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A Symposium of
High Throughput Biology
July 19 - 20, 2005
Natcher Conference Center
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland
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Transportation for the area

The Natcher Building is located on Center Drive and is a 5-minute walk from the Medical Center Station on the Red Line.
Due to very limited visitor parking, you are strongly encouraged to take a taxi or public transportation to the NIH campus.

The information below has been gathered from other web resources. You should check with the transportation operators directly for updated information and pricing. We cannot validate this information as accurate, and offer it only anecdotally.

General Driving Directions to NIH

From the North: Take I-95 South to I-495 West (Silver Spring). Take Exit 34, Wisconsin Avenue South. Proceed on Wisconsin Avenue for approximately 1.5 miles to South Drive, the main entrance to the NIH campus. Security will direct you to visitor parking and the Natcher Conference Center.

From the South: Take I-95 North to I-495 toward Bethesda/Rockville. Take Exit 34, Wisconsin Avenue South. Proceed on Wisconsin Avenue for approximately 1.5 miles to South Drive, the main entrance to the NIH campus. Security will direct you to visitor parking and the Natcher Conference Center.

Subway to NIH

Take the Red Line and exit at the Medical Center Station. At the top of the escalators, take the stairs or ramp to your left and follow the walkway to the Natcher Building http://consensus.nih.gov/about/metro.htm. The subway is available from Reagan National Airport and Union Station.

From Ronald Reagan National Airport - From airport Terminals B and C, take the pedestrian bridge to the metrorail's Reagan National Airport Station located on the Yellow and Blue Line. Take a Yellow Line train to Gallery Place or take a Blue Line train to Metro Center and transfer to the Red Line. On the Red Line, take a train toward Shady Grove or Grosvenor to the Medical Center Station.

From Union Station - Union Station is located on the Red Line. Take a train toward Shady Grove or Grosvenor to the Medical Center Station.

By Air

The Washington, DC area is served by three major airports; Ronald Reagan National , Washington-Dulles International , and Baltimore-Washington International . Travel time from all three airports to the Bethesda-area hotels and the NIH campus is approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour.

By Train

Union Station serves the Washington, DC area. It is approximately 45 minutes to Bethesda-area hotels and the NIH campus from the station.

By Taxi

From Ronald Reagan National Airport: 12 miles from NIH; one way fare is approximately $40.
From Dulles International Airport: 26 miles from NIH; one-way fare is approximately $50.
From Baltimore-Washington Airport: 34 miles from NIH; one-way fare is approximately $70.

Airport Shuttle to NIH or Hotel

In most cases, airport shuttles will cost less than a taxi. Several shuttle services, including the 3 listed below, operate to and from the local airports. You can visit the websites or call the 800 number before traveling to make necessary arrangements. When making reservations, please be prepared with the following information:

the airport where you will arrive
the airline, flight number, and time of arrival

http://www.supershuttle.com/ 1-800-258-3826
http://www.theairportshuttle.com/ 1-800-776-0323
http://www.rendez-vousairportshuttle.com/ 202-528-5233

 

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