Directions & Parking

Street Address

The Cathedral is located at the corner of Massachusetts and Wisconsin Avenues in northwest Washington, D.C.

Washington National Cathedral

3101 Wisconsin Ave., N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20016

 

Parking

Event parking in the Cathedral garage during our concerts is $10. Free surface parking is available on the Cathedral grounds. Garage parking is free for subscribers with a parking pass.

Driving Directions

From downtown Washington

Take Massachusetts Avenue north to Wisconsin Avenue. Turn right onto Wisconsin Avenue. The Cathedral is on your immediate right.

From Maryland and the north

Take I-95 to I-495 west, the Capital Beltway. Exit south on Wisconsin Avenue. The Cathedral is approximately 6 1/2 miles on your left.

From Virginia and the south

Take I-495 over the American Legion Bridge into Maryland and take the Wisconsin Avenue/Bethesda exit. The Cathedral is approximately 6 1/2 miles on your left.

From Virginia and the south (alternative)

Take the Memorial Bridge to the Lincoln Memorial, bearing right onto Rock Creek Parkway. (Note: Rock Creek Parkway is one way southbound during morning rush hour; buses cannot exit on Massachusetts Avenue.) Follow Rock Creek Parkway to Massachusetts Avenue, turning left onto Massachusetts Avenue. Then follow directions “From downtown” as above.

Metro Directions

From Tenleytown

Take the Metro Red Line to the Tenleytown/AU station. Exit on the west side of Wisconsin Avenue. Take the 96, X3, or any 30 series bus (30N, 30S, 31, 33, or 37) going south on Wisconsin Avenue. Ride approximately 1 1/2 miles until you reach the corner of Woodley Road and Wisconsin Avenue; the Cathedral is on the east side of Wisconsin.You can’t miss it!

 

From Dupont Circle

Take the N2, N3, N4, N6, or 37 bus until you reach the corner of Massachusetts and Wisconsin Avenues. Walk north on Wisconsin 1/2 block to the Cathedral. (The 37 turns onto Wisconsin Avenue and stops at Woodley Road.)

 

From Woodley Park

Take a 96 or X3 bus toward Tenleytown Station. Get off the bus at the corner of Woodley Road and Wisconsin Avenue. The Cathedral is on the east side of Wisconsin Avenue.

More information

For information on Cathedral hours, tours, and Cathedral store hours click here.

Dining

There are a number of dining options close to Washington National Cathedral. The following are restaurants located near the corner of Wisconsin Ave. and Macomb St.:

Open City at the National Cathedral (Note: restaurant is currently closed due to COVID situation)

2 Amys (Note: open to carry-out only due to COVID)

Cactus Cantina

Raku

Barcelona

Silver

La Piquette

Heritage India

Matchbox (coming soon)