Other Airport Transfers in Washington DC
Helpful advice from us and our travellers so you can enjoy your experience to the fullest.
Which Washington DC airport is closest to downtown?
Between Washington DC's two airports, the Ronald Reagan Airport is the closest to downtown, with only 6.6 mi (4.1 mi) seperating the two locations, whereas Dulles Airport sits 43.9 km (27.3 mi) west if downtown, making it much further away. There is also Baltimore Airport, which acts as Washington DC's secondary airport (and Baltimore's main airport), however it is still much further away than Dulles Airport.
Which is the best airport to fly into Washington DC?
Ronald Reagan Airport is the best airport to fly to because it sits so close to Washington DC centre. That said it is the smaller airport of the two, so flights to Reagan Airport tend to only offer domestic flights, and flights to Canada and the Caribbean.
How far apart are Dulles and Reagan airports?
To give you an idea of how far Dulles and Reagan airports are, there is 44.5 km (27.7 mi) between the two airports, with the drive between the two takes between 40-60 minutes. If you have an inter-connecting flight between the two airports, remember to give enough time to account for travel as well as traffic.