Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority

Dulles International Airport

COMING JULY 26: New Washington Flyer Bus Service to Metrorail System


BUS TRANSITION SCHEDULE FOR OPENING DAY, SATURDAY, JULY 26:

For passengers boarding at Washington Dulles International Airport:

  • The final Washington Flyer Coach bound for West Falls Church (Metrorail Orange Line) will depart Dulles at 11:45 a.m.
  • The inaugural Silver Line Express bus bound for Wiehle-Reston East (Metrorail Silver Line) will depart Dulles at 11:40 a.m.

For passengers boarding from a Metrorail station:

  • The final Washington Flyer Coach from West Falls Church (Metrorail Orange Line) to Dulles will depart West Falls Church at 12:15 p.m.
  • The inaugural Silver Line Express bus from Wiehle-Reston East (Metrorail Silver Line) to Dulles will depart Wiehle-Reston East at 12 noon.

 CLICK HERE to view or print the combined Washington Flyer Coach / Silver Line Express bus timetables (PDF file) for opening day.

Beginning July 26, 2014, Metrorail will be closer to Dulles than ever. When Metro's Silver Line opens, The Silver Line Express Bus will provide nonstop service between the Dulles Main Terminal and the Silver Line's Wiehle-Reston East Metrorail Station, just minutes away.

The Silver Line Express Bus will replace existing Washington Flyer Bus service to/from the West Falls Church Metro station while still offering first-rate travel at economy prices. With Silver Line Express, your total trip cost between between Dulles and any station in the Metrorail system will be $11 or less. A printable brochure (PDF) is available at this link.

New Bus Amenities Include:

  • Low fares ($5 each way, $4 each way for airport employees)
  • More frequent service
  • Convenient front-door service at Dulles (Arrivals door #4 in the center of the Terminal)
  • Free Wi-Fi on-board
  • Spacious on-board luggage storage
Silver Line Express Bus Frequency:


Click here to view or print the complete timetable (PDF)

Bus tickets will be available for purchase (with cash or credit card) at the ticket counter located inside the Arrivals level of the Main Terminal. Passengers boarding at the Wiehle-Reston East Metro station can purchase their ticket when the bus arrives at the airport. Metrorail farecards are available for purchase inside any Metro station. Rail fare info: www.wmata.com

 Dulles Airport Bus Location

Metrorail Station Bus Location 

Click here for a larger printer-friendly map (PDF file)

Click here to read the July 17, 2014 press release about the Silver Line Express.

Passengers connecting between Dulles and the Metrorail system before 12:00 noon, July 26, should visit this webpage for information about Washington Flyer Bus service to/from the West Falls Church Metro station.