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Video:Tips on Using the DC Metro to Get to Airports

with Haley Lesavoy

Want to learn some helpful tips for using the DC metro to get to airports in the nation's capital? This video will show you how to do it on your own.See Transcript

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Transcript:Tips on Using the DC Metro to Get to Airports

Hi I'm Haley Lesa voy for about.com and today I'm going to show you how to use the metro to get to DC area Airports.

Basics for Using the DC Metro to Get to Airports

The easiest airport to get to on the Metro is National Airport. The Blue line and The Yellow line stop right at the airport. You can transfer to the Blue or Yellow line from any other metro line. Refer to a DC metro map to check were the best transfer point is for you. The price will be between a dollar thirty five and six dollars depending on how far from the airport you are.

Getting to Dullas International Using the DC Metro

There are several options for getting to Dullas International Airport. You can take the Metrobus route 5A from L'Enfant Plaza Station which is on the Yellow Green, blue and Orange lines. The metro bus will take you to the airport for six dollars, or just a dollar ninety for seniors and people with disabilities. Another option is to take the Orange line to the West Falls Church stop where you can transfer to the Washington Flyer bus. The Bus leaves every 20 to 30 minutes and cost ten dollars.

Getting to BWI Using the DC Metro

To Get to BWI international airport you can take the MARC train from Metro Center station, located on the redline. When you arrive transfer to the shuttle to the airport. MARC train Tickets are seven dollars. You can also take the B30 Metro bus from The Greenbelt Sation on the Green Line. Tickets are six dollars per person and make sure you have exact change for the bus driver.

Things to Note When Using the DC Metro to Get to Airports

An important thing to note is that a card is needed for each member of your group. You can’t simply buy one card and share it for a family. Another thing that you should remember is that you need the metro card both as you go into the metro and as you leave. Safe Traveling I’m Haley Lesavoy for About.com.

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