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Washington - Driving Directions

From Virginia:

Richmond and Points South:

I-95 North to I-395 North. Take exit 10 (GW Parkway South); Take Airport Exit

Manassas and Points West:

I-66 East; Route 110 South to Route 1 South; Take Airport Exit

From Maryland:

Baltimore and Prince George's County:

I-95 South over Woodrow Wilson Bridge; Route 1 North; Take Airport Exit

Frederick & Montgomery Counties:

I-270South/

Washington, DC to I-495 South/

Northern Virginia; GW Parkway South; Take Airport Exit

From Washington, DC:

I-395 South; GW Parkway South; Take Airport Exit

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Washington - Public Transport

AMTRAK TRAINS:

Reagan National Airport is located near 2 Amtrak rail stations. Both are easily accessed using the Metrorail system.

Amtrak Union Station ( Washington, DC ): The station is located at Union Station on Metrorail’s Red Line. Please view the Metrorail Map for routing options from Reagan National Airport. Amtrak Alexandria Station (Alexandria, VA): The station is adjacent to the King Street Station on Metrorail’s Blue Line and Yellow Line—the same Metrorail lines which serve Reagan National Airport. Please view the Metrorail Map for details.

METRORAIL:

The Washington, DC Metrorail system has an elevated Metrorail station connected to the concourse level of terminals B and C at Reagan National Airport. Metrorail fare cards may be purchased at machines locates at all entrances to the Airport Metrorail station. The station is also fully accessible via elevators.

How to access the Metrorail station from the Terminals:

Terminal B and C: Use either of two enclosed pedestrian bridges on the concourse level which connect directly to the station.

Terminal A: Exit the terminal to the streetside curb, and board any “Airport Shuttle” bus. At the stops for Parking Garages B and C (bus shelter #3 and bus shelter #5) you may access an enclosed bridge which connects to the Metrorail station.

How to access the Terminals from the Metrorail station:

Terminal C: Go to the north end of the train platform and exit the station. A pedestrian bridge connects directly to the Terminal’s concourse level.

Terminal B: Go to the south end of the train platform and exit the station. A pedestrian bridge connects directly to the Terminal’s concourse level.

Terminal A: Go to either end of the train platform and exit the station towards the parking garage. Take elevator or stairway down to street level and board any "Airport Shuttle" bus.

Elevator access: The elevator is located at the center of the platform. There is a sloped sidewalk at ground level which connects to both pedestrian bridges.

For more Metrorail information, call (202) 637-7000; TDD (202) 638-3780.

TAXI:

Taxicab stands are conveniently located near the Arrivals (baggage claim) exits of each terminal. Dispatchers at each stand will help you select a taxicab based on your destination in Washington DC, Virginia, or Maryland. No advance reservations are required—service is on a first-come, first-served basis. Below is a chart of approximate taxi rates from the Airport. Please consult your taxicab operator regarding fares for taxi trips back to the Airport.

CHAUFFEURED SERVICES:

Inbound: Airport Regulations allow any transportation company, including Super Shuttle, to deliver you to the airport. Investigate the yellow pages and the internet for Shared Ride Service, limousine service, car service or any other chauffeured transportation services to the airport.

Outbound: Airport Regulations allow you to pre-arrange any vehicle of your choice, including Super Shuttle, to pick you up at the airport. The operator of the service vehicle must be able to show a docket of the arrangement to traffic enforcement officers or Authority personnel. Service vehicles other than Super Shuttle will pick you up at the second curb outside Terminal B&C.

Unscheduled, door-to-door, shared-ride service departs from each terminal exclusively via Super Shuttle. Upon arrival to the airport between 6 a.m. and 12 a.m. (midnight), proceed to the outside curb and look for the Super Shuttle Guest Coordinator. After hours, call 1-800-258-3826 and press 1 for dispatch or 2 for reservations.

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GREYHOUND BUS:

Reagan National Airport is located near 2 Greyhound Bus terminals. Both can be accessed using the Metrorail system.

Greyhound Washington, D.C. terminal: Located at 1005 First St, N.E., behind Union Station on Metrorail’s Red Line. It is about a 4-block walk because you must go completely around Union Station property to get there. Taxi service is also available at Union Station. Greyhound Springfield, VA terminal: Located adjacent to the Springfield/Franconia Station on Metrorail’s Blue Line.

SHUTLE:

SuperShuttle door-to-door service is available at the Airport. Shuttles operate on a shared ride-on demand basis. For information, call 1-800-BLUEVAN or go to www.supershuttle.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">www.supershuttle.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">www.supershuttle.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">www.supershuttle.com.

