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

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Fly from Washington Dulles, line 960 bus  •  1h 55m

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

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Night bus  •  6h 21m

  1. Take the night bus from Washington DC to Virginia Beach N2601

4 alternative options

Bus to Reagan Washington, fly  •  3h 46m

  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

Bus  •  7h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Fashion Centre at Pentagon City to Westin Virginia Beach Town Center Virginia Beach

Train  •  7h 23m

  1. Take the train from Alexandria to Norfolk Northeast Regional

Drive  •  3h 46m

  1. Drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Virginia Beach 213.6 miles
Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) → Virginia Beach
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The cost-effective way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Virginia Beach is to night bus, which costs $16 - $28 and takes 6h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Virginia Beach is to fly and line 960 bus which costs $85 - $200 and takes 1h 55m.

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The distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) and Virginia Beach is 167 miles. The road distance is 213.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Virginia Beach without a car is to bus which takes 7h 8m and costs $130 - $140.

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It takes approximately 1h 55m to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Virginia Beach, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Virginia Beach is to bus which takes 7h 8m and costs $130 - $140. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $28 - $140 and takes 7h 23m.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Norfolk Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 1m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Virginia Beach is 214 miles. It takes approximately 3h 46m 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: 1h 55m

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

Rapid Overland Xpress - ROX operates a bus from Fashion Centre at Pentagon City to Westin Virginia Beach Town Center once daily. Tickets cost $126 and the journey takes 4h. Alternatively, Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Alexandria to Norfolk twice daily. Tickets cost $20 - $120 and the journey takes 4h 20m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $290
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Alexandria to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$20 - $65
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $120
Business Class Seat
$65 - $160
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
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
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
wmata.com
Airport Express Senior / Disabled
$4
Rapid Overland Xpress - ROX
Phone
+1-844-484-3769
Website
ridetherox.com
Bus from Fashion Centre at Pentagon City to Westin Virginia Beach Town Center
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$126
Schedules at
ridetherox.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Night bus from Washington DC to Virginia Beach
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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