There are 8 ways to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to National Harbor 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 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay B 5A
  2. Take the subway from ROSSLYN station to KING STREET station
  3. Take the bus from King St Station & Bus Bay A to St George Blvd & Waterfront St Nh2

$12 - $16

Cheapest option

Bus, subway via Wiehle-Reston East Station  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington Dulles Airport to Wiehle-Reston East Station
  2. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to ROSSLYN station
  3. Take the subway from ROSSLYN station to KING STREET station
  4. Take the bus from King St Station & Bus Bay A to Waterfront St & Potomac Passage Nh2

$11 - $17

6 alternative options

Bus, line 32 bus  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to D St Sw & 7Th St Sw 5A
  2. Take the line 32 bus from Independence Ave Sw & 6Th St Sw to Southern Ave & Valley Ter Se 32 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Southern Ave Station & Bus Bay M to St George Blvd & Waterfront St Nh1

$12 - $18

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to National Harbor 40 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to National Harbor 40 miles

$3 - $6

Towncar  •  53 min

  1. Take a town car from Dulles Airport to National Harbor 39.9 miles

$150 - $210

Shuttle  •  53 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Dulles Airport to National Harbor

$16 - $75

Uber  •  53 min

  1. Take an Uber from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to National Harbor 40 miles

$45 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to National Harbor is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to National Harbor is to towncar which costs $150 - $210 and takes 53 min.

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The distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) and National Harbor is 26 miles. The road distance is 40 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to National Harbor, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to National Harbor. However, there are services departing from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door and arriving at St George Blvd & Waterfront St via Independence Ave Sw & 6Th St Sw and Southern Ave Station & Bus Bay M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 18 min.

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

You can take a bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to National Harbor via D St Sw & 7Th St Sw, Independence Ave Sw & 6Th St Sw, Southern Ave & Valley Ter Se, and Southern Ave Station & Bus Bay M in around 2 h 18 min.

Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from ROSSLYN station to KING STREET station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to ROSSLYN station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
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 N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay B
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus from King St Station & Bus Bay A to St George Blvd & Waterfront St
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus from King St Station & Bus Bay A to Waterfront St & Potomac Passage
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
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 Independence Ave Sw & 6Th St Sw to Southern Ave & Valley Ter Se
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus from Southern Ave Station & Bus Bay M to St George Blvd & Waterfront St
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
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
Other operators
Uber Washington D.C.
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to National Harbor
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$45 - $60
uberWAV
$45 - $65
uberX
$45 - $65
uberX + Car Seat
$55 - $75
uberXL
$85 - $110
UberBLACK
$150 - $190
BLACK CAR + Car Seat
$160 - $200
SUV + Car Seat
$170 - $220
UberSUV
$170 - $210
Taxi from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to National Harbor
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Reston Express
Phone
+1 703-402-1137
Website
restonexpress.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Dulles Airport to National Harbor
Estimated price
$150 - $210
Shuttle from Dulles Airport to National Harbor
Estimated price
$16 - $75

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