Upon arrival proceed to the outside curb and contact the SuperShuttle representative. After hours, call 1-800-258-3826 and press 1 for dispatch or 2 for reservations.

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Washington - Car Parking

Car parking garages A, B and C provide hourly and daily rated parking. A Pedestrian Tunnel with moving sidewalks connects Garage A with Terminal A. Pedestrian bridges with moving sidewalks connect Garage B and Garage C to Terminal B and Terminal C, respectively. Economy parking lot provides long term parking. Free shuttle buses operate beween economy parking lot and terminals, 24 hours daily, ecery 6-10 minutes. For more parking informations call tel: (703) 417 4311, or contact Aerolink Parking at tel: (703) 417 7275. First 20 min of parking is FREE.

CELL PHONES WAITING AREAS:

Brought to you by popular demand, Reagan National Airport is pleased to announce the opening of a new, free cell phone waiting area.

What is it?

The cell phone waiting area is an ideal place to wait in your car until your arriving party calls you on your cell phone to let you know that the plane has arrived. Tell your party to proceed to any Baggage Claim level door and to look for a door number designated outside and you can pick up passengers there.

Where is it?

The cell phone waiting area is located near the end of the “Return to Airport” ramp just beyond Terminal B/ C.See map below. Follow signs that say “Cell Phone Waiting Area.” Bear left to enter the lot.

Some Things You Need to Know

This is a free lot

Maximum waiting time is one hour

Driver must remain with vehicle

No commercial vehicles are allowed

How much does it cost?

It's free of charge and can be used for up to one hour.

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Washington - Intra Terminal Transfer

A Pedestrian Tunnel with moving sidewalks connects Garage A with Terminal A. Pedestrian bridges with moving sidewalks connect Garage B and Garage C to Terminal B and Terminal C, respectively.

Courtesy shuttle bus service is available from all parking areas to all terminals, 24 hours a day. Shuttle buses operate along established routes between the parking lots approximately every six to seven minutes.

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Washington - Car Hire

On-Airport rental car counters are located on the first floor in Parking Garage A. Club members of each rental car company may proceed directly to the 3rd or 4th floor of Garage A. To go to the rental car concessions from the terminals, either--

Ride: board the “Parking / Rental Car” shuttle which stops at each terminal outside baggage claim.

Walk: 10 minutes from terminals A & B. Signage and staff are available to guide you.

Here are links to the rental car companies which serve Reagan National Airport:

ON-AIRPORT BRANDS:

Alamo 800-832-7933

Car Rental - avistm 800-331-1212

Car Rental - Budget 800-527-0700

Dollar Rent A Car 800-800-4000

Car Rental - Hertz 800-654-3131

National Car - Rental 800-227-7368

Car Rental - Thrifty 800-367-2277

OFF-AIRPORT BRAND:

Car Rental - Enterprise 800-736-8222

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Washington - Info And Helpdesks

Travelers Aid:

Located in Terminal A, (703) 417-3972, and in Terminals B and C, (703) 417-3974.

Lost & Found:

Passengers attempting to locate lost items should check with their airline or Airport Police. (703) 417-8560. Visit our Lost and Found Page for more detailed information and to download a Property Release Form.

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Washington - Airport Facilities

Banking Services & Foreign Currency Exchange

Seven Automated Teller Machines are located in the terminals. Foreign currency exchange is available at Customer Service Centers in Terminals B and C.

Airport Police:

Located on the Concourse Level of Terminal B next to the chapel. For general information call (703) 417-8560.

Baggage Carts:

Smartcarte baggage carts are available throughout the terminals, parking garages, and at the Metrorail station. The smartcarte kiosks accept coins, $1- and $5-bills.

USO Lounge (United Service Organization):

The USO provides morale, welfare and recreation-type services to uniformed military personnel. A USO Lounge is available at National Airport in Room 220 in Terminal A. Please follow directional signs to Terminal A. In Terminal A, take the elevator to the second floor. Ask an information desk or call (703) 419-3990 to ensure that the lounge is open.

Paging:

Paging is available at the Information Counters and the Travelers Aid Desks in the terminals.

Skycap Services/Baggage Assistance:

Skycap services are available curbside and throughout the terminals.

U.S. Postal Service:

Drop boxes for U.S. mail are located in all terminals. Various postal services are available at the North Customer Service Center.

