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public transportation

I need to get to the Union Station from Reagan Airport,

( DCA ), Any suggestions for the best economical /safe way ?? Thank you

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1. Re: public transportation

Go to www.wmata.com and use the Trip Planner for the Metro route between the airport and Union Station. Metro is both safe and economical.

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2. Re: public transportation

The only "unsafe" ways are hitchhiking or walking where there are no sidewalks

Edited: 13 January 2010, 21:43
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3. Re: public transportation

Are you traveling alone? The Metro is certainly the cheapest way, but if it is during a busy time it can be a pain to drag luggage on trains that are jammed with commuters. And you will have to change trains in order to get to Union Station. If you are a family you will not save much money. A taxi will probably cost around $20. No need to drag luggage, figure out how to use Metro, or find your way.

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4. Re: public transportation

If you do decide to take Metro from DCA (Airport) use the Yellow Line to Gallery Place-Chinatown and transfer (upstairs) to the Red Line in the direction of Glenmont. This is more direct than the Blue Line that also serves DCA.

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