USA: Washington DC
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Note: There are technically no airports in DC (District of Columbia). However, the 2 airports that serve Washington DC, which are strictly speaking in Virginia, are included on this page.
Location: 42 km/26 Miles W of the City in the state of Virginia.
Airport Website: Washington Dulles Airport
By Taxi: To Washington, DC $48-55/30-60 mins. To Bethesda $42, Mount Vernon $66, Woodbridge $52, Tysons Corner $30, Manassas $31, Winchester $90, Middleburg $41, Leesburg $28, Reston $15, Rockville $50, Rosslyn $42 & Warrenton $53. Washington Flyer Taxicabs (703) 661 6655, are available 24 hrs on the lower level of the Main Terminal. Taxis accept credit cards, and provide metered transport in the Washington DC area.
|Washington Flyer Coach to West Falls Church Metro:||To West Falls Church Metro (some distance west of DC but on the Metro network), then transfer to the Metro to downtown DC or take a Taxi/local bus to Tyson's Corner. Buy a ticket at the Washington Flyer Coach ticket counter at Arrivals Door #4 in the Main Terminal. Travelers will also board the Coach here. Timings: Buses leave Dulles airport Mon-Fri every 30 mins 0545-2215. Weekends every 30 mins 0745-2215. Buses leave West Falls Church Metro station Mon-Fri every 30 mins 0615-2245. Weekends every 30 mins 0815-2245. Cost: $10 one-way/20-30 mins, $18 round trip. Contact: For more info, contact 1-888-WASHFLY|
|Metrobus 5A to Rosslyn & L'Enfant Plaza Metro (DC):||Another, cheaper alternative is to take Metrobus 5A to L'Enfant Plaza & Rosslyn Metro Stations in the city. Airport Bus stop location: At Dulles, the Metrobus stops at the Ground Transportation Curb (Arrivals level, down the ramp) at curb location 2E. Route: Airport - Herndon Monroe Park & Ride Lot - Tysons Westpark Transit Station - Rosslyn Metro Station - L'Enfant Plaza Metro Station. Timings: Buses depart the airport Mon-Fri every 30-60 mins 0550-2340. Saturdays & Sundays every ~60 mins 0632-2340. Buses depart L'Enfant Plaza Mon-Fri every 30-60 mins 0450-2238. Saturdays & Sundays every ~60 mins 0530-2235. Buses leave Rosslyn 13 mins later. Travel Time: Takes ~40 mins. Cost: $6 one way.|
|Greyhound Coaches:||connect the airport to cities in Virginia (Warrenton, Culpepper, Charlottesville, Lynchburg, Roanoke, Winchester, and Harrisonburg with connecting service to Richmond, Harrisburg, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York). Call 888-BUS-N-FLY for schedule info & reservations.|
|On-Airport Rental Car Providers:||AVIS, Budget, Dollar, HERTZ, National, Enterprise, ALAMO & Thrifty.|
Airport to Airport: Taxi to Baltimore Airport $97, Ronald Reagan/National Airport $50 and Charlottesville Airport $153.
Airport Tel No: +1 (703) 572 6817.
Updated Nov13. Visited Airport.
Location: 5 km/3 Miles S of the City Centre.
Airport Website: DCA Airport
By Taxi: To the US Capitol $10-15/15 mins, Alexandria City Hall $9/5 mins, Georgetown $12 & Chevy Chase $21.
By Bus: The Metrobus stop is at the base of the Metrorail station. Public bus service is available to areas not served by Metrorail. For Metrobus info, call (202) 637-7000.
By Train: Metrorail, the train system stops next to Terminals B & C. Metrorail fare cards can be bought from machines on Level 2 near the pedestrian bridges that lead to Terminals B and C. On exiting Metrorail's National Airport stop, you will see the pedestrian walkway that takes them into the airport terminal's concourse. Moving walkways run across the pedestrian bridge linking Metrorail to Terminals B & C. Shuttle buses run between Metrorail and Terminal A, where Alaska Airlines, ATA, Midway Air Lines and Northwest Airlines operate. From the Metrorail stop, follow signs to "Shuttle to Terminal A" bus stops on Level G (Ground) of Garages B and C. For Metrorail info, call (202) 637 7000, or visit www.wmata.com for comprehensive info online. The train system runs 0530-0000 Mon-Fri and starts at 0800 on weekends.
|On-Airport Rental Car Providers:||AVIS, Budget, Dollar, HERTZ & National available on the airport.|
|Off-Airport Rental Car Providers:||Enterprise, ALAMO & Thrifty nearby..|
Airport to Airport: Taxi to Dulles (IAD) $50/35 mins, taxi to Baltimore airport (BWI) $67/40 mins.
Airport Tel No: +1 (703) 417 8000.
Updated Nov13. Visited Airport.