Incoming, first-, second- and third-year fellows are required to use the conference travel agency, Travel and Transport, to reserve their air or train reservations. Visit Travel & Transport to begin your reservation process.
Fourth-year fellows and other conference attendees will be responsible for booking their own travel reservations, whether directly with the airline or train company, via an online discounter, or by some other means.
As stated in the conference travel policy, all reservations must be made 21 days in advance of the conference, or by Friday, June 29. For more information on travel guidelines please refer to the conference travel policy.
Arrival in D.C.
Suggested one-way transportation to the Crystal Gateway Marriott:
From Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), 1 mile:
Crystal Gateway Marriott Airport Shuttle: complimentary; available from 5:45 a.m. - 11:15 p.m. only
(the shuttle runs every 15 minutes between the airport and hotel; questions, call 703-920-3230)
Metro to 'Crystal City' Stop: $1.50
(take the Yellow Line toward Fort Totten, or the Blue Line toward Largo Town Center)
Taxi: approximately $7
- Crystal Gateway Marriott Airport Shuttle: complimentary; available from 5:45 a.m. - 11:15 p.m. only
From Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), 28 miles:
- Taxi: approximately $45
Super Shuttle: approximately $29 (reservation required; 800-258-3826)
From Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI), 55 miles:
- Taxi: approximately $65
- Super Shuttle: approximately $49 (reservation required; 800-258-3826)
Rail. Amtrak travelers will arrive at Union Station (WAS) and may travel four miles via Metro to the Crystal City stop (just below the hotel property). Alternatively, taxi service is also available at Union Station.
Rental Car. A rental car is not a necessary expense for this conference and will not be reimbursed.