Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)
DCA is located approximately 8 miles (15 minutes) from the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center. One-way taxi fare will cost about $35.
Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)
IAD is located approximately 35 miles (60 minutes) from the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center. One-way taxi fare will cost about $80.
Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI)
BWI is located approximately 42 miles (60 minutes) from the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center. One-way taxi fare will cost about $90.
The Potomac Riverboat Company Water Taxi is a great way to get around and take in the sights. There are several options for using the water taxi.
Miss Sophie: This boat goes from National Harbor (145 National Plaza – near the carousel) to the National Mall (4592 Ohio Drive SW, Washington, D.C. – about a 10-minute walk from the Lincoln Memorial) by way of the Alexandria City Marina (0 Cameron Street, Alexandria, VA – located behind the Torpedo Factory Art Center). Roundtrip tickets are $28/adult.
Wharf Water Taxi: This boat departs from National Harbor and stops at The Wharf (950 Wharf Street SW, Washington, D.C.), approximately a 15-minute walk from the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. Roundtrip tickets are $18/adult.
Alexandria – National Harbor: This boat departs from the Alexandria City Marina and stops at both the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center (201 Waterfront Street) and National Harbor. Roundtrip tickets are $17/adult.
Alexandria – Georgetown: This narrated sightseeing cruise goes from the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center/National Harbor (with a stop in Alexandria) and provides views of numerous D.C. monuments, the Kennedy Center and more. Roundtrip tickets start at $32/adult.
The Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority offers both bus and train service to a variety of locations in Virginia, D.C. and Maryland.
NOTE: The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority has planned track work for the entirety of summer 2019 on areas south of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA); however, plans are in the works to determine travel alternatives.
Even with the track work, riding Metro is easy! The NH1 bus runs from downtown National Harbor to the Southern Avenue metro station (green line), with stops along the way at the Rivertowne Commons Shopping Center, Oxon Hill Park and Ride Lot (near the Tanger Outlets) and the MGM National Harbor. Download the NH1 bus schedule.
To get to downtown D.C., take the green line from Southern Avenue Metro toward Greenbelt, and then transfer to the blue line in the direction of Franconia/Springfield. The Smithsonian station is a great option for visiting the National Mall and numerous Smithsonian museums. The one-way fare is approximately $2.45 (note that metro does not accept cash as payment on board, and a Metro card will need to be purchased at the station before riding).
The National Harbor Circulator Bus (which has an all-day pass available for $5) has stops at downtown National Harbor (the Waterfront District on St. George Boulevard), the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, Tanger Outlets (by the merchant wall on Oxon Hill Road) and the MGM National Harbor (on Monument Drive). It runs from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, and from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.
The SuperShuttle is not just for airport pick-ups and drop-offs. This service offers versatile transportation solutions to fit every situation and budget, and is particularly useful for larger groups. SuperShuttle options include shared-ride, non-stop, black car and black SUV service.
SuperShuttle is offering an eco-friendly express taxi fare of $30 for up to 3 guests from the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center to Washington, D.C.
NADCP has arranged a discount with SuperShuttle for all attendees. To take advantage of this discount, click here, call 1-800-258-3826 or download the app and use discount code XCVNR.