Distance from Washington, DC to Virginia Beach, VA

Distance

209 mi

Time

4 hours 5 mins

Gas Cost

$15 - $29

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There are 153.23 miles from Washington to Virginia Beach in southeast direction and 209 miles (336.35 kilometers) by car, following the I-95 route.

Washington and Virginia Beach are 4 hours 5 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Washington, DC to Virginia Beach, VA. The halfway point is Highland Springs, VA.

Washington, DC and Virginia Beach, VA are in the same time zone (Eastern Daylight Time). Current time in both locations is 2:41 pm.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 9.69 gallons of gas to cover the route between Washington, DC and Virginia Beach, VA.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Washington to Virginia Beach is $24.22.

During the route, an average car will release 189.84 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Washington, DC and Virginia Beach, VA

If you want to meet halfway between Washington, DC and Virginia Beach, VA or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 37.550657 and -77.299699, or 37º 33' 2.3652" N, 77º 17' 58.9164" W. This location is 104.65 miles away from Washington, DC and Virginia Beach, VA and it would take approximately 2 hours 2 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest town to the halfway point is Highland Springs, VA, situated 112.9 miles from Washington, DC and 101.63 miles from Virginia Beach, VA. It would take 2 hours 12 mins to go from Washington to Highland Springs and 2 hours 1 min to go from Virginia Beach to Highland Springs.

Major City Closest to Halfway Point

The major city closest to the halfway point between Washington, DC and Virginia Beach, VA is Richmond, VA, situated 106.88 miles from Washington, DC and 107.4 miles from Virginia Beach, VA. It would take 2 hours 7 mins to go from Washington to Richmond and 2 hours 8 mins to go from Virginia Beach to Richmond.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some other major cities along the route include Norfolk, VA, Hampton, VA, Newport News, VA, Arlington, VA, Alexandria, VA and Henrico, VA.


Best Hotels In or Near Virginia Beach, VA

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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Washington, DC

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Weather in Washington and Virginia Beach

Washington

Rain on Tuesday and next Wednesday, with temperatures peaking at 77°F on Monday.

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2 204 degrees 5 215 degrees 4 320 degrees 2 87 degrees 4 161 degrees

Virginia Beach

Rain on Tuesday and next Wednesday, with temperatures rising to 74°F on Monday.

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Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Clear day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day
67° 47° 72° 62° 72° 61° 71° 63° 73° 62°
7% Rain probability 6% Rain probability 12% Rain probability 10% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
7 58 degrees 2 85 degrees 6 330 degrees 4 48 degrees 4 133 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Washington, DC and Virginia Beach, VA in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 153.23 mi 246.60 km 133.15 nautical mi
Driving distance 209 mi 336.35 km 181.62 nautical mi

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