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There are 6 ways to get from UNION STATION station to Smithsonian Metro Station by bus, taxi 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  18 min

  1. Take the bus from H St & Union Station Garage to Constitution Ave Nw & 12Th St Nw X1

$2 - $5

Cheapest option

Line 230 bus  •  36 min

  1. Take the line 230 bus from N CAPITOL ST & H ST NW sb to INDEPENDENCE AVE & 12TH ST eb 230

$1 - $5

4 alternative options

Bus via H St Nw & 11Th St Nw  •  25 min

  1. Take the bus from H St & Union Station Garage to H St Nw & 11Th St Nw X2 / ...

$2 - $5

Bus, line 52 bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the bus from H St & Union Station Garage to Franklin Square & Bus Bay D X2
  2. Take the line 52 bus from 14Th St & I St to Independence Ave & 12Th St 52

$4 - $9

Taxi  •  4 min

  1. Take a taxi from UNION STATION station to Smithsonian Metro Station 2.7 miles

$12 - $15

Walk  •  34 min

  1. Walk from UNION STATION station to Smithsonian Metro Station 1.8 miles

UNION STATION station to Smithsonian Metro Station by bus and walk

The journey time between UNION STATION station and Smithsonian Metro Station is around 12 min and covers a distance of around 4 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 12 min. Operated by Metro Washington DC, the UNION STATION station to Smithsonian Metro Station service departs from H St & Union Station Garage and arrives in Smithsonian Metro Station. Typically 50 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
12 min
Fastest journey time:
12 min
Journey distance:
4 miles
Services per week:
50
Cheapest price:
$2
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:18
Last service departs at:
08:57

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

UNION STATION station to Smithsonian Metro Station bus and walk schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
UNION STATION station → Smithsonian Metro Station
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Smithsonian Metro Station is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Smithsonian Metro Station is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Smithsonian Metro Station is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from UNION STATION station to Smithsonian Metro Station is to bus which costs $2 - $5 and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from UNION STATION station to Smithsonian Metro Station is to taxi which costs $12 - $15 and takes 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from H St & Union Station Garage station and arriving at Constitution Ave Nw & 12Th St Nw. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 13 min.

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The distance between UNION STATION station and Smithsonian Metro Station is 1 miles.

The best way to get from UNION STATION station to Smithsonian Metro Station without a car is to bus which takes 18 min and costs $2 - $5.

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The bus from H St & Union Station Garage to Constitution Ave Nw & 12Th St Nw takes 13 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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UNION STATION station to Smithsonian Metro Station bus services, operated by Metro Washington DC, depart from H St & Union Station Garage.

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UNION STATION station to Smithsonian Metro Station bus services, operated by Metro Washington DC, arrive at Constitution Ave Nw & 12Th St Nw station.

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There are 542+ hotels available in Smithsonian Metro Station. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from UNION STATION station to Smithsonian Metro Station.
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  • Distance: 1.5 miles
  • Duration: 18 min

What companies run services between UNION STATION station, DC, USA and Smithsonian Metro Station, DC, USA?

Metro Washington DC operates a bus from H St & Union Station Garage to Constitution Ave Nw & 12Th St Nw every 4 hours. Tickets cost $2 - $5 and the journey takes 13 min.

Bus operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from H St & Union Station Garage to Constitution Ave Nw & 12Th St Nw
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus from H St & Union Station Garage to H St Nw & 11Th St Nw
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus from H St & Union Station Garage to Franklin Square & Bus Bay D
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus from 14Th St & I St to Independence Ave & 12Th St
Ave. Duration
8 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 N CAPITOL ST & H ST NW sb to INDEPENDENCE AVE & 12TH ST eb
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $5
More information at
Maryland Transit
Other operators
Taxi from UNION STATION station to Smithsonian Metro Station
Ave. Duration
4 min
Estimated price
$12 - $15
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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