Getting Around Shirlington
This urban village is served by several Metrobus routes, all connecting to the nearby Pentagon City and Crystal City Metro stations. Bicyclists can get in and out of Shirlington via the W&OD Trail and the Four Mile Run Trail, and use on-street trails and bike lanes within the neighborhood. Scroll down or choose a link below for more information about getting around Shirlington.
Regional bus service for the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. For additional bus service, see ART, below.
- Metrobus routes serving Shirlington
- Shirlington Bus Station
- CommuterPage.com® Metro system page – news and information about Metrobus, schedules and maps, more
- Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) – operators of the Metro system
ART is Arlington's local bus service. For additional bus service, see Metrobus, above.
- ART Routes serving Shirlington
- Shirlington Bus Station
- ArlingtonTransit.com – general information, route maps and schedules
- Bike Facilities – Both the Washington and Old Dominion (W&OD) and Four Mile Run Trails provide access to the Shirlington area, with many access points. A trail parallel to Walter Reed Dr. provides access from Alexandria and Route 7. A pedestrian/bike bridge over I-395 provides a connection to Quaker Lane. 31st St. S. provides a connection to Fairlington.
- Bike Parking – On-street bike parking is available along 28th St. South.
- Capital Bikeshare - Shirlington is served by Capital Bikeshare stations at the Shirlington Transit Center and on Arlington Mill Drive, 31st Street S., 34th St. S., and N. Quaker Lane.
- Bicycling General Information
- W&OD and Four Mile Trails – See “Bike Access” above.
- WalkArlington – general information about walking in Arlington
- Blue Top Cab
- Red Top Cab
- CommuterPage.com® Taxicabs page – general information about taxicabs in the Washington, D.C. area
- car2go - "Free-floating" car-sharing, without fixed parking spots, in Arlington and Washington D.C.
- Zipcar has cars in Shirlington
- CommuterPage.com® Car-sharing page – news and information about carsharing in the D.C. area
- Arlington's Car-Free Diet Map - Map of Arlington showing bus routes, bike routes, bicycle/pedestrian trails, Metro stations, Capital Bikeshare stations, and more. (PDF, 1.8 MB, Adobe Reader required.)
- Car-Free Near Me™ maps transportation facilities near any location you choose in Arlington or the Washington, D.C. area, and provides real-time information for ART and Metrobus stops, Capital Bikeshare stations, and more.
- BikeArlington.com Maps and Rides page – includes a PDF version of the Arlington County Bike Map.
- Metrobus schedules and maps (CommuterPage.com)
- Metro's Maps page
- 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.
- CarFreeNearMe 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 options nearby.
- CommuterPage.com® – Easy commutes begin here.®
- CommuterDirect.com® – Purchase transit fares online.
- The Commuter Store® - Brick-and-mortar stores with four Arlington locations and a Mobile Commuter Store. Shirlington location - Shirlington Bus Station, 2975 S. Quincy St., near the intersection of S. Randolph St. and 31st St., next to Shirley Hwy. (I-395).