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Local Transportation

Washington DC is served by rail, bus, taxi as well as car and bike share systems listed below.  In addition, rental cars are available at various locations including the airports and train station.


 dulles_airportLocal Airports

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – DCA
Distance: 9 miles
Taxi (est. one way): US$30.00 not including gratuities
Subway (est. one way): National Airport to Metro Center – US$3.50

Washington Dulles International Airport – IAD
Distance: 28 miles
Taxi (est. one way): US$60.00 not including gratuities
Bus: Metro Bus 5A from IAD to Rosslyn or L’Enfant Plaza Metro Stations – US$6.00 plus US$4.00 from Rosslyn or L’Enfant Plaza Stations to Metro Center

Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport – BWI
Distance: 33 miles
Taxi (est. one way): US$88.00 not including gratuities
Train (est. one way): MARC Train BWI to Union Station – US$6.00
Bus: Metro Bus B30 from BWI to Greenbelt Metro station – US$6.00 plus US$4.00 from Greenbelt Station to Metro Center.



Metro Rail and Bus

Metro rail and bus services are provided by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority.  The Conference site is served by the Metro Center Station connecting the Blue, Orange and Red lines.  There is an entrance to the Grand Hyatt inside the station. 

 For more info please visit their website. A trip planner website is also available for mobile devices.



DC Taxi Services

Washington DC is served by numerous Taxi services.  Taxis are on standby at most hotels but can be booked by phone or online as well as via mobile apps listed below.
Dial 1-800-TAXI-CAB | TAXIMagic  |  DCTaxi Online



Care Sharing

A number of car sharing services are available in Washington DC.  The two widely known are the Zipcar and Car2Go and their vehicles are available within a few minutes walk of the ISGT2014 Conference location.  Please refer to their websites on how to access the services.



Bike Sharing

The Capital BikeShare provides bike sharing for the Washington DC metro area.  The nearest bike stations to the Conference are next to the Metro Center station on 12th and G St. NW and 11th and F st. NW.  Please refer to their websites on how to access the services.