DC is well connected by three major airports; Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI), Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA).
Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI)
The airport is situated 10 miles (16km) south of Baltimore and 30 miles (50km) north of Washington DC. The airport train station has trains going to both central Baltimore and Washington DC; the station is connected to the terminal by shuttle buses. There are also various bus services to both cities, some dropping off at the central hotels. Taxis are available and cost around $23 to Baltimore and $63 to Washington DC.
Tel: +1 410 859 7111
Car rental: A car rental facility is linked to the airport terminals by a free shuttle service, which leaves from the lower level terminal. Car rental companies include Avis, Budget, Hertz, National and others.
Washington-Dulles International Airport (IAD)
The airport is situated 26 miles (41km) west of Washington, DC.
The Washington Flyer Coach Service provides a direct link between the airport and the West Falls Church Metrorail, operating every 30 minutes to downtown, with a fare of $8. A public bus service is available at the station for transport to areas not serviced by Metrorail. The SuperShuttle operates a door-to-door shared van service. Hotel/Motel courtesy transportation can be arranged by using the phone hook-ups attached to the hotel courtesy boards on the Baggage Claim Level. Taxis are also available 24 hours from the lower level of the main terminal. Amtrack trains, Greyhound buses and Trailways all go straight to the airport. Keep an eye out for travel offers on them.
Tel: +1 703 572 2700