By bus: Metrobus 5A to Dulles originates at the L’Enfant Plaza Metro station and stops at the Rosslyn Metro and the Herndon-Monroe Park and Ride Lot. The trip takes about 50 minutes from L’Enfant Plaza and costs $6 each way with a SmarTrip card or cash. Airport stop is on ground transportation (lower) level, curb 2. Info: 202-637-7000, www.wmata.com.
In Loudoun County, Virginia Regional Transit’s Dulles 2 Dulles Connector runs between the airport and Dulles Town Center. A one-way trip takes 25 to 30 minutes and costs 50 cents. Airport stop is on ground transportation (lower) level, curb 2. Info: 877-777-2708, www.vatransit.org.
By Metro/bus: The Washington Flyer express bus travels between the West Falls Church Metro station and Dulles. The trip takes about 25 minutes and costs $10 one way, $18 round trip. Buses depart from Dulles at Door 4 on the arrivals level of the main terminal; follow signs. Info: 888-927-4359, www.washfly.com.
Good to know: Free WiFi and charging stations throughout the airport. Airport participates in TSA’s Pre-Check program (select airlines) and Customs and Border Protection’s Global Entry program. Real-time security checkpoint wait times available at www.mwaa.com/dulles/4793.htm.
BALTIMORE-WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL MARSHALL
●Airport police: 410-859-7040
●Lost and found: 410-689-3620 for items left at security checkpoints, 410-859-7387 or e-mail email@example.com if left elsewhere in the airport. Call airline if item was lost on the plane.
Hourly: Garage next to the main terminal. $2 per half-hour for the first hour, then $4 per hour or fraction through the sixth hour to a daily maximum of $22.
Daily: Garage at Terminal Road and Scott Drive, just beyond the terminal. $3 each for first and second hour or fraction, then $2 an hour or fraction, with a daily maximum of $12. Shuttle buses to the terminal run every five to eight minutes, 24 hours a day.
Express parking: At Terminal Road and Scott Drive, directly across from the daily garage. $4 for first hour or fraction, $2 each additional hour or fraction, up to $10 a day. Offers luggage assistance and immediate shuttle service that picks up passengers at their parking spaces. On return, delivers passengers directly to their cars.
Long-term: On Aviation Boulevard north of the airport. Daily maximum of $8. Shuttle buses to the terminal run every 10 to 15 minutes 24 hours a day.
Cellphone lot: Drivers awaiting passengers can wait in this free lot at Terminal Road and Scott Drive, across from the daily garage. Drivers must remain with their vehicles.
More info: 800-435-9294 or 410-859-9230, or listen to radio station 1040 AM. Pay & Go machines are on the skywalks connected to the hourly garage and in the bus lobby areas of the daily garage; you must exit within 30 minutes of paying.
By train: Amtrak and MARC trains travel from Union Station and New Carrollton to the BWI Rail Station, where a free shuttle connects you to the airport.
●Amtrak: The trip takes 30 minutes to or from Union Station and 15 minutes to or from New Carrollton. From $11 each way. Info: 800-872-7245, www.amtrak.com.
●MARC: No weekend service and limited holiday service. The trip takes 35 to 40 minutes. Cost is $6 each way to or from Union Station and $5 each way to or from New Carrollton. Info: 800-325-7245, www.mtamaryland.com.
By Metro/bus: The BWI Express bus (B30) runs nonstop to and from the Green Line’s Greenbelt Metro station. Buses stop at two locations on the airport arrivals (lower) level. Cost is $6 each way if paying with a SmarTrip card or cash. Info: 202-637-7000, www.wmata.com.
The Maryland Transit Administration’s ICC bus 201 operates between the Gaithersburg park-and-ride lot and the airport, with stops at the Shady Grove Metro station, Georgia Avenue park and ride, Burtonsville park and ride, Dorsey MARC station and Arundel Mills Mall. $5 each way. Info: 866-743-3682, www.mtaiccbus.com.
Good to know: Free and fee-for-use wireless Internet available throughout the airport through Advanced Wireless Group. Airport participates in TSA’s Pre-Check program (select airlines) and Customs and Border Protection’s Global Entry program.