Maps/Directions

Directions to our Washington, DC Hotel

Hotel Helix Washington, DC
1430 Rhode Island Avenue, NW,
Washington DC 20005
Reservations: (800) 706-1202
Hotel: (202) 462-9001
Fax: (202) 521-2714

Getting to Hotel Helix is easy. Our Washington, DC hotel near the metro station is located between historic DuPont Circle and Logan Circle, just one block from 14th Street restaurants and shopping.

The Hotel Helix is committed to promoting the use of sustainable transportation as a way to reduce local traffic congestion, air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions. While we do provide driving information, please consider some of the District's other transportation options, which are all included on goDCgo.com's interactive map

Metrorail: more

The closest Metrorail stations are the McPherson Square Station (0.57 mi) on the Orange and Blue Lines, the Dupont Circle Station (0.61 mi) on the Red Line and the Mt. Vernon Square-7th Street Convention Center Station (0.81 mi) on the Yellow and Green Lines. For more information and for a Metrorail map, visit WMATA.

Metrobus: more

Metrobuses that stop within ¼ mile include the 52, 53, 54, 63 and G2. For more information about routes and fares, visit WMATA.

DC Circulator: more

The DC Circulator bus runs every 10 minutes and only costs $1 each way. Two bus routes stop within blocks of the hotel:

For more information about DC's local bus service, visit www.dccirculator.com.

Capital Bikeshare: more

The District's bikesharing program makes bicycles available to anyone. Simply take a bike from one of over 165 stations in DC and Arlington, and return it to a nearby docking station. The closest docking station is located a few steps from the hotel at 14th Street, NW & Rhode Island Avenue, NW. For more information about memberships, fees and station locations, visit www.capitalbikeshare.com.

Driving directions from the West or Dulles Airport: more

  • Take Dulles Toll Road (Route 267) to the east towards Washington, DC.
  • There is no toll if going to or from the airports. Continue to I-66 east towards Washington, DC.
  • Take the E Street exit and turn left on 18th street.
  • Turn Right on Massachusetts. Go right around the circle.
  • Hotel Helix is located two blocks on the right.

Driving directions from the South or Ronald Reagan National Airport: more

  • Take I-95 north to I-395 north.
  • Continue on I-395 north to the exit for US-1/14th Street.
  • Exit on to US-1/14th Street and continue north for approximately 1 mile.
  • Continue through Thomas Circle and pick up 14th Street between the churches.
  • Make a left on Rhode Island Avenue.
  • Hotel Helix is on the first block to the left.

Driving directions from the Northeast or Baltimore-Washington Airport: more

  • Take I-95 South towards Washington, DC.
  • Merge onto 295 South, Baltimore Washington Parkway.
  • Take the Exit for US-50 towards Downtown.
  • Continue along New York Avenue to Mt. Vernon Square and the New Convention Center.
  • Stay to the right and pick up Massachusetts.
  • Turn Right on 14th Street at Thomas Circle between the churches.
  • Make a left on Rhode Island Avenue.
  • Hotel Helix is on the first block to the left.

Driving directions from the Northwest: more

  • Take I-270 to I-495 East.
  • Exit on Georgia Avenue and follow to 16th street south (right).
  • Turn Left on P Street, and right on 14th Street.
  • Make a right on Rhode Island Avenue.
  • Hotel Helix is on the first block to the left.

Directions from Washington DC Airports via public transportation: more

You will find detailed directions to our hotel from area airports using public transportation below. For more information on public transportation in Washington, D.C., visit the WMATA Trip Planner Website.

Washington, DC/National/Reagan Airport - DCA:

Hotel Helix Washington, D.C. is easily accessible from Reagan National Airport via Metro by using the detailed directions below. Guests can also opt to take a taxi to Hotel Helix by following the airport signs to the taxi stand. Travelers can expect to pay about $15-$20.

  • Take the Washington Metro Yellow line towards Fort Trotten.
  • Arrive at Gallery Place Chinatown Metro Station.
  • Take the Red Line towards Shady Grove.
  • Exit at Dupont Circle Metro Station.
  • Go southeast towards Massachusetts Ave NW.
  • Turn left onto Massachusetts Ave NW.
  • Turn right to stay on Massachusetts Ave NW.
  • Enter next roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Rhode Island Ave NW.
  • Hotel Helix is at 1430 Rhode Island Ave.

Washington, DC/Dulles Airport - IAD:

Hotel Helix Washington, D.C. is easily accessible from Dulles International Airport via public transportation by using the detailed directions below. Guests can also opt to take a taxi to Hotel Helix by following the airport signs to the taxi stand. Travelers can expect to pay about $55-$65.

  • Take the 5A Bus from the Main Terminal to the Rosslyn Metro Station stop.
  • Board an Orange Line Metro Train towards New Carrollton, and take to the Metro Center Station stop.
  • At Metro Center, change trains and take a Red Line train towards Shady Grove.
  • Take the Red Line Train to the Dupont Circle stop.
  • Go southeast towards Massachusetts Ave NW.
  • Turn left onto Massachusetts Ave NW.
  • Turn right to stay on Massachusetts Ave NW.
  • Enter next roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Rhode Island Ave NW.
  • Hotel Helix is at 1430 Rhode Island Ave.

Baltimore-Washington International Airport - BWI:

Hotel Helix Washington, D.C. is easily accessible from Baltimore Washington International Airport via public transportation by using the detailed directions below. Guests can also opt to take a taxi to Hotel Helix by following the airport signs to the taxi stand. Travelers can expect to pay about $85-$95.

Via Train - Taking the train from BWI Airport to Washington, D.C. is the most direct route. There are two train options. MARC Train is the least expensive train option, but only runs on weekdays. Amtrak is also available, and runs every day of the week.

  • Board the MARC/Amtrak shuttle bus on the lower level terminal.
  • The shuttle bus will drop off at the BWI MARC/Amtrak Train Station, where you can purchase a train ticket to Washington, D.C.'s Union Station.
  • Train will arrive at Washington's Union Station located at Massachusetts Ave and First Street NE.
  • Board the Union Station Metro Red line towards Shady Grove.
  • Take the Red Line Train to the Dupont Circle Metro stop.
  • Go southeast towards Massachusetts Ave NW.
  • Turn left onto Massachusetts Ave NW.
  • Turn right to stay on Massachusetts Ave NW.
  • Enter next roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Rhode Island Ave NW.
  • Hotel Helix is at 1430 Rhode Island Ave.

Via Metro Bus/Train:

  • Take the B30 Metro Bus from BWI Airport Stop 2 to the Greenbelt Metro Station
  • At Greenbelt Metro Station, take a Green Line Train towards Branch Ave, and take to the Fort Totten Metro Station.
  • At Fort Totten Metro stop, change trains and take a Red Line Train towards Shady Grove.
  • Take the Red Line Train to the Dupont Circle Metro stop.
  • Go southeast towards Massachusetts Ave NW.
  • Turn left onto Massachusetts Ave NW.
  • Turn right to stay on Massachusetts Ave NW.
  • Enter next roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto Rhode Island Ave NW.
  • Hotel Helix is at 1430 Rhode Island Ave.