The Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) is the closest airport to the
Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center. Located only 9 miles north from the
hotel. Visit http://www.mwaa.com/reagan/reagan.htm
or call (703) 417-8000 for more information. Gaylord offers an exclusive shuttle
to/from Reagan National Airport. It departs every twenty minutes from the Gaylord’s
front door and every twenty minutes from baggage claim. It runs between 6:00am and
8:00pm and costs $19 one-way per person or $38 roundtrip per person. To make shuttle
reservations, please call 800-660-8000 or click here. Super Shuttle is slightly cheaper;
however, it could make additional stops and not go straight to your destination.
The cost is $18 one-way per person or $33 roundtrip. To make reservations, please
call 800-258-3826 or
click here. A taxi will cost approximately $20 one-way from
Reagan National. Taxis can be found outside of baggage claim.
Washington Dulles International
Airport (IAD) is 35 miles northwest from the Gaylord. Visit http://www.mwaa.com/dulles/dulles.htm or call
(703) 572-2700 for more information. Super Shuttle is available from this airport
and will cost approximately $44 one-way per person. To make Super Shuttle reservation,
please call 800-258-3826 or click here. A taxi will cost approximately $55 one-way
from Dulles Airport. Taxis can be found outside of baggage claim.
Airport (BWI) is 38 miles northeast from the Gaylord. Visit http://www.bwiairport.com/ or call (800) 435-9294
for more information. Super Shuttle is available from this airport and will cost
approximately $45 one-way per person. To make Super Shuttle reservation, please
call 800-258-3826. A taxi will cost approximately $65 one-way from BWI Airport.
Taxis can be found outside of baggage claim.
AFA Shuttle Bus
AFA provides complimentary daily shuttle bus service on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday
between the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center and the Pentagon (South
Parking-Fern St), Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Joint Base Andrews, and King Street
Metro Station during the Conference. Please click here for the current version of the shuttle schedule..
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There is plenty of parking available at the Gaylord and in National Harbor.
- Parking at the Gaylord
- AFA has negotiated discounted self parking rates at the hotel (see below for details).
Valet parking is available for up to $35 per day based on length of stay.
- For attendees staying
at the hotel: The discounted self parking rate is $12 per day, which is 50%
off their normal rate. During check-in at the front desk, please make sure to communicate
to the front desk agent that you are parking a vehicle in order to get the charges
added to your hotel folio. You MUST tell the front desk agent that you are with
AFA in order to get the discounted self parking rate.
- For our local attendees
not staying at the hotel: You can self-park at the Gaylord for $12 per day (for one entrance/exit per day) $17 per day (for unlimited entrances/exits per day). In order to take advantage of the $12 or $17 offer, you will
need to stop by the Parking Desk located near AFA Registration during
registration hours to pre-pay for your parking.
- Parking in National
Harbor - There are several parking garages in National Harbor in close proximity
to the Gaylord. The National Harbor public parking garages start with the first
hour at $3. It increases to a maximum of $11 per entrance/exit for up to 12 hours and $13 for 24 hours.
The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) provides bus and subway
service (Metro) around the DC area. Unfortunately, at this time, there is not a
convenient Metro option near the hotel. AFA will run a free shuttle from/to the
King Street Station on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday during symposium hours. (**
Please see "AFA Shuttle Bus" paragraph above for more details.**)
There is a free trolley from the King Street Metro to a commercial water taxi that
travels back and forth between Old Town Alexandria and National Harbor. The water
taxi is $8 each way for a 20-25 minute trip. More details can be found at http://www.potomacriverboatco.com/.
Downtown Shuttle Bus
The Gaylord offers a shuttle from the main entrance of the hotel to the Old Post
Office (1100 Pennsylvania Ave, NW) and Union Station (H Street & 2nd Street). The
shuttle runs continuously between 8:00am and 9:00pm, seven days a week. Cost is
$13 one-way, $20 round-trip or $49 for an unlimited 3 day pass. Full details can
be found here. Stop by the hotel’s Tour Transportation Desk to purchase tickets.
For those taking the Gaylord Shuttle from Union Station to the hotel who have not
purchased tickets from the hotel’s Transportation Tour Desk: you can catch the On
Board Shuttle in the 3rd lane of Columbus Circle. You will need to pay the driver
More than 80 trains a day arrive at Washington, D.C.'s Union Station on Capitol
Hill (50 Massachusetts Ave. NE). For updated information on arrivals, departures,
and fares, contact Amtrak www.amtrak.com
or 800-872-7245. The two major commuter rail systems serving the Washington, D.C.
area are the Virginia Railway Express (VRE) and the Maryland Rail Commuter (MARC)
service. For schedules and information go to www.commuterpage.com/rail.htm
. Transportation information to the hotel from Union Station can be found above
in the ‘Downtown Shuttle Bus’ paragraph. Taxis are available at Union Station. Fares