The D.C. Airport Guide

Flying Into or Out of The D.C. Area?

Leaving your apartment can be difficult after you’ve had a relaxing staycation in the Nation’s Capital. 

But alas, good news! You have a few options when booking your travels. 

The nation’s capital is fortunate to have three airports within an hour’s drive, all hubs to different airline and offering different amenities. 

Here’s a little bit about each of the airports to help you determine which will work best for your travel needs.

Airports in The Washington DC Region:

Airport #1: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)

DCA is home to an “elevated Metrorail station connected to the concourse levels of Terminals B and C” that “provides easy and affordable access to locations throughout Washington, Virginia, and Maryland” through the blue and yellow lines. See the table below for other forms of transport to and from the airport.

Distance From Washington, D.C.

Four miles

DCA Entertainment

The Gallery Walk in Terminal A boasts an incredible arts program with rotating art displays, dancers, singers, musicians, and more

2. Airport #2: Dulles International Airport (IAD)

Transportation from IAD to Washington, D.C. is currently not on a Metro line, but the Silver Line will service it when the expansion project is complete in 2020. Alternative methods of transportation are listed in the table below.

The cell phone lot at IAD is located at the intersection of Rudder Road and Autopilot Drive.

Distance From Washington, D.C.

26 miles

Airport #3: Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI)

Travelers from BWI into Washington, D.C. can take the MARC or Amtrak trains to Union Station. Taxis and rideshare rides are also available, see the table below for more details.

The cell phone lot at IAD is located at the intersection of Rudder Road and Autopilot Drive.

Distance From Washington, D.C.

31 miles

Are You Moving to the D.C. Area?

DARO Apartments has several unique apartment complexes in and around D.C., offering a variety of arrangements to fit your housing needs. People move to America’s capital for more than an apartment. They come for lively communities, bustling activity, and exciting careers, and we can’t wait to be your home base for all of that and more. 

Check all of our locations out today to find the apartment complex and new home that will work best for you.

And if you are flying into Washington DC check out all the amazing adventures you can have around the city. Visit the monuments which flood the tree lines streets, and while you’re at grab a bite to eat. 

We will miss you when you leave, and always invite you back to the heartbeat of America. 

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