Transportation Information

Transportation to the Hyatt Regency Bethesda Hotel


The hotel is approximately 45 minutes from Ronald Reagan National Airport, Dulles International Airport, and Washington Union Station. The cost for a taxi is approximately $50 US from all locations.


The Hyatt Regency Bethesda Hotel is accessible by Metro from Ronald Reagan National Airport and Washington Union Station via the Bethesda Metro Station, which is on the Red Line. Please visit the Metro Web site at to access a map of the metro rail system.

Driving Directions to the Hyatt Regency Bethesda Hotel

Directions to the hotel can be found on the hotel's Web site at

Hotel Parking

$12 daily

Transportation to NIH Campus, Building 31

A shuttle is being provided to transport participants staying at the Hyatt Regency Bethesda Hotel to Building 31 on NIH Campus. Participants may also take the Metro to the conference center. The NIH campus is located at the Medical Center Metro Station, which is on the Red Line.

IMPORTANT: Participants should meet in the hotel lobby at 8:00 a.m. in order to obtain security clearance needed to access the NIH campus. Participants are required to show a form of identification. The NIH police will perform the security check and escort the shuttle to the main campus.


PLEASE NOTE: If you drive or take the Metro to the meeting you must enter the campus through the NIH Gateway Center. You will be asked to submit to a vehicle or personal inspection.

The NIH Gateway Center is located adjacent to the Medical Center Metro Station at the South Drive entrance to campus from Rockville Pike/Wisconsin Avenue (Route 355). It combines visitor parking, non-commercial vehicle inspection, and visitor identification processing, all in one location. The NIH will process all visitors arriving in vehicles or as pedestrians.

Visitors will be required to show one (1) form of identification (a government-issued photo ID-driver's license, passport, green card, etc.) and state the purpose of the visit to gain access to the NIH campus.

NIH Gateway Parking

$12 daily


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