Travel Directions

Transport from local airports to the Holiday Inn Arlington at Ballston

From Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport

14-512Metro – There is a Metro station connected to the concourse level of Terminals B and C. Take a Blue line train in the direction of Largo Town Center. Transfer at Rosslyn station to an Orange line train in the direction of Vienna or a Silver line train in the direction of Wiehle-Reston East. Exit at the Ballston station (the trip is approximately 25 minutes). The cost is $2.35 (off-peak) or $2.95 (peak) with a SmarTrip card. The hotel is a five-minute walk west. More information: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport Station; Washington Metro system

taxiTaxi – There is a taxi rank outside baggage claim at the airport. The trip is about 6 miles / 20 minutes and costs approximately $26. More information.

bus-128 Shuttle – The Super Shuttle counter is on the lower level by Door 6. A shared ride van costs $16. Reservations.

 

From Dulles International Airport

bus14-512Bus & Metro

  • The Silver line Express leaves from the Main Terminal Arrivals Level Door 4 and goes to the Wiehle-Reston East Metro station. The cost is $5. (More information). From the station, take a Silver line train in the direction of Largo Town Center. Get off at the Ballston station (the trip is approximately 25 minutes). The hotel is a short walk west. The cost is $3.60 (off-peak) or $5.45 (peak) with a SmarTrip card. More information: Washington Metro system.
  • Metrobus 5A DC-Dulles leaves from Curb 2E, and goes to the Rosslyn Metro station. The cost is $7 (SmarTrip card or cash) (More information). From the station, take an Orange line train in the direction of Vienna or a Silver line train in the direction of Wiehle-Reston East. Get off at the Ballston station (the trip is approximately 10 minutes) The cost is $1.75 (off-peak) or $2.15 (peak) with a SmarTrip card. The hotel is a short walk west. More information: Washington Metro system.

taxiTaxi — There is a taxi line outside the lower level of the main terminal, through Door 2 or 6. The trip costs approximately $60. More information.

bus-128Shuttle — There is a Super Shuttle outside the lower level of the main terminal, through Door 2 or 6. The cost is $29. Reservations.

 

Travel from the Holiday Inn Arlington at Ballston to GMU Arlington Campus

walkingWalking – Leave the hotel, turn right, and walk approximately a mile east along Fairfax Drive (approximately 20 minutes)

bus-128Hotel shuttle — The hotel shuttle will be available to take participants to the campus each morning for workshop sessions.

14-512Metro – The Ballston Metro station is a short walk from the hotel. You can ride either the Orange line toward New Carrollton or Silver line toward Largo Town Center one stop to the Virginia Square-GMU station. The campus is a five-minute walk east along Fairfax Drive from the station. More information: Washington Metro system.

Meetings at GMU Arlington will take place in Founders Hall (see campus map)

  • Session 1: Founders Hall 120
  • Session 2: Founders Hall 118