Make the most out of your vacation with our guided day tour from New York to Washington DC. Located at the border of Maryland, this city is full of political history. The capital got its name in 1791 in honor of the first president of the United States George Washington, while he was still in office. Ever since then, Washington D.C. (“District of Columbia”) served as the national capital.

Discover all the landmarks of the capital of the United States of America and learn more interesting facts about the city from our knowledgeable English speaking tour guides.

Details of our day trip from New York to Washington DC

Departure point: 777 8th Avenue, New York, NY 10036 (Map)

Departure time: 7 AM

Duration: approx. 13 hours

Availability: Daily

Commentary: English

Including: Air-conditioned bus incl. Wi-Fi to/from New York/Washington DC

Highlights: White House | Lincoln Memorial | Arlington National Cemetery | Washington Monument | Capitol Hill | Supreme Court Building | Senate | Capitol | National Air and Space Museum | Korean Memorial | Vietnam Memorial & many more!

Price: $169 per person

Washington DC Tour from New York: Itinerary

Our day trip starts in Midtown Manhattan, where our comfortable bus with air conditioning and Wi-Fi is already waiting for us to hop on. As the bus heads south towards the capital, we are passing through the states New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland. Finally arrived, our Washington DC tour starts in Arlington, Virginia at the military Arlington National Cemetery, where you can also find the gravesite of former president John F. Kennedy. Be prepared for an exceptional experience and an exciting view of the Washington Monument from the cemetery.

Next stop on our day trip will be in Capitol Hill, the oldest and most densely populated neighborhood in Washington DC. From there, we will guide you to all the major attractions, including the Supreme Court Building, the Senate, the Capitol, the Washington Monument, and many more sights. Close to these landmarks we'll also find the White House, which is the presidential residence and workplace of the current President of the USA.

Further stops on our sightseeing tour through Washington DC include the National Air and Space Museum, the famous Lincoln Memorial as well as the Korean and Vietnam Memorials. To complete our day trip, our bus will take a final panoramic city tour in the late afternoon before heading back to Manhattan where we are going to arrive in the early evening.

During this excursion, you'll learn everything about the past and present of the US Government. Don't miss out on this adventure while you are in the New York City and book your tickets today!

Questions about our Tour from New York to Washington DC?

If you have any questions regarding our New York to Washington DC Tour by bus or in general, don’t hesitate to call us at +1 212-557-1654, drop us an email or try our FAQ. Our friendly and knowledgeable multilingual customer care team will be happy to help you.

Details of our Washington DC Tour

Departure point/Punto di partenza/Treffpunkt/Punto de partida: Gray Line Visitor Center @ Port Authority Bus Terminal (304 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036)

Departure time/Orario di partenza/Start/Hora de salida: 6:30 AM - Meeting time is 15 minutes prior departure (6:15 AM)

Duration/Durata/Dauer/Duración: ~ 13 H (approx.)

Availability/Disponibilità/Verfügbarkeit/Disponibilidad: Daily

Commentary/Guida/Kommentar/Comentario: English, Italiano, Deutsch, Español

Terms and Conditions

Important Info/Informazioni importanti/Wichtige Info/Información Importante: 1. Stops and itinerary will change according to traffic and general conditions. 2. Please note that a picture ID is requested to enter the ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, which is part of our FULL DAY visit WASHINGTON D.C. (passport is considered to be a valid foreign picture ID). 3. We strongly advise not to book any other services for the same day of this trip, as VOLATOUR is not responsible for delayed departure/arrival in Manhattan.

Cancellation Policy/Penali di cancellazione/Rücktrittsregelung(en)/Política de cancelación: 100% penalty if cancelled 5 days before the tour or less.

Voucher Regulation(s)/Regolazione(i) voucher/Gutscheinregelung(en)/Regulaciones de cupones: Voucher must be addressed to Amadeo Travel Solutions - Empire Vacations - 25 Pompton Avenue #101 - Verona, NJ 07044 and must be booked via VOLATOUR Inc. 33 West 46th Street - New York, NY 10036.

We never quantify an exact amount and we discourage our tour guides from asking you for a specific amount at the end of the tour. However, if you enjoyed the tour, it is custom to tip your guide and driver with a few dollars each.

The excursion departs at 7 a.m. from 777 8th Avenue, New York, NY 10036. Please arrive 15 minutes earlier (6:45 a.m.).

This means that the entrances into the White House, Capitol Hill and Senate are not included. Only the entrances to the memorials, Arlington Cemetery and Airspace museum are included.