Dulles International Airport (IAD)
METRO DIRECTIONS AND WASHINGTON FLYER COACH SERVICE
Dulles International Airport has no direct Metrorail service, though a rail line is currently under construction (the Silver Line). The nearest Metrorail station is West Falls Church Station on the Orange Line. Direct transportation to this station is available from the Washington Flyer Coach Service. Buses depart every 30 minutes and boarding announcements are made inside the airport.
How to connect to the Metrorail system from Dulles Airport:
Purchase a ticket (one-way or round-trip) at the Washington Flyer Coach ticket counter located at Arrivals Door #4 in the Main Terminal. Travelers will also board the Coach from this location. Click here for schedule and ticket prices. You may purchase a Metrorail fare card inside the train station at the West Falls Church Metro stop. You will board the Orange Line train (direction New Carrollton), and get off at the Ballston-Marymount University stop.
DRIVING DIRECTIONS FROM DULLES AIRPORT
Approximately 21 miles
Estimated travel time: 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 when exiting airport area and join Dulles Access Road
- Follow signs routing to I-66 East and 495
- Continue to follow signs to I-66 East where the Access Road joins I-66
- Travel East for approximately 17 miles after leaving the airport
- Exit Glebe Road
- Turn right on Glebe Road
- Turn left on Wilson Boulevard
- Turn left on North Stuart Drive
Dulles Airport Address: 1 Saarinen Circle, Dulles, VA 20166
National Science Foundation Address: 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22230
Washington Flyer Taxi Service: http://www.washfly.com, 703-572-TAXI
METROPOLITAN WASHINGTON AIRPORTS AUTHORITY WEB SITE
For more information on transportation options from Dulles Airport, please visit the Dulles Airport Ground Transportation info page.