Getting to Georgetown University
Finding your way around Georgetown University

By Train:

Union Station, Washington DC is the closest main train hub.

By Air:

The closest airport to Georgetown University is DCA National Airport (just over 6 miles). Dulles International Airport is 25 miles away and BWI airport in Baltimore is 37 miles.

You can find out information about all airports and especially options for travel to and from the airports (look under ‘Ground transportation’) here.


Getting Around DC


Cabs are fairly inexpensive in and around DC and journeys will always be metered. You can calculate the potential cost of any journey by taxi here.

From DCA National Airport to Georgetown by taxi is around $20-25 excluding tip.

From Dulles International Airport it is around $60-75. From BWI airport it is $80-90.

There are regular private shuttle services from all airports and also public buses. Check under ‘Ground transportation’ for your respective airport here.


There is no subway station in Georgetown itself, but the university does run regular shuttle bus services (free) from several main subway stations and downtown locations. The closest subway stations are Rosslyn and Dupont Circle (the university runs shuttles from both of these) and Foggy Bottom.

Details here: Georgetown University Transportation Shuttle (GUTS)

Georgetown Maps


Public Transportation in General:

Details of all public transport, subway maps, bus routes and fares can be found here.

It is advisable to purchase a SmartTrip card for travel onĀ  if you plan to use public transportation often while in DC


Parking in DC and especially on Georgetown Campus is at a premium.

Parking Fees and Availability

Office of Transportation Management