Beginning on or around Monday, December 6 for approximately one year, parking at the Wheaton Station Parking Garage is limited due to Metro’s parking garage improvement project.

For more information, read details here.

Beginning on Monday, October 3, 2022 five bus bays at Wheaton Station will temporarily close for approximately 5 weeks. Additional bus bays will close in mid-November prior to the project’s completion in February 2023.

For more information, read details here.

Silver Spring, MD

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Directions to/from the station


  • Daily:
    • M-F $4.45 all day
  • Metered Spaces:
    • None
  • Reserved Parking:
    • Reserved rate: $65
  • Parking Availability:
    • Available
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  • Bike Racks: 26
  • Lockers: 22
  • Bikesharing: Yes

Bus Maps:


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Platforms at this station

There are 1 platforms at this station:
R Line

The red are center platforms.

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Station Vicinity Maps

Station Notes

Wheaton Station contains the longest single span escalators in the northern hemisphere, taking just under three minutes to travel from top to bottom.


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


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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

Note: Using StationView on a mobile device may incur data usage charges.

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Station Times

Station will open 10 minutes before the first train arrives.

Rail Lines Mon-Fri    Sat   Sun
Red Line Glenmont 6:06 AM 8:06 AM 8:06 AM
Red Line Shady Grove 5:02 AM 7:02 AM 7:02 AM
Rail Lines Mon-Thu   Fri    Sat   Sun
Red Line Glenmont 12:35 AM
1:35 AM
1:35 AM
12:35 AM
Red Line Shady Grove 11:35 PM
12:35 AM
12:35 AM
11:35 PM