The DC Circulator is a free mode of public transportation that travels throughout Washington, DC
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What is the DC Circulator?

The DC Circulator is a free mode of public transportation that travels throughout Washington, DC and into Arlington, Virginia.  It is a clean, comfortable bus system that services each stop every 10 minutes, no schedule needed.  It is easy to understand – six routes connect you to DC’s main attractions and popular neighborhoods for both visitors and residents.  And it’s the ONLY public transit option that travels along the National Mall.

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Fast Facts

icon_10min EASY

No complex schedule necessary. Buses arrive at each stop every 10 minutes.  Service hours for each route can be found online and on brochures in every bus.

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Save Money with free bus service no matter how far or long you ride. Plus free WiFi and USB charging ports.

icon_comfortCOMFORTABLE

With a fleet of new vehicles, DC Circulator riders enjoy new-aged perks such as easy boarding, cool, comfortable seating and awesome added amenities on select vehicles.

icon_phoneCONVENIENT

Enjoy limited stops on all six routes to get where you’re going efficiently.  Use our handy NextRide tool to know exactly when the next bus will arrive at your stop.

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The National Mall route

The National Mall Route FAQ

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