Sponsor Message:
Civil Aviation Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
IAD To DCA: Best Way And Time?  
User currently offlineAs739x From United States of America, joined Apr 2003, 6195 posts, RR: 24
Posted (10 years 7 months 3 hours ago) and read 3314 times:

Hey gang! I have a friend and co-worker going to DCA to train some agents for Alaska. Returning he will be training till the evening then flying from IAD. Whats is the best way to get there? How long does it take?

Is there a train?
Bus's, and how long do they take?

Thanks

ASSFO


"Some pilots avoid storm cells and some play connect the dots!"
2 replies: All unread, jump to last
 
User currently offlineLinemechqx From United States of America, joined May 2004, 77 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (10 years 7 months 3 hours ago) and read 3275 times:

As739x-

On my trip to DC at the end of April we paid $50 dollars for a taxi to take us from IAD to downtown (foggy bottom) not really worth it if you ask me. Anyhow later in the week we needed to get back to IAD to rent a car, and chose to take the metro and the Washington flyer shuttle. For about 1.20 or so I think it was, you can take the metro(light-rail/subway) from downtown or directly from DCA. To the West Falls church metro station where for $8 one-way a motor coach will take you to IAD. Takes about twice as long as a taxi but well worth it in my book. Especially for those non-reving AS needing the ability to switch airports cheaply if necessary. Anyhow try these links http://www.washfly.com/ http://www.wmata.com/


User currently offlineUALFAson From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 741 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (10 years 7 months ago) and read 3193 times:

Linemechqx explained the option I would recommend if you have time: Metro to West Falls Church station connecting to the Washington flyer shuttle.

A faster but more expensive option is to just take the Washington Flyer shuttle the whole way from DCA-IAD. Visit the websites that were mentioned.

Cabs are a rip-off and some won't even take you to IAD because technically they can't pick up passengers for the return journey to downtown D.C. or wherever.



"We hope you've enjoyed flying with us as much as we've enjoyed taking you for a ride."
Top Of Page
Forum Index

This topic is archived and can not be replied to any more.

Printer friendly format

Similar topics:More similar topics...
Alaska To IAD&DCA, Why Both? And Since When? posted Sun Nov 18 2001 18:39:55 by Twa902fly
Stansted To LGW-best Way? posted Thu Jun 24 2004 23:49:19 by Dl1011
Cheapest And Best Way From BRU To Scotland? posted Thu Jun 26 2003 12:00:53 by Glider
Best Way To Iad? posted Sat Jan 12 2002 02:47:54 by Hardkor
Best Way To Spend Your Time During A Long Flight posted Sat Jun 16 2001 00:27:21 by GF-A330
New Airlines To DCA IAD And Bwi? posted Wed Apr 11 2001 18:40:06 by Lindy
Best Way To *FLY* From Malpensa To Bergamo? posted Tue Sep 26 2006 21:30:22 by Reifel
Best Way From Sal To Sevilla, Spain posted Sun Jun 25 2006 03:15:47 by M180up
What's The Best Way To Get A Pilots License posted Thu Jan 26 2006 18:41:38 by PrimetimeDC9
Best Way From EWR To Mannhatten? posted Sun Jan 15 2006 05:00:26 by LUVRSW