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Driving Times and Distances from Washington DC Around the Mid-Atlantic Region

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One of the most wonderful things about living in the Washington DC area is its proximity to a wide variety of places. Within a few hours you can be enjoying the mountains, the ocean, historic towns and other major cities along the mid-Atlantic region. See a map.

From this index page you can find approximate mileages and estimated driving times from Washington, DC to many popular driving destinations. Keep in mind that mileages and driving times from Washington DC to anywhere depends, of course, on where you are leaving from. Driving times will vary depending on the time of day, traffic conditions, and construction projects that are underway. In the Washington DC area traffic is often unpredictable. Rush hour is Monday through Friday, from 6 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. On holiday weekends, traffic can be very congested and cause major delays.

Times and distances are approximate, measured using the U.S. Capitol Building as the starting/ending point.

Destinations in Maryland

Washington DC to College Park, MD
Driving Distance: 10 miles
Driving Time: 22 minutes
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Washington, DC to Gaithersburg, MD
Driving Distance: 29 miles
Driving Time: 40 minutes
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Washington DC to Rockville, MD
Driving Distance: 22 miles
Driving Time: 35 minutes
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Washington DC to Annapolis, MD
Driving Distance: 30 miles
Driving Time: 40 minutes
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Washington, DC to Baltimore, MD
Driving Distance: 40 miles
Driving Time: 55 minutes
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Washington, DC to Frederick, MD
Driving Distance: 52 miles
Driving Time: 1 hour
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Washington DC to Hagerstown, MD
Driving Distance: 75 miles
Driving Time: 1 hour and 30 minutes
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Washington DC to Ocean City, MD
Driving Distance: 147 miles
Driving Time: 3 hours
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Washington DC to Deep Creek Lake, McHenry, MD
Driving Distance: 186 miles
Driving Time: 3 hours and 15 minutes
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Destinations in Virginia

Washington DC to Alexandria, VA
Driving Distance: 7.5 miles
Driving Time: 15 minutes
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Washington DC to Springfield, VA
Driving Distance: 13 miles
Driving Time: 20 minute
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Washington DC to Dulles International Airport
Driving Distance: 29 miles
Driving Time: 40 minutes
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Washington DC to Leesburg, VA
Driving Distance: 40 miles
Driving Time: 50 minutes
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Washington DC to Frederickburg, VA
Driving Distance: 53 miles
Driving Time: 1 hour
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Washington, DC to Front Royal, VA
Driving Distance: 70 miles
Driving Time: 1 hour and 20 minutes
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Washington DC to Richmond, VA
Driving Distance: 108 miles
Driving Time: 1 hour and 50 minutes
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Washington, DC to Williamsburg, VA
Driving Distance: 156 miles
Driving Time: 2 hours and 40 minutes
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Washington DC to Virginia Beach
Driving Distance: 210 miles
Driving Time: 3 hours and 35 minutes
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More Destinations in the Mid-Atlantic Region

Washington DC to Harpers Ferry, WV
Driving Distance: 68 miles
Driving Time: 1 hour and 20 minutes
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Washington, DC to Gettysburg, PA
Driving Distance: 84 miles
Driving Time: 1 hour and 45 minutes
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Washington DC to Wilmington, DE
Driving Distance: 110 miles
Driving Time: 2 hours and 5 minutes
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Washington, DC to Philadelphia, PA
Driving Distance: 140 miles
Driving Time: 2 hours and 40 minutes
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Washington DC to New York City
Driving Distance: 230 miles
Driving Time: 4 hours
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See also, Bus from DC to NYC

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