Airports & Trains

OPTIONS

  • Taxi $25 – $ 70 depending on which of 3 airports and # of passengers
  • Private car: UBER private car service (surprisingly nice & affordable – use “uber” code on website or app—for possible $10 off coupon for first time user. More
  • Metro Subway from (shuttle to) BWI & directly from National airports
  • Shared Shuttle from BWI & Dulles (IAD)
  • Bus from Dulles to Metro, then subway to MONROE HOUSE
  • See more options at bottom of page

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FROM AMTRAK AT UNION STATION Metro subway: Take a Red line train (direction of Glenmont) three stops to the Brookland-CUA station. Exit to the RIGHT when leaving the station and head to small bridge—that is Monroe Street, go left 3 blocks. OR Taxis also are available outside the main entrance to Union Station.

MONROE ST SIGNFROM NATIONAL AIRPORT (DCA) Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is the closet airport to THE MONROE HOUSE—about 25 minutes, and only a $ 25 cab ride.  OR Take Metro’s Yellow line to the Gallery Place/Chinatown station, transfer to the Red line, in the direction of Glenmont, and arrive at the Brookland-CUA metro stop. Travel time is approximately 30 minutes. OR Blue lines also switches to the Redline to Brookland.  The Blue line switches at Metro Center.  

FROM BALTIMORE/WASHINGTON

DOMESTIC & INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT(BWI) Visitors arriving to Baltimore Washington International Airport taking a taxi or a shared shuttle is easiest, but not cheapest.  During the week you can take the MARC train to DC’s Union Station. From there board Metro’s red line, in the direction of Glenmont, and take it to the Brookland/CUA stop. OR If you arrive at BWI on a weekend and wish to arrive by rail, you need to take Amtrak to Union Station. From there board the Metrorail red line, in the direction of Glenmont, and take it to the Brookland/CUA stop. OR Bus from BWI to Orange line’s New Carrollton station (THIS IS THE CHEAPEST OPTION, and easier than the two above).The Super Shuttle is another option: a shared ride can take about 50 minutes, depending on other drop offs.

FROM DULLES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT From Dulles Airport you can take the 5A bus to save money getting into DC and then transfer to the Metro Redline for CUA/Brookland, 3 blocks to The Monroe House.  Otherwise: Washington Flyer Shared-Ride Service: Fares vary, 24/7 shared van service to/from points all around the metropolitan region. No reservations required. Visit the Dulles Airport Ground Transportation Centers down the ramps from Arrivals Door #2 or #7 or call 1-800-258-3826 (SuperShuttle) / 1-800-590-0000 (Supreme Airport Shuttle).  Click here for more details.

OR: Washington Flyer Taxi: Fares vary, 24/7 taxi service to/from points all around the metropolitan region. No reservations required. Visit the Washington Flyer Taxi counter at the Dulles Airport Ground Transportation Centers down the ramps from Arrivals Door #2 or #7 or call 703-572-TAXI (8294). Click here for more details. Click here for more details.

OTHER TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS

http://www.supershuttle.com/

Shared ride for $ 29.00. Considering the distance, this may be as cheap as it will get for a one-way ride.

http://www.viptransportgroup.com/reservations.html

http://www.theairportshuttle.com/

http://rideflyreservations.com/

Also about $ 29.00, one-way.

http://www.shuttlefare.com/results