Getting to Bethesda by Train
Bethesda is easily accessible by train too. Amtrak is headquartered at D.C.'s Union Station along the Metro's Red Line, and is a major stop for Amtrak's high-speed Acela Express service. Once at Union Station, board the Metro and take the Red Line towards Shady Grove, and get off at the Bethesda stop. Travel time from Union Station to Bethesda is approximately 21 minutes and ranges from $2.15 to $3.60 depending upon your hours of travel. Check out the Metro's website to plan your trip from Union Station to the Bethesda Hyatt Regency.
The Maryland Rail Commuter trains (MARC) serve Maryland and West Virginia, making it an incredibly convenient and affordable alternative to driving to Bethesda. Check out the commuter rail maps and schedules for the Penn, Camden, and Brunswick lines to plan your trip. While all lines come into Union Station, some MARC lines meet up with Metro stations north of Union Station. For example, those traveling from as far west at Martinsburg, WV or Frederick, MD can take the Brunswick line that meets with the Metro's Red Line at Rockville; Rockville is just five stops from the Bethesda Hyatt Regency.
The Virginia Railway Express trains (VRE) makes it easy and inexpensive for our friends from Virginia to join us in Bethesda without the hassle of driving. Check out the commuter rail maps and schedules for the Manassas and Fredericksburg lines to plan your trip. Both lines flow into Union Station where you can pick up the Metro's Red Line to the Bethesda Hyatt Regency.