ROSSI 2000: Astrophysics with the Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer
Transportation Information



AIR TRAVEL:

Baltimore Washington International (BWI) Airport is bout 35 miles away and is the most accessible. Reagan National is approximately 20 and Washington Dulles is approximately 50.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION FROM THE AIRPORTS:

FROM NATIONAL AIRPORT:

METRO: National Airport is served by Metro rail via the yellow line. The nearest Metro stations to Goddard are the New Carrollton and Greenbelt stations on the Orange and Green lines respectively. The fares to these stations from National Airport are $3.20 and $2.80, respectively. Taxicabs are available at these stations. Metrobus routes T15,16,17 also provide access from Greenbelt and New Carrollton stations to NASA Goddard and Greenbelt. For more information on public transportation see: http://www.wmata.com/

Airport Shuttle: Airport Shuttle provides service from National Airport to the Greenbelt / College Park area. The one-way cost will be approximately $45 to the Holiday Inn-Greenbelt. For information, call (410) 381-2772.

Blue Top Cab (affiliate of Washington Flyer Taxi): The one-way cost from National Airport to the Holiday Inn-Greenbelt is $27-$35. It is very important not to call them until you have retrieved your baggage because you must provide the dispatcher with the door number of the baggage claim area where you will be standing. Their phone number is 703-578-1111.

Taxi Cabs: Washington, D.C., Virginia and Maryland taxicabs are available at the exits of each terminal. Dispatchers are available at the exits to assist passengers.

FROM DULLES AIRPORT:

Airport Shuttle: Airport Shuttle provides service from Dulles to the Greenbelt / College Park area. The one-way cost will be approximately $60 to the Holiday Inn-Greenbelt. For information, call (410) 381-2772.

Washington Flyer Taxi: The one-way cost from Dulles Airport to the Holiday Inn-Greenbelt is $65 (advance reservations are required). For more information or to arrange your trip, call 703-528-4440 or 703-661-8230.

FROM BWI AIRPORT:

Supershuttle: Provides service from 5:30 am to 12:30 am daily, and the one-way cost to the Holiday Inn-Greenbelt will be $19 for the first person and $5 for each additional person. Twenty-four hour advance reservations are recommended. Call Supershuttle at 800-BLUE-VAN (1-800-258-3826).

Airport Taxi: Taxi service from BWI to any destination is available on the lower level near each exit. Please note that this service is available from BWI only. The one-way cost will be approximately $30 from BWI to the Greenbelt area. For information, call (410) 859-1100.

Airport Shuttle: Airport Shuttle provides service from BWI to the Greenbelt / College Park area. The one-way cost will be approximately $35 to Holiday Inn-Greenbelt. For information, call (410) 381-2772.

DIRECTIONS TO THE HOLIDAY INN GREENBELT

Bus transportation will be provided between Building 8 and the Goddard Recreation Center. The Goddard Recreation center is approximately 1 mile from the auditorium.

From Baltimore Washington International (BWI) Airport: Follow the exit road out of BWI Airport and follow the signs for the Baltimore Washington Parkway, Rt. 295 towards Washington. You will be on 295 for approximately 20-30 minutes. Take the Rt. 193-Greenbelt Road/ College Road. At the third stop light (at the Exxon gas station) make a right onto Hanover Parkway. Proceed to the next light and make a right onto Greenway Center Drive, the hotel will be on your left-hand side.

From Washington National Airport: Leaving the airport you will be on the George Washington Memorial Parkway North. Bear to the right onto 395 North. You will go over the 14th Street bridge, continue on 395 North, following signs for I-295 North (Baltimore Washington Parkway). Stay on 295 North for approximately 5 miles and take the exit for Greenbelt Road (this is just after the exits for I-95). Make a left at the stop light, and then make a right at the next stop light onto Hanover Parkway. Proceed to the next light and make a right onto Greenway Center Drive, the hotel will be on your left-hand side.

From Dulles International Airport: Follow the Dulles Access Road to I-495. Take the first access ramp for Baltimore/Silver Spring/Bethesda. Stay on I-495 for approximately 45 minutes. Take Exit 23 (Kenilworth Avenue), when exiting you will bear to the right. Proceed to the light following signs for Greenbelt Road (193). Make a left at the traffic light onto Greenbelt Road. After about a mile, make a right onto Hanover Parkway. Proceed to the next light and make a right onto Greenway Shopping Center Drive, the hotel will be on your left-hand side.

