Located at the center of Washington, D.C., the U.S. Capitol Building and other buildings on Capitol Hill are easily accessible via multiple public transportation centers. Parking on Capitol Hill is very limited and it is recommended that visitors utilize public transportation when possible.
To assist in planning your visit, below are a few additional resources regarding traveling to Capitol Hill.
Important Information for Your Visit
Located across Capitol Hill are the buildings and grounds of the U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Supreme Court, and Library of Congress. Most of the buildings and grounds, such as the U.S. Capitol, are open and free to the public. However, for public safety, many buildings have restrictions on items that may be brought into the buildings.
For more information on the Metro system in Washington, D.C. visit www.wmata.com.
Travel to Washington, D.C.
For information on travel to Washington, D.C. the following are the major transportation providers to the Washington metropolitan area.
Metro (subway and city bus)
Access to the Capitol Visitor Center:
For more detailed information on getting to the Capitol Visitor Center visit: http://visitthecapitol.gov/visit/getting_to_the_capitol/