Getting Around DC
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Washington, DC is continually ranked as one of the most walkable
and easy-to-navigate cities in the world.
In addition to walking, visitors have a variety of convenient options for
getting around the city: Capital Bikeshare, Metrorail, Metrobus, DCCirculator, taxi and Uber.
The easiest way to get around the city, Metrorail and Metrobus are safe,
clean and efficient modes of public transportation.
Another easy option is the
DC Circulator. Just $1 per ride, it connects downtown to
Georgetown, Union Station and the National Mall.
Starts with a $3.25 charge for first 1/8 mile and $.27 per each add'l 1/8 mile. Hail a taxi easily on busy streets and near hotels and
Three airports serve the Washington, DC area:
Approx. 26 miles west of DC
(35 - 45 minutes)
Taxi ~ $60 to downtown DC
Approx. 4 miles south of DC
(10 - 15 minutes)
Taxi ~ $20 to downtown DC
Approx. 30 miles north of DC
(40 - 50 minutes)
Taxi ~ $90 to downtown DC
Map: Convention Center Area
Official hotels are marked with teal stars.