Local transport


There is no train connection with the airport, but the Washington Flyer buses connect the airport with the MetroRail system of Washington.

Car and bus

From the center of Washington you follow Interstate 66 to the west, exit 67 leads to the airport. The route is clearly indicated. From Baltimore you follow I-95 to the south, at exit 27 you follow I-495 to exit 12B that leads to the airport.

There are several possibilities to travel by bus to Washington. The MetroBus (tel: +1(0)202 638-3780) maintains a shuttle connection between the airport and the center of Washington. The Washington Flyer bus goes to the metro station West Falls. Furthermore, there is a taxi mini-bus, the Super Shuttle that you share with other passengers, this mini-bus goes to every desired destination in Washington.

Greyhound connects Dulles Airport with several destinations in Virginia (Warrenton, Culpepper, Charlottesville, Lynchburg, Roanoke, Winchester and Harrisonburg).

Car rental - Washington Dulles International Airport

In the Arrivals Hall you can find counters for car rental companies: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Thrifty. You can also reserve a rental car in advance using the service EasyTerra provides, they compare the rates of several providers in a single quote.


Only taxis from Washington Flyer (tel: +1(0)703 661 6655) may serve Dulles Airport. A ride to Washington takes approximately 30-60 minutes and costs $50.00-$60.00. You can pay the taxi driver by credit card.

Airport Parking

In front of the terminal there is an area for short-term parking that charges $4.00 per hour or $36.00 per day. In addition there are two parking garages that charges $5.00 per hour or $15.00 per day. Along the entrance road to the airport are four areas for long-term parking (Blue, Green, Gold and Purple) the rates are $3.00 per hour or $9.00 per day. There is also a special ‘Cell Phone Waiting Area’, where you may park for free to wait for arriving travelers for a maximum of one hour. For further information about parking (tel: +1(0)703 572 4500).