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There are 8 ways to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Alexandria by bus, subway, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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Recommended option

Bus, subway  •  56 min

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

$10 - $12

Cheapest option

Bus, subway via Wiehle-Reston East Station  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington Dulles Airport - arrivals door 4 to Wiehle-Reston East Station
  2. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to ROSSLYN station
  3. Take the subway from ROSSLYN station to Braddock Rd Metrorail Station

$9 - $12

6 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C 5A
  2. Take the bus from S Bell St & 18Th St to Braddock Rd Sta & Bus Bay A Metroway

$12

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Alexandria 36.3 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Alexandria 36.3 miles

$3 - $6

Towncar  •  45 min

  1. Take a town car from Dulles Airport to Alexandria 36.2 miles

$140 - $200

Shuttle  •  45 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Dulles Airport to Alexandria

$16 - $75

Uber  •  45 min

  1. Take an Uber from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Alexandria 36.3 miles

$45 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Alexandria is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Alexandria is to towncar which costs $140 - $200 and takes 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Alexandria. However, there are services departing from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door and arriving at Braddock Rd Sta & Bus Bay A via Wilson Blvd, Eb @ Fort Myer Drive, Ns and S Bell St & 18Th St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 23 min.

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The distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) and Alexandria is 24 miles. The road distance is 36.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Alexandria without a car is to bus and subway which takes 56 min and costs $9 - $12.

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It takes approximately 56 min to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Alexandria, including transfers.

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Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Alexandria bus services, operated by Metro Washington DC, depart from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door station.

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Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Alexandria bus services, operated by Metro Washington DC, arrive at Braddock Rd Sta & Bus Bay A station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Alexandria is 36 miles. It takes approximately 45 min to drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Alexandria.

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There are 820+ hotels available in Alexandria. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Alexandria.
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  • Distance: 24 miles
  • Duration: 56 min

What companies run services between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD), USA and Alexandria, VA, USA?

You can take a bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Alexandria via N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C, Wilson Blvd, Eb @ Fort Myer Drive, Ns, Crystal City Bay A, S Bell St, SB @ S Hayes St S, and S Bell St & 18Th St in around 1 h 23 min.

Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from ROSSLYN station to Braddock Rd Metrorail Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to ROSSLYN station
Ave. Duration
32 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 Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus from S Bell St & 18Th St to Braddock Rd Sta & Bus Bay A
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
wmata.com
Silver Line Express
Phone
+1(703)-572-7661
Website
flydulles.com
Bus from Washington Dulles Airport - arrivals door 4 to Wiehle-Reston East Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
flydulles.com
Shuttles by Jayride
Website
jayride.com
Shuttle from Dulles Airport to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Other operators
Private Transfers
Website
jayride.com
Towncar from Dulles Airport to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Private
$140 - $200
Uber Washington D.C.
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$45 - $60
UberX
$45 - $65
WAV
$45 - $65
UberX Car Seat
$55 - $75
UberXL
$80 - $110
Black
$130 - $170
Black Car Seat
$140 - $190
Black SUV Car Seat
$160 - $210
Black SUV
$150 - $200
Taxi from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Reston Express
Phone
+1 703-402-1137
Website
restonexpress.com

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