• View of the White House's north side from Layfatte Park

    President's Park (White House)

    District of Columbia

Public Transportation

Visitor Center

The White House Visitor Center, located at 1450 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, has reopened with a brand new White House film and world class exhibits!

 

 
Bus

By Bus
There is a Metrobus stop located on the corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and 14th Street, "Pennsylvania Avenue Line" #30, #32, #34, #35, #36.

 

 
airplane

By Plane
Three major airports link Washington, D.C. with the rest of the country and the world. Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI), all have limo, shuttle, taxi, or Metro services available that will connect to President's Park.

 

 

By Subway

Federal Triangle (Blue/Orange/Silver Line) 0.11 mile; Walk approximately one block NORTH on 12th Street, turn left/WEST on Pennsylvania Avenue and walk approximately 3 blocks toward 15th Street. The White House Visitor Center is located near the corner of 15th and Pennsylvania Avenue in the Department of Commerce building.

Metro Center (Blue/Orange/Red/Silver Line) 0.13 mile; Walk approximately one block WEST on G Street, turn left/SOUTH on 14th Street, turn right/WEST on Pennsylvania Avenue South, continue to the intersection of 15th and Pennsylvania, NW. The White House Visitor Center is located near the corner of 15th and Pennsylvania Avenue in the Department of Commerce building.

Metrobus and subway schedules are available at 202-637-7000 or http://www.wmata.com

 

 
Train

By Train
Union Station, 50 Massachusetts Avenue, NE; 1.8 mile to White House Visitor Center, 1450 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW; Walk SOUTH on Massachusetts Avenue, NE to Columbus Circle, NE; then left/EAST on Louisiana Avenue; Turn right/WEST on Constitution Avenue, NW; Turn right/WEST on Pennsylvania Avenue, NW.

Use the subway; Union Station (red) to Metro Center (blue/orange/red/silver); 0.13 mile; Walk approximately one block WEST on G Street, turn left/SOUTH on 14th Street, turn right/WEST on Pennsylvania Avenue South, continue to the intersection of 15th Street, NW. The White House Visitor Center is located near the corner of 15th and Pennsylvania in the Department of Commerce building.

For updated schedules and rates, visit Amtrak's website at www.amtrak.com

Did You Know?

William Henry Harrison, 9th President: 1841-1841

Harrison delivered the longest inaugural address, and was the 1st president to die in office, about 32 days after elected. On March 4, he gave a 105 minute speech and did not wear an overcoat or hat. He developed pneumonia and died in the White House one month after giving his speech, on April 4.