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

Bus, subway  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Silver Express
  2. Silver

$10 - $14

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 16 min

  1. 5A

$8

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. 31.9 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  43 min

  1. 31.9 miles

$3 - $5

Towncar  •  43 min

  1. 31.8 miles

$130 - $190

Shuttle  •  43 min

$16 - $75

Uber  •  43 min

  1. 31.9 miles

$35 - $50

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

Metro Washington DC operates a bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Union Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $8 and the journey takes 44 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
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
Other operators
Uber Washington D.C.
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Union Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$35 - $50
uberX + Car Seat
$50 - $65
uberWAV
$40 - $55
uberX
$40 - $55
uberXL
$70 - $90
UberBLACK
$120 - $160
BLACK CAR + Car Seat
$130 - $170
SUV + Car Seat
$140 - $180
UberSUV
$140 - $180
Taxi from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Union Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Reston Express
Phone
+1 703-402-1137
Website
restonexpress.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Dulles Airport to Union Station
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Shuttle from Dulles Airport to Union Station
Estimated price
$16 - $75

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) and Union Station is 39 km. The road distance is 51 km.

The cheapest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Union Station is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 43 min.

The quickest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Union Station is to towncar which takes 43 min and costs $130 - $190.

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 every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 44 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 11 min to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Union Station, including transfers.

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