The Washington Metro region provides many convenient ways for people to arrive and move about town. Many of the main attractions are located near one another, making the Nation’s Capital an extremely walkable city. Many other low-cost options are available for getting around faster. These include: three major airports; public transit by subway, bus or train; and easy to grab taxis, carsharing or bikesharing services. There are also “tour bus” style services available.




Union Station

Serves as a central hub for many long-distance services including Amtrak, Greyhound, taxis, and Metro subway.

www.unionstationdc.com

Public Transit Systems

Metro Subway (Metrorail)

www.wmata.com/rail/

DC Bus (Metrobus)

www.wmata.com/bus/

DC Circulator Bus

www.dccirculator.com

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA)

www.wmata.com

Maryland Transit Administration (MTA)

mta.maryland.gov

Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT)

www.drpt.virginia.gov

Alexandria Bus (DASH)

www.dashbus.com

Arlington Bus (ART)

www.arlingtontransit.com

Commuter Page

www.commuterpage.com

Airports

National Airport (DCA)

Off of the George Washington Memorial Parkway
Or off of Route 1 near Crystal City
Arlington, VA 22202
www.flyreagan.com

Dulles International Airport (IAD)

1 Saarinen Circle
Dulles, VA 20166
www.flydulles.com

Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI)

Aviation Boulevard and Interstate 195
Off Route 295
Baltimore, MD 21240
www.bwiairport.com

Trains / Railway

Amtrak

www.amtrak.com

MARC Train

mta.maryland.gov/marc-train

Virginia Railway Express (VRE)

www.vre.org

Buses, Long Distance

Many bus lines run into Washington, D.C.

Greyhound

www.greyhound.com

Peter Pan

peterpanbus.com

Bike Sharing

DC has invested in bicycle safety and convenience by providing a network of reserved bike lanes that cross the city and hook up with a number of bike trails. This has provided a great benefit for many who enjoy the grab-and-go system of bike stations found around the city called, Capital Bikeshare. Pay for 1 day or 3 days using a credit card at any working kiosk, or join for a discounted monthly or annual membership.

www.capitalbikeshare.com

Taxis

A variety of regular taxis can be picked up on almost any street corner if you care to wait to hail one. You could also use a smartphone app available at: DCTaxi.com

Also, popular are these alternative driver for-hire services:

Uber

www.uber.com/ride/

Lyft

www.lyft.com/cities/washington-dc

Car Sharing

A few short-distance carsharing services are also available including car2go, Enterprise Car Share and Zipcar.

Tour Bus / Sightseeing Services

DC Ducks

www.dcducks.com

Big Double-Decker Bus Tours

bigbustours.com/washington/

Old Town Trolley Tours

www.trolleytours.com/washington-dc




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