TRAIN OR BUS
For direct train access to Capitol Hill and easy connections to public transit, travelers can take Amtrak to historic Union Station. Cost conscious visitors will also discover high-tech, sophisticated bus companies like Megabus.com or Bolt Bus offering low cost connections to New York and Philadelphia.
DC’ s public transportation makes it easy for your delegates to travel to and from your meeting location. Our Convention Center even features its own Metro stop, making for easy rail connections to hotels and transportation hubs like Reagan National Airport and Union Station. You may also purchase bulk tickets in advance. Please click here to view a map of the metro lines.
Our newest public transit solution, the DC Circulator takes riders into neighborhoods including Georgetown, Adams Morgan, Shaw and Capitol Hill for just $1 per ride and offers direct service to the Convention Center. Bulk tickets are available, with discounts offered for purchases of 100 passes or more.
WALK THE WALK
With wide sidewalks and pedestrian-friendly streets, it’s no surprise that DC seems to have a perennial spot on top walkable cities lists. Arm your delegates with walking maps pointing out the best routes and points of interest along the way.
We’ ve worked with our hotel partners to group properties into geographic clusters that streamline your shuttle requirements and lower your costs.
H STREET CORRIDOR STREETCAR
The H Street corridor streetcars in Northeast DC will connect retail, restaurants, offices and attractions on one of the city’ s trendiest streets.
DC has one of the highest ratios of taxi cabs to residents in the country, making it generally easy to find a ride. Cabs operate on a meter system. The base fare is $3, plus 27 cents for every one-eighth of a mile after the first eighth of a mile traveled. There is a $1.00 fee for each additional passenger.