Travel Info

By Plane

Three major airports serve the Washington, D.C. area:

  • Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) is located 23 miles from the Bethesda North Marriott (27 minutes by car, 52 minutes by Metro).

    • Metro Directions (two options):
      • Take the Yellow Line in the direction of Ft. Totten or Mt. Vernon Square. At Gallery Place/Chinatown, transfer to the Red Line in the direction of Shady Grove. Exit at White Flint Station. Walk to the Bethesda North Marriott. 

      • Take the Blue Line in the direction of Largo Town Center. At Metro Center, transfer to the Red Line in the direction of Shady Grove. Exit at White Flint Station. Walk to the Bethesda North Marriott. 
  • Dulles International Airport (IAD) is located 25 miles from the Bethesda North Marriott (30 minutes by car). This airport is not Metro-accessible, but it is a ten-minute drive from the Wiehle-Reston East Metro station. 

    • Metro Directions: Upon reaching Wiehle-Reston East, take the Silver Line in the direction of Largo Town Center. At Metro Center, transfer to the Red Line in the direction of Shady Grove. Exit at White Flint Station. Walk to the Bethesda North Marriott. 
  • Baltimore International Airport (BWI) is located 36 miles from the Bethesda North Marriott (39 minutes by car). This airport is not Metro-accessible, but the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) operates BWI Express Metro bus service to transport passengers between the airport and the Greenbelt Metro station. 

    • More about BWI Express Metro bus service

    • Metro Directions: Upon reaching Greenbelt Station, take the Green Line in the direction of Branch Ave. At Fort Totten, transfer to the Red Line in the direction of Shady Grove. Exit at White Flint Station. Walk to the Bethesda North Marriott. 

SuperShuttle is available at all three airports.

By Car

Directions can be obtained through any online mapping website such as Google Maps or MapQuest. Enter the hotel address as follows: 5701 Marinelli Road, North Bethesda, MD 20852.

The on-site parking fees are $5/hour and $15/day.

By Train

Amtrak runs many trains to Union Station in Washington, D.C. Upon arrival, either follow signs for the Metro (38 minutes) or take a taxi from the taxi stand at the main station entrance (36 minutes). Visit Amtrak

  • Metro Directions: Take the Red Line from Union Station in the direction of Shady Grove. Exit at White Flint Station. Walk to the Bethesda North Marriott. 

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