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There are 6 ways to get from Crystal City to Tidal Basin by subway, bus, taxi, towncar, shuttle or foot

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Subway  •  8 min

  1. Take the subway from CRYSTAL CITY station to L'ENFANT PLAZA station Yellow

$2 - $3

5 alternative options

Bus, subway  •  32 min

  1. Take the bus from S Eads St & 23Rd St to S Eads St & 18Th St S 10A / ...
  2. Take the subway from CRYSTAL CITY station to L'ENFANT PLAZA station
  3. Take the bus from D St & 7Th St to Independence Ave & 14Th St 52 / ...

$5 - $10

Taxi  •  4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Crystal City to Tidal Basin 3.7 miles

$15 - $19

Towncar  •  6 min

  1. Take a town car from Reagan Washington Airport to Tidal Basin 3.5 miles

$75 - $110

Shuttle  •  7 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Reagan Washington Airport to Tidal Basin

$18 - $45

Walk  •  1h 4m

  1. Walk from Crystal City to Tidal Basin 3.3 miles

Crystal City → Tidal Basin
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Tidal Basin is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Tidal Basin is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Tidal Basin is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Crystal City to Tidal Basin is to subway, which costs $2 - $3 and takes 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Crystal City to Tidal Basin is to taxi which costs $15 - $19 and takes 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from CRYSTAL CITY station station and arriving at L'ENFANT PLAZA station station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 min.

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The distance between Crystal City and Tidal Basin is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Crystal City to Tidal Basin without a car is to subway which takes 8 min and costs $2 - $3.

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The subway from CRYSTAL CITY station to L'ENFANT PLAZA station takes 8 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Crystal City to Tidal Basin train services, operated by Metro Washington DC, depart from CRYSTAL CITY station.

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Crystal City to Tidal Basin train services, operated by Metro Washington DC, arrive at L'ENFANT PLAZA station.

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There are 542+ hotels available in Tidal Basin. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Crystal City to Tidal Basin.
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  • Distance: 2.4 miles
  • Duration: 8 min

What companies run services between Crystal City, VA, USA and Tidal Basin, DC, USA?

Metro Washington DC operates a vehicle from CRYSTAL CITY station to L'ENFANT PLAZA station every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 8 min.

Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from CRYSTAL CITY station to L'ENFANT PLAZA station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from S Eads St & 23Rd St to S Eads St & 18Th St S
Ave. Duration
2 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus from D St & 7Th St to Independence Ave & 14Th St
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Omniride
Phone
+1 703-730-6664
Website
omniride.com
Bus from 7th St @ E St SW to 14th St @ Independence Ave SW
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
omniride.com
Shuttles by Jayride

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

Contact Details
Shuttle from Reagan Washington Airport to Tidal Basin
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Shuttle
$18 - $45
Other operators
Jayride Private Transfers

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

Contact Details
Towncar from Reagan Washington Airport to Tidal Basin
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Private
$75 - $110
Taxi from Crystal City to Tidal Basin
Ave. Duration
4 min
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Yellow Cab DC
Phone
+1 202-544-1212
Website
dcyellowcab.com
Red Cab DC
Phone
+1 202-285-1632
Website
redcabdc.com
Mats DC
Phone
+1 202-480-6807
Website
dcmats.com
https://dfhv.dc.gov/
Website
dfhv.dc.gov

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