There are 5 ways to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Dover by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Amtrak Acela Express, bus  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Wilmington Amtrak Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Amtrak Station @ Ml King-French to Duke Of York St @ Legislative Av 301

$96 - $253

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Bus  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Wilmington, De 3038 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Amtrak Station @ Ml King-French to Federal St @ Water St Ib 301

$32 - $62

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Train Amtrak Northeast Regional, bus  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from New Carrollton Amtrak to Wilmington Amtrak Northeast Regional / ...
  2. Take the bus from Amtrak Station @ Ml King-French to Federal St @ Water St Ib 301

$86 - $210

Drive  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Dover 123.2 miles

$12 - $18

Fly, train, bus  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Philadelphia (PHL) IAD - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Wilmington Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Amtrak Station @ Ml King-French to Federal St @ Water St Ib

$245 - $940

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The cheapest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Dover is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Dover is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Dover. However, there are services departing from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door and arriving at Federal St @ Water St Ib via 7Th St & E St Sw, Massachusetts Avenue and 5th Street NW, Washington, Dc and Amtrak Station @ Ml King-French. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 21 min.

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The distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) and Dover is 105 miles. The road distance is 123.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Dover without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h 13 min and costs $95 - $260.

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It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Dover, including transfers.

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Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Dover bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Washington, Dc station.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 6 min.

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Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Dover bus services, operated by DART First State, arrive at Federal St @ Water St Ib station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Dover is 123 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Dover.

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Map of how to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Dover.
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  • Distance: 104.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 13 min

What companies run services between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD), USA and Dover, DE, USA?

You can take a bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Dover via D St Sw & 7Th St Sw, 7Th St & E St Sw, K St Nw & 6Th St Nw, Massachusetts Avenue and 5th Street NW, First Street and Massachusetts Avenue NE, Washington, Dc, Wilmington, De, and Amtrak Station @ Ml King-French in around 6 h 21 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Train operators
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Wilmington Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$160 - $230
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Wilmington Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$50 - $140
First Class Seat
$110 - $150
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Carrollton Amtrak to Wilmington Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$100 - $190
Bus operators
DART First State
Phone
+1 800-652-3278
Website
dartfirststate.com
Bus from Amtrak Station @ Ml King-French to Duke Of York St @ Legislative Av
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
dartfirststate.com
Bus from Amtrak Station @ Ml King-French to Federal St @ Water St Ib
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
dartfirststate.com
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 Washington, Dc to Wilmington, De
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40

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United Airlines offers flights from Washington Dulles Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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There are 19+ hotels available in Dover. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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