There are 7 ways to get from Reston to Washington Union Station by subway, bus, taxi, car, towncar or bike

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

Subway  •  50 min

  1. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station Silver

$6 - $8

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Herndon-Monroe Pk & Rd & Bus Bay T to D St Sw & 7Th St Sw 5A

$2 - $5

5 alternative options

Line 574 bus, subway, bus  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the line 574 bus from N Shore Dr @ Lake Anne Village Ctr to SPRING HILL station 574
  2. Take the subway from SPRING HILL station to FARRAGUT WEST station
  3. Take the bus from K Street and 17th Street NW to First Street and Massachusetts Avenue NE

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Reston to Washington Union Station 23.5 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Reston to Washington Union Station 23.5 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  30 min

  1. Take an Uber from Reston to Washington Union Station 23.5 miles

$30 - $40

Bikeshare  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Cycle from North Shore Dr & Village Rd to Columbus Circle / Union Station 23.8 miles

$7

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Reston to Washington Union Station is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reston to Washington Union Station is to taxi which costs $75 - $95 and takes 30 min.

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The distance between Reston and Washington Union Station is 19 miles. The road distance is 23.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 50 min to get from Reston to Washington Union Station, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Herndon-Monroe Pk & Rd & Bus Bay T and arriving at D St Sw & 7Th St Sw. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 36 min.

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Map of how to get from Reston to Washington Union Station.
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  • Distance: 18.7 miles
  • Duration: 50 min

What companies run services between Reston, VA, USA and Washington Union Station, DC, USA?

Metro Washington DC operates a bus from Reston to Washington Union Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $5 and the journey takes 36 min.

Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from SPRING HILL station to FARRAGUT WEST station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from Herndon-Monroe Pk & Rd & Bus Bay T to D St Sw & 7Th St Sw
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Fairfax Connector
Phone
703-339-7200
Email
fairfaxconnector@fairfaxcounty.gov
Website
fairfaxconnector.com
Bus from N Shore Dr @ Lake Anne Village Ctr to SPRING HILL station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
fairfaxcounty.gov
D.C. Circulator
Website
dccirculator.com
Bus from K Street and 17th Street NW to First Street and Massachusetts Avenue NE
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
r.peaktransit.com
Other operators
Uber Washington D.C.
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Reston to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$30 - $40
UberX
$30 - $45
WAV
$30 - $45
UberX Car Seat
$40 - $55
UberXL
$55 - $75
Black
$90 - $120
Black Car Seat
$100 - $130
Black SUV Car Seat
$110 - $150
Black SUV
$100 - $140
Capital BikeShare
Website
capitalbikeshare.com
Bike from North Shore Dr & Village Rd to Columbus Circle / Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$7
Bikeshare
$7
Taxi from Reston to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Reston Express
Phone
+1 703-402-1137
Website
restonexpress.com

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