Hotel & Travel


There are three major airports in the Washington, DC region: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (airport code: DCA), Washington Dulles International Airport (airport code: IAD) and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (airport code: BWI). All three offer multiple U.S. and international flights daily.

Traveling to DC from the airport

Reagan National Airport
Located just across the Potomac River in Virginia and the closest airport to DC. It is accesssible via its own Metro stop on the Blue and Yellow Lines. To catch a taxi, look for the official taxi stand outside of baggage claim. A ride into downtown DC will cost about $15-$20. Visit the Reagan Airport transportation and parking page for more information.
Washington Dulles Airport
Located 26 miles from DC in suburban Virginia. It has a dedicated access road that makes getting into the city efficient via car, taxi or airport shuttle. Washington Flyer taxi cabs exclusively serve Dulles Airport. Taxi stands are located outside the main terminal at Door 2 and Door 6. A ride into DC will cost about $60-$68.
Washington Flyer also offers a Silver Line Express Bus that drops off at the Wiehle-Reston East Metrorail station about 15 minutes away. Silver Line Express Bus fare is $5 for one way. Purchase tickets inside the airport at Arrivals Door 4. Visit the Dulles Airport transportation and parking page for more information.
Baltimore-Washington International Airport
Located a bit further out in Baltimore, but oftentimes that means you find even better flight deals. BWI Airport is accessible via an Amtrak train route that drops off at DC's Union Station. A reserved seat on the train will cost $15-$30. Visit the BWI Airport ground transportation page for more information.
Rental Cars
All three airports also have a variety of car rental desks. Check with your preferred car rental company for more information. 


There are four hotels within two blocks of the Victims of Communism Memorial, Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, and Union Station. The Centennial Commemoration Reception, Dinner, and Truman-Reagan Medal of Freedom Ceremony will be held at Union Station.
Kimpton George Hotel
15 E St NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 347-4200
Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
400 New Jersey Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 737-1234
Washington Court Hotel
525 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001
(202) 628-2100
The Liaison Capitol Hill
415 New Jersey Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 638-1616