There are 7 ways to get from Atlanta Airport (ATL) to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Washington Dulles  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Washington Dulles (IAD) ATL - IAD

$60 - $330

6 alternative options

Fly to Reagan Washington, bus  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Reagan Washington (DCA) ATL - DCA
  2. Take the bus from N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C to Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door

$86 - $346

Bus La Cubana  •  13 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA to Arlington, VA Atlanta route

$172 - $176

Bus Greyhound USA  •  15 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Richmond, Va 1080
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Springfield 4407 / ...

$84 - $204

Bus Megabus  •  17 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta GA to Washington

$72 - $96

Bus Pandora Bus  •  17 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Doraville/Atlanta, GA to Baltimore, MD
  2. Take the bus from Baltimore to Washington, DC

Drive  •  11 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Atlanta Airport (ATL) to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) 665 miles

$65 - $95

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The distance between Atlanta Airport (ATL) and Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) is 538 miles. The road distance is 665 miles.

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The best way to get from Atlanta Airport (ATL) to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Washington Dulles (IAD), including transfers and time at the airport.

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The best way to get from Atlanta Airport (ATL) to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) is to fly which takes 1 h 36 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13 h 54 min.

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The quickest flight from Atlanta Airport to Washington Dulles Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 36 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Atlanta Airport (ATL) to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) is 665 miles. It takes approximately 11 h 17 min to drive from Atlanta Airport (ATL) to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD).

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United Airlines, Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Atlanta Airport to Washington Dulles Airport.

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There are 185+ hotels available in Washington Dulles Airport (IAD). Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 538.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 36 min

What companies run services between Atlanta Airport (ATL), USA and Washington Dulles Airport (IAD), USA?

Delta, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Atlanta Airport (ATL) to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) hourly. Alternatively, La Cubana operates a bus from Atlanta Airport (ATL) to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) 3 times a week. Tickets cost $159 and the journey takes 10 h 30 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Atlanta to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Atlanta to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Atlanta to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Atlanta to Washington Dulles via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Atlanta to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Atlanta to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Bus operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C to Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
wmata.com
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA to Arlington, VA
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Richmond, Va to Springfield
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Pandora Bus
Website
pandorabus.com
Bus from Doraville/Atlanta, GA to Baltimore, MD
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
pandorabus.com
Focus
Phone
+1 215-625-2727
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from Baltimore to Washington, DC
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Book at
gotobus.com

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