In addition to on-street parking, there are 20 parking lots and garages in Georgetown with more than 3,800 total combined parking spaces. Click here for more information.
The red and yellow-striped DC Circulator bus links cultural, entertainment and business destinations within the city. The Circulator offers 2 lines in Georgetown: east-west from Georgetown to Union Station via downtown; and from Rosslyn, VA through Georgetown to the Dupont Circle metro. The fare is $1. For more information and a map, visit www.dccirculator.com.
Ten DC Metrobus lines service Georgetown: 30S, 30N, 31, 33, 38B, D1, D2, D5, D6, and G2. For routes and trip planning information, visit the Washington Metro Area Transit Authority (WMATA) website at www.wmata.com. To view the Metrobus route map, click here.
The Foggy Bottom-GWU Metro station, located on the blue and orange lines, is a short 15-minute walk from Georgetown. The Rosslyn, Virginia station, located on the blue and orange lines, is a short walk across the Key Bridge to Georgetown. Metro riders can also access Georgetown via the DC Circulator bus from the Rosslyn and Dupont Circle Metro stations. For more information, including a map and trip planning feature, visit www.wmata.com.
In addition to numerous public bike racks located throughout the commercial district, Capital Bikeshare has eight stations in Georgetown. The program allows users to check out and return bikes from any of the 320 stations located throughout Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia. The Georgetown bikeshare stations are located at K Street and 30th Street at the Washington Harbour, at 34th Street and Water Street, at Wisconsin Avenue and O Street, at 37th Street and O Street (Georgetown University), at Pennsylvania Avenue and 28th Street, at Wisconsin Avenue and 34th Street, and at the 1000 block of Wisconsin Avenue, at Grace Street. Daily memberships are available for $8, 3-day for $17, monthly memberships are $28, and annual memberships are $85. For more about the program, visit www.capitalbikeshare.com.
Taxi and Ridesharing (Uber/Lyft)
Taxicabs can be easily hailed all over Washington, Maryland and Virginia, and accept cash and credit cards. To learn about zones and fare-pricing information, check www.godcgo.com, where you can calculate fares to ensure you are getting a fair price for your ride. App-based ridesharing (Uber, Lyft, and others) is widely available in the District of Columbia, though rules vary for pickups in Virginia and Maryland based on differing state laws.
Potomac Riverboat Company offers a scenic mode of travel around the metropolitan area with a new Wharf Water Taxi that connects The Wharf with Georgetown. With eight daily departures from Georgetown's Washington Harbour (31st & K St), the 25-minute ride is a unique way to experience DC's waterfront destinations.
The Washington by Water Monuments Cruise also connects Alexandria’s historic waterfront to Georgetown’s. Service is offered from Georgetown’s Washington Harbour as well as the Alexandria City Marina. For schedules and ticketing information please click here.
Visit goDCgo's website to find the best way to get to Georgetown. Just enter your starting location and Georgetown destination into the interactive map to get started. The website lists Metro stations, bus lines, walking directions, and more to ensure the most efficient route.