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Regional Transit

In addition to Metrobus and Metrorail, other transit providers operate local bus and rail systems in areas surrounding the District. These regional providers expand the transportation options in the area, help to reduce traffic congestion and provide employees working in the District and other travelers with an alternative to driving. Below you will find a list of area transit providers organized by region and transportation mode. Please use the links to explore your options and find a route that works best for you!

Buses – Washington, DC

Buses – Virginia to DC

Alexandria

Dash-The Alexandria Transit Company

City of Alexandria, VA      
The DASH connects with Metrobus, Metrorail and the Virginia Railway Express, providing easy access to Washington, DC.

 

King Street Trolley

Alexandria, VA
The King Street Trolley is a free service that provides service from the King Street Metro Station in Alexandria to the Alexandria Waterfront. The King Street Metro Station is located on Metro’s Blue and Yellow Lines.


Arlington

 

ART/ Arlington Transit

Arlington, VA
ART operates in neighborhoods throughout Arlington that are not serviced by Metrobus and helps to increase the frequency of buses on crowded Metrobus routes.

 

Fairfax County

 

Cue- City of Fairfax

City of Fairfax, VA
703.385.7859

The Cue offers service to the Vienna/Fairfax-GMU Metrorail Station on the Orange Line.

 

Fairfax Connector

Fairfax County, VA
703-339-7200

This daily bus system services Fairfax County and connects to Metrorail’s Blue, Orange and Yellow lines.


425 and 427: Tyson’s Corner to West Falls Church Metrorail Station.
505:
Reston Town Center to West Falls Church Metrorail Station. 
551
, 553, 557 and 585: South Reston to West Falls Church Metrorail Station  
552
and 554: North Reston to Wes
t Falls Church Metrorail Station  
555:
 Sunset Hills Park to West Falls Church Metrorail Station  
950, 951, 952 and 980:
Herndon to West Falls Church Metrorail Station

 

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Reston, VA
703-435-5465
Thirty bus routes serve the Reston area with five that connect with Metrorail Stations.


5A: From Dulles Airport to Rosslyn and L’Enfant Plaza Metrorail Stations 
595
: Reston North Park to Pentagon Metrorail Station 
621
, 622 and 623: Fairfax County Government Center Line to Vienna Metrorail Station

TAGS (Transportation Association of Greater Springfield)
Springfield, VA
703-971-7727
The Transportation Association of Greater Springfield provides shuttle service to various Metrorail Stations in South Fairfax County and to the Virginia Railway Express, which offers service to Union Station in Washington, DC.


Fredericksburg Area

 

D & B Bus/Quick’s Commuter Bus

Falmouth, VA
540-373-6027
Runs 12 routes with service to Northern Virginia and Washington DC.

 

FRED-Fredericksburg Regional Transit
Fredericksburg, VA

540-372-1222
FRED operates year-round Monday through Friday connecting with the Virginia Railway Express which provides service to DC’s Union Station. Five bus routes connect to the Train Station:

F4, F5, D4, E1VS1 
 

National Coach Works of VA, Inc. (Martz Bus)

Fredricksburg, VA

540-898-6959

Charter coach service from Fredericksburg/Richmond to Washington, DC.

 

Loudoun County

 

Loudoun County Transit

Loudoun County, VA

1-877-465-2287
Weekday rush hour bus service is available to Washington, DC, West Falls Church, the Pentagon and Rosslyn from park and ride lots in Loudon County. Bus service from West Falls Church to Loudoun County is also available. Buses depart from:


Purcellville/Harmony 

Dulles North Transit Center 

Leesburg

Dulles South/Stone Ridge 

Ashburn North/Christian Fellowship Church 

Potomac Falls to West Falls Church Metro Station

 

Prince William County/Manassas Area

 

OmniRide-Prince William and Manassas

Prince William and Stafford Counties and the cities of Manassas, Manassas Park and Fredericksburg, Virginia

703-730-6664
OmniRide, a service of the Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC) offers bus services to the District and various Metrorail Stations in Northern Virginia.

Buses - Maryland to DC

Maryland Transit Administration (MTA)

Commuter Bus operates weekdays during morning and evening rush hours, and is managed by private contractors with oversight from the MTA. Currently, there are 18 routes that operate under ten multi-year contracts. The four service providers under contract are Dillon Bus Service, Eyre Bus Service, Keller Transportation, and Martz/Gold Line. MTA routes going to Washington, DC, include:

202: Gaithersburg to DOD/Fort Meade
901: La Plata and Waldorf to Washington, DC
902: St. Leonard/Prince Frederick to Washington, DC 
903: Charlotte Hall and Waldorf to Suitland Metro Station
904: North Beach and Pindell to Washington DC
905: California/Charlotte Hall/Waldorf to Washington, DC
906: Waldorf and Accokeek to Washington, DC
907: La Plata and Waldorf to Washington, DC 
909: Charlotte Hall to Washington, DC 
915: Columbia/Scaggsville/Burtonsville to Washington, DC
922: Kent Island/Annapolis/Davidsonville to Washington, DC 
929: Columbia/Scaggsville/Burtonsville to Silver Spring Metro Station
950: Kent Island/Annapolis/Davidsonville to Washington, DC

Annapolis


Young Transportation Services: Connects Annapolis to New Carrollton Metro Station, Mondays through Fridays.

