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There are 6 ways to get from National Zoological Park to Tidal Basin by subway, bus, taxi or foot

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Subway  •  26 min

  1. Take the subway from WOODLEY PARK-ZOO station to METRO CENTER station Red

$2 - $3

Cheapest option

Bus  •  31 min

  1. Take the bus from Connecticut Ave & Cathedral Ave to 17Th St & I St Nw L2

$2 - $5

4 alternative options

Subway, bus  •  36 min

  1. Take the subway from WOODLEY PARK-ZOO station to FARRAGUT NORTH station Red
  2. Take the bus from K St Nw & Connecticut Ave Nw to 19Th St & Virginia Ave 80 / ...

$3 - $7

Line 52 bus  •  53 min

  1. Take the line 52 bus from 14Th St & Irving St to Independence Ave & 14Th St 52

$2 - $5

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from National Zoological Park to Tidal Basin 3.9 miles

$15 - $19

Walk  •  1h 25m

  1. Walk from National Zoological Park to Tidal Basin 4.4 miles

National Zoological Park → Tidal Basin
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Tidal Basin is 800-232-4636.

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The social distance requirement in Tidal Basin is 2 metres.

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The most affordable way to get from National Zoological Park to Tidal Basin is to subway, which costs $2 - $3 and takes 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from National Zoological Park to Tidal Basin is to taxi which costs $15 - $19 and takes 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Connecticut Ave & Cathedral Ave and arriving at 17Th St & I St Nw. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from WOODLEY PARK-ZOO station station and arriving at METRO CENTER station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 min.

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The distance between National Zoological Park and Tidal Basin is 3 miles.

The best way to get from National Zoological Park to Tidal Basin without a car is to subway which takes 26 min and costs $2 - $3.

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The subway from WOODLEY PARK-ZOO station to METRO CENTER station takes 8 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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National Zoological Park to Tidal Basin bus services, operated by Metro Washington DC, depart from Connecticut Ave & Cathedral Ave station.

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National Zoological Park to Tidal Basin train services, operated by Metro Washington DC, depart from WOODLEY PARK-ZOO station.

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National Zoological Park to Tidal Basin bus services, operated by Metro Washington DC, arrive at 17Th St & I St Nw station.

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Map of how to get from National Zoological Park to Tidal Basin.
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  • Distance: 3.2 miles
  • Duration: 26 min

What companies run services between National Zoological Park, DC, USA and Tidal Basin, DC, USA?

Metro Washington DC operates a vehicle from WOODLEY PARK-ZOO station to METRO CENTER station every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 8 min. Alternatively, Metro Washington DC operates a bus from Connecticut Ave & Cathedral Ave to 17Th St & I St Nw every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $5 and the journey takes 17 min.

Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from WOODLEY PARK-ZOO station to METRO CENTER station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from WOODLEY PARK-ZOO station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from Connecticut Ave & Cathedral Ave to 17Th St & I St Nw
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus from K St Nw & Connecticut Ave Nw to 19Th St & Virginia Ave
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus from 14Th St & Irving St to Independence Ave & 14Th St
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from K ST & 17TH ST & CONNECTICUT NW wb to C St & 20Th St Nw
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $5
More information at
Maryland Transit
Other operators
Taxi from National Zoological Park to Tidal Basin
Ave. Duration
6 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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National Zoological Park to Tidal Basin train services, operated by Metro Washington DC, arrive at METRO CENTER station.

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