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There are 6 ways to get from Baltimore to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) by train, subway, bus, car, shuttle or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, subway

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the subway from METRO CENTER station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the bus from N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C to Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown Bus Terminal, Baltimore, MD to Union Station, Washington, DC
  2. Take the bus from Washington to Washington Dulles Airport

Drive

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

Shuttle

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

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Baltimore to Washington Dulles Airport

Baltimore to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) by train, subway and bus

The journey time between Baltimore and Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) is around 3h 29m and covers a distance of around 70 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 29m. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 14m. Operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, Amtrak Acela Express, Amtrak and others, the Baltimore to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) service departs from Baltimore Penn Station and arrives in Washington Dulles Airport - arrivals door 4. Typically 54 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 59m
Layover time:
1h 29m
Total time:
3h 29m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 14m
Journey distance:
70 miles
Services per week:
54
Cheapest price:
$17
Carbon emissions:
6 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:47
Last service departs at:
22:34

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Baltimore to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) train, subway and bus schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Baltimore → Washington Dulles Airport (IAD)
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Rules to follow in United States

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Travel within United States

Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

COVID-19 help in United States

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 800-232-4636

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, travel within United States is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 22 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Centers for Disease control and prevention (CDC).

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Baltimore to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 1h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Baltimore to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 1h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Baltimore to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD). However, there are services departing from Baltimore Downtown Bus Terminal, Baltimore, MD and arriving at Washington Dulles Airport via Washington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 30m.

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The distance between Baltimore and Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) is 51 miles. The road distance is 60.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Baltimore to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) without a car is to train and subway which takes 2h 4m and costs $17 - $120.

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It takes approximately 2h 4m to get from Baltimore to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD), including transfers.

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Baltimore to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Baltimore Downtown Bus Terminal, Baltimore, MD station.

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Baltimore to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Washington Dulles Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Baltimore to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) is 61 miles. It takes approximately 1h 11m to drive from Baltimore to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD).

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There are 138+ hotels available in Washington Dulles Airport (IAD). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Baltimore to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD).
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  • Distance: 50.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 4m

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

You can take a bus from Baltimore to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) via Washington in around 2h 30m.

Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$13 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$25 - $75
Business Class Seat
$40 - $100
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$70 - $110
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$70 - $110
Business Seat - Child
$70 - $100
First Class - Adult
$120 - $170
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$120 - $170
First Class - Child
$120 - $170
Amtrak

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
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from METRO CENTER station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
wmata.com
Senior / Disabled
$1 - $2
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
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
wmata.com
Airport Express Senior / Disabled
$4
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Baltimore Downtown Bus Terminal, Baltimore, MD to Union Station, Washington, DC
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
peterpanbus.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 Baltimore Downtown to Washington
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$27 - $40
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Washington to Washington Dulles Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Book at
megabus.com
One way - 1 traveller
$13 - $21
Shuttles by Jayride

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

Contact Details
Shuttle from Baltimore to Washington Dulles Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Shuttle
$50 - $70
Other operators
Jayride Private Transfers

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

Contact Details
Towncar from Baltimore to Washington Dulles Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$190 - $270
Private
$190 - $270

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