There are 6 ways to get from Sterling to Washington by taxi, subway, bus, car or towncar

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

Taxi, subway  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Silver

$57 - $70

Cheapest option

Line 950 bus, subway  •  1 h 14 min

  1. 926 / ...
  2. Silver

$23 - $31

4 alternative options

Bus  •  58 min

  1. 5A

$30 - $34

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. 28.4 miles

$90 - $120

Drive  •  36 min

  1. 28.4 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  36 min

  1. 28.4 miles

$35 - $50

What companies run services between Sterling, VA, USA and Washington, DC, USA?

Metro Washington DC operates a bus from Sterling to Washington every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $8 and the journey takes 44 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
Bus operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to D St Sw & 7Th St Sw
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
wmata.com
Fairfax Connector
Phone
703-339-7200
Email
fairfaxconnector@fairfaxcounty.gov
Website
fairfaxconnector.com
Bus from Elden St @ Alabama Dr to Wiehle Metro Bay H
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
fairfaxcounty.gov
Other operators
Uber Washington D.C.
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Sterling to Washington
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$35 - $50
uberX + Car Seat
$45 - $60
uberWAV
$35 - $50
uberX
$35 - $50
uberXL
$60 - $80
UberBLACK
$110 - $140
BLACK CAR + Car Seat
$110 - $150
SUV + Car Seat
$130 - $170
UberSUV
$120 - $160
Taxi from Sterling to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Reston Express
Phone
+1 703-402-1137
Website
restonexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sterling and Washington is 36 km. The road distance is 45 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sterling to Washington is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 36 min.

The quickest way to get from Sterling to Washington is to taxi which takes 36 min and costs $90 - $120.

It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to get from Sterling to Washington, including transfers.