Travel Information

Transportation

Airports 

  • There are 3 DC-area airports - Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA), Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI)

  • These airports service 65 million passengers each year.

  • Reagan National Airport offers 383 daily nonstop flights to 81 domestic destinations.

  • Dulles International Airport supports 248 daily nonstop flights to 79 domestic destinations and 390 weekly departures to 47 international destinations.

  • BWI handles 261 scheduled domestic flights and 14 nonstop international flights daily. This includes non-stop flights to 65 domestic and 13 international destinations.

Train

  • Union Station in DC is home to Amtrak and multiple commuter rail services; 3.8 million Amtrak passengers travel through DC each year

Public Transportation

Metrorail & Metrobus

  • The Metro system is the nation’s second-largest heavy rail system with 6 rail lines, 117 miles of track and 91 stations, servicing 204 million trips each year.

  • For hours, fares and station information, visit wmata.com.

  • Just a note on escalator etiquette in our Metro, our commuters take this seriously, please stand to the right and let those who wish to walk go by on the left.
DC Circulator

  • 6 bus routes service 5 million riders each year, connecting Union Station with Georgetown, the Walter E. Washington Convention Center and Nationals Park, the Zoo with downtown, , and a seasonal loop around the National Mall, all for just $1.

  • For hours, passes and route maps, visit dccirculator.com.

Taxis:

  • The DC taxi cab system operates on a meter system.

  • Fares begin at $3.25, plus 27 cents per each additional 1/8 mile.

  • Cab fare from Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) to Walter E. Washington Convention Center are $19-25.

  • Uber and Lyft are alternate options using your smart phone to call for one.