Washington DC Metrorail

Washington DC Travel Guide and City Tour

The Washington Metrorail System is DC's metro system.  It consists of five lines (red, blue, orange, yellow and green) that span a distance of 106 miles.  The 86 stations cover nearly all major tourist attractions in the capital.  The lines converge at different stations.

Visitors to Washington DC can pick up a metro "Pocket Guide" that includes a map of he network and identifies popular tourist attractions near each station.

Washington Metrorail System
Washington DC Metrorail System

Metro fares range from $1.45 to $2.45, depending on the distance travelled and the time of day.  Day pases cost $8.30 while a week long pass will put you back $41.

Please visit the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority website for comprehensive transit information including free maps, fare information, current transit schedules and a soft copy of the pocket guide previously mentioned.

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