GETTING HERE BY AIR
Travelers enjoy non-stop flight service to DC from nearly 100 cities around the world. The region’ s three major airports, Ronald Reagan Washington National (DCA), Washington Dulles International (IAD) and Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall (BWI), are serviced by major national and international airlines as well as budget carriers. More than 1,300* domestic flights depart from DC’ s three airports each day and more than 500** international flights depart each week.
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)
(DCA) is located just 5 miles south of the convention center. The airport has its own Metrorail station with direct service to downtown DC, or you can take a taxi for about $15. Limousine service is approximately $75.
- Airlines: Air Canada, Air Tran, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Jet Blue Airways, Southwest Airlines, Sun Country Airlines, United Airlines, US Airways Express, US Airways Shuttle, Virgin America.
Washington Dulles International (IAD)
A Metrorail extension to Dulles is currently under construction. The best way of getting to downtown DC from (IAD) is by using the Washington Flyer coach service from the West Falls Church Metrorail station, or by taxi (about $80 to downtown DC). Limousine service is approximately $115.
- Airlines: Aeroflot, AeroMexico, Air France, ANA, American Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Avianca, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cayman Airways, Copa Airlines, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian Airlines, Etihad Airways, Icelandair, Jet Blue, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Porter Airlines, Qatar Airways, SAS, Saudi Arabian Airlines, South African Airways, Southwest Airlines, Sun Air International, Grupo Taca, Turkish Airlines, United Airlines, US Airways, Virgin America, Virgin Atlantic.
Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI)
(BWI) lies about 30 miles north of DC. 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. Taxi fare to downtown DC is approximately $100. Limousine service is approximately $150.
- Airlines: Air Canada, Air Tran, American Airlines, British Airways, Condor, Delta Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Jet Blue, Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, US Airways, US Airways Express.