• Metrorail

    provides transit service for more than 600,000 customers a day throughout the Washington, DC area. The Metrorail system has six color-coded rail lines, with the Bethesda Station on the red line.  There are no parking facilities at the Bethesda station.   


    provides more than 400,000 trips each weekday serving 11,500 bus stops in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia.

    Paying for service

    Metrorail only uses SmarTrip® Card, a permanent, rechargeable farecard that is safe and easy to use. Buy SmarTrip® cards online, at any Metrorail station, or at many convenient locations

    When paying for Metrobus fare, riders can use SmarTrip® card or cash.  If using cash you must have exact change. Bus operators do not carry money. 

    Emergency Procedures

    Click here for a video from Metro about what you should know in case of an emergency.