OverviewPublic Transportation from Washington Dulles Airport: You will find your mode of transportation at the following locations:
(a) Ground Transportation Level: rental cars; hotel information; taxi/ shared van; parking.
(b) Curb Level: Metrobus 5A serving L’Enfant and Rosslyn; Air & Space Museum Shuttle Bus; Hotel Pick Up; Rental Car Shuttle
(c) Near the walkways to the Daily Garage 1: The Washington Flyer's SuperShuttle vans
(d) Ground level, outside at right end of the terminal: The Washington Flyer Coach to the Metro Station.
The 5A Express Metrobus to downtown Washington makes stops at Terminal's arrivals level, down the ramp at curb location 2E and continues to Rosslyn (Virginia) Metrorail station (with connections to Orange/Blue lines), and to L'Enfant Plaza (Washington) Metrorail Station.
The Fairfax Connector bus, Route 981, takes you from from the Airport east to Herndon-Monroe Park & Ride, the Reston Town Center Transit Station, & the Wiehle-Reston East Metro Station. By separate route south it serves the Udvar Hazy Center.
By Bus toTrain:
The new Silverline Express Train (part of 'Metrorail' system)* - has currently reached the Wiehle-Reston East Train Station - getting to it requires taking the Silverline Express Bus, which runs between Dulles Airport and the Wiehle-Reston East Train Station*, takes only minutes & costs $5 (cash/credit); combined with Metrorail fare, passengers get to anywhere within the Metrorail system at $11. The blue-color bus offers free WiFi, baggage storage & curbside-to-curbside service. For more information visit: flydulles.com/silverlineexpress.
On arrival at the station, buy your Metrorail fare card and board the train headed for 'New Carrollton' (downtown Washington).
For general information about Metrorail open: www.mwata.com/7922.htm or call 202-637-7000 /TTY 638-3780 - or 1-888-WASHFLY.
* By 2018 the Silver line of the Dulles Metro Rail is to reach Dulles Airport - involving a 23-mile extension of Metro's existing Orange line from East Falls Church West to Dulles Airport and Loudon County. While the first phase has been completed , Phase 2 (started 2013), will continue - involving the remaining 11.4 miles with six stations: Reston Town center, Herndon, Innovation Center, Washington Dulles Airport, Routes 606 & 772/Ashburn.