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Directions

Just minutes away from all three area airports, National Harbor is directly accessible via the Woodrow Wilson Bridge, the Capital Beltway, I-95, I-495 and I-295—with interchange and multi-lane fly-off ramps exiting exclusively into the community from Maryland, Virginia and D.C. And it’s all just a 15-minute drive or water taxi ride from the heart of the nation’s capital. We’re right on the water…yet a world away.

From Washington, DC:

  • Take I-295 South for approximately 5.5 miles
  • Take National Harbor Exit 1B

From Maryland:

  • Merge onto I-495 / I-95 Capital Beltway – Inner Loop
  • The lanes will divide after you pass Exit 4. Make sure stay in the right lanes in order to follow the ‘Local Lanes’.
  • Take National Harbor Exit 2A

From Virginia:

  • Merge onto I-495 / I-95 Capital Beltway – Outer Loop
  • As you are approaching the Woodrow Wilson Bridge stay in the right hand lanes in order to take the ‘Local Lanes’
  • Cross the Woodrow Wilson Bridge
  • Take National Harbor Exit 2A

IMPORTANT NOTE: If traveling to National Harbor from Virginia via the Woodrow Wilson Bridge, please follow the signs that indicate “local lanes.”

From Reagan National Airport:

  • Follow signs to George Washington Parkway South (to Alexandria)
  • Take GW Pkwy South toward Alexandria
  • Veer Right at the sign to Slaters Lane. Take a Right at the traffic light onto Slaters Lane.
  • Follow signs to US Route 1 South and merge onto US Route 1 South (N. Henry Street).
  • Proceed on Henry Street through Old Town Alexandria.
  • Follows signs to I-95 N (Maryland)
  • Veer Right at signs toward I-95
  • Veer Left toward I-95 (Baltimore/Maryland signs) and merge onto I-95 N / I-495 E Capital Beltway – Outer Loop
  • As you are approaching the Woodrow Wilson Bridge stay in the right hand lanes in order to take the ‘Local Lanes’
  • Cross Woodrow Wilson Bridge
  • Take National Harbor Exit 2A

From Washington Dulles International Airport

  • Follow Airport Exit signs
  • Take VA-267 East toward and follow signs to I-495 South toward Richmond
  • Take I-495 South Capital Beltway – Outer Loop toward Richmond
  • Continue on Capital Beltway, but merge with I-495 E / I-95 N toward Baltimore
  • As you are approaching the Woodrow Wilson Bridge stay in the right hand lanes in order to take the ‘Local Lanes’
  • Cross the Woodrow Wilson Bridge
  • Take National Harbor Exit 2A

Parking

Getting to The Capital Wheel just got a whole lot easier, with National Harbor’s NEW No-Hassle Parking. There are thousands of spaces near the action, color-coded garages, plus four easy ways to pay!

  • Park Mobile App
  • Cash or credit at pay-on-foot machines located at garage & elevator entrances
  • Credit card at gate upon exit
  • Pre-pay online via clickandpark.com

Paid parking is available throughout National Harbor. For more information, please visit nationalharbor.com/directory-parking

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