Federal Center SW

SW, Washington, DC

  • orange Line
  • silver Line
  • blue Line

Directions to/from the station


  • Daily:
    • None
  • Metered Spaces:
    • None
  • Reserved Parking:
    • None


  • None
  • Bikesharing: Yes

Bus Maps:


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Platforms at this station

There are 2 platforms at this station:
O Line B Line

The orange, blue are center platforms.

Learn more about center-platforms for accessibility

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Destination Line(s) Weekday Fare
(open - 9:30 p.m.)
Weeknight (9:30 p.m. - close)
& Weekend Flat Fare

*Note: Reduced fares (Senior, Disabled, Metro Lift) offer 50% off the total fare.
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Station Vicinity Maps

Station Notes

Located in the Southwest quadrant of the District, this station is near the National Air & Space Museum, Botanical Gardens and several government buildings.


Use the 360° interactive virtual tour to navigate the interior of the station. image for help


  •   wheelchair image showing this entrance is accessible

Train Levels

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StationView Information

StationView is a virtual tour captured after hours and does not reflect the real-time environment as escalators or elevators may be temporarily out of service. For current closures and outages, see Station Status.

Click on the white arrows to navigate the tour or skip to a level.

  • ST - Street level
  • MZ - Mezzanine
  • UL - Upper Level
  • LL - Lower Level

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Station Times

Station will open 10 minutes before the first train arrives.

Rail Line Destination Mon-Fri    Sat   Sun
Silver Line Ashburn 5:25 AM 7:25 AM 7:25 AM
Blue Line Downtown Largo 5:44 AM 7:44 AM 7:44 AM
Silver Line Downtown Largo 5:40 AM 7:38 AM 7:38 AM
Blue Line Franconia-Springfield 5:17 AM 7:17 AM 7:17 AM
Orange Line New Carrollton 5:38 AM 7:38 AM 7:38 AM
Orange Line Vienna/Fairfax-GMU 5:23 AM 7:23 AM 7:23 AM
Rail Line Destination Mon-Thu   Fri    Sat   Sun
Silver Line Ashburn 11:55 PM
12:55 AM
12:55 AM
11:55 PM
Blue Line Downtown Largo 12:12 AM
1:12 AM
1:12 AM
12:12 AM
Silver Line Downtown Largo 12:08 AM
1:08 AM
1:08 AM
12:08 AM
Blue Line Franconia-Springfield 11:48 PM
12:48 AM
12:48 AM
11:48 PM
Orange Line New Carrollton 12:06 AM
1:06 AM
1:06 AM
12:06 AM
Orange Line Vienna/Fairfax-GMU 11:57 PM
12:57 AM
12:57 AM
11:57 PM