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Advice for airport traveler from bwi to Arlington

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Advice for airport traveler from bwi to Arlington

Will be in Arlington last week of Feb for business travel. Thinking of flying into BWI bc I like nonstop service on SWA and would like to know what is the best way to get from bwi to arlington ballston area? Please help. Thanks!

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1. Re: Advice for airport traveler from bwi to Arlington

If you are flying from Austin, there is now a daily non-stop flight on Southwest to DCA (Reagan National). This would be your best option as DCA is right in Arlington.

If you do fly to BWI, you have several options--all of which are described on the BWI website or one of the Top Questions from the Washington, D.C. forum:

bwiairport.com/en/…ground-transportation

tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g28970-i40-k300107…

The "easiest" option would be a taxi or driving a rental car, but this would also be the most expensive. Be aware that the traffic between BWI and D.C. (and Arlington) can either be a breeze or a real PIA.)

The least expensive option would be public transportation--either a train to Union Station and then Metro to Ballston or a bus to the Greenbelt Metro station and Metro to Ballston. Those options would take the most time.

Then, in between, is the Super Shuttle.

Edited: 11:46 pm, January 08, 2013
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