Dulles International Airport (IAD)

Airport Closest Metro Stop:
Wiehle-Reston East Airport
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airport Phone: (703) 572-2700

airport Travelers Aid, Main Terminal: (703) 572-8296

airport Travelers Aid, International Desk: (703) 572-2536

airport Address: 1 Saarinen Circle, Dulles, VA 20166

Wiehle-Reston East Station: This is the closest metro station to IAD Airport. However, station is not at a walking distance from/to the airport. Once you arrive to Wiehle-Reston East Station, transfer to the Washington Flyer Silver Line Express.

Washington Flyer Silver Line Express: This bus takes travelers from the Wiehle-Reston East Station to IAD Airport. The Washington Flyer fare is $5.00 per person. Tickets can be purchased at the ticket counter located inside the vestibule of Door 4 on the Arrivals Level of the Main Terminal. Travel time between IAD Airport and the metro station is about 10 minutes.

Metrobus 5A to IAD Airport: Metrobus 5A is an express bus operating between IAD Airport and L'Enfant Plaza Station in Washington DC. The bus also picks up passengers at Rosslyn Station. The Metrobus fare is $7.00 per person.


Airport Parking Garages

The Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) has 24,000 parking spaces at hourly, daily and economy rates. Note: cars parked in any parking lot or garage for more than 45 days will be towed at the owner's risk and expense.

Hourly Parking Lot

Hourly parking is available directly in front of the main airport terminal. Hourly parking is ideal if you are parking for only 2 hours or less. This area also has a section dedicated to Valet Parking Service. Yes, nothing beats having your car brought to you right at the terminal doorsteps after hours of flying. However, this option is not the most economical for many travelers.

Daily Parking Garage 1

Parking Garage 1 is located directly behind the Hourly Parking Lot and is connected to the main airport terminal via a y-shaped underground pedestrian walkway equipped with two moving sidewalk systems. It has a total capacity of 4,680 sensor parking bays and is also served by free airport shuttle service.

Airport Daily Garage 1 - Parking Map (PDF File)

IAD Airport - Daily Garage 1

Daily Parking Garage 2

Parking Garage 2 is located just across the western side of the main airport terminal, has a total capacity of 3,685 parking spaces. It is connected to the main airport terminal via an elevated walkway and is also served by shuttle vehicles.

Airport Daily Garage 1 - Parking Map (PDF File)

IAD Airport - Daily Garage 2

Cell Phone Waiting Area

If you are picking up a passenger, use the Cell Phone Waiting Area located at the intersection of Rudder Road and Autopilot Drive. No commercial vehicles are allowed in this area. This is a free lot. The maximum waiting time is 1 hour. While waiting, you can keep track of arriving flights by calling (703) 572-6240. Be ready to provide the flight number.

Economy Parking Lots

The Blue, Green, Gold, and Purple lots are located to the northeast of the main airport terminal and can be reached from the Dulles Airport Access and Toll Rd. Free shuttle buses transport passengers to and from the economy parking lots.

The airport also provides Free Shuttle Buses which take passengers from all Daily Garages and Economy Lots and vice-versa. Shuttle buses operate every 8 to 10 minutes. For more information, contact the Dulles Parking Customer Service at (703) 572-4500.

Airport IAD Parking Map (PDF File)

Parking Map - IAD Airport

Airport Parking Charges

Parking fees are paid when exiting the parking garage or lot. Payments can be made using cash or credit/debit card.

First Hour

Hourly Rate

Daily Rate

Hourly Parking Lot




Daily Garage 1 and 2




Economy Parking Lot




Valet Parking is located within the Hourly Parking Lot. The rate is $35 for the first 24 hours, and $30 for each additional day. Reservations are not necessary.

Related Information


Washington DC Airports
The DC region is served by three airports: DCA, IAD, BWI.


Ronald Reagan Airport (DCA)
The closest airport to Washington DC.


Dulles International Airport (IAD)
Airport in Chantilly, VA.


BWI Marshall Airport (BWI)
Airport in Baltimore, MD.


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