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There are 5 ways to get from White House to United States Naval Observatory by bus, taxi or foot

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Recommended option

Bus  •  26 min

  1. Take the bus from 17Th St Nw & I St Nw to Massachusetts Ave & Observatory Circle N2 / ...

4 alternative options

Line 33 bus  •  31 min

  1. Take the line 33 bus from 15Th St Nw & F St Nw to Wisconsin Ave Nw & 35Th St Nw 30N / ...

Bus via 35th Street and Wisconsin Avenue NW  •  48 min

  1. Take the bus from K Street and 16th Street NW to 35th Street and Wisconsin Avenue NW Gt-Us

Taxi  •  3 min

  1. Take a taxi from White House to United States Naval Observatory 2.4 miles

Walk  •  44 min

  1. Walk from White House to United States Naval Observatory 2.3 miles

White House to United States Naval Observatory by walk and bus

The journey time between White House and United States Naval Observatory is around 17 min and covers a distance of around 3 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 12 min. Services are operated by Metro Washington DC. Typically 436 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Route information

Average journey time:
17 min
Fastest journey time:
12 min
Journey distance:
3 miles
Services per week:
436
Cheapest price:
$1
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:15
Last service departs at:
23:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

White House to United States Naval Observatory walk and bus schedules

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

Departing Monday

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.
White House → United States Naval Observatory
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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 United States Naval Observatory is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in United States Naval Observatory is recommended.

The social distance requirement in United States Naval Observatory 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: 14 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Centers for Disease control and prevention (CDC).

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from White House to United States Naval Observatory is to bus via 35th Street and Wisconsin Avenue NW which costs $1 and takes 48 min.

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The fastest way to get from White House to United States Naval Observatory is to taxi which takes 3 min and costs $11 - $14.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 17Th St Nw & I St Nw and arriving at Massachusetts Ave & Observatory Circle. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

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The distance between White House and United States Naval Observatory is 2 miles.

The best way to get from White House to United States Naval Observatory without a car is to bus which takes 26 min and costs $1 - $2.

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The bus from 17Th St Nw & I St Nw to Massachusetts Ave & Observatory Circle takes 16 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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White House to United States Naval Observatory bus services, operated by Metro Washington DC, depart from 17Th St Nw & I St Nw station.

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White House to United States Naval Observatory bus services, operated by Metro Washington DC, arrive at Massachusetts Ave & Observatory Circle station.

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There are 653+ hotels available in United States Naval Observatory. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from White House to United States Naval Observatory.
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  • Distance: 2.3 miles
  • Duration: 26 min

What companies run services between White House, DC, USA and United States Naval Observatory, DC, USA?

Metro Washington DC operates a bus from 17Th St Nw & I St Nw to Massachusetts Ave & Observatory Circle every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 16 min.

Bus operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from 17Th St Nw & I St Nw to Massachusetts Ave & Observatory Circle
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
wmata.com
Senior / Disabled
$1
Bus from 15Th St Nw & F St Nw to Wisconsin Ave Nw & 35Th St Nw
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
wmata.com
Senior / Disabled
$1
DC Circulator
Phone
+1 202-567-3040
Website
dccirculator.com
Bus from K Street and 16th Street NW to 35th Street and Wisconsin Avenue NW
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
dccirculator.com
Other operators
Taxi from White House to United States Naval Observatory
Ave. Duration
3 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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