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There are 6 ways to get from UNION STATION station to Tidal Basin by subway, bus, taxi or foot

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Recommended option

Subway  •  6 min

  1. Take the subway from UNION STATION station to METRO CENTER station Red

$2 - $3

Cheapest option

Line 230 bus  •  24 min

  1. Take the line 230 bus from Louisiana Ave & D St Nw to 14TH ST & CONSTITUTION AVE NW sb 230

$1 - $5

4 alternative options

Line 80 bus  •  27 min

  1. Take the line 80 bus from North Capitol St & Massachusetts Ave to 19Th St & Virginia Ave 80 / ...

$2 - $5

Subway, bus  •  26 min

  1. Take the subway from UNION STATION station to GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station Red
  2. Take the subway from GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station to L'ENFANT PLAZA station
  3. Take the bus from D St & 7Th St to Independence Ave & 14Th St 52 / ...

$4 - $8

Taxi  •  4 min

  1. Take a taxi from UNION STATION station to Tidal Basin 2.6 miles

$11 - $14

Walk  •  55 min

  1. Walk from UNION STATION station to Tidal Basin 2.9 miles

UNION STATION station to Tidal Basin by subways

The subway journey time between UNION STATION station and Tidal Basin is around 6 min and covers a distance of around 1 miles. The fastest subway normally takes 6 min. Operated by Metro Washington DC, the UNION STATION station to Tidal Basin subway service departs from UNION STATION station and arrives in METRO CENTER station. Typically 1347 subways run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Subway route overview

Average subway time:
6 min
Fastest subway time:
6 min
Subways per week:
1347
Cheapest price:
$2
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last subways

First subway departs at:
00:13
Last subway departs at:
23:58

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

UNION STATION station to Tidal Basin subway schedules

Subway 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 → Tidal Basin
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from UNION STATION station to Tidal Basin is to subway which costs $2 - $3 and takes 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from UNION STATION station to Tidal Basin is to taxi which costs $11 - $14 and takes 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Louisiana Ave & D St Nw and arriving at 14TH ST & CONSTITUTION AVE NW sb. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from UNION STATION station station and arriving at METRO CENTER station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 min.

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It is approximately 2 miles to get from UNION STATION station to Tidal Basin.

The best way to get from UNION STATION station to Tidal Basin without a car is to subway which takes 6 min and costs $2 - $3.

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The subway from UNION STATION station to METRO CENTER station takes 6 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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UNION STATION station to Tidal Basin bus services, operated by Maryland Transit, depart from Louisiana Ave & D St Nw station.

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UNION STATION station to Tidal Basin train services, operated by Metro Washington DC, depart from UNION STATION station.

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UNION STATION station to Tidal Basin bus services, operated by Maryland Transit, arrive at 14TH ST & CONSTITUTION AVE NW sb station.

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Map of how to get from UNION STATION station to Tidal Basin.
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  • Distance: 2 miles
  • Duration: 6 min

What companies run services between UNION STATION station, DC, USA and Tidal Basin, DC, USA?

Metro Washington DC operates a vehicle from UNION STATION station to METRO CENTER station every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 6 min. Alternatively, Maryland Transit operates a bus from Louisiana Ave & D St Nw to 14TH ST & CONSTITUTION AVE NW sb once daily. Tickets cost $1 - $5 and the journey takes 19 min.

Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from UNION STATION station to METRO CENTER station
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from UNION STATION 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 L'ENFANT PLAZA station
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from Louisiana Ave & D St Nw to 14TH ST & CONSTITUTION AVE NW sb
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $5
More information at
Maryland Transit
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from North Capitol St & Massachusetts Ave to 19Th St & Virginia Ave
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
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
Other operators
Taxi from UNION STATION station to Tidal Basin
Ave. Duration
4 min
Estimated price
$11 - $14
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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UNION STATION station to Tidal Basin train services, operated by Metro Washington DC, arrive at METRO CENTER station.

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