skyyblue
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IAD To Arlington National Cemetery?

Sun Nov 23, 2008 7:40 am

I want to visit Arlington National Cemetery this week. What is the fastest way to get from Washington Dulles to the Cemetery via public transportation? Is there a bus/shuttle/train? About how long will the commute take?
 
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kc135topboom
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RE: IAD To Arlington National Cemetery?

Sun Nov 23, 2008 8:27 am

It looks to be about 21 miles, but, according to google maps, public transit is availble

Transit directions to Info Services and PR Inc
Washington Dulles International
Washington Dulles International Airport

$8.50 (vs. $14.69 driving!)Travel time: about 1 hour 36 minsShowing Trip 1
Bus - Dulles 2 Dulles Connector - Direction: Dulles Town Center
Service run by Virginia Regional Transit - 877-777-2708
Service runs every 1 hour 0 mins
7:30am Depart Dulles Airport Shelter 2E
10 mins
7:40am Arrive Dulles North Transit Center

Bus - Dulles 2 Dulles Connector - Direction: Dulles Town Center
Service run by Virginia Regional Transit - 877-777-2708
Service runs every 1 hour 0 mins
7:30am Depart Dulles Airport Shelter 2E
7:40am Arrive Dulles North Transit Center

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Bus - Loudoun County Commuter Bus - Direction: Rosslyn, The Pentagon, Washington DC
20 mins to make transfer
Service run by Loudoun County Transit - 703-771-5665
8:00am Depart Dulles North Transit Center
40 mins
8:40am Arrive Rosslyn - 19th and Moore St

Bus - Loudoun County Commuter Bus - Direction: Rosslyn, The Pentagon, Washington DC
20 mins to make transfer
Service run by Loudoun County Transit - 703-771-5665
8:00am Depart Dulles North Transit Center
8:40am Arrive Rosslyn - 19th and Moore St

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Walk to Arlington National Cemetery
About 26 mins
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Beta: Use caution – This route may be missing sidewalks or pedestrian paths.

1. Head east on 19th St N toward N Lynn St 174 ft
2. Turn right at N Lynn St 0.3 mi
3. Continue on N Meade St 0.3 mi
4. Turn left at Marshall Dr 0.2 mi
5. Turn right at Ord and Weitzel Dr 138 ft
6. Turn left to stay on Ord and Weitzel Dr 20 ft
7. Turn right at S Arlington Ridge Rd 0.3 mi
8. Turn left at Schley Dr
Destination will be on the right 364 ft

Walk to Arlington National Cemetery
About 26 mins

http://maps.google.com/

http://www.loudoun.gov/Default.aspx?tabid=785
 
usflyer msp
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RE: IAD To Arlington National Cemetery?

Sun Nov 23, 2008 8:09 pm

Dont use google maps for public transit in the DC area because it does not include Metro, the largest provider in the region. Use Metro's website www.wmata.com.

Traveling from IAD to ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY on 11/24/2008


BUS : Departs from


BOARD


ARRIVE

DULLES AIRPORT BUS STOP- AT CURB 2E
at 3:10pm


Take 5A BUS Click here to view bus schedule. towards L'ENFANT PLAZA METRO


» ROSSLYN METRO STATION
at 3:50pm


RAIL : Departs from


BOARD


ARRIVE

ROSSLYN METRO STATION
at 4:00pm


Take BLUE LINE BLUE LINE Rail towards FRANCONIA METRO


» ARLINGTON CEMETERY METRO STATION
at 4:02pm

SmarTrip Fare Total (Senior/Disabled/Medicare): $ 4.65 ($ 1.40)
Cash Fare Total (Senior/Disabled/Medicare): $ 4.75 ($ 1.40)
 
BlueElephant
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RE: IAD To Arlington National Cemetery?

Sun Nov 23, 2008 10:18 pm



Quoting USFlyer MSP (Reply 2):

Bingo...

5A to Rossyln, Blue Line to Arlington Cemetery...one stop..
 
Cadet57
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RE: IAD To Arlington National Cemetery?

Sun Nov 23, 2008 10:57 pm



Quoting BlueElephant (Reply 3):

mhm. Very very easy. Went to DC this past july and stayed in Arlington and it was a breeze getting around.
Doors open, right hand side, next stop is Springfield.

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