2007 Conference Transportation Information

August 1, 2007

The nation's capital is one of the easiest cities to navigate and a terrific city for touring, once you understand the basics. With one of the safest, cleanest and most efficient public transportation systems in the country serviced by Metrorail (subway) and Metrobus, Washington, DC's many attractions and neighborhoods are easily accessible. One of the best ways to experience Washington is on foot, with the inspiring monuments and museums found on the National Mall as well as the intimate museums, world-class theatres and splendid gardens, squares and circles throughout the District. There are also great guided tours of the city to get you oriented. Visit the Washington, DC Tourism website.


  • Baltimore/Washington International Airport
    P.O. Box 8766, BWI Airport, MD 21240
    1 (800) I FLY-BWI
    Just 30 miles from Washington, DC, with over 670 domestic and international flights. Multiple ground transportation options to Washington, DC, including train, taxi, SuperShuttle and BWI Express bus. One-way fares range from $4.10 - $45. Check online for more information.
  • Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
    44 Canal Center Plaza, Alexandria, VA 22314
    (703) 417-8000
    Located south of the city along the Potomac River and offering a full range of domestic flights on major, regional and commuter carriers. Also accessible on Metrorail's Yellow and Blue lines. Taxi fare to downtown is approximately $12-$15. Shared ride van service is also offered by SuperShuttle.
  • Washington Dulles International Airport
    45020 Aviation Dr., Sterling, VA 20166
    (703) 572-2700
    Located 26 miles west of Washington, DC and offering a full range of domestic and international flights. Taxi fare to downtown is approximately $50. Washington Flyer provides bus service to West Falls Church Metro station with departures every 45 minutes, and SuperShuttle offers door-to-door service.

Public Transportation

Taxi Services

Taxi service is available from airports to downtown. Approximate fare to a downtown destination varies from each airport. Taxis may add a pass-through fee to all airport fares leaving the aiport. Voluntary ride sharing for two or more persons with a maximum of three.

  • Serving Reagan National Airport
    • DC Flyer Radio Taxi: (202) 488-4400
    • Comfort Cab Assn: (202) 636-1600
    • Diamond Cab Co: (202) 387-6200
    • Yellow Cab Co: (202) 544-1212
  • Serving Dulles Airport
    • Dulles Taxi Sedan: (703) 450-0045
    • Yellow Cab Co: (202) 544-1212
  • Serving BWI Airport
    • BWI Airport Taxi: (410) 859-1100
    • Yellow Cab Co: (202) 544-1212

Maps & Driving Directions