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

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Recommended option

Subway  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station Silver
  2. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to SILVER SPRING station Red

$10 - $15

Cheapest option

Bus, line 305 bus  •  2 h 11 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 SILVER SPRING METRO STATION nb 305 / ...

$8 - $12

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Silver Spring 33.2 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Silver Spring 33.2 miles

$3 - $5

Towncar  •  44 min

  1. Take a town car from Dulles Airport to Silver Spring 33.1 miles

$130 - $190

Shuttle  •  44 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Dulles Airport to Silver Spring

$16 - $75

Uber  •  44 min

  1. Take an Uber from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Silver Spring 33.2 miles

$40 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Silver Spring is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Silver Spring is to towncar which costs $130 - $190 and takes 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Silver Spring station. However, there are services departing from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door and arriving at SILVER SPRING METRO STATION nb via 7TH ST & INDEPENDENCE AVE SW nb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 11 min.

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The distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) and Silver Spring is 23 miles. The road distance is 33.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Silver Spring without a car is to subway which takes 1 h 27 min and costs $10 - $15.

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It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Silver Spring, including transfers.

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Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Silver Spring 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 Silver Spring bus services, operated by Maryland Transit, arrive at SILVER SPRING METRO STATION nb.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Silver Spring is 33 miles. It takes approximately 44 min to drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Silver Spring.

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There are 841+ hotels available in Silver Spring. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Silver Spring.
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  • Distance: 22.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 27 min

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

You can take a bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Silver Spring via D St Sw & 7Th St Sw and 7TH ST & INDEPENDENCE AVE SW nb in around 2 h 11 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 SILVER SPRING station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
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
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 SILVER SPRING METRO STATION nb
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Shuttles by Jayride
Website
jayride.com
Shuttle from Dulles Airport to Silver Spring
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Other operators
Private Transfers
Website
jayride.com
Towncar from Dulles Airport to Silver Spring
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Private
$130 - $190
Uber Washington D.C.
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Silver Spring
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$40 - $55
UberX
$40 - $60
WAV
$40 - $60
UberX Car Seat
$50 - $70
UberXL
$75 - $100
Black
$120 - $160
Black Car Seat
$130 - $170
Black SUV Car Seat
$150 - $190
Black SUV
$140 - $180
Taxi from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Silver Spring
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Reston Express
Phone
+1 703-402-1137
Website
restonexpress.com

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