There are 7 ways to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Towson by bus, subway, train, tram, 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, train, tram  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington Dulles Airport to Wiehle-Reston East Station
  2. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
  3. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to UNION STATION station Red
  4. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak
  5. Take the tram from MT ROYAL & LT RAIL STAT nb to LUTHERVILLE & LT RAIL STAT nb

$66 - $179

Cheapest option

Subway, train, bus  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
  2. Take the train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to PENN STATION MARC nb
  3. Take the bus from CHARLES ST & PENN STATION nb to DULANEY VALLEY RD & MACY'S nb 51

$14 - $24

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to D St Sw & 7Th St Sw 5A
  2. Take the train from New Carrollton Amtrak to Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from CHARLES ST & PENN STATION nb to DULANEY VALLEY RD & MACY'S nb 51

$14 - $196

Bus  •  3 h 58 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 Washington, Dc to Baltimore Downtown, Md
  3. Take the bus from Um Medical Center On-Street Stop to YORK RD & PENNSYLVANIA AVE nb

$22 - $44

Drive  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Towson 73.1 miles

$7 - $11

Towncar  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Take a town car from Dulles Airport to Towson 73 miles

$220 - $310

Shuttle  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Dulles Airport to Towson

$16 - $75

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Towson is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Towson is to towncar which costs $220 - $310 and takes 1 h 33 min.

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The distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) and Towson is 55 miles. The road distance is 73.1 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Towson, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Towson. However, there are services departing from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door and arriving at YORK RD & PENNSYLVANIA AVE nb via 7Th St & E St Sw, Massachusetts Avenue and 5th Street NW, Washington, Dc, HAINES ST & WARNER ST eb and Um Medical Center On-Street Stop. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 58 min.

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

You can take a bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Towson via D St Sw & 7Th St Sw, 7Th St & E St Sw, K St Nw & 6Th St Nw, Massachusetts Avenue and 5th Street NW, First Street and Massachusetts Avenue NE, Washington, Dc, Baltimore Downtown, Md, HAINES ST & WARNER ST eb, PACA ST & SARATOGA ST fs nb, and Um Medical Center On-Street Stop in around 3 h 58 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 UNION STATION station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Tram from MT ROYAL & LT RAIL STAT nb to LUTHERVILLE & LT RAIL STAT nb
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Train from NEW CARROLLTON MARC nb to PENN STATION MARC nb
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to PENN STATION MARC nb
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Carrollton Amtrak to Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
Bus operators
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
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 CHARLES ST & PENN STATION nb to DULANEY VALLEY RD & MACY'S nb
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from Um Medical Center On-Street Stop to YORK RD & PENNSYLVANIA AVE nb
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$17 - $22
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Dulles Airport to Towson
Estimated price
$220 - $310
Shuttle from Dulles Airport to Towson
Estimated price
$16 - $75

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