How do I get to the Terminal from Metro?

Follow the signs down to the indoor pedestrian walkway.

Can I check-in my bag at the metro platform?

Not at this time.


How long is the walk?

Approximately 600 feet.  About a 5 minute walk.


Are there elevators?

Yes, there are elevators at the Metro Station and at the Main Terminal.


Can I get wheelchair services on the platform?

Not at this time.


What’s the cost of the train to downtown?

Depends on the time of day and distance traveled. The maximum that Metro charges is $6 on weekdays. Fares drop to a flat $2 after 9:30 p.m. on weekdays and all day on weekends.


WMATA Trip Planner the best way to calculate your fare.


What time does the metro open/close?


  • Monday through Thursday from 5 a.m. to midnight.
  • Friday from 5 a.m. until 1 a.m.
  • Saturday from 7 a.m. to 1 a.m.
  • Sunday from 7 a.m. to midnight

*Note 1st and Last Trains to service Dulles Airport differ from the open and close times*

See Latest WMATA Service Information.

Can I use the Metro to get to DCA?


Yes! It will take approximately 50-55 minutes to get to Rosslyn. Then from there you can transfer to the Blue line which will take you right to DCA Metro Station.


See WMATA Trip Planner.


Additional Resources


Metro Trip Planner