North of Maryland: Take I-95 South past Baltimore toward Washington, DC. Proceed to Exit 23 (Kenilworth Avenue). When exiting you will bear to the right. Proceed to the light following signs for Greenbelt Road (Rt. 193). Make a left at the traffic light onto Greenbelt Road. After about a mile, make a right onto Hanover Parkway. Proceed to the next light and make a right onto Greenway Center Drive, the hotel will be on your left-hand side.

South of Maryland: Take I-95 North towards Baltimore, take Exit 22B onto Greenbelt Road. Make a right onto Hanover Parkway. Proceed to the next light and make a right onto Greenway Center Drive, the hotel will be on your left-hand side.

TO GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CENTER FROM HOLIDAY INN GREENBELT

Make a left onto Hanover Parkway. Make a right at the light onto Greenbelt Road. Take a left at the 3rd light into the visitor's entrance of Goddard Space Flight Center. Stop at the Security Office on the right hand side and get visitors parking pass.

DIRECTIONS TO THE HOLIDAY INN COLLEGE PARK

From Baltimore Washington International (BWI) Airport: Follow Route I-195 West from the Airport, and take the Exit for I-295 South (Baltimore-Washington Parkway). Follow the Baltimore-Washington Parkway to I-495/95 North toward Silver Spring. Follow I-495/95 to Exit 25A (Rt. 1 toward Laurel). Turn right onto Rt. 1 (Baltimore Blvd.), and the hotel will be immediately on your left.

From Reagan National Airport: Follow signs from the airport marked Route 1 South toward Alexandria. Then take the Exit for Route 95 North toward Baltimore. Stay on Rt. 96 North to Exit 25A (Rt. 1 toward Laurel). Turn right onto Route 1 (Baltimore Blvd.), and the hotel is immediately on your left.

From Dulles International Airport: Take the Dulles Airport Access Road to I-495 (Capital Beltway) East toward Baltimore. Follow approximately 35-40 miles to Exit 25A (Route 1/ Laurel/College Park). Turn right onto Route 1 (Baltimore Blvd.), and the hotel is immediately on your left.

DIRECTIONS TO GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CENTER

From Baltimore Washington International (BWI) Airport: Follow the exit road out of BWI Airport and follow the signs for the Baltimore Washington Parkway, Rt. 295 towards Washington. You will be on 295 for approximately 20-30 minutes. Take the Rt. 193-Greenbelt Road/ College Park/ NASA Goddard exit. At the stop sign make a left, make another left at light onto Greenbelt Road. Follow Greenbelt Road for approximately 2 miles to NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, which will be on your left.

From Washington National Airport: Leaving the airport you will be on the George Washington Memorial Parkway North. Bear to the right onto 395 North. You will go over the 14 the Street bridge, continue to follow signs for 395 North, following signs for I-295 North (Baltimore Washington Parkway). Stay on 295 North for approximately 5 miles and take the exit for Greenbelt Road (this is just after the exits for I-95). Make a left at the stoplight. This will be Greenbelt Road (Rt. 193). Follow Greenbelt Road for approximately 2 miles to NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, which will be on your left.

From Dulles International Airport:Follow the Dulles Access Road to I-495. Take the first access ramp for Baltimore/Silver Spring/Bethesda. Stay on I-495 for approximately 45 minutes. Take Exit 23 (Kenilworth Avenue), when exiting you will bear to the right. Proceed to the light following signs for Greenbelt Road (193). Make a left at the traffic light onto Greenbelt Road. Follow Greenbelt Road for approximately 3 miles to NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, which will be on your left.

North of Maryland: Take I-95 South past Baltimore toward Washington, DC. Proceed to Exit 23 (Kenilworth Avenue). When exiting you will bear to the right. Proceed to the light following signs for Greenbelt Road (Rt. 193). Make a left at the traffic light onto Greenbelt Road. Follow Greenbelt Road for approximately 3 miles to NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, which will be on your left.

South of Maryland: Take I-95 North towards Baltimore, take Exit 22A onto Greenbelt Road (193). Follow Greenbelt Rd. for approximately 2 miles to NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, which will be on your left.

DIRECTION TO THE GODDARD RECREATION CENTER

Bus transportation will be provided between Building 8 and the Goddard Recreation Center. The Goddard Recreation center is approximately 1 mile from the auditorium.


This file was last modified on Tuesday, 14-Mar-2000 12:15:54 EST

Curator: Michael Arida (SP Sys); arida@milkyway.gsfc.nasa.gov
HEASARC Guest Observer Facility