Every day, Metrorail services more than 800,000 passengers in the DC metro area.
57% of DC employees live less than three miles away from a train station.
Set aside up to $260 per month before tax toward the use of public transportation (Metrorail, MARC, VRE, Amtrak, etc.) and save up to 40% on your commute to work. Ask your employer about the pre-tax transportation benefit.
In its first year of service, the DC Streetcar serviced more than 855,000 riders.
The Metrorail system is the second busiest in the United States, serving 91 stations in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia.
At the end of 2016, WMATA’s Metrorail received more than 179,693 million trips.
Discounts are available for rail-to-bus or bus-to-rail transfer—just use your SmarTrip® card on the bus to access the savings.
Order free Metrorail, VRE and MARC riders’ guides to help plan your trip by rail.
The Metrorail system undergoes scheduled trackwork during off-rush hours and weekends. Stay in the know at WMATA.com.
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Discover the convenience of traveling with Amtrak – The app provides simple and intuitive access to travel info
Real-time predictions for the DC-area transit including Metro, DC Circulator and other regional operators
Find the nearest Metrorail station, train arrivals, station entrances and fare info with this handy app
Explore DC Streetcar’s 2.2-mile trolley line along H St NE – This interactive map shows real-time data
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This trip planner shows Metro fares and travel times including walking directions and transfers
An official WMATA tool, Next Arrivals shows real-time arrival information for both Metrorail and Metrobus
The official app of the District Department of Transportion, this trip planner features real-time info…
Buy and use tickets and passes for VRE Commuter Rail
Browse VRE schedules, find stations and view fares
On January 28, 1962, the original DC streetcar made its final run. In February 2016—nearly 50 years later—the District Department of Transportation launched the first of eight new streetcar lines that will connect the city’s neighborhoods.
The inaugural segment, a 2.2-mile trolley line, connects Union Station and H St NE. Use the service’s interactive transit map to find stops.
Find out when the next streetcar is due to arrive by using the system’s real-time Streetcar Tracker.
Mon-Thurs: 6am–12am Friday: 6am–2am Saturday: 8am–2am Sunday: 8am–10pm