There are 7 ways to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Bethesda by bus, subway, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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

Bus, subway  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington Dulles Airport to Wiehle-Reston East Station
  2. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
  3. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to BETHESDA station Red

$10 - $15

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to D St Sw & 7Th St Sw 5A
  2. Take the bus from 7Th St & Independence Ave Sw to Wisconsin Ave Nw & Western Ave 30S / ...

$10 - $12

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Bethesda 26.1 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Bethesda 26.1 miles

$2 - $4

Towncar  •  38 min

  1. Take a town car from Dulles Airport to Bethesda 26 miles

$120 - $170

Shuttle  •  38 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Dulles Airport to Bethesda

$16 - $75

Uber  •  38 min

  1. Take an Uber from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Bethesda 26.1 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Bethesda is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Bethesda is to towncar which costs $120 - $170 and takes 38 min.

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The distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) and Bethesda is 19 miles. The road distance is 26.1 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 1 h 21 min to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Bethesda, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Bethesda. However, there are services departing from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door and arriving at Wisconsin Ave Nw & Western Ave via 7Th St & Independence Ave Sw. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

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What companies run services between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD), USA and Bethesda, MD, USA?

You can take a bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Bethesda via D St Sw & 7Th St Sw and 7Th St & Independence Ave Sw in around 1 h 45 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 FARRAGUT NORTH station to BETHESDA station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
MWAA
Phone
+1(703) 417-8600
Website
mwaa.com
Bus from Washington Dulles Airport to Wiehle-Reston East Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
flydulles.com
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
Bus from 7Th St & Independence Ave Sw to Wisconsin Ave Nw & Western Ave
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Other operators
Uber Washington D.C.
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Bethesda
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$30 - $45
uberWAV
$30 - $45
uberX
$30 - $45
uberX + Car Seat
$40 - $55
uberXL
$55 - $75
UberBLACK
$100 - $130
BLACK CAR + Car Seat
$110 - $140
SUV + Car Seat
$120 - $160
UberSUV
$110 - $150
Taxi from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Bethesda
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Reston Express
Phone
+1 703-402-1137
Website
restonexpress.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Dulles Airport to Bethesda
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Shuttle from Dulles Airport to Bethesda
Estimated price
$16 - $75

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