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“Easy and efficient ”

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro)
Ranked #88 of 492 things to do in Washington DC
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Used the metro to travel from Airport to hotel and for visiting various place of interest throughout our stay. Best to purchase a SmartTrip card and top up as needed during your stay. Never had any problems navigating the system, much smaller than London Underground and a lot cleaner! Felt safe too, though never used at night.

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Reviewed 26 March 2018

Easy to find your way around. Good facilities. The metro is a good option considering it is a few dollars compared to a taxi that is at least five times the price for the same distance!

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Reviewed 25 March 2018

Well on one side this is an old part of the DC infrastructure, and seems like it has parts that are broken all of the time. But removes the hassle of parking, and the expense.The newest flower of DC is the parking meters, and they are everywhere - which used to be free as we. Get the metro card pass for convenience- but be careful on loading to it. There are default additions of $$.

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

We wanted to take the subway from the DC area to Arlington. Wow was this dificult. It required us asking the woman iin the ticket booth how to do it. She came out and helped with the machine. Without it, we are not sure if we could have gone where we wanted. For one way trip, it could be expensive, not like subways where I am from. You need to know exactly where your going. The subway clean and very decent inside

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Found the system well priced and efficient to get into, out of, or around Washington DC. Only suggestion would be assisting new riders re: use of the end point only for navigation.

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