Details on Dulles, BWI Marshall and Reagan National airports

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703-417-8000

www.mwaa.com/reagan

Additional phone
numbers

●Paging: 703-417-1806

●Information desks: Terminal A, 703-417-3972; Terminal B/C, 703-417-1806 or 703-417-3974

●Airport police: 703-417-2400

●Lost and found: 703-417-8560 if item was lost within 24 hours or 703-417-0673 if more than 24 hours, or fill out a lost-and-found inquiry on the airport’s Web site. Call airline if item was lost on the plane.

Parking

Hourly: Terminal A, B and C garages, $5 per hour or fraction, up to $36 per 24 hours. The garages are connected to the terminals by pedestrian bridges and a tunnel; free shuttles to terminals also available 24 hours a day.

Daily: Terminal A, B and C garages, $5 per hour, up to $22 per 24 hours. Free shuttles to terminals operate 24 hours a day.

Economy: At the south end of the airport. $3 an hour, up to $14 per 24 hours. Free shuttles to terminals operate 24 hours a day.

Cellphone lot: Drivers awaiting arriving passengers may wait in this free lot just beyond terminals B and C for up to one hour. Drivers must remain with their vehicles.

More info: 703-417-7275, or www.mwaa.com for live updates. All lots accept cash and credit cards. Payment machines for expedited exit are located along pedestrian walkways to the garages and at centrally located bus stop shelters in the economy lot.

Getting there

By Metro/bus: Blue and Yellow line trains run to the concourse (Level 2) between terminals B and C. On weekend mornings, buses 13F and 13G run between downtown Washington and the airport. Free shuttles run between the Metro station and Terminal A every six to seven minutes. Info: 202-637-7000, www.wmata.com.

Good to know: Free WiFi and charging stations throughout the airport. Airport participates in TSA’s Pre-Check program (select airlines).

DULLES INTERNATIONAL

Chantilly

703-572-2700

www.mwaa.com/dulles

Additional phone
numbers

●Paging (available for main terminal only): 703-572-8296, or call the airline.

●Information desks: Main Terminal, 703-572-8296; International Arrivals 703-572-2536; East Security Mezzanine, 703-572-7334; West Security Mezzanine, 703-572-7335

●Airport police: 703-572-2400

●Lost and found: Call 703-662-2234 if item was left at security, 703-572-8294 if it was lost in a Washington Flyer taxi, 888-927-4359 if it was lost in a Washington Flyer bus or 703-572-8479 if it was left elsewhere in the airport. Call airline if item was lost on the plane.

Parking

Hourly: In front of the main terminal. $5 per hour or fraction, up to $36 per 24 hours.

Daily: In the two garages closest to the terminal. Garage 1 is connected to the terminal via an underground passageway. Garage 2 is connected on the third level to the terminal ticketing level by a pedestrian bridge. Free shuttle to terminals operates 24 hours a day. $4 per half-hour or fraction, up to $17 per 24 hours.

Economy (long-term): Off Rudder Road. $5 per hour or fraction, up to $10 per 24 hours. Free shuttle to terminals operates 24 hours a day.

Valet parking: Available daily, 24 hours a day, within the hourly parking lot (follow signs) in front of main terminal. $35 for the first 24 hours, $19 (soon to be $25) each additional day (703-572-4540). New amenities include dry cleaning, car wash/detailing and quick-return texting service.

Cellphone lot: Drivers awaiting passengers may wait in this free lot at Rudder Road and Autopilot Drive for up to one hour. Drivers must remain with their vehicles.

More info: 703-572-4500 or www.mwaa.com. All lots accept cash and credit cards. Pay & Go machines are on lower level of main terminal near east and west exit doors and on pedestrian walkways to the garages.

Getting there

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

Linthicum

800-435-9294

www.bwiairport.com

Additional phone
numbers

●Airport police: 410-859-7040

●Lost and found: 410-689-3620 for items left at security checkpoints, 410-859-7387 or e-mail maalostandfound@bwiairport.com if left elsewhere in the airport. Call airline if item was lost on the plane.

Parking

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.

Getting there

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.

 
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