Reserve a ride with Uber in advance at Washington Dulles International Airport
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How to get a ride from Dulles Airport
Request when you’re ready to walk outside
And choose a ride option that suits your group size and luggage storage needs.
On the baggage claim level, exit the down ramp from doors 2, 4, or 6 and follow signs for Ride App Pickup
This is where all Uber driver-partners at IAD meet travelers for pickup.
Confirm your location
Enter your door number so your driver knows where to find you.
Dulles Airport map
Top questions from riders
- Do Uber driver-partners pick up at IAD?
- How much will an Uber trip to IAD cost?
The cost of an Uber trip to (or from) IAD depends on factors that include the type of ride you request, the estimated length and duration of the trip, tolls, and current demand for rides.
You can see an estimate of the price before you request by entering your pickup spot and destination in Uber’s price estimator above. Then, when you request a ride you’ll see your actual price in the app based on real-time factors.
- Where do I meet my driver for an airport pickup?
Pickup locations may depend on the type of ride you request and the size of the airport. Follow the instructions in the app about where to meet your driver. You can also look for signs that point to designated airport ridesharing zones.
If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.
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Dulles Airport visitor information
Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), situated in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area, serves more than 21 million passengers every year. Located about 26 miles (42 kilometers) west of downtown Washington, it’s accessible for travelers going to and from the city. The airport is about a 50-minute drive from the city center.
Dulles Airport terminals
IAD Airport consists of one main terminal—which houses ticketing, baggage, and customs—and 2 satellite terminals, each containing 2 concourses (A Concourse gates and B Concourse gates in one, and C Concourse gates and D Concourse gates in the other). Dulles Airport international departures predominantly leave from Concourse A. You can plan your trip using the information below.
IAD Main Terminal
- Air Canada Express
IAD Concourses A and B
- Aer Lingus
- Air China
- Air France
- Air India
- All Nippon
- Austrian Airlines
- British Airways
- Brussels Airlines
- Cathay Pacific
- Ethiopian Airlines
- Korean Air
- Qatar Airways
- Royal Air Maroc
- Scandinavian Airlines
- South African Airways
- Turkish Airlines
- United Express
- Virgin Atlantic
- British Airways Galleries lounge
- Lufthansa lounge
- Turkish Airlines lounge
IAD Concourses C and D
- United Express
- United Club
IAD international terminal
Boarding for Dulles Airport international flights takes place predominantly in Concourse A. IAD offers nonstop flights to more than 40 international destinations.
Dining at Dulles Airport
Travelers can choose from more than 40 dining options at Dulles, including well-known fast-food chains and high-end restaurants with table service. IAD Airport food options can be found in the main terminal and across all 4 concourses.
Getting around Dulles Airport
For Dulles Airport transportation, travelers can use AeroTrain, an underground people-mover system that transports passengers between the main terminal building and Concourses A, B, and C. From the main terminal station, trains travel to Concourse A and Concourse C in one direction, and Concourse B in the other direction. Trains travel every 2 minutes, and passengers can be transported to the relevant concourse in 2 minutes. Concourse D is connected by an underground walkway.
Things to do at Dulles Airport
Washington Dulles Airport features a variety of attractions, including an extensive selection of shopping destinations selling a variety of goods, from electronics to gifts. For kids, there is a play area located in Concourse B near Gate B70 featuring interactive game displays, slides, and climbing apparatus. Travelers can visit spas on Concourses A and B.
Currency exchange at Dulles Airport
IAD Airport currency exchange locations are found throughout the airport. These are:
- Terminal: Departures, Ticketing Level, East and West, top of the escalators
- Concourses A/B: Gate A32
- Concourse C: Gates C8 and C12
- Concourse D: Gate D16
- International Arrivals Building near the exit, opposite the baggage recheck counters
Hotels near Dulles Airport
Whether you have a layover or an overnight flight delay, or you need a place to stay for a visit near IAD, there are more than 30 hotels and accommodations nearby.
Points of interest near Dulles Airport
- Lincoln Memorial and other DC monuments
- National Mall and the surrounding museums
- National Zoo
Find more information about Dulles here.