There are 7 ways to get from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) by train, subway, bus, car, shuttle or towncar

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Recommended option

Train, subway  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station Silver

$65 - $169

Cheapest option

Line 201 bus, line 305 bus, bus  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the line 201 bus from BWI AIRPORT TERMINAL LIGHT RAIL eb to Burtonsville Park & Ride 201
  2. Take the line 305 bus from Burtonsville Park & Ride to INDEPENDENCE AVE & 7&6 ST SW mid eb 305 / ...
  3. Take the bus from D St Sw & 7Th St Sw to Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door 5A

$11 - $18

5 alternative options

Bus, subway  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Bwi Airport Stop 2 - Concourse E to Greenbelt Metro Dr & Cherrywood La B30
  2. Take the subway from GREENBELT station to L'ENFANT PLAZA station
  3. Take the bus from D St Sw & 7Th St Sw to Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door 5A

$18 - $20

Subway, bus  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the subway from NEW CARROLLTON station to ROSSLYN station Orange
  2. Take the bus from N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay B to Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door 5A

$14 - $198

Drive  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) 61.6 miles

$6 - $9

Shuttle  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Baltimore Airport to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD)

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take a town car from Baltimore Airport to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) 61.6 miles

$170 - $240

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) is to drive which costs $6 - $9 and takes 1 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) is to drive which costs $6 - $9 and takes 1 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD). However, there are services departing from BWI AIRPORT TERMINAL LIGHT RAIL eb and arriving at Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door via Burtonsville Park & Ride and D St Sw & 7Th St Sw. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 59 min.

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The distance between Baltimore Airport (BWI) and Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) is 45 miles. The road distance is 61.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) without a car is to train and subway which takes 2 h 22 min and costs $65 - $170.

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It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to get from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD), including transfers.

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Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) bus services, operated by Maryland Transit, depart from BWI AIRPORT TERMINAL LIGHT RAIL eb station.

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Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) bus services, operated by Metro Washington DC, arrive at Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door station.

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Map of how to get from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD).
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  • Distance: 44.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 22 min

What companies run services between Baltimore Airport (BWI), USA and Washington Dulles Airport (IAD), USA?

You can take a bus from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) via Burtonsville Park & Ride, INDEPENDENCE AVE & 7&6 ST SW mid eb, and D St Sw & 7Th St Sw in around 3 h 59 min.

Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from GREENBELT station to L'ENFANT PLAZA station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from NEW CARROLLTON station to ROSSLYN station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from Bwi Airport Stop 2 - Concourse E to Greenbelt Metro Dr & Cherrywood La
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus from D St Sw & 7Th St Sw to Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus from N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay B to Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
wmata.com
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from BWI AIRPORT TERMINAL LIGHT RAIL eb to Burtonsville Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from Burtonsville Park & Ride to INDEPENDENCE AVE & 7&6 ST SW mid eb
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Baltimore Airport to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD)
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from Baltimore Airport to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD)
Estimated price
$170 - $240

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