lost Luggage & Lost Items1-800-335-2247
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Flight
Virgin America Virgin America from Arlington to Brooklyn
Bus
BestBus
Bus
Go Buses