Distance from Huntsville, AL to DCA Airport


699 mi


10 hours 50 mins

Gas Cost

$56 - $110

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There are 599.58 miles from Huntsville to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) in northeast direction and 699 miles (1,124.93 kilometers) by car, following the I-81 N route.

Huntsville and DCA Airport are 10 hours 50 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Huntsville, AL to DCA Airport. The halfway point is Glade Spring, VA.

Please note the time difference between Huntsville, AL and DCA Airport is 1 hour. The current time in Huntsville is 5:20 pm and the current time in DCA Airport is 6:20 pm.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 32.34 gallons of gas to cover the route between Huntsville, AL and DCA Airport.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Huntsville to DCA Airport is $91.53.

During the route, an average car will release 633.64 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.

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Halfway Point Between Huntsville, AL and DCA Airport

If you want to meet halfway between Huntsville, AL and DCA Airport or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 36.780231 and -81.753036, or 36º 46' 48.8316" N, 81º 45' 10.9296" W. This location is 349.29 miles away from Huntsville, AL and DCA Airport and it would take approximately 5 hours 25 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest town to the halfway point is Glade Spring, VA, situated 350.59 miles from Huntsville, AL and 350.2 miles from DCA Airport. It would take 5 hours 33 mins to go from Huntsville to Glade Spring and 5 hours 27 mins to go from DCA to Glade Spring.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some major cities along the route include Knoxville, TN, and Chattanooga, TN.

Lowest Price Rental Cars in Huntsville, AL

Planning on renting a car to go from Huntsville, AL to DCA Airport? Here there are some offers to rent a car in or near Huntsville, AL:


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From $14


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Weather in Huntsville and DCA


Rain throughout the week, with high temperatures bottoming out at 65°F on Saturday.

Apr 18
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Apr 22
Rain Rain Wind Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day
78° 60° 68° 45° 65° 43° 78° 42° 82° 51°
89% Rain probability 98% Rain probability 60% Rain probability 2% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
12 172 degrees 9 272 degrees 11 280 degrees 5 238 degrees 5 180 degrees


Light rain tomorrow through Tuesday, with high temperatures falling to 62°F on Sunday.

Apr 18
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Apr 20
Apr 21
Apr 22
Partly cloudy day Rain Rain Partly cloudy day Clear day
86° 53° 79° 67° 73° 62° 62° 51° 79° 52°
10% Rain probability 91% Rain probability 71% Rain probability 66% Rain probability 3% Rain probability
6 172 degrees 14 177 degrees 12 181 degrees 3 234 degrees 5 259 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Huntsville, AL and DCA Airport in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 599.58 mi 964.93 km 521.02 nautical mi
Driving distance 699 mi 1,124.26 km 607.05 nautical mi

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