Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (airport code: DCA)
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is located just across the Potomac River in Virginia and is the closest airport to DC. Reagan Airport offers nonstop flights to 95-plus destinations on Air Canada, Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Jet Blue, Southwest and United.
Please be advised that Reagan National Airport is currently undergoing a phased restoration called Project Journey. Before traveling, we recommend you view all construction advisories at Reagan Airport.
How to Get To/From Reagan Airport
Reagan Airport is accessible via its own Metro stop on the Blue and Yellow lines. To catch a taxi, look for the official taxi stand outside of baggage claim (a ride into downtown DC will cost about $15-20). Rideshare apps like Uber and Lyft are also good options to get to and from the airport.
Washington Dulles International Airport (airport code: IAD)
Washington Dulles International Airport is located 26 miles from DC in suburban Virginia. Dulles Airport is also the primary international airport for the DC region, with almost 140 nonstop domestic and international destinations on nearly 40 airlines.
How to Get To/From Dulles Airport
Dulles Airport has a dedicated access road that makes getting to or from the airport efficient via car, taxi or airport shuttle. Washington Flyer taxi cabs exclusively service Dulles Airport. Taxi stands are located outside the main terminal and a ride into DC will cost about $60-$70.
While the Metro doesn't reach Dulles Airport (construction on a Silver Line extension that will include access to Dulles Airport began in 2014), Washington Flyer offers a Silver Line Express Bus that drops off at the Wiehle-Reston East Metrorail station about 15 minutes away. Silver Line Express Bus fare is $5 for one way and you can purchase ticketsinside the airport at Arrivals Door 4.
Dulles is served by domestic airlines: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, United, Virgin Atlantic, Southwest and many international carriers.
Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (airport code: BWI)
Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (referred to as BWI Airport) is a bit further from DC near Baltimore, Md., but oftentimes that means you can find even better flight deals. The airport has grown to 90-plus domestic and international destinations and services more than 25 million passengers each year.
How to Get To/From Baltimore/Washington International Airport
BWI Airport is located 32 miles from DC and is accessible via an MARC/Amtrak train route that picks up and drops off at Union Station. Taxis, Uber and Lyft are also available at the airport.
Drive time from BWI to the Marriot Marquis is a minimum of one-hour and with traffic could be longer.
BWI is served by Air Canada, Alaska, Allegiant, American, Delta, Frontier, Jet Blue, Southern Airways Express, Southwest, Spirit, United and WOW.