Silver Line Express Bus to Metrorail Station

Metrorail to Dulles Airport is closer than ever with Silver Line Express Bus Service.  

Metrorail to Washington Dulles is now closer than ever. With direct service from Dulles Airport to Metro's Silver Line, the Silver Line Express Bus provides a convenient, economical connection between Dulles' Terminal and the Wiehle-Reston East Metrorail Station on Metrotrail's Silver Line. The trip takes about 15 minutes.

*NOTICE* Metrorail began a year-long maintenance program of the rail system in June 2016.  Please plan for delays and interruptions to the service.  More details can be found at

Silver Line Express map


  • $5.00 each way. Cash or credit card only; SmartTrip Cards NOT accepted.
  • FREE for children under 2 years of age.
  • Boarding at the Airport; Purchase tickets at the counter located inside Arrival Door 4 in the Terminal, on the Baggage Claim Level.
  • Boarding at the Wiehle-Reston East Metro station; Exit to north side of the station. Board the bus. Once the bus arrives at the airport, purchase tickets on board.
  • Metrorail SmartTrip Cards may be purchased inside any Metrorail Station. SmartTrip cards are for use only on the Metrorail system.

Bus Amenities

  • Non-stop, frequent service every 15 minutes during peak times and 20 minutes during off-peak times.
  • Convenient front-door service at Dulles Airport, Arrival Door 4, in the center of the Terminal Building.
  • FREE Wi-Fi on-board.
  • Spacious luggage storage area available on board. 


6:00a.m.-9:00a.m. Every 15 minutes
9:00a.m.-3:00p.m. Every 20 minutes
3:00p.m.-7:00p.m. Every 15 minutes
7:00p.m.-10:40p.m. Every 20 minutes
7:45a.m.-10:45p.m. Every 20 minutes

Complete timetable available here (PDF document)

Bus Stop Location Maps

 Dulles Airport Bus Location

Metrorail Station Bus Location 

Printable locations map available here (PDF file)