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jpg2esq Apr 20th, 2004 06:01 PM

Dulles to Fairmont D.C.
 
Whats the best way to get from Dulles to the Fairmont. 2 adults in town for a 3 day conference.

kayd Apr 21st, 2004 05:58 AM

Have you looked at the airport's website --http: //www.metwashairports.com/Dulles/ground.htm Do you want cheapest, $2.50 on Metrobus? or fastest, taxi for about $50? or something in between, like bus to Metrorail or shared shuttle?


bardo Apr 21st, 2004 11:52 AM

taxi

jpg2esq Apr 22nd, 2004 12:49 PM

I found a fare on USAir into DCA instead of jetblue to IAD for just a few bucks more. What about Reagan Airport to the Fairmont? Taxi? SuperShuttle? Metro?

kayd Apr 22nd, 2004 01:19 PM

Taxi, about $17.

bardo Apr 22nd, 2004 02:18 PM

Agree - still go with the taxi. I don't imagine you're trying to squeeze pennies since you are at the Fairmont, but if you were you could metro (right from the DCA terminal) to Dupont for $1.50/person and taxi from Dupont metro to the Fairmont for an additional $6.

http://www.wmata.com/metrorail/systemmap.cfm

kayd Apr 22nd, 2004 02:25 PM

Or walk 5 blocks from Foggy Bottom metro (no need to change trains as you would to get to Dupont from DCA).

jpg2esq Apr 22nd, 2004 07:52 PM

No its not that big of an issue. Taxi is fine though I did take the Subway in Boston from my hotel last time I was there. Since I am from South Florida, its always nice to experience the subway when I travel.

bardo Apr 23rd, 2004 04:28 AM

Unless you're coming into DCA AND your hotel is within a block or so of metro, then taxis makes more sense. Don't worry about not experiencing the metro - once your here you'll be taking metro everywhere.


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