Washington Dulles International Airport is located 42km (26 miles) west of Washington.
1 Saarinen Cir
Dialling code: +1
Telephone: (703) 572 2700.
Lufthansa at the airport
How to get there
From central Washington D.C., go west on Interstate 66 to exit 67 and follow signs to Washington Dulles International Airport. From Baltimore, go south on Interstate 95 to exit 27 (Interstate 495 West – ‘Capital Beltway’) to exit 45A and follow signs to the airport. From Richmond, go north on Interstate 95 to exit 170B (Interstate 495) to exit 45 and follow signs to the airport.
The Washington Flyer coach (tel: 1 888 927 4359; www.washfly.com/coach.html) runs regular services between Washington Dulles International Airport and the nearest Metro rail station, West Falls Church, from outside arrivals door four. The journey time is 20 to 30 minutes, and the one-way fare is US$10 – tickets can be purchased at the Ground Transportation Centre ticket counter, on the arrivals level. A cheaper option is Metrobus route 5A (tel: (202) 637 7000; www.wmata.com), which runs to Rossly and L’Enfant Plaza (journey time: 50 minutes; fare: US$6).
SuperShuttle (tel: 1 800 2583826; www.supershuttle.com) provides a door-to-door shared-ride service that also stops at Union Station. The service is available on demand from outside the terminal building.
Washington Flyer Taxicabs (tel: (703) 572 8294; www.washfly.com/Taxi.html) exclusively serve Dulles International Airport, offering a 24-hour service. The fare to central Washington D.C. is around US$65, and the journey time varies from 30 to 60 minutes according to traffic conditions.
Hourly and daily parking is available within walking distance of the terminal. Hourly parking is located in front of the terminal, and there are two daily car parks: Garage 1 and Garage 2, which are both linked with the terminal. A free shuttle also runs between these garages and the terminal, as well as to four long-term car parks. Valet parking is available directly in front of the main terminal (tel: (703) 572 4540).