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There are 8 ways to get from Tidal Basin to National Zoological Park by subway, bus, taxi, towncar or foot

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Subway  •  26m

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

$2 - $3

Cheapest option

Bus  •  47m

  1. Take the bus from Constitution Ave Nw & 21St St Nw to Connecticut Ave & Cathedral Ave L1

$2 - $5

6 alternative options

Subway via SMITHSONIAN station  •  33m

  1. Take the subway from SMITHSONIAN station to METRO CENTER station Orange / ...
  2. Take the subway from METRO CENTER station to WOODLEY PARK-ZOO station Red

$3

Line 52 bus  •  46m

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

$2 - $5

Line 52 bus, bus  •  57m

  1. Take the line 52 bus from Independence Ave & 14Th St to 14Th St & K St 16E / ...
  2. Take the bus from 14th Street and K Street NW to Connecticut Avenue and 24th Street NW Wp-Am

$3 - $5

Taxi  •  8m

  1. Take a taxi from Tidal Basin to National Zoological Park 4.3 miles

$17 - $21

Uber  •  8m

  1. Take an Uber from Tidal Basin to National Zoological Park 4.3 miles

$10 - $15

Walk  •  1h 22m

  1. Walk from Tidal Basin to National Zoological Park 4.3 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tidal Basin to National Zoological Park is to subway which costs $2 - $3 and takes 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Tidal Basin to National Zoological Park is to taxi which costs $17 - $21 and takes 8m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Constitution Ave Nw & 21St St Nw and arriving at Connecticut Ave & Cathedral Ave. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 33m.

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

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

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

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Tidal Basin to National Zoological Park bus services, operated by Metro Washington DC, depart from Constitution Ave Nw & 21St St Nw station.

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

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There are 860+ hotels available in National Zoological Park. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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

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

Metro Washington DC operates a bus from Tidal Basin to National Zoological Park every 4 hours. Tickets cost $2 - $5 and the journey takes 33m.

Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from METRO CENTER station to WOODLEY PARK-ZOO station
Ave. Duration
8m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from SMITHSONIAN station to METRO CENTER station
Ave. Duration
3m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from Constitution Ave Nw & 21St St Nw to Connecticut Ave & Cathedral Ave
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus from Independence Ave & 14Th St to 14Th St & Columbia Rd
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus from Independence Ave & 14Th St to 14Th St & K St
Ave. Duration
7m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
DC Circulator
Phone
+1 202-567-3040
Website
dccirculator.com
Bus from 14th Street and K Street NW to Connecticut Avenue and 24th Street NW
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
dccirculator.com
Other operators
Uber Washington D.C.
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Tidal Basin to National Zoological Park
Ave. Duration
8m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$10 - $15
UberX
$11 - $15
WAV
$11 - $15
UberX Car Seat
$20 - $27
UberXL
$17 - $23
Black
$26 - $35
Black Car Seat
$35 - $45
Black SUV Car Seat
$40 - $55
Black SUV
$35 - $45
Taxi from Tidal Basin to National Zoological Park
Ave. Duration
8m
Estimated price
$17 - $21
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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