are the mainstays of DC's premier transportation system comprising
64 rail stations and over 350 bus routes. Metrorail stations
are modern and well-laid out with quiet and comfortable cars. This
safe system has its own police force and employs closed-circuit
TV cameras to monitor station areas continuously.
provides direct service to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
and Union Station (Amtrak and MARC). There are a number of
options for sightseeing around Washington. One
Day Passes are $5 and are valid for one day of unlimited Metrorail
travel on weekdays after 9:30 a.m. or all day on Saturdays, Sundays
or federal holidays until midnight. 7-Day Short Trip Passes
are $17.50 and are valid for seven consecutive days for Metrorail
trips costing up to $1.75 between 5:30 - 9:30 a.m. and 3 - 7 p.m.
on weekdays. Pass is valid for any rail trip at other times.
If trip costs more than $1.75, you must use the Exitfare machine
to pay additional fare. Pass will be returned for continued
use during valid period. 7-Day Fast Passes are $25 and are
valid for seven consecutive days of unlimited Metrorail travel.
MARC, and Virginia Railroad Express (VRE)
trains connect passengers from Union Station with the outer Virginia
and Maryland suburbs and Baltimore-Washington International Airport.
The DC Greyhound Bus Terminal
is located at 1005 1st Street NE, just a few blocks from our hotel
and Union Station. There are also some 10,000 taxi cabs in service.