Important for International travelers: Most international flights go through Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD). Customs and Border Protection recently implemented facial recognition screening at IAD; read this Washington Post article for more information. Please contact AGU at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or concerns.
AGU has again teamed up with United to offer you discounts on air travel to Fall Meeting. Discounts are applicable from 6 December through 17 December 2018. To reserve your United flight, visit Book United Meetings Travel and add ZFBC423700 in the box located on this page and click on the yellow button.
There are three major airports in the Washington, D.C. region (in order of distance from the Convention Center): Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (airport code: DCA), Washington Dulles International Airport (airport code: IAD) and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (airport code: BWI). All three airports offer multiple U.S. and international flights daily.
Reagan National Airport is just a 10-minute drive from the city line. The airport is accessible from its own Metro stop on the Blue and Yellow lines. A taxi ride into downtown D.C. will cost about $15-$20.
Dulles Airport is located 26 miles from D.C. in suburban Virginia. The airport has a dedicated access road that makes getting into the city efficient via car, taxi or airport shuttle. Washington Flyer taxi cabs exclusively service Dulles Airport. A taxi ride into D.C. will cost about $60-$68. Public transportation options are also available via the Silver Line Express Bus to the Wiehle-Reston East Metrorail Station or via Metrobus 5A to Metrorail stops in Rosslyn, Virginia, and L’Enfant Plaza in Washington, D.C.
BWI Airport is accessible via Amtrak routes that drop off at D.C.’s Union Station. A reserved seat on Amtrak will cost $15-$30 (see discounted option below). MARC commuter rail is also available to Union Station on weekdays with limited weekend service, via the Penn Line; tickets are $7 each way. Visit the BWI Airport ground transportation page for more information.
If you’d rather travel to D.C. on the ground, Amtrak is the ideal solution. The train departs and arrives from D.C.’s Union Station, which is centrally located, features its own Metro stop and has plenty of taxis awaiting as you exit.
Amtrak is offering 10% off of the best available rail fare to Washington, D.C. between 6 December and 17 December 2018. To reserve, call 1-800-872-7245 or your local travel agent. Reference code number: X91H.
Travelling by bus to and from D.C. is easy with an array of options, including Megabus and Greyhound.
If you drive to D.C. with your own vehicle, Parking Panda, SpotHero and ParkWhiz are parking reservation services to help you find a parking spot. Many hotels also offer parking options.
AGU has teamed up with Super Shuttle for your travel needs to and from the various airports. Learn more about how to reserve and receive a 10% discount.