FOOD&DRINKS: There is a wide selection of restaurants, snack bars, coffees , fast-food all terminals. SHOPPING: Airport has many shops located in all terminals, including newsagents, gift shops, bookshops, a sweet shop, fashion and jewellery shops, luggage shops, toy stores and others .OTHER SERVICES: Shoe shine

INTERNET:

Approximately 150 of the phone banks also have a data-jack, which allows for Internet hook-up. These phones are scattered throughout the Airport for your convenience. The cost for this service is the same $0.50 you would pay to make a phone call from the pay phones; you only need your laptop, phone cord, and the 1-800 number for your Internet service provider.

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Washington - Conference Facilities

Business Service Center:

Business Service Center in Terminal C provide foreign currency exchange, insurance, facsimile and photocopying, notary public, and other services. Hours: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. Telephone: (703) 417-3200.

There are no conference facilities available at DCA Airport.

The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City has meeting and banquet facilities with an ambiance of refined elegance for functions of two to 900 guests.

11 function rooms Accommodates events from two to 900 guests Plaza Ballroom (3,040 square feet) ? divisible into four sections The Grand Ballroom (7,200 square feet) ? divisible into three sections 4,500 square feet of pre-function space

For more information, submit questions or requests online, or contact our meeting sales department at (703) 415-5000.

MEETING SERVICES:

The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City has a professional Conference Services Department to assist in the planning of each and every meeting and event. We also have a Conference Concierge to assist meeting planners and their attendees with their every need while on site. Also, The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City has an in-house Audio Visual Department available to guarantee that the technical aspects of the meeting are executed with flawless precision.

Professional Conference Services staff Conference Concierge In-house Audio Visual Department High speed Internet access available in all meeting rooms

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Washington - Handicapped Facilities

Visitor's Guide for Patrons with Disabilities at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is fully committed to providing universal access to all public facilities and services at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport for all of its patrons.

Washington, DC, is considered one of the most accessible cities in the United States. The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is working to ensure that this very important gateway to our Nation's Capital is also accessible to all patrons.

Public Telephones

In Terminals B and C, TTY units are located throughout the Airport and are clearly marked with blue and white signs above each unit. In addition, each group of pay phones has a clear path to a wheelchair accessible unit. All pay telephones are equipped with volume control, are hearing-aid compatible, and have Braille or raised numbers. Over one-third of our public pay telephones are equipped with connections for portable computers, and several of these units also have power connections available for PC users.

Public Address and Information Systems

A Visual Paging System is used in addition to the audible Public Address System for the broadcast of airport information to the general public. The Visual Page is prominently above each of the Airport Directories throughout Terminals B and C. Within the holdrooms at each airline's gates, visual boarding announcements appear on monitors in order that all passengers are able have information about the boarding process. Flight Information Display System (FIDS) boards and Baggage Information Display System (BIDS) units are placed throughout the Terminals and have been carefully situated to minimize glare and ensure readability.

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Washington - Wireless Lan

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Washington - Hotels

Nearby Hotels:

Updated 09/19/06. Hotels and motels are listed alphabetically within each city. Cities are listed by approximate distance from the airport, and most are within 10 miles of the airport. This is in no way a comprehensive list of the hotels and motels near Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Contact the Webmaster if this information should be updated.

Business Name Address City Phone

Americana Motel 1400 Jefferson Davis Hwy Arlington, VA (703) 979-3772

Crowne Plaza Washington Ntnl 1489 Jefferson Davis Hwy Arlington, VA (703) 416-1600

Crystal City Marriott 1999 Jefferson Davis Hwy Arlington, VA (703) 413-5500

Crystal City Courtyard By Marriott 2899 Jefferson Davis Hwy Arlington, VA (703) 549-3434

Crystal City Motor Inn 901 S Clark St Arlington, VA (703) 416-1900

Crystal Gateway Marriott 1700 Jefferson Davis Hwy Arlington, VA (703) 920-3230

Doubletree Crystal City 300 Army Navy Drive Arlington, VA (703) 416-4100

Econo Lodge Metro In Arlington 6800 Lee Hwy Arlington, VA (703) 538-5300

Embassy Suites Hotel 1300 Jefferson Davis Hwy Arlington, VA (703) 979-9799

Executive Apartments Inc 2301 Jefferson Davis Hwy # 634 Arlington, VA (703) 418-1333

Hampton Inn Suites 2000 Jefferson Davis Hwy Arlington, VA (703) 418-8181

Hilton 2399 Jefferson Davis Hwy Arlington, VA (703) 418-6800

Hilton Arlington 950 North Stafford Street Arlington, VA (703) 528-6000

Holiday Inn National Airport 2650 Jefferson Davis Hwy Arlington, VA (703) 684-7200

