Before you call airlines looking for flights from Washington, DC, you should check with Orbitz.com. The two major airports in DC are Washington Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Alaska Airlines, US Airways, and Frontier Airlines handle domestic flights from Ronald Reagan, while Virgin America, ExpressJet Airlines, and Colgan Air operate out of Washington Dulles. Ronald Reagan is only three miles from the downtown area, and Washington Dulles is 26 miles from downtown.
The five parking lots at Ronald Reagan offer daily and hourly parking rates, and the airport charges $20 per day for parking in the long-term lots. The economy lot only charges $12 per day, but this lot is open and uncovered. Washington Dulles has two long-term parking lots that charge $17 per day and one economy lot that charges $10 per day. For $30, you can use valet parking.
The Metrorail and Metrobus make at least one stop at each airport every day. The stops are clearly marked around the city, and you can find maps that help you find the correct line. Taxis are not as low cost as the public transportation options because the drivers charge a pickup fee, baggage fee, fee per mile, and a fee for any time that the driver must wait.
Both airports offer a range of dining options. Washington Dulles is home to Dulles to Go, Five Guys, Subway, and Wendy's, while Ronald Reagan has Dunkin' Donuts, Euro Cafe, and Jerry's Subs & Pizza. Once you have something to eat, you can browse through the sales at some of the shops surrounding the restaurants. If you want to enjoy your vacation, use Orbitz.com to look for flights from Washington DC.
At Orbitz.com, you can book cheap flights to Dresden from international cities and locations within Germany. Numerous airlines offer flights into Dresden, including Aeroflot, Lufthansa, Germanwings, Germania, easyJet and Air Berlin. Dresden International Airport is located about six miles north of the city center.
The Dresden airport is well-connected to the city. The train is easiest way to get into the center quickly. The Dresden Airport railway station is located underneath the main terminal. Line S2 runs every 30 minutes and will take you directly into the city's main train station in about 20 minutes. Bus Route 77 also goes from the airport into the city, as does Route 97. Taxis are also available, and the drive takes about 30 to 45 minutes. If you prefer to rent a car, check for deals on Orbitz.com. Avis, Europcar and Hertz all have locations at the airport.
Dresden has a mild climate. In the summers, temperatures rarely reach higher than 75°F. Winters are cold, and temperatures in December drop to about 29°F. The warmest months, June and July, are also the wettest months, getting around three inches of rain per month.
Dresden was heavily bombed during World War II, and many of the city's attractions relate to its history. Historical attractions include the Frauenkirche, the Kasematten and the Dresdner Elbtal. After you book cheap flights to Dresden, you can find low-fare deals on other flights or deals on tours around Germany.
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