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Union Station – Washington, DC

Train Station, Shopping, and Restaurants


Union Station – Washington, DC
© Miller Taylor

Union Station is the most visited destination in Washington, DC with over 25 million visitors a year. Washington’s train station and premier shopping mall, also serves as a venue for world-class exhibitions and international cultural events. You will find 130 stores at Union Station featuring everything from men’s and women’s fashion to jewelry to decorative arts to games and toys. The Food Court at Union Station is a great place to enjoy a snack or take the whole family for a quick and inexpensive meal. Full service restaurants include B. Smiths Restaurant, Center Cafe Restaurant, East Street Café, Johnny Rockets, Pizzeria Uno, Roti Mediterranean Grill, Thunder Grill and Yo! Sushi.

Sightseeing tours depart from Union Station for the Gray Line and Old Town Trolley.

Union Station is the rail station for Amtrak, MARC Train (Maryland Rail Commuter Service) and VRE (Virginia Railway Express). There is also a Washington Metro stop at Union Station. Taxis are easy to hail from the front of the station.

50 Massachusetts Avenue, NE.
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 289-1908
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Union Station is located in the heart of Washington, DC, near the U. S. Capitol Building and convenient to many hotels and tourist attractions.

Metro: Located on Metro’s Red Line.

More than 2,000 parking spaces. Rates: $8-22. The parking garage is open 24 hours, 7 days a week. Access is from H St., NE.

Official Website: www.unionstationdc.com

Shops: Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. -9 p.m. Sunday Noon – 6 p.m.
Food Court: Monday - Friday, 6 a.m.-9 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. - 9 p.m., Sunday, 7 a.m. - 6 p.m., some vendor hours may vary.

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