Central Maryland

Central Maryland Regional Transit 
For complete information about all travel options in the region. 1-800-270-9553

Connect-a-Ride 

Nine bus routes serve Anne Arundel County, Howard County and Prince George's County with stops at MARC train and Metrorail stations.

Several routes serve MARC train stations (travel to Union Station) and Metrorail stations to take you into the District. 1-800-270-9553:

E: Laurel Mall to Laurel MARC station.

G: Laurel Mall to College Park Metrorail Station.

H: Laurel Mall to Green Belt and College Park Metrorail stations.

K: Arundel Mills to Odenton MARC station.

M: Piney Orchard to Odenton MARC station.

Howard Transit

Eight bus routes serve Howard County. Two of them connect to MARC stations which travel to Union Station in DC:

Purple Route: Laurel Mall to Savage and Dorsey MARC stations

Silver Route: Columbia Mall to Dorsey MARC station.

Montgomery County

RIDE ON- Montgomery County Transit

The RIDE ON bus network services Montgomery County, MD providing riders with access to numerous Metrorail and Metrobus lines and creates and easy way to get into DC.

Prince Georges County


TheBus
Bus service in Prince George's County, MD operating on weekdays with stops across the county and to numerous Metrorail Stations:

11: Greenbelt Metro Station/Ivy Lane, Federal Courthouse/Greenway Center/Mandan Road
12: Chillum/Mt. Rainier/Brentwood to West Hyattsville Metro Station
13: West Hyattsville Metrorail Station/County Service Building/Prince George’s Plaza
14: College Park Metrorail/Riverdale Park
15 Express: Greenbelt Metrorail Station/Goddard Space Flight Center/New Carrollton Metrorail Station 
16: Greenbelt Metro Station/New Carrollton Metro Station
17: US1/IKEA/College Park Metrorail/Mount Rainier
18: Langley Park/Prince George’s Plaza/Addison Road Metrorail Station
20: Upper Marlboro/Addison Road Metro Station
21: Upper Marlboro/New Carrollton Metro Station
21 Express: Prince George's Community College/New Carrollton Metrorail Station 
22: Morgan Boulevard Metrorail/Landover Mall
23: Seat Pleasant/Addison Road Metrorail Station/Cheverly Metrorail Station 
24: Capitol Heights Metrorail Station/District Heights/Morgan Boulevard Metrorail Station

Shuttle-UM (University of Maryland)
College Park, MD

The University of Maryland Department of Transportation Services provides shuttle service, which is open to the public, to and from the College Park Metro Station allowing students and members of the College Park community with easy access to Washington, DC on Metrorail.

Intercity Buses

Greyhound Bus

The terminal is located at 1005 1st Street NE, which is directly behind Union Station. It does take a while to walk there from Union Station, so be sure to leave in plenty of time if you’re trying to make a connection.

 

BoltBus

Provides service throughout the East Coast and leaves directly from bus depot at Union Station, accessible from the Metrorail Red Line.

 

Megabus

Provides service throughout the East Coast and beyond as far west as Toronto, Buffalo, NY, Pittsburgh, PA and Knoxville, TN. Departs from Union Station bus depot via the Red Line on Metrorail.

 

DC2NY

Provides express bus service between DC and New York City. You can catch this bus from three different locations in DC—Dupont Circle (20th Street and Massachussetts Avenue, NW near the Dupont Circle Metro Station via the Red Line), 14th Street, NW between H and I Streets, NW (near the McPherson Square Metro Station via the Orange or Blue Line) and the Union Station bus depot (via the Red Line). There are routes departing from two locations in Northern Virginia (Vienna/Fairfax Metro Station via the Orange Line and Franconia-Springfield Metro Station via the Blue Line) to New York City.

 

Sprinter Bus

Express bus service between DC and New York City or Norfolk, VA. Departs from the Union Station bus depot.

 

Washington Deluxe

Provides daily express bus service between DC and New York City. Departs from Union Station bus depot accessible by the Metrorail Red Line.

Regional Train Service

Maryland and West Virginia
MARC Train
Operated by the Maryland Transit Administration, the MARC train provides service to Washington, DC (Union Station) from Harford County, MD ; Baltimore City, MD ; Brunswick, MD; Frederick, MD, and Martinsburg, WV.


Virginia
Virginia Railway Express (VRE)

Provides service Mondays-Friday on its Fredericksburg and Manassas lines with final destination at Union Station.

Regional

Amtrak

Amtrak provides train service regionally and beyond with arrivals to and departures from Union Station in Washington, DC.   

Regional Information Resources