Directions from the Airport
The three major airports in the Washington area are Reagan Washington National (DCA), Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall (BWI), and Washington Dulles International (IAD). Reagan is the most accessible from College Park, Dulles is the least.
College Park Metro Shuttle
The College Park Metro Station is located on River Road off Paint Branch Parkway, approximately 1 mile from campus. The Metro system runs from 5:00 AM Friday – 3:00 AM on Saturday. The College Park Metro Station UM Shuttle leaves approximately every ten minutes or less from the UM Shuttle stop on the east side of the station. It will drop you off at Lot HH, across the street from the Adele Stamp Student Union (#163 on the campus map). Hornbake Library is less than a three minute walk from here. You should, facing Adele Stamp Student Union, turn right heading back towards Route 1. Hornbake Library is on the left facing the Plaza. MITH is inside Non-Print Media in Hornbake Library. Go to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority home page for more information on fares and timetables.
Driving to Campus
For other driving directions and maps, go to Google Maps.
If you are staying within walking distance of campus, you may want to leave your car at the hotel and walk or take the hotel’s shuttle bus (if provided).
There are also pay lots and garages throughout campus—these are run by automated pay stations, and they take either cash or credit. Rates are $3 per hour up to a $15 per day maximum. You can park in any of the highlighted garages/lots (Regents is the closest to Hornbake).You can find more parking information on the University’s Department of Transportation Services website.