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

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Recommended option

Subway, train Amtrak  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station Silver
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Harpers Ferry Amtrak Capitol Limited

$34 - $64

Cheapest option

Megabus, train  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Washington Dulles Airport to Washington DC
  2. Take the train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to HARPERS FERRY W VA MARC wb Marc

$13 - $24

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Bus, train  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to D St Sw & 7Th St Sw 5A
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Harpers Ferry Amtrak Capitol Limited

$34 - $64

Subway, train via ROCKVILLE station  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
  2. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to ROCKVILLE station Red
  3. Take the train from ROCKVILLE MARC wb to HARPERS FERRY W VA MARC wb

$16 - $61

Taxi  •  57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Harpers Ferry 40.1 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Harpers Ferry 40.1 miles

$3 - $6

Towncar  •  57 min

  1. Take a town car from Dulles Airport to Harpers Ferry 40 miles

$150 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Harpers Ferry is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Harpers Ferry is to towncar which costs $150 - $210 and takes 57 min.

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The distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) and Harpers Ferry is 30 miles. The road distance is 40.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Harpers Ferry without a car is to subway and train which takes 3 h 21 min and costs $30 - $65.

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It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Harpers Ferry, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Harpers Ferry is 40 miles. It takes approximately 57 min to drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Harpers Ferry.

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There are 33+ hotels available in Harpers Ferry. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Harpers Ferry.
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  • Distance: 29.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 21 min

What companies run services between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD), USA and Harpers Ferry, WV, USA?

There is no direct connection from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Harpers Ferry. However, you can take the bus to Wiehle-Reston East Station, take the walk to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station, take the subway to FARRAGUT WEST station, take the walk to FARRAGUT NORTH station, take the subway to UNION STATION station, take the walk to Washington Union Station, then take the train to Harpers Ferry Amtrak. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Harpers Ferry 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, and Washington Union Station in around 3 h 29 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 ROCKVILLE station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Harpers Ferry Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Rockville Amtrak to Harpers Ferry Amtrak
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to HARPERS FERRY W VA MARC wb
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Train from ROCKVILLE MARC wb to HARPERS FERRY W VA MARC wb
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
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
Other operators
Taxi from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Harpers Ferry
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Reston Express
Phone
+1 703-402-1137
Website
restonexpress.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Dulles Airport to Harpers Ferry
Estimated price
$150 - $210

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