Transportation

Airport in Washington, DC

Dulles International Airport

Located 26 miles west of DC, in Virginia. It's DC's larger airport, and handles most international flights. The Metro does not go to Dulles (though it will by 2020), so Metrobus 5A and the Washington Flyer Silver Li…
Airport in Northern Virginia

Washington Dulles International Airport

Dulles International Airport is located 26 miles west of DC. Domestic and international flights depart from the large facility, which offers free wi-fi, currency exchanges and travel information desks. Dulles is not…
Bus in Shenandoah Valley

Virginia Breeze

This new service offers a daily bus service from Washington, DC, to the Shenandoah Valley via the New River Valley, stopping in Arlington (40 minutes), Front Royal (2¼ hours), Staunton (four hours) and Lexington (4¾…
Ferry in Capital Region

White's Ferry

The last functioning river service between Maryland and Virginia, the ferry runs continuously from 5am to 11pm, and during rush hour it's pretty packed. Cash only. A ferry has been running here since 1782, and at on…
Train in New River & the Greenbrier Valley

Prince Depot

About 23 miles south of Fayetteville, this art-moderne Amtrak station is served by the Cardinal route on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. The Cardinal route links NYC, Washington, DC and Chicago. It's a fairly remote…
Train Station in Frederick

Frederick Station

Commuter MARC trains on the Brunswick line from Washington, DC, stop here Monday through Friday. Greyhound buses (www.greyhound.com; 301-663-3311) also stop at this station, which is within walking distance of the v…
Bicycle Rental in Alexandria

Capitol Bikeshare

There are over 30 bike-share stations in Alexandria. A single trip costs $2 (30 to 59 minutes) or $6 (60 to 89 minutes), or you can pay $8 for a 24-hour pass. If purchasing the latter, check-in the bike at a station…
Bus Station in Charlottesville

Downtown Transit Station

From this modern bus transit station near the Sprint Pavilion, a free trolley (look for a T sign) runs every 15 minutes between 6:30am and 11:30pm Monday to Saturday and from 8am to 5:40 pm on Sundays, stopping at t…
Bus in Baltimore

Charm City Circulator

Thirty free shuttles travel along four different routes through the city. The Purple Route connects the Inner Harbor, Mt Vernon and Federal Hill. The Green Route runs through Fells Point. The Banner Route runs from …
Train Station in Baltimore

Penn Station

Located in Charles North, about 2 miles north of the harbor. MARC runs commuter trains throughout the day Monday through Friday to/from Washington, DC (one way $8), on the Penn Line. Nine trains run on Saturday and …