Air and Ground Transportation

Air Travel

Washington, DC is accessible by three major airports. Transportation options, approximate travel times, and approximate fares to and from the airports are listed below. Fares are subject to change.

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport

Reagan National Airport is served by 15 commercial airlines and is located 5 miles from downtown Washington, DC and the Convention Center. Approximate 20-minute drive to downtown Washington, DC.

Washington Dulles International Airport

Dulles is served by 33 commercial airlines and is located 27 miles from downtown Washington, DC and the Convention Center. Approximate 35-minute drive to downtown Washington, DC.

Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport

BWI is served by 12 commercial airlines and is located 32 miles from downtown Washington, DC and the Convention Center. Approximate 45-minute drive to downtown Washington, DC.


Ground Transportation

Airport Shuttle (SuperShuttle)

SuperShuttle offers transportation to and from downtown Washington, DC and the three major airports. Fares will vary according to your final destination. When you arrive at the airport, claim your luggage and visit the SuperShuttle counter in the baggage claim area of your respective airport. Return trips to the airport may be prearranged by calling (800) 258-3826.

Metro

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority's Metrorail system is available in the downtown area for a base fee of $2.70 and increases by distance traveled. For assistance in locating the Metro stop closest to your desired location, visit Metro's Trip Planner at www.wmata.com.

Taxis

There are several companies that provide taxicab service in Washington, DC. Taxicabs are easily accessible at the convention center, major hotels, and other downtown locations and attractions.

The Circulator

The Circulator is a public transit system designed to take riders to the city’s cultural, shopping, dining, and business destinations including the Walter E. Washington convention center. There are two routes near the convention center as well as one that travels around the National Mall. At just $1 and with buses arriving every 10 minutes, the Circulator provides daily bus service throughout Washington, DC. For more information, visit www.dccirculator.com.

Parking

Parking is not available at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. However, there are parking spaces near the convention center, available on a first-come, first served basis. Exhibitors and attendees are strongly encouraged to use the public parking facilities. Ticketing is heavily enforced in the convention center's surrounding residential area.