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There are 4 ways to get from UNION STATION station to WATERFRONT station by subway, bus, taxi or foot

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Subway  •  22 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 WATERFRONT station Green

$3

Cheapest option

Bus  •  43 min

  1. Take the bus from North Capitol St Nw & Pierce St Nw to 3Rd St Sw & L St Sw P6

$2 - $5

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  4 min

  1. Take a taxi from UNION STATION station to WATERFRONT station 2.5 miles

$11 - $14

Walk  •  39 min

  1. Walk from UNION STATION station to WATERFRONT station 2 miles

UNION STATION station to WATERFRONT station by walk and bus

The journey time between UNION STATION station and WATERFRONT station is around 28 min and covers a distance of around 4 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 19 min. Services are operated by Metro Washington DC. Typically 411 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
28 min
Fastest journey time:
19 min
Journey distance:
4 miles
Services per week:
411
Cheapest price:
$2
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:01
Last service departs at:
23:57

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

UNION STATION station to WATERFRONT station walk and bus schedules

Walk services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated

Departing Saturday

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 → WATERFRONT station
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Rules to follow in United States

2m

Recommended

Recommended

Travel within United States

Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

COVID-19 help in United States

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 800-232-4636

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, travel within United States is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in WATERFRONT station is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in WATERFRONT station is recommended.

The social distance requirement in WATERFRONT 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: 20 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from UNION STATION station to WATERFRONT station is to subway which costs $3 - $4 and takes 22 min.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from North Capitol St Nw & Pierce St Nw and arriving at 3Rd St Sw & L St Sw. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from UNION STATION station station to WATERFRONT station station. However, there are services departing from UNION STATION station and arriving at WATERFRONT station via GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 min.

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The distance between UNION STATION station and WATERFRONT station is 2 miles.

The best way to get from UNION STATION station to WATERFRONT station without a car is to subway which takes 22 min and costs $3 - $4.

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It takes approximately 22 min to get from UNION STATION station to WATERFRONT station, including transfers.

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UNION STATION station to WATERFRONT station bus services, operated by Metro Washington DC, depart from North Capitol St Nw & Pierce St Nw station.

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

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UNION STATION station to WATERFRONT station bus services, operated by Metro Washington DC, arrive at 3Rd St Sw & L St Sw station.

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Map of how to get from UNION STATION station to WATERFRONT station.
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  • Distance: 1.7 miles
  • Duration: 22 min

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

You can take a vehicle from UNION STATION station to WATERFRONT station via UNION STATION station and GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station in around 22 min. Alternatively, Metro Washington DC operates a bus from North Capitol St Nw & Pierce St Nw to 3Rd St Sw & L St Sw every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $5 and the journey takes 24 min.

Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
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 WATERFRONT station
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from North Capitol St Nw & Pierce St Nw to 3Rd St Sw & L St Sw
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Other operators
Taxi from UNION STATION station to WATERFRONT station
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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