There are 7 ways to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Potomac by subway, bus, 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

Subway, bus  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station Silver
  2. Take the bus from Friendship Hts Sta & Bus Bay J to Falls Rd & Glenolden Rd T2

$12 - $19

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to D St Sw & 7Th St Sw 5A
  2. Take the bus from 7Th St & Independence Ave Sw to Wisconsin Ave Nw & Western Ave 30S / ...

$12 - $18

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Potomac 26.8 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Potomac 26.8 miles

$2 - $4

Towncar  •  38 min

  1. Take a town car from Dulles Airport to Potomac 26.7 miles

$120 - $170

Shuttle  •  38 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Dulles Airport to Potomac

$16 - $75

Uber  •  38 min

  1. Take an Uber from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Potomac 26.8 miles

$35 - $50

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Potomac. However, there are services departing from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door and arriving at Falls Rd & Glenolden Rd via 7Th St & Independence Ave Sw and Friendship Hts Sta & Bus Bay J. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 47 min.

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The distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) and Potomac is 14 miles. The road distance is 26.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Potomac without a car is to subway and bus which takes 2 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Potomac, including transfers.

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Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Potomac 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 Potomac bus services, operated by Metro Washington DC, arrive at Wisconsin Ave Nw & Western Ave station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Potomac is 27 miles. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Potomac.

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There are 823+ hotels available in Potomac. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Potomac.
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  • Distance: 13.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 8 min

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

You can take a bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Potomac via D St Sw & 7Th St Sw, 7Th St & Independence Ave Sw, Wisconsin Ave Nw & Western Ave, and Friendship Hts Sta & Bus Bay J in around 2 h 47 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
Bus operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from Friendship Hts Sta & Bus Bay J to Falls Rd & Glenolden Rd
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 7Th St & Independence Ave Sw to Wisconsin Ave Nw & Western Ave
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Other operators
Uber Washington D.C.
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Potomac
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$35 - $50
UberX
$35 - $50
WAV
$35 - $50
UberX Car Seat
$45 - $60
UberXL
$60 - $80
Black
$100 - $130
Black Car Seat
$110 - $150
Black SUV Car Seat
$120 - $160
Black SUV
$120 - $150
Taxi from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Potomac
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Reston Express
Phone
+1 703-402-1137
Website
restonexpress.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Dulles Airport to Potomac
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Shuttle from Dulles Airport to Potomac
Estimated price
$16 - $75

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