During Thanksgiving weekend, November 22 – 25, Metro will operate on the following schedule:
Metrorail: Trains will run on a Sunday schedule on Thanksgiving Day with no scheduled track work. The system will open at 8 a.m. and close at 11 p.m. Off-peak fares will be in effect all day, and parking will be free at Metro-operated facilities.
Metrobus: Bus service will operate on a Sunday schedule on Thanksgiving Day. Customers should check bus timetables for details.
MetroAccess: Service will operate on a regular schedule. However, subscription trips will be canceled. Customers with subscription trips wishing to travel on Monday should calloption 2, or use the online booking site to make or change a reservation.
Friday, November 23
Metrorail and Metrobus will operate on a regular weekday schedule with normal fare and parking rates in effect.
Saturday and Sunday, November 24 -25
Metrorail will operate normal weekend service on the Green Line. Customers should be aware of service adjustments on the Red Line with trains operating every 10-20 minutes; and on the Orange, Silver, Blue and Yellow Lines every 24 minutes.
Tips for travelers to and from area airports and train station
Washington Dulles International Airport
Metrobus Route 5A provides direct service between Washington Dulles International Airport and L’Enfant Plaza and Rosslyn Metrorail stations. The fare for Route 5A bus service is $7.50 per person ($3.75 for seniors and people with disabilities).
Service to Washington Dulles International Airport is also available by taking the Silver Line to Wiehle-Reston East Station and riding the Silver Line Express bus ($5) or the Fairfax County Connector Routes 981 or 983 ($2.00) between the airport and the rail station.
Baltimore Washington International Airport
The BWI Express/B30 service operates Monday-Friday only and will not operate on Thursday, November 22.
Washington Union Station
Union Station is served by Metrorail’s Red Line, providing connections to Amtrak, VRE, MARC and Intercity Bus services.
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is served by Metrorail’s Blue and Yellow lines.
Fairfax Connector will operate the following service on Thursday, Nov. 22 and Friday, Nov. 23, 2018:
Thanksgiving Holiday – Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018 – Sunday Service
Routes that operate on Sundays are:
- If a route is not listed above, it does not operate Sunday service.
Day after Thanksgiving – Friday, Nov. 23, 2018 – Holiday Weekday Service
All routes operate regular weekday service except:
- Route 980 will run every 12-15 minutes instead of every 6-8 minutes.