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Metro Directions:

Dulles International Airport has no direct train service. To connect to Metro, take the Washington Flyer Express bus to the West Falls Church metro station. (Buses run every 30 minutes, and cost $8 one way / $14 round trip).

Driving Directions from Dulles Airport:

(21 miles, 25-30 minutes)

Please note that weekdays, I-66 inside the Beltway is limited to a minimum of 2 passengers (HOV restriction) for eastbound traffic from 6:30-9 a.m. I-66 westbound traffic is HOV restricted from 4-6:30 p.m. Ticketed passengers to/from Dulles Airport are exempt from the HOV restriction.

  • Stay left on exiting airport area and join Dulles Access Rd.
  • Follow signs routing to I-66 East and 495.
  • Continue to follow signs to I-66 East where the Access Road joins I-66
  • East for approximately 17 miles after leaving the airport.
  • Exit at Glebe Road.
  • Turn right on Glebe Road.
  • Turn left on Wilson Blvd.
  • Turn left on N.Stuart Drive.

Public Transportation from Dulles Airport:

Washington Flyer Taxi Service:
(703) 661-6655
estimated cost: $35.00
additional person: $1.00
estimated time: approximately 30 minutes travel time

Washington Flyer Express Bus to West Falls Church Metro
estimated cost: $8.00
estimated travel time: approximately 20 minutes
West Falls Church Metro to Ballston Metro
estimated cost: $1.35 peak; $1.00 off-peak; $.65 seniors/disabled
estimated travel time: approximately 7 minutes

Travelers from Dulles can get to Arlington via airport limousine (703-685-1400 or 703-471-5555) in about 30 minutes.

Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Web Site

For more information on transportation options from Dulles Airport, please visit the Dulles Airport Ground Transportation info page.

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