There are 8 ways to get from Columbus to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) by plane, bus, train or car

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

Recommended option

Fly Columbus to Washington Dulles  •  2 h 18 min

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

$83 - $375

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  12 h 30 min

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

$52 - $105

6 alternative options

Bus to Dayton, fly to Washington Dulles  •  4 h 4 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 43 min

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

$88 - $376

Bus, train  •  13 h 5 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  •  14 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cleveland, Oh 1156 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Washington, Dc 1632

$72 - $174

Bus, train via Cleveland Amtrak  •  15 h 53 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 cheapest way to get from Columbus to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 7 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Columbus to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) is to fly which costs $80 - $380 and takes 2 h 18 min.

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

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It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to get from Columbus to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Columbus to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD). However, there are services departing from Columbus, Oh and arriving at Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door via Cleveland, Oh, Massachusetts Ave Ne & Columbus Cir Ne, I St Nw & 19Th St Nw and N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay B. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 50 min.

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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, Washington DC, Union Station Parking Garage, K Street and 14th Street NW, MCPHERSON SQ station, WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station, and Wiehle-Reston East Station in around 12 h 30 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Columbus to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Dayton to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 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
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Columbus to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Dayton to Washington Dulles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Train operators
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.

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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.

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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
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
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

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