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There are 7 ways to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Silver Spring by subway, bus, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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Recommended option

Subway  •  38 min

  1. Take the subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to FORT TOTTEN station Yellow

$5 - $7

Cheapest option

Subway via METRO CENTER station  •  45 min

  1. Take the subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to METRO CENTER station Blue
  2. Take the subway from METRO CENTER station to SILVER SPRING station Red

$5 - $7

5 alternative options

Subway, line 70 bus  •  52 min

  1. Take the subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to Georgia Ave Petworth Station Yellow
  2. Take the line 70 bus from Georgia Ave & New Hampshire Ave to Georgia Ave & Burlington Ave 70

$5 - $9

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Silver Spring 10.3 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Silver Spring 10.3 miles

$1 - $2

Towncar  •  16 min

  1. Take a town car from Reagan Washington Airport to Silver Spring 10.3 miles

$45 - $65

Shuttle  •  16 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Reagan Washington Airport to Silver Spring

$28 - $50

Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Silver Spring by subway

The subway journey time between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Silver Spring is around 52 min and covers a distance of around 16 miles. The fastest subway normally takes 45 min. Operated by Metro Washington DC, the Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Silver Spring subway service departs from NATIONAL AIRPORT station and arrives in SILVER SPRING station. Typically 759 subways run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Subway route overview

Average subway time:
52 min
Fastest subway time:
45 min
Subways per week:
759
Cheapest price:
$5
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last subways

First subway departs at:
00:00
Last subway departs at:
23:38

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Silver Spring subway schedules

Subway services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated

Subways departing Sunday

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.
Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) → Silver Spring
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Silver Spring is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Silver Spring is to taxi which costs $35 - $45 and takes 16 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) station to Silver Spring station. However, there are services departing from NATIONAL AIRPORT station and arriving at SILVER SPRING station via FORT TOTTEN station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 min.

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The distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Silver Spring is 10 miles. The road distance is 10.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Silver Spring without a car is to subway which takes 38 min and costs $5 - $7.

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It takes approximately 38 min to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Silver Spring, including transfers.

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Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Silver Spring train services, operated by Metro Washington DC, depart from NATIONAL AIRPORT station.

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Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Silver Spring train services, operated by Metro Washington DC, arrive at FORT TOTTEN station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Silver Spring is 10 miles. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Silver Spring.

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There are 555+ hotels available in Silver Spring. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Silver Spring.
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  • Distance: 9.6 miles
  • Duration: 38 min

What companies run services between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA), USA and Silver Spring, MD, USA?

Metro Washington DC operates a vehicle from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to FORT TOTTEN station every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $4 and the journey takes 28 min.

Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to FORT TOTTEN station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to METRO CENTER station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from METRO CENTER station to SILVER SPRING station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to Georgia Ave Petworth Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from Georgia Ave & New Hampshire Ave to Georgia Ave & Burlington Ave
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
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 Reagan Washington Airport to Silver Spring
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Shuttle
$28 - $50
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 Reagan Washington Airport to Silver Spring
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Taxi from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Silver Spring
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Yellow Cab DC
Phone
+1 202-544-1212
Website
dcyellowcab.com
Red Cab DC
Phone
+1 202-285-1632
Website
redcabdc.com
Mats DC
Phone
+1 202-480-6807
Website
dcmats.com
https://dfhv.dc.gov/
Website
dfhv.dc.gov

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