There are 6 ways to get from Bethesda to Capitol Hill by subway, bus, taxi, car, towncar or bike

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Subway  •  26 min

  1. Take the subway from BETHESDA station to UNION STATION station Red

$2 - $4

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Bus  •  58 min

  1. Take the bus from Friendship Heights Sta & Bus Bay B to Pennsylvania Ave Se & North Carolina Ave Se 30N / ...

$2 - $5

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bethesda to Capitol Hill 9.5 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Bethesda to Capitol Hill 9.5 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  14 min

  1. Take an Uber from Bethesda to Capitol Hill 9.5 miles

$15 - $21

Bikeshare  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Cycle from Bethesda Ave & Arlington Rd to 4Th & East Capitol St Ne 10.8 miles

$7

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The cheapest way to get from Bethesda to Capitol Hill is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bethesda to Capitol Hill is to taxi which costs $30 - $40 and takes 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Friendship Heights Sta & Bus Bay B and arriving at Pennsylvania Ave Se & North Carolina Ave Se. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 58 min.

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The distance between Bethesda and Capitol Hill is 8 miles. The road distance is 9.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Bethesda to Capitol Hill without a car is to subway which takes 26 min and costs $2 - $4.

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The subway from BETHESDA station to UNION STATION station takes 26 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Bethesda to Capitol Hill bus services, operated by Metro Washington DC, depart from Friendship Heights Sta & Bus Bay B station.

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Bethesda to Capitol Hill bus services, operated by Metro Washington DC, arrive at Pennsylvania Ave Se & North Carolina Ave Se station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bethesda to Capitol Hill is 10 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Bethesda to Capitol Hill.

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There are 839+ hotels available in Capitol Hill. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 8.4 miles
  • Duration: 26 min

What companies run services between Bethesda, MD, USA and Capitol Hill, DC, USA?

Metro Washington DC operates a bus from Bethesda to Capitol Hill every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $5 and the journey takes 58 min.

Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from BETHESDA station to UNION STATION station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from Friendship Heights Sta & Bus Bay B to Pennsylvania Ave Se & North Carolina Ave Se
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Other operators
Uber Washington D.C.
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Bethesda to Capitol Hill
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$15 - $21
UberX
$16 - $21
WAV
$16 - $21
UberX Car Seat
$25 - $35
UberXL
$27 - $35
Black
$40 - $55
Black Car Seat
$50 - $70
Black SUV Car Seat
$60 - $80
Black SUV
$50 - $70
Capital BikeShare
Phone
1-877-430-2453
Website
capitalbikeshare.com
Bike from Bethesda Ave & Arlington Rd to 4Th & East Capitol St Ne
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$7
More information at
capitalbikeshare.com
Bikeshare
$7
Taxi from Bethesda to Capitol Hill
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Red Cab DC
Phone
+1 202-285-1632
Website
redcabdc.com
https://dfhv.dc.gov/
Website
dfhv.dc.gov
Mats DC
Phone
+1 202-480-6807
Website
dcmats.com
Yellow Cab DC
Phone
+1 202-544-1212
Website
dcyellowcab.com
Reston Express
Phone
+1 703-402-1137
Website
restonexpress.com

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