Inspire Me

Get Cruising

New Silver Line Connects D.C. Area to Dulles Airport

New Silver Line Connects D.C. Area to Dulles Airport

Great news, the new train line connecting Dulles International Airport to downtown Washington D.C. has FINALLY opened!

This was meant to happen pre covid and as a United Airlines partner we are particularly happy about this for our customers.



A well deserved city break to Washington just got a lot more appealing becasue now there is a quick and easy option to get from the airport to your hotel in Washington Metro!


How often will it run?


Named the Silver line, the train will The Silver Line will initially run every 15 minutes, with plans of eventually operating every 10 minutes
during rush hour, every 12 minutes during midday, evening and weekends, and every 15 minutes after 9:30 p.m.


What will it cost to ride?

The maximum that Metro charges is $6 on weekdays. Fares drop to a flat $2 after 9:30 p.m.


How long does it take?


The ride from Metro Center in downtown Washington to Dulles will take approx. 53 minutes.


The Silver Line will operate during the same hours as the rest of the Metrorail system:


∙ Monday through Thursday from 5 a.m. until midnight.

∙ Friday from 5 a.m. until 1 a.m.

∙ Saturday from 7 a.m. until 1 a.m.

∙ Sunday from 7 a.m. until midnight


Read our blog on what to do in Washington: 10 Family friendly activities to do in Washington DC

For more information on United Airline Flights call us on (01) 8173535; or email one of our Travel Experts will be happy to guide you.

  • Create your own Experience

    Create your own

    Tour America is Ireland’s leading holiday specialist to the USA, Canada and Mexico, and Worldwide Cruises.

    Over 25 year’s experience of providing dream holidays to USA, Mexico, Canada and Worldwide Cruises.

    Get in touch now for the best prices and best service.

    01 8173535