There are 7 ways to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Altoona by plane, bus, train, subway or car

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

Fly Washington Dulles to State College, bus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to State College (SCE) IAD - SCE
  2. Take the bus from State College, Pa to Altoona, Pa

$286 - $621

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa 4696 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Altoona, Pa 4693 / ...

$45 - $99

5 alternative options

Fly Washington Dulles to Harrisburg, train  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Harrisburg (MDT) IAD - MDT
  2. Take the train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Altoona Amtrak

$217 - $483

Bus, subway, train to Baltimore, fly to Altoona  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to D St Sw & 7Th St Sw
  2. Take the subway from L'ENFANT PLAZA station to NEW CARROLLTON station
  3. Take the train from New Carrollton Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  4. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Altoona (AOO) BWI - AOO

$80 - $322

Bus, train  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa 4696 / ...
  2. Take the train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Altoona Amtrak Pennsylvanian

$57 - $129

Train  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Altoona Amtrak Pennsylvanian

$145 - $384

Drive  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Altoona 171 miles

$16 - $25

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Altoona is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 3 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Altoona is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 3 h 8 min.

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The distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) and Altoona is 120 miles. The road distance is 171 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Altoona, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD), USA and Altoona, PA, USA?

You can take a train from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Altoona via Wiehle-Reston East Station, WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station, FARRAGUT WEST station, FARRAGUT NORTH station, UNION STATION station, Washington Union Station Amtrak, and Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak in around 8 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Altoona via Wiehle-Reston East Station, WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station, FARRAGUT WEST station, FARRAGUT NORTH station, UNION STATION station, Washington, Dc, and Harrisburg, Pa in around 8 h 52 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to State College
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $950
Flights from Washington Dulles to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $600
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Baltimore to Altoona
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Altoona Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Altoona Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from L'ENFANT PLAZA station to NEW CARROLLTON station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Carrollton Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from NEW CARROLLTON MARC nb to BWI RAIL STATION MARC nb
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from State College, Pa to Altoona, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
Bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Altoona, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
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

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