Getting Around Lee Highway

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Photo: Metrobus signMetrobus Rt. 3 operates along Lee Highway, connecting the neighborhoods along the corridor to each other and to the Rosslyn and East Falls Church Metro stations. ART 51, ART 52, and Metrobus 23 intersect Lee Highway and provide transportation to Ballston. The Custis (I-66) Trail parallels Lee Highway on the eastern end of the corridor, providing an important route for bicyclists. Choose a link below or scroll down for more information about getting around the Lee Highway corridor.

Metrorail | Metrobus | Arlington Transit-ART | Bicycling & Bikesharing | Walking | Carsharing | Taxis | Maps | Metro's Trip Planner (door-to-door directions) | Transit Fares & Information

Metrorail

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

  • Lee Highway locations – Although there are no Metrorail stations within easy walking distance of most of the Lee Highway corridor, there are stations at both ends of the corridor - East Falls Church station on the western end and Rosslyn station on the eastern end. Metrobus service along the corridor connects to either station. Residents near the center of the corridor also have access to Ballston-MU station via Metrobus and ART. Bike trails and routes also provide access to any of the three stations.
    • East Falls Church station – on the Orange Line. Located in the median of I-66 at N. Sycamore St.
    • Rosslyn station – on the Orange and Blue lines. Rosslyn Metro Center, between Ft. Myer Dr. & N. Moore St. Elevator (handicapped access): N. Moore St., across street from Rosslyn Metro Center
    • Ballston-MU station – on the Orange Line. Located at Ballston Metro Center, N. Stuart and N. Fairfax Dr. Elevator (handicapped access): N. Fairfax Dr., between N. Stuart St. and N. Taylor Sts.
  • CommuterPage.com® Metro system pagenews and information about Metrorail
  • Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) – operators of the Metro system

Metrobus

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

Arlington Transit–ART

Photo: East Falls Church MetroART is Arlington's local bus service. For additional bus service, see Metrobus, above.

Bicycling & Bikesharing

  • Bike Access – The Custis Trail intersects Lee Hwy. in two locations, near Spout Run Pkwy. in the east and at the intersection of Washington Blvd. and I-66 in the west. Kirkwood Rd., Lorcom Ln., Nelly Custis Dr., Military Rd., Quincy St., Patrick Henry Dr., John Marshall Dr., Williamsburg Blvd. and Yorktown Blvd. all have bike lanes.
  • Bike Parking - Bike parking is available at a few on-street locations along Lee Hwy. and at the Williamsburg Shopping Center.
  • Capital Bikeshare – There are several Capital Bikeshare stations near the intersection of Lee Highway and Veitch Street, allowing anyone to pick up a bike for point to point travel at any time. These stations make it easy to bike to other Capital Bikeshare stations throughout Arlington County, DC and Alexandria.
  • Bicycling general information

Walking

Carsharing

Maps

Taxis

Trip Planners

CarFreeAtoZ gives you all your transit, walk and bike options for the region. This multi-modal trip planning and comparison tool gives you turn-by-turn directions, travel times, costs and calories burned.

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.

Transit Fares & Information

Did You Know?

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