Airports

Washington Dulles International Airport
Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)
Washington Dulles International Arrivals Building
Dulles International Arrivals Building
Washington Dulles International Airport, aerotrain
Dulles Airport's internal AeroTrain system swiftly carries passengers between the Main Terminal and the A, B and C Gates.
Washington Metro System
Reagan National Airport, Arlington, Virginia
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)
BWI Airport
Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI)
Washington Dulles International Airport
Washington Dulles International Arrivals Building
Washington Dulles International Airport, aerotrain
Reagan National Airport, Arlington, Virginia
BWI Airport

Major Airports

Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)

This major travel hub supports domestic and international air travel on a wide variety of airlines — more than 30, in fact. A main terminal and four additional concourses see more than 20 million passengers annually, and plans for expansion could increase that number to 70 million in the future. Dulles boasts one of the fastest security processing times in the US with numerous Passport Kiosks and offers a Customs mobile app to help expedite completing forms.

Aside from being a world-class travel facility, Dulles offers fantastic amenities and is committed to an arts programme featuring diverse regional, national and international rotating exhibits, public art displays and live performances. The airport also features a variety of high-end retail outlets, award-winning restaurants including dining options from celebrated chefs Wolfgang Puck and Michael Symon, and spa services.

Other Dulles Highlights:

  • Speedy AeroTrain service to move between terminals
  • Silver Line Express Bus providing a convenient, economical connection between Dulles and the Silver Line's Wiehle-Reston East Metrorail station.
  • Free WiFi and charging stations
  • Online duty-free shopping

Nonstop service from London on British Airways, United Airlines and Virgin Atlantic; nonstop service from Manchester on United Airlines; nonstop service from Dublin on Aer Lingus and United Airlines. Beginning Summer 2018, United will offer new seasonal service between Dulles Airport and Edinburgh, Scotland (EDI). The new daily nonstop flight will operate from 23 May to 4 October.

Distance to DC: 26 miles

Transportation*: Taxi to DC ($65); shared van ($30 to DC); Metrobus 5A ($7 to Rosslyn Metro station or L’Enfant Plaza Metro station); Washington Flyer Silver Line Express Bus ($5 to Wiehle-Reston East Metro station); car rental (starting at $45 per day)

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)

Distance to DC: Less than 1 mile

Transportation: Taxi to DC ($18); shared van ($15); Metro to DC ($2); rental car (starting at $50 per day)

Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI)

Non-stop service from London on British Airways.

Distance to DC: 30 miles

Transportation: Taxi ($90 to DC); shared van ($40 to DC); Amtrak train ($15 and up to DC); rental car (starting at $30 per day); MARC train ($7 to DC)

* Prices are approximate and subject to change. For airport information and air service maps, see each airport’s website.

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