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

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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Subway, bus via Wiehle-Reston East Station  •  1h 11m

  1. Take the subway from ROSSLYN station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station Silver
  2. Take the bus from Wiehle-Reston East Station to Washington Dulles Airport - arrivals door 4 Silver Line Express / ...

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Subway, bus  •  1h 15m

  1. Take the subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to ROSSLYN station Blue
  2. Take the bus from N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C to Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door 5A

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) 27.8 miles

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) 27.8 miles

Towncar  •  38 min

  1. Take a town car from Reagan Washington Airport to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) 27.8 miles

Shuttle  •  38 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Washington Dulles Airport

Towncar #2  •  38 min

  1. Take a town car from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Washington Dulles Airport 27.8 miles

Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) by subway and bus

The journey time between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) is around 1h 56m and covers a distance of around 30 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 43 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 25m. Operated by Metro Washington DC, Silver Line Express and Fairfax Connector, the Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) service departs from NATIONAL AIRPORT station and arrives in Washington Dulles Airport - arrivals door 4. Typically 78 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 13m
Layover time:
43 min
Total time:
1h 56m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 25m
Journey distance:
30 miles
Services per week:
78
Cheapest price:
$5
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:45
Last service departs at:
23:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) subway and bus schedules

Subway 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.

Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) is to drive, which costs $2 - $4 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) is to taxi which costs $90 - $110 and takes 38 min.

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The distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) is 23 miles. The road distance is 27.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) without a car is to subway and bus via Wiehle-Reston East Station which takes 1h 11m and costs $5 - $13.

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It takes approximately 1h 11m to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD), including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) is 28 miles. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD).

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Map of how to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD).
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  • Distance: 23 miles
  • Duration: 1h 11m

What companies run services between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA), USA and Washington Dulles Airport (IAD), USA?

There is no direct connection from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD). However, you can take the subway to ROSSLYN station, take the subway to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station, take the walk to Wiehle-Reston East Station, then take the bus to Washington Dulles Airport - arrivals door 4. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) via ROSSLYN station and N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C in around 1h 15m.

Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from ROSSLYN station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Senior / Disabled
$2 - $3
Subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to ROSSLYN station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
wmata.com
Senior / Disabled
$1 - $2
Bus operators
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
Fairfax Connector
Phone
703-339-7200
Email
fairfaxconnector@fairfaxcounty.gov
Website
fairfaxconnector.com
Bus from Wiehle Metro Bay K to Dulles Airport
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
fairfaxcounty.gov
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
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 (DCA) to Washington Dulles Airport
Ave. Duration
38 min
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 Reagan Washington Airport to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Private
$120 - $170
Towncar from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Washington Dulles Airport
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Private
$120 - $170
Taxi from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
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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