There are three airports in the Washington D.C. area:
- Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) is located just 5 miles south of the convention center. The airport has its own Metrorail station with direct service to downtown D.C., or you can take a taxi for about USD$15. A limousine service is approximately USD$75.
- Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) sits about 25 miles west of D.C. and is a major hub for international arrivals and departures. The airport is accessible by Metrobus, Metrorail and Washington Flyer coach service. A taxi fare to downtown D.C is approximately USD$60, and limousine service is approximately USD$120.
- Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) lies about 30 miles north of D.C. Amtrak and MARC (Maryland Area Rail Commuter) trains offer easy connections to the airport. The BWI Express Metrobus runs between BWI and the Greenbelt Metrorail station approximately every 40 minutes. The taxi fare to downtown D.C. is approximately USD$70. A limousine service is approximately USD$150.
Passengers flying into Dulles (in Virginia) or Baltimore (in Maryland) can get to and from DC via cab, shuttle or rental car. Ronald Reagan National Airport is also serviced by Metrorail on the blue and yellow lines.
Find out more about how to get around Washington D.C. once you arrive: http://washington.org/DC-guide-to/getting-around-washington-dc
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