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Tips to know when travelling to Washington, D.C.

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Washington, D.C. travel tips

1) Visit the museums of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, the largest museum complex

The scientific and cultural complex Smithsonian Institution unites 19 museums, the National Zoo, and nine research centres. It is distinguished by many architectural monuments, the richest collections, and two popular science magazines – Smithsonian and Air&Space. The complex includes the Museum of Astronautics and Aeronautics, the National Museum of Natural History, the Museum of the American Indian, the Portrait Gallery, etc.

2) All city transport in Washington DC is connected to one network

Metro and city transport are united here in the WMATA system. Payments for all trips around the city are made by one card – Smart Trip. You can replenish your card at any metro station. The Smart Trip card costs $10 (€8.50), of which $8 is fare money. One trip will cost you $2.25 - $6 – it depends on how many stations you have passed, and the money is withdrawn from the card when you leave the metro. Sometimes you may pay a couple of cents more during rush hour.

3) Taste local food at the Washington DC farmers markets over the weekend

On weekends, go to the local markets to sample food from local producers. Union Market sells organic food from local farmers, and Eastern Market also has trendy cafes and restaurants.

Travelers usually depart from Minneapolis–Saint Paul International, Minneapolis, MN - Hawthorne Station, Minneapolis, MN - Prospect Park, Minneapolis, MN - Mall of America, or Minneapolis, MN - Fourth Street North when they travel from Minneapolis to Washington, D.C.. Book your trip to arrive at Baltimore–Washington International, Washington Dulles International, Ronald Reagan Washington National, Washington, DC - Union Station, or Washington DC - Parking Convention Center DC. The distance between Minneapolis and Washington, D.C. is 1505 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Delta Air Lines, Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines, and Frontier Airlines. Minneapolis and Washington, D.C. have 341 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Washington, D.C., consider visiting National Mall, Lincoln Memorial, and Independence National Historical Park, PA, USA.

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Minneapolis to Washington, D.C.?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Minneapolis and Washington, D.C. takes around 2.5 hours.
What is the flight distance between Minneapolis and Washington, D.C.?
The flight distance between Minneapolis and Washington, D.C. is 1505 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Minneapolis and Washington, D.C.?
Several carriers operate flights between Minneapolis and Washington, D.C.. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include United Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Sun Country Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Minneapolis?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Minneapolis and London, Manchester, Chicago, San Francisco, Orlando, Denver, New York, Toronto, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Las Vegas, Raleigh, Mexico City, Boston, Columbus, Austin, Philadelphia, New Orleans.
What are the most popular routes to and from Washington, D.C.?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Washington, D.C. and London, Manchester, Toronto, San Salvador, Birmingham, Athens, San Juan, Orlando, Manila, Tallinn, San Francisco, Boston, Hyderabad, Los Angeles, Denver, Edinburgh, Bangkok, Taipei, Chicago, Dublin.
What airports are near Minneapolis?
The main airport in Minneapolis is Minneapolis–Saint Paul International. It is also served by Minneapolis–Saint Paul International, Duluth International, Rochester International, La Crosse Regional, St. Cloud Regional, Brainerd Lakes Regional, Chippewa Valley Regional, Mason City Municipal.
What airports are near Washington, D.C.?
The main airport in Washington, D.C. is Baltimore–Washington International. It is also served by Philadelphia International, Norfolk International, Richmond International, Trenton–Mercer, Harrisburg International, Atlantic City International, Lehigh Valley International, New Castle Airport, Lancaster, Hagerstown Regional.
What buses and trains depart from Minneapolis?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Minneapolis, including Jefferson Lines.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Minneapolis and Washington, D.C.?
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