There are 7 ways to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to National Mall by bus, subway, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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Recommended option

Bus  •  53 min

  1. Take the bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to D St Sw & 7Th St Sw 5A

$8

Cheapest option

Bus, subway  •  1h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Washington Dulles Airport - arrivals door 4 to Wiehle-Reston East Station Silver Line Express / ...
  2. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FEDERAL TRIANGLE station Silver

$6 - $11

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to National Mall 27.5 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to National Mall 27.5 miles

$2 - $4

Towncar  •  34 min

  1. Take a town car from Washington Dulles Airport to National Mall 27.5 miles

$120 - $180

Shuttle  •  34 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Washington Dulles Airport to National Mall

$40 - $55

Uber  •  34 min

  1. Take an Uber from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to National Mall 27.5 miles

$36 - $41

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The cheapest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to National Mall is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to National Mall is to taxi which costs $90 - $110 and takes 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door and arriving at D St Sw & 7Th St Sw. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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The distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) and National Mall is 23 miles. The road distance is 27.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to National Mall without a car is to bus which takes 53 min and costs $8.

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The bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to D St Sw & 7Th St Sw takes 45 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to National Mall 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 National Mall bus services, operated by Metro Washington DC, arrive at D St Sw & 7Th St Sw station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to National Mall is 28 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to National Mall.

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  • Distance: 23.4 miles
  • Duration: 53 min

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

Metro Washington DC operates a bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to D St Sw & 7Th St Sw hourly. Tickets cost $8 and the journey takes 45 min.

Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FEDERAL TRIANGLE station
Ave. Duration
42 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
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
wmata.com
Silver Line Express
Phone
+1(703)-572-7661
Website
flydulles.com
Bus from Washington Dulles Airport - arrivals door 4 to Wiehle-Reston East Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
flydulles.com
Fairfax Connector
Phone
703-339-7200
Email
fairfaxconnector@fairfaxcounty.gov
Website
fairfaxconnector.com
Bus from Dulles Airport to Wiehle Metro Bay K
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
fairfaxcounty.gov
Shuttles by Jayride

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

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Shuttle from Washington Dulles Airport to National Mall
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Shuttle
$40 - $55
Other operators
Jayride Private Transfers

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

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Towncar from Washington Dulles Airport to National Mall
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Private
$120 - $180
Uber Washington D.C.
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to National Mall
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$36 - $41
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$36 - $41
UberX Car Seat
$48 - $53
UberX
$38 - $42
WAV
$38 - $42
Comfort
$50 - $60
UberXL
$70 - $85
Black
$100 - $120
Black Car Seat
$110 - $130
Black SUV
$120 - $140
Black SUV Car Seat
$130 - $150
Taxi from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to National Mall
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Reston Express
Phone
+1 703-402-1137
Website
restonexpress.com
Yellow Cab Services
Phone
+1-866-302-9898
Website
yellowcabservices.com

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