Distance between Niagara Falls ON and Washington DC
The distance from Niagara Falls to Washington is 644 kilometers by road including 407 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 7 hours and goes through Buffalo, Altoona, Frederick and Bethesda.
Shortest distance by air  499 km ✈️ 
Car route length  644 km 🚗 
Driving time  7 h 
Fuel amount  51.5 L 
Fuel cost  88.6 CAD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Niagara Falls  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
QEW 26 km, 17 min


Fort Erie  26 km  17 min  1.5 L  
QEW 11 km, 07 min


Buffalo  37 km  25 min  2.6 L  
NY 5 US 219 328 km, 3 h 48 min


Altoona  365 km  4 h 14 min  28.7 L  
I 99 I 70 167 km, 1 h 37 min


Halfway  532 km  5 h 51 min  42.4 L  
I 70 40 km, 22 min


Ballenger Creek  572 km  6 h 13 min  45.4 L  
I 70 I 270 11 km, 06 min


Urbana  583 km  6 h 20 min  46.4 L  
I 270 13 km, 07 min


Clarksburg  596 km  6 h 27 min  47.3 L  
I 270 8 km, 04 min


Germantown  604 km  6 h 32 min  48.1 L  
I 270 41 km, 28 min


Washington  644 km  7 h 00 min  50.8 L 
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Niagara Falls to Washington?
Fuel cost: 88.6 CAD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 644 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.72 CAD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Niagara Falls to Washington?
Driving time: 7 h
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 191 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 1 h 44 min
 78 km with a maximum speed 105 km/h = 44 min
 45 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 27 min
 51 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 34 min
 96 km with a maximum speed 89 km/h = 1 h 4 min
 2 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 1 min
 153 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 1 h 54 min
 13 km with a maximum speed 72 km/h = 10 min
 2 km with a maximum speed 64 km/h = 1 min
 3 km with a maximum speed 56 km/h = 3 min
 4 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 4 min
 2 km with a maximum speed 48 km/h = 2 min
 3 km with a maximum speed 40 km/h = 4 min
 1 km with a maximum speed 20 km/h = 1 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Niagara Falls to Washington by land?
The distance between Niagara Falls and Washington is 644 km by road including 407 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Niagara Falls and Washington respectively.
How far is Niagara Falls to Washington by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Niagara Falls and Washington is 499 km.
This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a greatcircle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Niagara Falls and Washington respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Niagara Falls from Washington by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 37 min to cover the distance of 499 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 2 h 16 min to flight this distance at average speed of 220 km/h.
This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, airport location and other real world factors.
How long is a helicopter ride from Niagara Falls to Washington?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 2 h 4 min to cover the distance of 499 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 2 h 22 min to flight this distance at average speed of 210 km/h.
This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, aerodrome location and other real world factors.
What city is halfway between Niagara Falls and Washington?
The halfway point between Niagara Falls and Washington is Glass City. It is located about 2 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Glass City to Niagara Falls is 320 km and driving will take about 3 h 46 min. The road between Glass City and Washington has length 324 km and will take approximately 3 h 13 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Niagara Falls in relation to Washington?
Niagara Falls is located 499 km northwest of Washington.
Niagara Falls has geographic coordinates: latitude 43.10098, longitude 79.11531.
Washington has geographic coordinates: latitude 38.89495, longitude 77.03665. Click here to see Washington on map.
Which highway goes from Niagara Falls to Washington?
The route from Niagara Falls to Washington follows US 219, I 70.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 US 220: 81 km
 I 99: 81 km
 I 270: 48 km
 QEW: 30 km
 PA 153: 27 km
 PATP: 25 km
 I 76: 25 km
 PA 350: 23 km
 I 80: 19 km
 US 322: 17 km
 US 40: 13 km
 PA 770 Truck: 13 km
 NY 5: 10 km
 US 219 Business: 10 km
 NY 417: 9 km
 PA 948: 6 km
 NY 179: 6 km
 US 522: 5 km
 I 270 Spur: 3 km
 CR 49: 3 km
 I 190: 2 km
 PA 970: 2 km
 PA 346: 2 km
 I 495: 2 km
 NY 242: 2 km
 US 220 Business: 1 km
 US 29: 1 km
 PA 53: 1 km
 PA 770: 1 km