DC Metro Trip Planner

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Washington DC, what a great city to visit!

Should you be planning a trip to Washington DC, the "DC Metro Trip Planner" can help with a map that will take you from point A to point B in the easiest and fastest time. It is inexpensive to travel on public transportation as your fare .

Their "Home" tab has an interactive section for inputting your starting address and your destination address. By inputting building numbers or street intersections, you will have the best search results. Inputting the jurisdictions will also help.

Available on the "Home" tab of DC Metro Trip Planner is up-to-date news that keeps customers informed of what goes on in the system at all times.

The "Popular Locations" button gives you a list of metro stations to choose from as well as some museums to visit along the way and colleges.

The "Interactive Map" lets you see the whole station. Click on it and use the travel to or from fields.

Mobiles support the DC Metro Trip Planner.

DC Metro Trip Planner enables the finding of maps, stations, schedules, parking and information on fares as well as which train takes you to your destination

The DC Metro extends to Virginia and Maryland.  There are five metro lines that allow passengers to change trains at intersections

  • The Red line goes from Glenmont to Shady Grove.
  • The Orange line goes from New Carrollton to Vienna/Fairfax-GMU
  • The Blue line goes from Franconia-Springfield to Largo Town Center
  • The Green line goes from Branch Ave. to Greenbelt
  • The Yellow line goes from Huntington to Mount Vermon Sq. 7th St Convention Center
Children under age 4 travel for free (maximum of 2 children).              

Children age 5 and older pay adult fares.                                           

There are special discounts for students.                                        

Seniors 65 years and older and people with disabilites pay half of the regular fare.                                                                                                 

Although free on weekends and holidays, there is a small cost during weekdays to park your vehicle in metro parking lots.

Very clean and safe, the DC Metro also has procedures in place in case of emergency.

Visit http://www.wmata.com/rail/maps/map.cfm for more in-depth information on schedules, fares, emergency procedures and more.