- Georgetown BID
There are 20 garages and lots with more than 3,800 parking spaces in Georgetown. For parking garage and lot information and locations, please click here.
The red and yellow-striped DC Circulator bus links cultural, entertainment and business destinations within the city. The Circulator offers 2 lines in Georgetown: east-west from Georgetown to Union Station via downtown; and from Rosslyn, VA through Georgetown to the Dupont Circle metro. The fare is $1. For more information and a map, visit www.dccirculator.com.
Ten DC Metrobus lines service Georgetown: 30S, 30N, 31, 33, 38B, D1, D2, D5, D6, and G2. For routes and trip planning information, visit the Washington Metro Area Transit Authority (WMATA) website at www.wmata.com. To view the Metrobus route map, click here.
The Foggy Bottom-GWU Metro station, located on the blue and orange lines, is a short 15-minute walk from Georgetown. The Rosslyn, Virginia station, located on the blue and orange lines, is a short walk across the Key Bridge to Georgetown. Metro riders can also access Georgetown via the DC Circulator bus from the Rosslyn and Dupont Circle Metro stations. For more information, including a map and trip planning feature, visit www.wmata.com.
In addition to numerous public bike racks located throughout the commercial district and a bike repair fixit station on 34th and Water Streets, Capital Bikeshare has eight stations in Georgetown. The program allows users to check out and return bikes from any of the 368 stations located throughout Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia. The Georgetown bikeshare stations are located at M & Potomac Streets; at K Street and 30th Street at the Washington Harbour; at 31st & K Streets; at 34th and Water Streets; at Wisconsin Avenue and O Street; at 37th Street and O Street (Georgetown University); at Pennsylvania Avenue and 28th Street; at the 1000 block of Wisconsin Avenue (Grace Street). Daily memberships are available for $8, 3-day for $17, monthly memberships are $28, and annual memberships are $85. Capital Bikeshare is also offering a $2 single-trip fare during SafeTrack. For more about the program, visit www.capitalbikeshare.com.
Georgetown bike parking map:
Potomac Riverboat Company offers a scenic mode of travel around the metropolitan area with a new Wharf Water Taxi that connects The Wharf with Georgetown. With eight daily departures from Georgetown's Washington Harbour (31st & K St), the 25-minute ride is a unique way to experience DC's waterfront destinations.
The Washington by Water Monuments Cruise also connects Alexandria’s historic waterfront to Georgetown’s. Service is offered from Georgetown’s Washington Harbour as well as the Alexandria City Marina. For schedules and ticketing information please click here.
D.C. is serviced by two international airports and one national airport: Reagan National Airport (DCA), Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI). All airports are accessible by taxi, shared ride van, and public transit.
At Reagan National Airport, the Metro has an elevated station connected to the concourse level of terminals B and C. From here, take the blue line towards the Largo Town Center station and get off at the Foggy Bottom station. Georgetown is a short walk from here. Alternatively, take the blue line towards the Largo Town Center station and get off at the Rosslyn station. From here, board the DC Circulator bus to Georgetown.
You can reach Georgetown from Dulles International Airport by taking the 5A Metrobus towards the L'Enfant Plaza Metro station and get off at the Rosslyn Metro station, where the DC Circulator bus picks up.
If flying into Baltimore Washington International, you can reach Georgetown by taking a free shuttle to BWI Rail Station. Here, purchase tickets for Amtrak or MARC trains which will take you to Union Station. From Union Station you can take the DC Circulator or ride Metro via the red line to Dupont Circle where you can access the DC Circulator bus.
Taxicabs can be easily hailed all over Washington, Maryland and Virginia and accept cash and credit cards. To learn about zones and fare-pricing information, check www.godcgo.com, where you can calculate fares to ensure you are getting a fair price for your ride. App-based ridesharing (Uber, Lyft, and others) is widely available in the District of Columbia, though rules vary for pickups in Virginia and Maryland based on differing state laws.
Visit goDCgo's website to find the best way to get to Georgetown. Just enter your starting location and Georgetown destination into the interactive map to get started. The website lists Metro stations, bus lines, walking directions, and more to ensure the most efficient route.