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Foggy Bottom Directions & Parking

Airport & Public Transportation

The George Washington University is easily accessible by taxi or subway (Metro) from Reagan National Airport and Amtrak (Union Station).

From Dulles International Airport, you may take the Washington Flyer bus service to many downtown hotels. People arriving at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport may take the Super Shuttle or Amtrak directly into Washington, D.C.

Metro (Subway)

The Foggy Bottom-GWU Metro Station is located on campus. It offers access to Metro’s Blue, Orange and Silver lines. For more information on metro, visit Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

Driving Directions

From North:

  • Interstate 95 South to Interstate 495 (Capital Beltway) toward Silver Spring/Northern Virginia
  • Take Exit 33, heading south on Connecticut Avenue for about 9 miles
  • Turn right onto Florida Avenue (just past the Washington Hilton) and then turn left immediately onto 21st Street
  • The visitor entrance to the G Street Garage is on the left between G and F Streets

From Northwest:

  • Interstate 270 to Interstate 495 (Capital Beltway) toward Silver Spring
  • Take Exit 33, heading south on Connecticut Avenue for about 9 miles
  • Follow directions as shown above in “From North”

From West:

  • Interstate 66 and Route 50 both connect with the Theodore Roosevelt Bridge
  • Cross the bridge and exit left at E Street, then again at Virginia Avenue
  • Bear left, following signs for 23rd Street
  • Turn right on 23rd Street and continue a few blocks to campus
  • Turn right on H Street
  • The visitor entrance to the University Parking Garage is on the left between 23rd and 22nd Streets

From South:

  • Interstate 95 to Interstate 395, Arlington Memorial Bridge Exit
  • Cross the bridge and bear left at the Lincoln Memorial
  • Turn left onto 23rd Street, NW, and follow directions as shown above in “From West”

Visitor Parking

Visitors, patients and guests of the Foggy Bottom Campus will be accommodated at the following campus locations:

University Parking Garage

Access from H Street between 22nd and 23rd Streets, located under the Science and Engineering Hall
Hours: Open 24/7
Self-service garage for visitors. This garage only accepts MasterCard, American Express, and Visa for payment.
Rates:

  • 1 hour: $10
  • Up to 2 hours $16
  • Daily Maximum: $22
  • Weekend Daily Maximum: $12
  • Evening Maximum Rate (after 5 p.m. until midnight): $10

G Street Garage

Access from both 20th Street and 21st Street between F and G Streets
Hours: Open 24/7
Self-service garage for visitors. This garage only accepts MasterCard, American Express, and Visa for payment.
Rates: See University Parking Garage

Marvin Center Garage

Access on H Street between 21st and 22nd Streets
Hours: Open Monday - Friday 7am to Midnight. Closed on weekends and holidays.
Rates: See University Parking Garage 

Elliot School Garage

Entrance located on 19th Street near E Street, NW
Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. Closed on holidays and weekends. 
Rates:

  • Up to 1 hour: $10
  • Up to 2 hours: $17
  • Daily Maximum: $26
  • Evening Maximum Rate (5 p.m.-11 p.m.): $14

Ambulatory Care Center Garage

Patients and visitors of the George Washington University Hospital and of the Ambulatory Care Center are welcome to park at the Ambulatory Care Center Garage.  In the event that this garage is full, patients may park at the other university visitor parking locations.

For more information, visit GW'S Transportation website