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

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Bus  •  44 min

  1. Take the bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to D St Sw & 7Th St Sw 5A

$5 - $15

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Bus, subway  •  57 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington Dulles Airport - arrivals door 4 to Wiehle-Reston East Station Silver Line Express
  2. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station Silver

$8 - $11

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Washington 30.4 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Washington 30.4 miles

$3 - $5

Towncar  •  40 min

  1. Take a town car from Dulles Airport to Washington 30.3 miles

$130 - $180

Shuttle  •  40 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Dulles Airport to Washington

$16 - $75

Uber  •  41 min

  1. Take an Uber from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Washington 30.4 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

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

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The distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) and Washington is 23 miles. The road distance is 30.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Washington without a car is to bus which takes 44 min and costs .

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The bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to D St Sw & 7Th St Sw takes 44 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Washington 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 Washington bus services, operated by Metro Washington DC, arrive at D St Sw & 7Th St Sw station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Washington is 30 miles. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Washington.

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Map of how to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Washington.
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  • Distance: 22.6 miles
  • Duration: 44 min

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

Metro Washington DC operates a bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Washington every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $8 and the journey takes 44 min. Megabus also services this route once daily.

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
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
Silver Line Express
Phone
+1(703)-572-7661
Website
flydulles.com
Bus from Washington Dulles Airport - arrivals door 4 to Wiehle-Reston East Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
flydulles.com
Other operators
Uber Washington D.C.
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Washington
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$35 - $55
UberX
$40 - $55
WAV
$40 - $55
UberX Car Seat
$50 - $65
UberXL
$70 - $90
Black
$110 - $150
Black Car Seat
$120 - $160
Black SUV Car Seat
$140 - $180
Black SUV
$130 - $170
Taxi from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Washington
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Reston Express
Phone
+1 703-402-1137
Website
restonexpress.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Dulles Airport to Washington
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Shuttle from Dulles Airport to Washington
Estimated price
$16 - $75

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