Traveling to D.C.
NCFS2021 Conference Hotel, the Omni Shoreham, is conveniently located in Northwest DC, just steps away from Woodley Park-Zoo Metro station, on the Red Line.
Omni Shoreham, 2500 Calvert St NW, Washington, DC 20008
There are three airports in the vicinity of Washington DC:
Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) is located in Virginia just south of Washington DC. This is the closest airport. You can travel from DCA to the conference hotel by Metro, rideshares, or SuperShuttle. Taxi fare to the hotel is approximately $30.
To access the conference hotel via Metro, you can take the Yellow Line from DCA to Gallery Place and change to the Red Line OR take the Blue Line from DCA to Metro Center and change to the Red Line (direction Shady Grove) to Woodley Park-Zoo. Depending on day and time this should take between 25 and 40 minutes.
Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) is located in Virginia, 26 miles west of Washington DC. From Dulles, the hotel is accessible by bus and Metro, rideshares, and SuperShuttle. Taxi fare to the hotel is approximately $70-$80.
To access the conference hotel via Metro, take the Silver Line Express bus from Dulles to the Wiehle-Reston East Metro Center. There, take the Silver Line to Metro Center and change to the Red Line (direction Shady Grove) to Woodley Park-Zoo. Depending on day and time, this trip can take 90 minutes to two hours.
Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI) is located in Maryland between Baltimore and Washington. It is accessible by rideshares and taxi. Taxi fare to the hotel is approximately $90. It is also accessible by train, bus and metro: take the MARC train to DC’s Union Station, and then transfer to the Red Line (direction Shady Grove) to Woodley Park-Zoo Metro; or take WMATA bus to Greenbelt Metro station. From there, take the Green Line (direction Branch Avenue) to Gallery Place, then transfer to the Red Line (direction Shady Grove) to Woodley Park-Zoo. More information can be found below. If taking public transportation from the airport, please allow about 2 hours.
Please note: travel time by car/taxi/share ride to and from the airport varies widely depending on the time of day and traffic.
Union Station is located on the same metro line (Red Line) as the hotel and is about 20 minutes away by Metro or taxi (depending on traffic). You can find more information here: https://www.unionstationdc.com/
Washington DC is easily accessible via several major highways. Please note that parking at the hotel is $50 a night and there is no street parking in the vicinity.
For more information on practicalities of travel to Washington DC, visit this website: