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Washington, D.C. is easily accessible by train, plane, or car.
Amtrak to Washington, D.C. Union Station
D.C. is served by three airports:
- Reagan National Airport (DCA) – smallest and closest airport, about 20 min drive from downtown, metro accessible on Blue line.
- Dulles International Airport (IAD) – large airport, about an hour min drive from downtown, accessible by metro (orange) with bus connection
- Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) – large airport, about an hour drive from downtown, accessible by Amtrak train from Union Station
*Allow more time for traffic!*
Washington, D.C. has an extensive underground metro system. We are located right at the Foggy Bottom-GWU stop on the Orange/Blue/Silver lines. For information on the metro system, please see the WMATA website.
Many bus companies have routes to Washington, D.C. or nearby Arlington, VA, including Bolt Bus, Mega Bus, Vamoose, Greyhound and others.
Washington, D.C. is unfortunately known for its traffic, so please allow extra time for travel. D.C. is divided into four quadrants around the Capitol building - we are located in "Northwest," so every street name is followed by "NW." Letter and number streets run perpendicularly to each other, and state-named streets tend to run on a diagonal. We've got several traffic circles too, so stay alert!
A limited number of visitor parking spots are available on campus. If you drive on the day of your interview, please park in our designated garage so we can validate your parking ticket: University Parking Garage under the Science and Engineering Hall (H Street, NW between 22nd Street, NW and 23rd Street, NW).
Hamilton Crowne Plaza
The River Inn
924 25th Street, NW Washington, DC 20037
Ask for the GWU Residency Rate when you call (cannot request online). Based on availability and dates will range from $100-200.
Washington Suites Georgetown
Laura Barber, Sales Manager
824 New Hampshire Avenue, NW
Request our GW Hospital special rate (18% discount which may be as low as $139 per night). Either call the hotel directly and request the “GWU Hospital rate” – OR - visit the hotel website and enter GWUH as the Promotion Code.
One Washington Circle Hotel
One Washington Circle, NW
Request our GW Hospital special rate (18% discount which may be as low as $139 per night). Either call the hotel directly and ask for the "HOSPITAL" rate - OR - visit the hotel website and enter "GWUH" as the Promotion Code.
Youth Hostels of Washington, DC
1009 11th St, NW
Adam's Inn Bed & Breakfast
1746 Lanier Place, NW