Getting Around Ballston

Photo: Metro escalator in BallstonThe Ballston-MU Metro station, on Metrorail's Orange and Silver lines, is the focal point of Ballston. This urban village is also served by several Metrobus routes, all connecting to the Metro station. ART - Arlington Transit, Arlington's local bus system, operates several routes in Ballston. Bicyclists can get in and out of Ballston via the Custis (I-66) and Bluemont Junction trails, and use on-street trails and bike lanes within the neighborhood. Scroll down or choose a link below for more information about getting around Ballston.

Metrorail | Metrobus | Arlington Transit – ART | Bicycling & Bikesharing | Walking | Carsharing | Taxis | Maps | Trip Planners | Transit Fares & Information | Real-Time Transit Information for Ballston

Metrorail

Regional rail service for the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.

Metrobus

Regional bus service for the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. For additional bus routes, see ART, below.

Photo: ART bus in BallstonArlington Transit–ART

ART is Arlington's local bus service. For additional bus service, see Metrobus, above.

Bicycling & Bikesharing

Walking

Car-sharing

Taxis

Maps

Trip Planners

  • CarFreeAtoZ gives you all your transit, walk and bike options, including Capital Bikeshare, for the region. This multi-modal trip planning and comparison tool gives you turn-by-turn directions, travel times, costs and calories burned, as well as trips that combine more than one option.
  • Use Metro's Trip Planner to find out how to get where you want to go in the Washington, D.C. area, using Metrobus and rail and local bus systems. The Trip Planner asks you where you're starting and when and where you want to go. Then it finds the best way for you to get there using the Metro system and local bus systems.
  • Car-Free Near Me tells you what routes are near you and when the next bus or train will arrive. Just plug in an address or use your location to see all the car-free options nearby.

Transit Fares & Information

Did You Know?

11 Metrorail stops are located in Arlington.

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Arlington’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Counters

Bikes counted

View Counter Data
110 Trail
622
14th Street Bridge
2271
Arlington Mill Trail
390
Ballston Connector
365
Bluemont Connector
213
CC Connector
0
Clarendon EB bike lane
189
Custis Bon Air Park
1059
Custis Rosslyn
1622
Fairfax EB bike lane
167
Joyce St NB
45
Joyce St SB
41
Key Bridge East
1095
Key Bridge West
761
Military NB bike lane
48
Military SB bike lane
26
MVT Airport South
2091
Quincy NB bike lane
106
Quincy SB bike lane
90
Roosevelt Bridge
507
Rosslyn Bikeometer
0
TR Island Bridge
0
WOD Bon Air Park
951
WOD Bon Air West
1472
WOD Columbia Pike
741
WOD East Falls Church
0
Wilson WB bike lane
243

Peds counted

View Counter Data
110 Trail
743
14th Street Bridge
286
Arlington Mill Trail
652
Ballston Connector
319
Bluemont Connector
346
CC Connector
0
Custis Bon Air Park
509
Custis Rosslyn
398
Joyce St NB
75
Joyce St SB
118
Key Bridge East
2501
Key Bridge West
1195
MVT Airport South
163
Roosevelt Bridge
126
TR Island Bridge
1373
WOD Bon Air Park
595
WOD Bon Air West
678
WOD Columbia Pike
654
WOD East Falls Church
0

All counters, YTD

View Counter Data
Year to Date
5257420
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