Transportation

Expect no difficulty planning your trip to and within Washington, DC using these AAFP and local resources.

Walter E. Washington Convention Center

The Walter E. Washington Convention Center is located at:  
801 Mt. Vernon Place NW
Washington, DC 20001
 
Directions and Parking Information
Visit the Walter E. Washington Convention Center website(www.dcconvention.com) for driving directions and parking information.

Airline

TRAVELLERS, Inc., the AAFP‘s official travel agency, can help you with your travel arrangements. To contact TRAVELLERS, call (800) 382-6700 or email jnovotny@travellersinc.com.

Car Rental

AVIS and Budget are the AAFP official car rental companies. Take advantage of your membership benefit when renting a car for Assembly.

AVIS: Reserve online(www.avis.com) or call (800) 331-1600.
Be sure to have your AAFP Avis Discount number available: A685199


Budget: Reserve online(www.budgetcarrental.com) or call (800) 842-5628.
Be sure to have your AAFP Budget Customer Discount number available: D574199

Metro

The Metro System also has a station conveniently located near the convention center.
Yellow/Green line: Mt Vernon Sq/7th St-Convention Center
Download a free DC Metro Map(www.wmata.com).

DC Circulator

The DC Circulator, Georgetown - Union Station route(www.dccirculator.com), provides several stops within one block of the convention center, for only $1.

Daily Convention Center Shuttle

Complimentary shuttle service is provided between the convention center and most of the official AAFP hotels (see hotel listing). Signs containing the shuttle schedule and boarding location will be posted in the lobby of each hotel.

Hours of Operation

Tuesday -- 10:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday -- 6:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Thursday -- 6:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Friday -- 6:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Saturday -- 6:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

A complete shuttle schedule will be available in your registration packet. Buses depart every 30 minutes.

Convention Center Shuttle Routes

HotelRouteBoarding Location
Hotel: Hampton Inn Washington DC Convention CenterRoute: 1Boarding Location: Outside Main Lobby
Hotel: Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
Route: 1Boarding Location:  
Hotel: Grand Hyatt Washington
Route: 2
Boarding Location: 10th Street Entrance
Hotel: JW Marriott Washington DC
Route: 2
Boarding Location: Pennsylvania Ave Entrance
Hotel: Washington Marriott at Metro Center
Route: 2
Boarding Location: Outside Main Lobby
Hotel: Capitol Hilton
Route: 3
Boarding Location: Outside Main Lobby to right - side of hotel on L Street
Hotel: Twelve & K Hotel (formerly Four Points by Sheraton)
Route: 3
Boarding Location: Outside Main Lobby
Hotel: The Hamilton Crowne Plaza
Route: 3
Boarding Location: Outside Main Lobby
Hotel: Comfort Inn DC Downtown Convention Center
Route: 4
Boarding Location: Board at the Washington Plaza
Hotel: Donovan House
Route: 4
Boarding Location: Board at the Washington Plaza
Hotel: The Loews Madison Hotel
Route: 4Boarding Location: Outside Main Lobby, to right across M Street
Hotel: Washington Plaza HotelRoute: 4Boarding Location: Outside Main Lobby
Hotel: Westin City CenterRoute: 4Boarding Location: Across M Street, corner of 15th & M Street

 

Walking Hotels/Assembly Celebration Service Only
Boarding Location
Walking Hotels/Assembly Celebration Service Only: Embassy Suites Washington DC Convention CenterBoarding Location: Outside Main Lobby
Walking Hotels/Assembly Celebration Service Only: The Henley Park HotelBoarding Location: Board at Embassy Suites
Walking Hotels/Assembly Celebration Service Only: Marriott Marquis Washington DCBoarding Location: Tour Bus Lobby
Walking Hotels/Assembly Celebration Service Only: Renaissance Washington DCBoarding Location: K Street Entrance

Assembly Celebration Shuttle

Shuttles will run from all Assembly hotels (including walking hotels) from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. A continuous loop shuttle can take you to each museum, while all shuttles will return to hotels from the Air and Space Museum.

Airport Transportation

Visit your arriving airport website for ground transportation options. Each airport listed below offers taxi, shared shuttle, and public transportation options.

Ronald Reagan National Airport(www.metwashairports.com)
Taxi: approximate cost $10 per person, one-way.

From Dulles International Airport(www.metwashairports.com)
Taxi: approximate cost $50 to $60, one-way

From Baltimore Washington International Airport(www.bwiairport.com)
Taxi: approximate cost $60-$70, one-way