There are 6 ways to get from L'Enfant Plaza Station to Union Station by train, subway, bus, taxi, foot or bike

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Train  •  11 min

  1. Take the train from L Enfant to Union Station Fredericksburg Line / ...

$5 - $7

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Bus  •  18 min

  1. Take the bus from Jefferson Drive and 7th Street SW to E Street and Columbus Circle NE Nm

$1

4 alternative options

Subway  •  11 min

  1. Take the subway from L'ENFANT PLAZA station to GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station Green / ...
  2. Take the subway from GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station to UNION STATION station Red

$3 - $4

Taxi  •  3 min

  1. Take a taxi from L'Enfant Plaza Station to Union Station 1.6 miles

$8 - $11

Walk  •  32 min

  1. Walk from L'Enfant Plaza Station to Union Station 1.7 miles

Bikeshare  •  16 min

  1. Cycle from 7Th & E St Sw to North Capitol St & F St Nw 1.6 miles

$7

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Jefferson Drive and 7th Street SW and arriving at E Street and Columbus Circle NE. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from L Enfant and arriving at Union Station station. Services depart every three hours, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 8 min.

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The distance between L'Enfant Plaza Station and Union Station is 1 miles.

The best way to get from L'Enfant Plaza Station to Union Station without a car is to train which takes 11 min and costs .

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The train from L Enfant to Union Station takes 8 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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L'Enfant Plaza Station to Union Station bus services, operated by DC Circulator, depart from Jefferson Drive and 7th Street SW station.

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L'Enfant Plaza Station to Union Station train services, operated by Virginia Railway Express, depart from L Enfant station.

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The best way to get from L'Enfant Plaza Station to Union Station is to train which takes 11 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 18 min.

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L'Enfant Plaza Station to Union Station bus services, operated by DC Circulator, arrive at E Street and Columbus Circle NE station.

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L'Enfant Plaza Station to Union Station train services, operated by Virginia Railway Express, arrive at Union Station.

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Map of how to get from L'Enfant Plaza Station to Union Station.
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  • Distance: 1.2 miles
  • Duration: 11 min

What companies run services between L'Enfant Plaza Station, DC, USA and Union Station, DC, USA?

Virginia Railway Express operates a train from L'Enfant Plaza Station to Union Station every 3 hours. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 8 min. Alternatively, DC Circulator operates a bus from L'Enfant Plaza Station to Union Station every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 12 min.

Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from L'ENFANT PLAZA station to GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station to UNION STATION station
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
DC Circulator
Website
dccirculator.com
Bus from Jefferson Drive and 7th Street SW to E Street and Columbus Circle NE
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
dccirculator.com
Other operators
Capital BikeShare
Phone
1-877-430-2453
Website
capitalbikeshare.com
Bike from 7Th & E St Sw to North Capitol St & F St Nw
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$7
More information at
capitalbikeshare.com
Bikeshare
$7
Taxi from L'Enfant Plaza Station to Union Station
Ave. Duration
3 min
Estimated price
$8 - $11
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

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