Hyatt Hotels Resorts 2799 Jefferson Davis Hwy Arlington, VA (703) 418-1234

Marriott Hotels Resorts 1700 Jefferson Davis Hwy Arlington, VA (703) 920-3230

Marriott Hotels Resorts 1999 Jefferson Davis Hwy Arlington, VA (703) 413-5500

Marriott Residence Inn 550 Army Navy Dr Arlington, VA (703) 413-6630

Radisson Hotel 2020 Jefferson Davis Hwy Arlington, VA (703) 920-8600

Ritz Carlton Hotels 1250 S Hayes St Arlington, VA (703) 415-5000

Sheraton 1800 Jefferson Davis Hwy Arlington, VA (703) 486-1111

Sheraton National 900 S. Orme Street Arlington, VA (703) 521-1900

Best Western Inn 724 3rd St NW Washington, DC (202) 842-4466

Coeur De Lion Restaurant 926 Massachusetts Ave NW Washington, DC (202) 638-5200

Crowne Plaza Washington 14th K Streets, N.W. Washington, DC (202) 682-0111

Embassy Suites Chevy Chase 4300 Military Road, N.W Washington, DC (202) 362-9300

George Hotel 15 E St NW Washington, DC (202) 347-4213

Georgetown Inn 1310 Wisconsin Ave. NW Washington, DC (800) 424-2979

Grand Hyatt Washington 1000 H St NW Washington, DC (202) 582-1234

Henley Park Hotel 926 Massachusetts Ave NW Washington, DC (202) 638-5200

Hilton Washington Towers 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW Washington, DC (202) 483-3000

Hilton Washington Embassy Row 2015 Massachusetts Avenue Washington, DC (202) 265-1600

Holiday Inn 415 New Jersey Ave NW Washington, DC (202) 638-1616

Homewood Suites Hilton 1475 Massachusetts Ave NW Washington, DC (202) 265-8000

Hyatt Regency Washington 400 New Jersey Ave NW Washington, DC (202) 737-1234

Latham Hotel Georgetown 3000 M St. NW Washington, DC (800) 368-5922

L'Enfant Plaza Hotel 480 L'Enfant Plaza, SW Washington DC (202)484-1000

Marriott Wardman Park 2660 Woodley Rd NW Washington, DC (202) 328-2000

Morrison Clark Inn 1015 L St NW Washington, DC (202) 898-1200

Phoenix Park Hotel 520 N Capitol St NW Washington, DC (202) 638-6900

Red Roof Inn 500 H St NW Washington, DC (202) 289-5959

Renaissance Mayflower Hotel 1127 Conn. Ave., NW Washington, DC (202) 347-3000

Renaissance Washington DC Hotel 999 9th St NW Washington, DC (202) 898-9000

The Churchill Hotel 1914 Connecticut Avenue Washington, DC (202) 797-2000

The Jefferson Hotel 1200 16th St. NW Washington, DC 866.308.1200

The Madison Hotel 15 M Street NW Washington, DC (202) 862-1600

Washington Court Hotel 525 New Jersey Ave NW Washington, DC (202) 628-2100

Comfort Inn Alexandria 5716 S. Van Dorn Street Alexandria, VA (703) 922-9200

Hawthorn Suites Alexandria 420 N. Van Dorn St, Alexandria, VA (703) 370-1000

Homestead Alexandria 200 Blue Stone Road Alexandria, VA (703) 329-3399

Morrison House 116 South Alfred Street Alexandria, VA (800) 367-0800

Presidential Greens Apts 3904 Executive Ave Alexandria, VA (703) 836-4400

Comfort Inn 6111 Arlington Blvd Falls Church, VA (703) 534-9100

DoubleTree Tysons Corner 7801 Leesburg Pike Falls Church, VA (703)893-1340

Doubletree Rockville 1750 Rockville Pike Rockville, MD (301) 468-1100

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Washington - News Update

New Airline Ticket Counter and Gate Locations - Passengers please take note

Air Canada: Ticket counter is in Terminal B, and flights now operate at Gate 16 Frontier: Ticket counter is in Terminal C, and flights now operate at Gate 26 Alaska: Ticket counter remains in Terminal B, but flights now operate at Gate 10

New Cell Phone Waiting Area Now Open:

Drivers arriving at the Airport to pick up arriving passengers can wait for free up to one hour in a 34-space Cell Phone Waiting Area.

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