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There are 5 ways to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Cambridge by subway, train, bus, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Subway, train, Amtrak Thruway  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Baltimore to Cambridge, MD

Cheapest option

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

3 alternative options

Bus via Wiehle-Reston East Station  •  5 h 11 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

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 subway and train and Amtrak Thruway which takes 4 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 26 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 $79 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 26 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 FARRAGUT WEST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Bus operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Baltimore to Cambridge, MD
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
6 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Other operators
Private Transfers
Website
jayride.com
Towncar from Dulles Airport to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$310 - $440
Private
$310 - $440

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