Where in the World is Monaco Alexandria?

480 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 549-6080

Channel your inner geographer, and get ready to explore. Centered in the heart of Old Town, Hotel Monaco Alexandria offers easy access to the historic and contemporary sights, sounds and tastes of our picturesque Northern Virginia town, as well as to downtown Washington, D.C. Armed with an Old Town map, experience Old Town by foot or by bike (borrow one of our free ones at the hotel!), or ride the free King Street Trolley to enjoy Alexandria's plethora of shops, restaurants, bars and attractions. Use our maps—provided below—to figure out driving and walking directions, as well as to navigate our easy and affordable public transportation options. Happy trails to you!

Driving Directions from Washington DC area airports:

Washington, DC/National/Reagan Airport - DCA:

Located about five miles from our hotel, Reagan National Airport provides easy access to Washington DC. Depending on traffic and time of day, travel time is about 10–15 minutes. Complimentary shuttle service between the hotel and Reagan National Airport scheduled daily between 7 a.m. and 10:30 p.m. on request.*

Washington, DC/Dulles Airport - IAD:

Dulles International Airport is located about 35 miles from our hotel. Depending on traffic and time of day, travel time is about 45-60 minutes.

  • Take the Dulles Toll Road east to the Capital Beltway (Interstate 495).
  • Go south on Interstate 495 to Exit 177, Alexandria Route 1.
  • Take Route 1 north approximately 1 mile to King Street.
  • Turn right onto King Street.
  • Hotel Monaco Alexandria is on the right side of the street at 480 King Street.
  • Estimated taxi fare: approximately 65-70 USD (one way).

Baltimore - Washington International Airport - BWI:

Baltimore/Washington International Airport located about 40 miles from our hotel. Depending on traffic and time of day, travel time is about 60-75 minutes.

  • Take Interstate 95 south until it connects with the Capital Beltway (Interstate 495).
  • Continue south on Interstate 95/495 until you just cross the Potomac River into Virginia at the Woodrow Wilson Memorial Bridge.
  • After you cross the bridge, take the first exit, Alexandria Route 1 (Exit 177).
  • Take Route 1 north approximately 1 mile to King Street.
  • Turn right onto King Street.
  • Hotel Monaco Alexandria is on the right side of the street at 480 King Street.
  • Estimated taxi fare: approximately 75 USD (one way).

Directions from Washington DC Airports via public transportation:

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 Monaco Alexandria 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 Monaco by following the airport signs to the taxi stand. Travelers can expect to pay about $25-30.

  • Take the Blue Line from National Airport Metro Station towards Franconia Springfield.
  • Exit metro at King Street Metro Station.
  • Follow King Street east (toward the river), either on foot or by cab, approximately 12 blocks.
  • Hotel Monaco Alexandria is located on the right at the corner of Pitt Street and King Street.

Washington, DC/Dulles Airport - IAD:

Hotel Monaco Alexandria 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 Monaco by following the airport signs to the taxi stand. Travelers can expect to pay about $65-70.

  • Take the 5A Bus from the Main Terminal to the Rosslyn Metro Station stop.
  • Depart the Rosslyn Metro Station via the Blue Line towards Franconia-Springfield.
  • Exit metro at King Street Metro Station.
  • Follow King Street east (toward the river), either on foot or by cab, approximately 12 blocks.
  • Hotel Monaco Alexandria is located on the right at the corner of Pitt Street and King Street.

Baltimore-Washington International Airport - BWI:

Hotel Monaco Alexandria 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 Monaco by following the airport signs to the taxi stand. Travelers can expect to pay about $75.

Via Train:

- 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.
  • From the Union Station Metro take the Red Line towards Shady Grove.
  • Exit metro at Gallery Place Chinatown Metro Station and transfer to the Yellow Line towards Huntington.
  • Exit at King Street Metro Station.
  • Follow King Street east (toward the river), either by foot or by cab, approximately 12 blocks.
  • Hotel Monaco Alexandria is located on the right at the corner of Pitt Street and King Street.

Via Bus/Metro:

  • Take the B30 Bus from BWI Airport Stop 2 to Greenbelt Metro Station.
  • From the Greenbelt Metro Station take the Green Line towards Branch Ave.
  • Exit metro at Fort Totten Metro Station and transfer to the Yellow Line towards Huntington.
  • Exit at King Street Metro Station.
  • Follow King Street east (toward the river), either by foot or by cab, approximately 12 blocks.
  • Hotel Monaco Alexandria is located on the right at the corner of Pitt Street and King Street.

Directions from Washington DC:

  • Take the Metro Red Line to Gallery Plaza and transfer to the Yellow Line.
  • Take the Yellow Line to King Street Station in Alexandria.
  • Follow King Street east (toward the river), approximately 12 blocks.
  • Hotel Monaco Alexandria is located on the right at the corner of Pitt Street and King Street.

* Shuttle Information:

*Transportation between Hotel Monaco Alexandria and Reagan National Airport is available daily from 7 a.m. until 10:30 p.m. on request. Shuttles leave the hotel for departing flights every hour on the hour from 7 a.m. until 10 p.m. Shuttles pick up arriving guests from the airport every hour on the half hour from 7:30 a.m. until 10:30 p.m. This service is available by request only. Hotel shuttles do not run a continuous route. Please contact the hotel upon your arrival at the airport and we will make arrangements to pick you up at the next scheduled time.