Washington Dulles International Airport is accessible from all the adjoining areas viz. Ashburn, Sterling, Leesburg, Reston, Manassas, Woodbridge, Springfield, Mount Vernon, McLean, Oxon Hill, Bethesda, Wheaton, Forestville, Charlottesville, Norfolk, Harrisonburg, Richmond etc. The last few Virginia cities are accessible through the Greyhound service.
Washington Dulles Airport to Union Station –
Union Station, Washington D.C is one of the busiest hub points which is served by MARC, Amtrak and VRE Commuter rail, the Washington Metro trains and buses. From Union Station one can get to a number of places in Maryland and Virginia and also to Baltimore, New York, Philadelphia and Boston. The long distance destinations include Atlanta, Chicago, Miami, New Orleans etc.
Amtrak does not serve Dulles but one can connect to Amtrak from the Union station. To reach Union station from Dulles Airport one can take (apart from Cabs/Taxi and shared shuttles) the 5A bus towards L’Enfant Plaza and get down at the Rosslyn Metro station from where take the Blue Line to Largo Town Center metro station. From there take the Red Line towards Silver Spring and get down at Union station metro station.
Washington Dulles Airport to Baltimore –
Apart from cabs and shared shuttles, one can take the Flyer Coach to West Falls Church Metro station from where carry on to Union Station. At Union Station, take a MARC Commuter Rail train or Amtrak to Baltimore.
Washington Dulles Airport to BWI (Baltimore Washington Thurgood Marshall) Airport –
Most comfortable options would be Taxi/cab or shared shuttle services but they would be relatively expensive. Cheaper option would be taking the Washington Flyer Coach to the West Falls Church station of the metro system. Take the train towards ‘New Carrollton’ and change at Metro Center station to the Red Line to Union Station. Here take the MARC Commuter Rail to BWI rail station. Another way would be to change at Gallery Place metro station and take the Green Line to Greenbelt. At Greenbelt take the Metrobus Route B30 to BWI Airport.
Dulles Airport and the Virginia Colleges in Harrisonburg, Charlottesville, Blacksburg and Redford – Taking the Flyer Coach one can reach the West Falls Church Metro station from where one can take a train to the Vienna metro station. On weekends “Home Ride” provides bus service between the colleges and the Vienna Station. From Dulles airport(IAD) to Charlottesville by Amtrak one would have to take the Amtrak train from Union station. Reaching Union station from Dulles Airport is mentioned above.
For first year international students, transit between Dulles airport and Charlottesville is made available by UVaExpress on couple of scheduled days of the year.
Washington Dulles Airport to Fredericksburg, VA – Flyer coach from airport to West Falls Church station. From there train to King Street station. Continue from King Street to Fredericksburg via the VRE commuter Train or Amtrak train.
From Washington Dulles Airport to Reagan National Airport –
Apart from the cab/Taxi services or shared shuttle services, one can take the Metro or the Metrobus. But one would have to change at different points. For the Metro, take the Flyer coach to the West Falls Church station from where take the train towards “New Carrollton” and get down at the Rosslyn Station. From Rosslyn, take the blue line towards Reagan International airport. The Airport train station and terminal are connected.
One can also take the Metrobus Route 5A from Dulles to Rosslyn Metro rail station and then carry on via the Blue Line train as mentioned above.
From Washington Dulles Airport to National Air and Space museum Udvar-Hazy Center there is a VRTA Air and Space Museum Shuttle bus taking passengers directly to the Museum.