There are 6 ways to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Cambridge by bus, subway, car or towncar

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Bus  •  4 h 55 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 INDEPENDENCE AVE & 7&6 ST SW mid eb to Harry S Truman P & R 230
  3. Take the bus from Annapolis to Cambridge

$20 - $40

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Bus via NEW CARROLLTON station  •  4 h 54 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 Annapolis to Cambridge 2309

$30 - $58

Bus via Wiehle-Reston East Station  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from K ST & 14TH ST NW eb to Harry S Truman P & R 220
  2. Take the bus from Annapolis to Cambridge 2309

$21 - $43

Subway, bus  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to EASTERN MARKET station Silver
  2. Take the bus from Annapolis to Cambridge 2309

$30 - $59

Drive  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Cambridge 115.5 miles

$11 - $17

Towncar  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take a town car from Dulles Airport to Cambridge 115.4 miles

$310 - $440

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The cheapest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Cambridge is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Cambridge is to towncar which costs $310 - $440 and takes 2 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door and arriving at Cambridge via INDEPENDENCE AVE & 7&6 ST SW mid eb and Annapolis. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

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The distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) and Cambridge is 79 miles. The road distance is 115.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Cambridge without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 55 min and costs $20 - $40.

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It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Cambridge, including transfers.

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Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Cambridge 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 Cambridge bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Cambridge station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Cambridge is 116 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 27 min to drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Cambridge.

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There are 17+ hotels available in Cambridge. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Cambridge.
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  • Distance: 78.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 55 min

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

You can take a bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Cambridge via D St Sw & 7Th St Sw, INDEPENDENCE AVE & 7&6 ST SW mid eb, Harry S Truman P & R, and Annapolis in around 4 h 55 min.

Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to EASTERN MARKET station
Ave. Duration
52 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
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from INDEPENDENCE AVE & 7&6 ST SW mid eb to Harry S Truman P & R
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from K ST & 14TH ST NW eb to Harry S Truman P & R
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Annapolis to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Dulles Airport to Cambridge
Estimated price
$310 - $440

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