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There are 6 ways to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Ocean City by bus, train, car, plane or night bus

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Amtrak Thruway  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Baltimore to Ocean City, MD 8109

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Bus  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from New Carrollton, Md to Salisbury, Md 951
  2. Take the bus from Shore Transit Bus Terminal to Ocean City Transfer Point 203E / ...

$30 - $54

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Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Baltimore to Ocean City, MD 8109

Bus, line 305 bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to D St Sw & 7Th St Sw 5A
  2. Take the line 305 bus from 7TH ST & INDEPENDENCE AVE SW nb to Burtonsville Park & Ride 305 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Burtonsville Park & Ride to BWI MARSHALL MARC STATION sb 201
  4. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Baltimore to Ocean City, MD

Drive  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Ocean City 166 miles

$16 - $24

Fly, night bus, bus  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Norfolk (ORF) IAD - ORF
  2. Take the night bus from Norfolk, Va to Salisbury, Md
  3. Take the bus from Shore Transit Bus Terminal to West Ocean City Park and Ride

$161 - $345

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The cheapest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Ocean City is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 3 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Ocean City is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 3 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Ocean City. However, there are services departing from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door and arriving at Ocean City, MD via 7TH ST & INDEPENDENCE AVE SW nb, Burtonsville Park & Ride and Baltimore. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 28 min.

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The distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) and Ocean City is 135 miles. The road distance is 166 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Ocean City without a car is to Amtrak Thruway which takes 6 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 4 min to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Ocean City, including transfers.

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Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Ocean City bus services, operated by Metro Washington DC, depart from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door station.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Norfolk Airport is the direct flight which takes 57 min.

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Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Ocean City bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Ocean City, MD station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Ocean City is 166 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 34 min to drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Ocean City.

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  • Distance: 135.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 4 min

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

Amtrak operates a bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Ocean City every 4 hours, and the journey takes 3 h 15 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
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 BWI Airport Amtrak
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Baltimore to Ocean City, MD
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.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 New Carrollton, Md to Salisbury, Md
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Night bus from Norfolk, Va to Salisbury, Md
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
Shore Transit
Phone
443-260-2300
Website
shoretransit.org
Bus from Shore Transit Bus Terminal to Ocean City Transfer Point
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
shoretransit.org
Bus from Shore Transit Bus Terminal to West Ocean City Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
shoretransit.org
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 7TH ST & INDEPENDENCE AVE SW nb to Burtonsville Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from Burtonsville Park & Ride to BWI MARSHALL MARC STATION sb
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov

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

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