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

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Fly from Washington Dulles, line 960 bus  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Norfolk (ORF) IAD - ORF
  2. Take the line 960 bus from Newtown Rd Station to Parks & 20Th

$138 - $295

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Bus  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Virginia Beach, VA

$32 - $58

4 alternative options

Bus to Reagan Washington, fly  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Norfolk (ORF) DCA - ORF

$140 - $284

Train  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak to Norfolk Amtrak Northeast Regional

$94 - $216

Bus, line 020 bus  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Norfolk, Va 3005 / ...
  2. Take the line 020 bus from Wood & Church to Arctic & 19Th 020 / ...

$36 - $76

Drive  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Virginia Beach 218.5 miles

$21 - $35

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Virginia Beach. However, there are services departing from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door and arriving at Virginia Beach, VA via 7Th St & E St Sw, Massachusetts Avenue and 5th Street NW and Washington, DC - Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 34 min.

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The distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) and Virginia Beach is 167 miles. The road distance is 218.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Virginia Beach without a car is to train which takes 7 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 51 min to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Virginia Beach, including transfers.

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Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Virginia Beach bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Washington, DC - Union Station.

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The best way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Virginia Beach is to train which takes 7 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 34 min.

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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 Virginia Beach bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Virginia Beach, VA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Virginia Beach is 218 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Virginia Beach.

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

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Map of how to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Virginia Beach.
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  • Distance: 166.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 51 min

What companies run services between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD), USA and Virginia Beach, VA, USA?

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Virginia Beach once daily. Tickets cost $80 - $200 and the journey takes 4 h 24 min. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Virginia Beach once daily. Tickets cost $21 - $45 and the journey takes 5 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
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Alexandria Amtrak to Norfolk Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
Bus operators
Hampton Roads Transit (HRT)
Website
gohrt.com
Bus from Newtown Rd Station to Parks & 20Th
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gohrt.com
Bus from Wood & Church to Arctic & 19Th
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gohrt.com
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
wmata.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Virginia Beach, VA
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $45
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megabus.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 Washington, Dc to Norfolk, Va
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60

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