There are 6 ways to get from Washington Union Station to Sterling by subway, taxi, bus, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Subway, taxi  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station Silver
  2. Take a taxi from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to Sterling

$35 - $48

Cheapest option

Bus, taxi  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from D St Sw & 7Th St Sw to Herndon-Monroe Pk & Rd & Bus Bay T 5A
  2. Take a taxi from Herndon-Monroe Pk & Rd & Bus Bay T to Sterling

$22 - $28

4 alternative options

Bus, subway, line 950 bus  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from E Street and Columbus Circle NE to Jefferson Drive and 12th Street SW Nm
  2. Take the subway from SMITHSONIAN station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  3. Take the line 950 bus from Wiehle Metro Bay H to Center St @ Locust St 926 / ...

$23 - $32

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Washington Union Station to Sterling 30.6 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Washington Union Station to Sterling 30.6 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  39 min

  1. Take an Uber from Washington Union Station to Sterling 30.6 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington Union Station to Sterling is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington Union Station to Sterling is to taxi which costs $100 - $120 and takes 39 min.

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The distance between Washington Union Station and Sterling is 24 miles. The road distance is 30.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington Union Station to Sterling without a car is to subway and taxi which takes 2 h 50 min and costs $35 - $50.

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It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to get from Washington Union Station to Sterling, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington Union Station to Sterling is 31 miles. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from Washington Union Station to Sterling.

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There are 178+ hotels available in Sterling. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Washington Union Station to Sterling.
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  • Distance: 24 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 50 min

What companies run services between Washington Union Station, DC, USA and Sterling, VA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Washington Union Station to Sterling. However, you can take the subway to FARRAGUT NORTH station, take the walk to FARRAGUT WEST station, take the subway to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station, then take the taxi to Sterling. Alternatively, you can take the walk to D St Sw & 7Th St Sw, take the bus to Herndon-Monroe Pk & Rd & Bus Bay T, then take the taxi to Sterling.

Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from SMITHSONIAN station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
44 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 D St Sw & 7Th St Sw to Herndon-Monroe Pk & Rd & Bus Bay T
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
DC Circulator
Website
dccirculator.com
Bus from E Street and Columbus Circle NE to Jefferson Drive and 12th Street SW
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
dccirculator.com
Fairfax Connector
Phone
703-339-7200
Email
fairfaxconnector@fairfaxcounty.gov
Website
fairfaxconnector.com
Bus from Wiehle Metro Bay H to Center St @ Locust St
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
fairfaxcounty.gov
Other operators
Uber Washington D.C.
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Washington Union Station to Sterling
Ave. Duration
39 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 WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to Sterling
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Reston Express
Phone
+1 703-402-1137
Website
restonexpress.com

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