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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  •  1h 57m

  1. Take a taxi from Sterling to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station Silver

$57 - $70

Cheapest option

Line 950 bus, subway  •  1h 15m

  1. Take the line 950 bus from Elden St @ Alabama Dr to Wiehle Metro Bay H 926 / ...
  2. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station Silver

$23 - $31

4 alternative options

Bus  •  58m

  1. Take the bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to D St Sw & 7Th St Sw 5A

$30 - $34

Taxi  •  36m

  1. Take a taxi from Sterling to Washington 28.4 miles

$90 - $120

Drive  •  36m

  1. Drive from Sterling to Washington 28.4 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  36m

  1. Take an Uber from Sterling to Washington 28.4 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

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

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

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The distance between Sterling and Washington is 23 miles. The road distance is 28.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Sterling to Washington without a car is to taxi and subway which takes 1h 57m and costs $55 - $70.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sterling to Washington is 28 miles. It takes approximately 36m to drive from Sterling to Washington.

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There are 853+ hotels available in Washington. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sterling to Washington.
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  • Distance: 22.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 57m

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 44m.

Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
Ave. Duration
37m
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
44m
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
23m
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
36m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$30 - $45
UberX
$35 - $45
WAV
$35 - $45
UberX Car Seat
$45 - $60
UberXL
$65 - $85
Black
$110 - $140
Black Car Seat
$120 - $150
Black SUV Car Seat
$130 - $170
Black SUV
$120 - $160
Taxi from Sterling to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Reston Express
Phone
+1 703-402-1137
Website
restonexpress.com

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