Make your way TO DC's GREATEST SPRINGTIME CELEBRATION
We've partnered with the National Cherry Blossom Festival to bring you a free guide to getting to the blossoms. In this guide, you'll learn:
- Travel options to get to the cherry blossoms
- Expert transportation tips
- Details regarding area attractions, including the festival centers
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NEARBY TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS
Metrorail's Smithsonian station (Blue/Orange Lines) is the closest Metro station to the blossoms. The L’Enfant Plaza station (Blue/Yellow/Green Lines) via the 7th Street & Maryland Avenue exit is typically much less
For A-to-B directions and trip times, use Metro’s Trip Planner. Fares are paid with SmarTrip® cards, which are available at any Metrorail station.
Enjoy the views up close on Capital Bikeshare with the $2 Single-Trip Fare, which can be purchased at any Capital Bikeshare Station. Use the Capital Bikeshare app to find available bikes and open docks on the go.
The National Park Service is anticipating a high number of visitors to the Tidal Basin. Captial Bikeshare will be offering free corral services to keep up with demand:
Where: Jefferson DR and 14th ST SW
- Saturday, March 24, 10am-6pm
- Sunday, March 25, 10am-6pm
- Monday, March 26 through Friday, March 30, 11am-7pm
- Saturday, March 31, 10am-6pm
- Sunday, April 1, 10am-6pm
The system will also offer free Corral Service at the Anacostia River Festival:
Anacostia Metro Station
Sun., April 15
#BikeInBloom is back! Learn more about the photo contest here.
The DC Circulator National Mall Route is the only public transportation option operating inside the National Mall and to the Tidal Basin. Visit the monuments, museums and cherry blossoms all from one route!
The DC Circulator is all about the most popular downtown Washington, DC attractions. Its six routes link cultural, entertainment and business destinations within the city’s central core. Rides cost just $
The District Department of Transportation has identified all motorcoach routes, parking and drop-off/pick-up locations in the District in an interactive map.
A list of the drop-off/pick-up and parking locations, a PDF map of the routes, restrictions, and parking, and the Motorcoach Guide are also available.
Questions? Visit the National Cherry Blossom Festival website!