Capital One Arena Maps and Directions: Washington, D.C.

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    Maps, Transportation, and Seating

    Capital One Arena map
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    The Capital One Arena (formerly the Verizon Center) is located at 601 F Street, NW Washington, D.C. The 20,000-seat arena hosts a wide variety of events throughout the year, including concerts, family entertainment, and athletic games. The Verizon Center is located in the heart of Downtown DC, just north of the National Mall in the Penn Quarter neighborhood. It is surrounded by many great restaurants, museums, and popular attractions. 

    The Capital One Arena occupies a whole city block. There are multiple entrances on 7th and F Streets NW.

    Getting There

    The closest Metro Station is Gallery Place/Chinatown. Archives-Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter, Metro Center, and Federal Triangle Metro stations are also within walking distance. There is some street parking available in the area, but this is a busy part of town in the heart of the city and spaces fill up quickly. There are plenty of parking garages near the Capital One Arena. Depending on the time of day, the day of the week, and events going...MORE on, you may be better off taking public transportation. 

    Capital Bikeshare has docking stations located at 7th & F Sts NW in front of the National Portrait Gallery, at 9th & G St. NW in front of the MLK Library, at 8th and H Sts. NW and at 11th and F Sts. NW.

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    Interior Map

    Capital one arena interior map
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    This map shows the interior of the Capital One Arena and gives you an idea of how the seating is arranged. There are numbered sections that surround the arena. Dining vendors are located on the exterior and include options such as Dunkin Donuts, Capital Brews, Signature Sandwich, Power Grill, the Green Turtle, Sausage and Brews, The BBQ Spot, Sweet Treats, and more.

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    Closeup Map

    Closeup Map of the Capital One Arena
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    Events at the Capital One Arena often draw a large crowd and traffic may be congested around the arena. If you choose to drive, be sure to allow enough time to park your car. Here are driving directions from some of the major highways. 

    Driving Directions to the Capital One Arena 

    From Virginia: 

    1. Take I-395 N toward Washington
    2. Take the 12th St exit
    3. Merge onto 12th St SW
    4. Turn right at Constitution Ave NW/US-1
    5. Turn left at 6th St NW/US-1
    6. Arrive at the Capital One Arena 

    From Maryland (Northwest of DC):

    1. Follow the Capital Beltway/I-495 South
    2. Take the George Washington Memorial Pkwy toward Washington
    3. Take the exit onto I-395 N toward Washington
    4. Take the 12th St exit
    5. Merge onto 12th St SW
    6. Turn right at Constitution Ave NW/US-1
    7. Turn left at 6th St NW/US-1
    8. Arrive at the Capital One Arena 


    From Maryland (Northeast of DC):

    1. Follow I-295 South
    2. Exit at New York Ave NE/US-50 West
    3. Turn left at 6th St NW/US-1
    4. Arrive at the Capital One Arena