NoMa offers unparalleled transportation access throughout D.C. and the region. NoMa is easy to access from any destination with two Red Line Metro stations, protected bike lanes, the Metropolitan Branch Trail, multiple bus routes, access to Route 50 and Interstate 395, and an array of rail options within the Union Station transit hub.
By Bike and Scooter
Capital Bikeshare makes bicycles available to everyone, with 4,300+ bikes and 500+ stations in the District and surrounding areas. Greater NoMa is served by 10 stations, here listed roughly south to north:
- F Street NE, east side of Union Station
- North Capitol Street and F Street NW
- NE corner of First Street and H Street NW
- NE corner of North Capitol Street and G Place NE
- 2nd Street NE south of H Street overpass
- NE corner of 3rd Street and H Street NE
- NE corner of First Street and M Street NE
- SW corner of 3rd Street and M Street NE
- SW corner of Eckington Place and Q Street NE
- 6th Street NE across from Union Market
Got a flat tire? The BID has installed three bike tire pumps at these locations:
- Corner of 3rd and L streets NE
- Corner of First and K streets NE
- 801 North Capitol St. (near the University of D.C.)
NoMa is home to the only Bikestation on the East Coast, which provides secure 24/7 bike parking and lockers for more than 100 bicycles in an ultramodern facility on First Street NE, next to Union Station. This amenity is currently closed while DDOT searches for a new operator.
Two Red Line Metro stops at your service.
Union Station: Entrance at 701 1st St. NE or from within Union Station
NoMa-Gallaudet U: Entrances at 2nd and N streets NE and 160 M St. NE
Be in New York in less than 3 hours.
Both regional and national rail service is available out of Union Station.
- Amtrak: Operates numerous routes across the nation and provides a connection to BWI Airport.
- MARC Train: Provides service to Washington, D.C., (Union Station) from Harford County, Baltimore City, Brunswick, and Frederick, Maryland; and Martinsburg, West Virginia. Also provides service to BWI Airport.
- Virginia Railway Express (VRE): Provides service Monday-Friday on its Fredericksburg and Manassas lines, with Union Station as the final destination.
Explore the burgeoning H Street NE corridor and more.
After more than a half-century, the D.C. Streetcar is back! The first stretch of a planned larger system starts behind Union Station and runs along H Street NE and Benning Road NE to the Anacostia River.
Multiple D.C. Metrobus lines run through NoMa, providing many convenient stops. The closest bus lines include:
- 90/92: U Street – Garfield Line
- 96/97: East Capitol Street Line
- 80: North Capitol Street Line
- P6: Anacostia – Eckington Line
- D4: Ivy City – Franklin Square Line
- D6: Sibley Hospital – Stadium Armory Line
- D8: Hospital Center LineX1: Benning Road Line
- X2: Benning Road – H Street Line
- X8: Maryland Avenue Line
- X9: Benning Road – H Street Metroextra Line
The D.C. Circulator bus runs every 10 minutes and costs only $1 per trip. Three routes — to Georgetown, the Navy Yard, and the National Mall — leave from Union Station. All buses accept SmarTrip® cards , Circulator passes or exact change in the form of coins or dollar bills. Circulator uses a paperless transfer system; passengers using a SmarTrip® card will receive free transfers within two hours from Metrobus to Circulator.