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Parking & Driving Directions

Driving Directions to Georgetown University:

*Use of public transportation to reach campus is highly recommended.*

Get driving directions to the Canal Road entrance from Google, Bing, or MapQuest.

Get driving directions to the University front gate from Google, Bing, Yahoo, or MapQuest.

From Washington, D.C.:

From Northwest Washington: Take Wisconsin Ave. south to M St. and turn right. Continue through five stop lights. Stay in right lane. Pass the Key Bridge and bear right onto campus. From Southeast Washington: Take Pennsylvania Ave. west to Independence Ave. Bear left. Take Independence Ave. to 12th St., N.W., and turn right. Take 12th St. to K St. and turn left. Follow K St. to Whitehurst Freeway. Turn left onto Canal Rd. Stay in right lane. Bear right onto campus. From Northeast Washington: take Rhode Island Ave. west until it feeds into M St. Take M St. through Georgetown and past the Key Bridge. Stay in right lane. Bear right onto campus.

From Maryland:

From I-270: Take I-270 south toward Washington. Exit MD 355 Wisconsin Ave. south to M St. and turn right. Continue through five stop lights. Stay in right lane. Pass the Key Bridge and bear right onto campus. From I-95: Take I-95 south to I-495 west to Silver Spring. Exit Exit MD 355 Wisconsin Ave. to Washington. Take Wisconsin Ave. south to M St. and turn right. Continue through five stop lights. Stay in right lane. Pass the Key Bridge and bear right onto campus. From Baltimore-Washington Parkway or Rt. 50 westbound: Take B-W Parkway or Rt. 50 west to New York Ave. Take New York Ave. to L St. Bear right. Turn left on 10th St. and then right on K St. Follow K St. to Whitehurst Freeway. Turn left onto Canal Rd. Stay in right lane. Bear right onto campus.

From Northern Virginia:

From I-66 (after 9 a.m.): Take I-66 east to the Rosslyn–Key Bridge exit. Stay in left lane and follow signs to Key Bridge. Cross Key Bridge, staying in second lane from left. Turn left onto Canal Rd. Stay in right lane. Bear right onto campus. From I-395: Take I-395 north. Exit Washington Blvd. and follow signs to Rosslyn and Key Bridge. Cross Key Bridge, staying in second lane from left. Turn left onto Canal Rd. Stay in right lane. Bear right onto campus. From Rt. 50 eastbound: Follow Rt. 50 east and take the Rosslyn–Key Bridge exit. Follow signs to Key Bridge. Cross Key Bridge, staying in second lane from left. Turn left onto Canal Rd. Stay in right lane. Bear right onto campus. From George Washington Parkway (after 9 a.m.): Take the G-W Parkway south. Exit Key Bridge. Cross Key Bridge, staying in second lane from left. Turn left onto Canal Rd. Stay in right lane. Bear right onto campus.

Parking

Campus Visitor Parking

A limited number of daily parking spaces are available in the Southwest Garage and can be reached by entering campus from Canal Road.

Current rates for visitor parking can be found on the Office of Transportation Management website.

Street Parking

Street parking around campus is severely limited and strictly enforced. Most streets require a Zone 2 residential permit issued by the District of Columbia for parking for longer than two hours. Very few metered spaces are available on Reservoir Road, 37th Street, and Prospect Street.

Use of public transportation to reach campus is highly recommended.