Washington Dulles airport (IAD)

About the Airport

Statistics and location

The Washington D.C. Dulles airport, (IATA: IAD) serves the Unites States nation's capital area with domestic, international and intercontinental flights. During 2021, 15 million passengers passed through it. It is located in Fairfax County, Virginia, 42 km (26 miles) west of downtown Washington D.C. (SEE MAP).

Contact information:

Official Website - Facebook - Twitter - Customer service: Tel- +1 703 572 2700 - TTY: (703) 572-2400

Main terminal and concourses

The airport is open 24 hours a day and consists of a Main Terminal and 5 concourses (A, B, C, D and Z). AeroTrain is the automated airport train system for Washington Dulles International Airport, which connects passengers between the Terminal and the midfield area where the gates to concourses A, B and C are located. LEARN MORE

Services and amenities

The airport has free Wi-fi access, currency exchange, Concierge service, charging stations for electronic devices as well as electric vehicles, luggage carts, chapel, Nursing Rooms, Pet relief areas, Kid’s play zone, and smoking area. LEARN MORE

Food and Shopping

It has a wide gastronomic variety with restaurants, cafes and bars (some available 24 hours a day), as well as a wide variety of shopping options including duty-free items, clothing and fashion, cosmetics, electronics and telephones, alcoholic beverages, sweets, etc. You can find 24-hour convenience stores with regional products, books, and newspapers.


Opposite the terminal is the Washington Dulles Airport Marriot. LEARN MORE


Public and Private Transportation

Taxi services

Washington Flyer Taxicabs serve Dulles International exclusively, with 24-hour service to and from the Airport. From the Terminal, Arrivals Level - Baggage Claim, customers should proceed DOWN the ramp at Doors 2 or 6. Taxi fare starts from USD 55 to Arlington VA and 70 to Washington DC. Uber and Lyft are also available at a slightly lower fare. LEARN MORE

Bus services

There are several bus services (Silver Line Express, bus Route 983 and the Metro bus 5A) that connect Washington Dulles airport with the closest metro station, Wiehle-Reston East Station. Also, Route 983, and 5A together with 981 run to the Museum's area in Washington DC. Virginia Breeze bus connect the airport with Virginia area and Megabus go to Union Station (central station). Learn more

Car rental

If you want to rent a car at Dulles airport, you will find the car rental companies in the rental car lot, connected by Free shuttle buses. LEARN MORE


Airlines operating at Dulles airport and non-stop destinations.

Last boarding calls

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Today’s arrivals at Washington D.C. IAD

Vip Lounges

There are several airline lounges at Washington Dulles airport, such as: Air France, British Airways, Etihad, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, United Airlines. USO Lounge is available as well - LEARN MORE


There are 6 parking sectors: Terminal Lot - Cell Phone Lot - Garage 1 - Valet - Garage 2 and Economy Lot. LEARN MORE

Special Needs

Washington Dulles International Airport offers highly accessible facilities for people with reduced mobility or disabilities. LEARN MORE


Answers to Passengers Frequently Asked Questions