2018 TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION
Arriving by Air
National Airport (DCA) is 10 miles away in nearby Arlington, Virginia and is the closest airport to the Sheraton Silver Spring Hotel.
Transit: A trip on the Metro rail system takes about 35 minutes. At the airport, catch the yellow line in the direction of Fort Totten. At Fort Totten transfer from the yellow line to the red line in the direction of Glenmont. Silver Spring is the second stop after Fort Totten.
Taxi: 25 minutes: $40-100
Shuttle: 25 minutes: Cost $35 –70. Shuttle Fare, Shuttle Wizard, SuperShuttle, GO Airport Shuttle
Dulles International Airport (IAD) is approximately 30 miles away.
Transit: Total trip: 1 hour. Catch the Silver Line Express Bus at Arrival Door 4 on the Baggage Claim Level. The bus will take you to the Wiehle-Reston East Sliver Line Metro stop. Take the Silver Line to the Metro Station stop and transfer to the red line in the direction of Glenmont. Exit at the Silver Spring Red Line station.
Taxi: 45 minutes. Cost $60-100
Shuttle: 45 minutes. Cost: $30-70. Shuttles are located at the Lower level of the Terminal at Door 2 or Door 4. SuperShuttle, Supreme Airport Shuttle
Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI) is about 20 miles away.
Transit: Total trip: 1 hour. At Concourse 3, Stop # 2, catch the B30 transit bus, which will take you to Greenbelt Yellow Line Metro stop. Take the yellow line to Fort Totten At Fort Totten transfer from the yellow line to the red line in the direction of Glenmont. Silver Spring is the second stop after Fort Totten.
Taxi: 45 minutes. Cost $90-120.
Shuttle: 45 minutes. Cost: $30-80. Jayride, SuperShuttle, Supreme Airport Shuttle, GO Airport Express Shuttle, Montgomery Express
Things to See and Do along the Red Line Stations
Dupont Circle: near Embassy Row, renowned restaurants, great shopping and exciting nightlife
Farragut North: access to Connecticut Avenue, the business district and a short walk to The White House
Metro Center: short walk to The White House, transfers available to the Blue and Orange Metro lines
Gallery Place: steps from MLK Memorial, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Verizon Center, J Edgar Hoover Building (FBI Headquarters), International Spy Museum, Washington Convention Center, transfers available to the Yellow and Green Metro lines
Union Station: services Amtrak, the MARC Train and Virginia Railway Express