Aer Lingus offers fast connection between Birmingham and Washington D.C. Fly to Washington D.C. with Aer Lingus and look forward to an Irish welcome on board.
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The total flight time from Birmingham to Washington, D.C. is approximately 7 hours and 20 minutes. The total distance is 5800km/3600 mi.
Washington, D.C. is a diverse city that welcomes many international visitors every year. Being the nation's capital of course politics are the centre of it, but there's plenty of other things to do, such as visit neighbourhoods, attractions, tours, restaurants and hotels.
White House: The home of the U.S. president, the site of the White House on Pennsylvania Avenue was selected in June 1791. Touring the White House is free, but requires some advance planning. If you're an international visitor and wish to schedule a tour, you have to contact your home country's embassy in Washington, D.C.
Smithsonian Museums: The Smithsonian Institution is the world's largest museum and research complex, consisting of 17 museums, galleries and even a zoo. It is the home of more than 150 million objects and over 2 million library volumes.
U Street: The U Street is a neighbourhood in Washington D.C. known for being one of the main areas of Black culture in America and the birthplace of one of the city's heroes, jazz musician Duke Ellington. Well worth a visit for the vibrant nightlife and eclectic food.
The Washington Dulles International Airport is located 41km/26 miles from D.C. city centre. It has a dedicated access road, making getting to or from the airport easy via car, bus, taxi or shuttle.
Taxi: Washington Flyer taxi cabs exclusively service Dulles Airport. Taxi stands are located outside the main terminal and a ride into DC will cost about $60-$70.
Bus: Washington Flyer offers a Silver Line Express Bus that drops off at the Wiehle-Reston East Metrorail station about 15 minutes away. It costs $5 for one way and tickets are available inside the airport at Arrivals Door 4.
A visitor, or temporary, visa is required of all visitors seeking to enter the USA with the exception of nationals of Canada and the 37 countries that participate in the Visa Waiver Program. For more information please visit the US Travel department page. Travel to the United States under the Visa Waiver Program Requires ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorization) Approval. It's easy to apply for one online but be sure to have it completed at least 72 hours before your trip or you could be denied entry. For more information please visit Aer Lingus Passport and Visas.
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