There are 9 ways to get from Columbus to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) by plane, bus, train, subway or car

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Fly Columbus to Washington Dulles  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Washington Dulles (IAD) CMH - IAD

$83 - $375

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Bus Megabus  •  12 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa 1684
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Washington DC

$60 - $108

7 alternative options

Bus to Dayton, fly to Washington Dulles  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
  2. Fly from Dayton (DAY) to Washington Dulles (IAD) DAY - IAD

$168 - $760

Fly Columbus to Reagan Washington, bus  •  3 h 48 min

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

$88 - $376

Fly Columbus to Baltimore, train, subway, bus  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Baltimore (BWI) CMH - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station
  3. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  4. Take the bus from Wiehle-Reston East Station to Washington Dulles Airport - arrivals door 4

$188 - $654

Bus, train  •  13 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa 1684
  2. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Rockville Amtrak Capitol Limited

$84 - $200

Bus  •  15 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cleveland, Oh 1156 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Washington, Dc 4440 / ...

$77 - $182

Bus, train via Cleveland Amtrak  •  15 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cleveland, Oh 1156 / ...
  2. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak to Rockville Amtrak Capitol Limited

$99 - $245

Drive  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Columbus to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) 394.2 miles

$35 - $60

Questions & Answers

The distance between Columbus and Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) is 306 miles. The road distance is 394.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Columbus to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 13 min and costs .

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

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The best way to get from Columbus to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) is to fly which takes 2 h 22 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 13 min.

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The quickest flight from Columbus Airport to Washington Dulles Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 12 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Columbus to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) is 394 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 1 min to drive from Columbus to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD).

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United Airlines offers flights from Columbus 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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The best way to get from Columbus to Columbus Airport is to bus which takes 10 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Columbus to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD).
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  • Distance: 305.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 22 min

What companies run services between Columbus, OH, USA and Washington Dulles Airport (IAD), USA?

United Airlines flies from Columbus to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Columbus to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) via Pittsburgh, Pa, Pittsburgh, PA, Washington DC, UNION STATION station, FARRAGUT NORTH station, FARRAGUT WEST station, WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station, and Wiehle-Reston East Station in around 12 h 13 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Columbus to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Columbus to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Columbus to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Dayton to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Columbus to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Dayton to Washington Dulles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
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
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Rockville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Cleveland Amtrak to Rockville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$290 - $400
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
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
Silver Line Express
Phone
+1(703)-572-7661
Website
flydulles.com
Bus from Wiehle-Reston East Station to Washington Dulles Airport - arrivals door 4
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
flydulles.com

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