Union Station Map and Directions: Washington DC

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    Maps, Directions and Transit Options to Union Station

    Union Station Map
    Map Data from Google

    This map shows the location of Union Station in relation to the Downtown area of Washington DC. It is located at 50 Massachusetts Avenue, NE. Washington’s train station and premier shopping mall is convenient to many hotels and popular tourist attractions and has the largest parking garage in the city with more than 2,000 parking spaces. Union Station is located north of the Capitol Building and northeast of the National Mall. It is within walking distance to many of the most visited landmarks in the nation's capital.

    Union Station is the rail station for AmtrakMARC Train (Maryland Rail Commuter Service) and VRE (Virginia Railway Express). There is also a Washington Metro stop at Union Station.  Read more about Union Station.  

    See another map with Driving Directions on the next page

    See a zoomed in the map on page 3 for more detail on the area. 

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    Driving Directions to Union Station

    Union Station Map
    Map Data from Google

    Union Station is pretty easy to reach by car although you have to be sure to get in the correct lane to drop-off or pick-up passengers. The roads around the station are one way. Read the signs carefully or you may have to circle back to reach the front entrance. The parking garage entrance is located at the east end of the building. The Metro Station is located on the west side of the building. 

    Directions From Maryland (Northwest of DC):

    Follow the Capital Beltway/I-495 South
    Take the George Washington Memorial Pkwy toward Washington
    Exit onto I-395 North toward Washington
    Take exit 9 for D St NW
    Turn right at D St NW
    Slight left at Louisiana Ave NE
    Turn left at Columbus Cir NE/Columbus Monument Dr NW
    Continue onto Massachusetts Ave NE 

    Directions From Maryland (Northeast of DC):
    Follow I-295 South towards Washington
    Exit at New York Ave NE/US-50 W
    Turn left at 1st St NE
    Turn right at Massachusetts Ave NE 

    Directions From Virginia:

    Take I - 495 South to 395 North towards Washington
    Take exit 9 for D...MORE St NW
    Turn right at D St NW
    Slight left at Louisiana Ave NE
    Turn left at Columbus Cir NE/Columbus Monument Dr. NW
    Continue onto Massachusetts Ave NE 

    See a zoomed in map on the next page for more detail on the area. 

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    Closeup Map of Union Station

    Union Station Map
    Map Data from Google

    Union Station is located at 50 Massachusetts Avenue, NE. Washington DC. It is bounded by Massachusetts Avenue to the north, H Street to the South, First St, NE to the West and 2nd St NE to the east. Columbus Circle, located in front of the station, is home to the Christopher Columbus Memorial Statue and sits in front of Lower Senate Park which is a part of the U. S. Capitol grounds. The Smithsonian's National Postal Museum is located just west of the station. Many of Washington DC's most popular attractions are located within walking distance of Union Station. 

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