Flying

The three nearest airports to Washington, DC are Thurgood Marshall Baltimore-Washington International (BWI), Ronald Reagan National (DCA), and Dulles International (IAD).

Baltimore-Washington International

From BWI, individuals can take:

  • Taxi (avg. $90)
  • Ride-sharing (prices vary)
  • Express bus and Metro – The BWI Express/B30 ($4.25 one way) goes directly from the airport to the Greenbelt Station on Metro’s Green Line. This bus runs every 60 minutes from 6:30 a.m to 9:33 p.m. Bus stops at the airport are located in the lower level of the International Concourse E and the lower level of Concourse A/B. Upon arriving at Greenbelt, board a Green Line train in the direction of Branch Avenue, detrain at Gallery Place/Chinatown and transfer to the Red Line in the direction of Shady Grove. Exit the Red Line at Woodley park-Zoo/Adams Morgan station. The Metro portion of the trip will average $2.50, one-way, using a SmarTrip ® card*)
  • Amtrak/MARC and Metro – Take the free buses marked Amtrak/MARC to the BWI Rail Station, which is served by both Amtrak and the suburban commuter rail service. Upon exiting the bus, walk across the street to the rail station and purchase a ticket to Union Station ($7 on MARC, appx. $14 on Amtrak). From Union Station, you can either take a taxi to the hotel (avg. $25) or board Metro’s Red Line in the direction of Shady Grove and take it directly to the Woodley Park-Zoo/Adams Morgan station (avg. $2.50, one-way, using a SmarTrip ® card*).

Dulles International

From Dulles, individuals can take:

  • Taxi (avg. $60)
  • Ride-sharing (prices vary)
  • Bus and Metro – Take the 5A bus from curb 2E (appx. $7.50, exact fare required in either cash or SmarTrip ® card) to Rosslyn Station served by Metro’s Blue, Orange and Silver Lines. If taking the bus, from Rosslyn, take any train in the direction of Largo Town Center or New Carrollton and exit the train when you arrive at Metro Center, transfer to the Red Line in the direction of Shady Grove and exit at the Woodley Park-Zoo/Adams Morgan station (avg. $3, using a SmarTrip ® card*).

Reagan National

From Reagan National, individuals can take: 

  • Taxi (avg. $25)
  • Ride-sharing (prices vary)
  • Metro – Follow the signs to the station and board either the Blue Line to Largo Town Center or the Yellow Line to Mt. Vernon Square. If you get on a Blue Line train, exit at Metro Center and follow the directions above for travelling from Dulles beginning with transferring at Metro Center. If you take the Yellow Line, transfer at L’Enfant Plaza to a Red Line train in the direction of Shady Grove and exit at the Woodley Park-Zoo/Adams Morgan station. Either Metro trip will average $3 using a SmarTrip ® card*.

Train

If travelling by train from Canada or the U.S., you will arrive in Union Station. From Union Station, you can either take a taxi to the hotel (avg. $25) or board Metro’s Red Line in the direction of Shady Grove and take it directly to the Woodley Park-Zoo/Adams Morgan station (avg. $2.50, one-way using a SmarTrip ® card*).

Driving

The Marriott Wardman Park is on Woodley Road, NW, immediately off of Connecticut Avenue, NW. Connecticut Avenue, NW connects to the I-495 at Exit 33 for those travelling from the north, and to 1-395 via the Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway, NW for those travelling from the south and west. The street address of the hotel is 2660 Woodley Road, NW, Washington, DC 20008. 

*Note: Metro trains do not accept cash as fare. You must purchase a SmarTrip ® card and tap once when entering and again when exiting (Metro fares are based on distance travelled).

 

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