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BIKE

Bikeshare is easily-accessible, reliable, and affordable. DC is a top ranked bike-friendly community boasting 150 miles of lanes and trails for you to explore the city on two wheels.

TRANSIT

Try public transit to get the true DC experience! Metrorail services 91 stations across DC, Maryland, and Virginia. Other options include the bus, train, or streetcar.

WALK

Our nation’s capital is the 7th most walkable city in the US, making it easy to venture out by foot. Walking helps you get familiar with the neighborhoods and become more a part of the DC community

GETTING HERE

Whether you are flying, taking the train, or bus to DC, goDCgo can help you pre-plan your travel to your destination or lodging. Eliminate the cost and hassle of driving and use our interactive map to plan your trip from the airport and major transit hubs.

Reagan National Airport (DCA)

Reagan National Airport (DCA)

Located just three miles south of Washington, DC, the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is the nearest commercial airport to the capital city and serves the metro DC area. It is directly accessible by Metrorail and Metrobus, as well as a multitude of other shuttle and rideshare options.

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Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI)

Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI)

Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport may be located about 30 minutes east of DC, but don’t let the distance fool you—there are plenty of affordable transportation options available. From light rail to bikeshare, this international airport has been ranked one of the top 10 easiest airports to get to.

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Dulles International Airport (IAD)

Dulles International Airport (IAD)

The biggest and busiest airport in the metro DC area, the Washington Dulles International Airport is located 45 minutes west of DC in Virginia. Currently, the best way to access IAD is by bus, but Metrorail’s Silver Line will service the airport upon it’s completion in 2020.

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Union Station

Union Station

A century-old DC landmark, Union Station is located just blocks from the U.S. Capitol and is considered the city’s top transportation hub. Whether traveling into or out of the District, you’ll be surprised how many transit options are available at this leisure destination.

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HOW TO USE SMARTRIP

If you want a contactless way to pay, download SmarTrip® for iPhone/Apple Watch or Android to tap-and-go when using public transit.

  • Purchase

    You can plan ahead and buy a SmarTrip® card online with any major debit or credit card. Or, you can purchase a card at any Metrorail station or select sales location for $2.

  • Load

    You can add value to your SmarTrip® card and check your balance at any Metrorail station. Or, you can create an account to manage your card online. Fares vary.

  • Swipe

    If riding the Metrorail, tap your card on the target at the fare gate upon entry and exiting. If riding the Metrobus, tap your card on the farebox only as you enter.

POPULAR DESTINATIONS

Know before you go! Please be advised that timed entry passes and face masks/coverings are still required to enter most museums. Use our custom Get Around Guides to make your DC travel experience simple and stress-free.

National Mall*

National Mall*

With more than 24 million visitors from around the world each year, the Mall is an international stage where people gather for celebrations and commemorations. A popular destination with limited parking, the best way to access the Mall is by public transit.

*Please note that select museums remain temporarily closed.

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Audi Field

Audi Field

The DC United franchise has a new home! Audi Field is a soccer-specific stadium at Buzzard Point just a few blocks from Nationals Park. To make sure transportation is a breeze, goDCgo has put together a guide with different options for you to travel sustainably to the field.

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Nats Park

Nats Park

Baseball season is finally here and the Nationals are gearing up for another exciting season. Located along the Anacostia River, Nationals Park is centrally located in one of DC’s fastest-growing neighborhoods. Avoid the hassle of driving and get to the ballpark car-free.

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COMMUTE WITH CARE

In the District, you are still required to wear a face mask or covering while using public transportation. Review all the tips to commute with care to help keep the city safe.

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EXPLORE BY NEIGHBORHOOD

DC is said to be a city of neighborhoods, each with its own unique history, culture, architecture, demographics and geography. These neighborhoods are the heart of the city—beyond the museums and marble-clad monuments. Select a neighborhood below to explore popular destinations in that area:

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