Campus Parking & Directions

Campus Parking and Directions

Foggy Bottom Campus

The George Washington University offers easy taxi or subway (Metro) access from Reagan National Airport and Union Station (Amtrak).

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

The Foggy Bottom-GWU Metro station is located on campus. It offers access to Metro’s Blue, Orange and Silver lines.

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
  • Turn right on I Street
  • The visitor entrance to the Academic Center Parking Garage is on the left between 21st and 22nd 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 I Street
  • The visitor entrance to the Academic Center Parking Garage is on the right between 21st 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

If you choose to drive, a limited number of visitor spaces are available in the Marvin Center on weekdays (Entrance on H Street, NW, between 21st and 22nd Streets) and the University Parking Garage seven days a week (Entrance on H Street, NW, between 22nd and 23rd Streets, located under the Science and Engineering Hall).  The parking fee is $22 per day.